EXO Remains On Top With “Ko Ko Bop”; Soompi’s K-Pop Music Chart 2017, August Week 2

EXO’s “Ko Ko Bop” remains on top of our chart for the second straight week. This song swept all the music shows again last week and also remains strong on other chart sources. Congratulations again to EXO! The top three songs are the same as last week. Holding steady at No. 2 and No. 3 […]

8 Celebrities Who Have Unique And Unexpected Hobbies

Ji Chang Wook Ji Chang Wook has been stealing hearts lately through his role as lawyer No Ji Wook from SBS’s “Suspicious Partner.” His character’s hobbies are probably limited to failing at the claw machine game (if you watch the epilogues for “Suspicious Partner,” you know what we’re talking about) and cooking for Eun Bong […]

Akdong Musician Expresses Interest In Collaborating With New YG Recruits Boyfriend

On May 21, Akdong Musician made a guest appearance on radio program “2 O’Clock Escape Cultwo Show.” The sibling duo talked about their national concert tour, revealing, “Our audiences tend to be on the younger side, and many also come with their families. Thankfully, the venues usually fill up, and some stops sell out.” They […]

QUIZ: Can You Identify The K-Pop Idol By Their Pet?

As idols become popular in the music industry, they often share their love of animals with their fans. After seeing so many of our favorites share videos and photos of their companions, we can’t help but fall for their furry critters too! Are you an animal lover as well as a K-pop lover? Take this […]

Celebrities Complete Their Civic Duty And Vote For Korea’s Next President On Election Day

Election day has arrived in South Korea today and Korean celebrities have done their civic duty by casting their vote for Korea’s 19th president. This election is receiving a great deal of attention globally as it will determine the next president following Park Geun Hye’s impeachment. Many stars have already cast their votes through early voting on […]

Watch: WINNER’s Song Mino, 2AM’s Jung Jinwoon, And BTOB’s Yook Sungjae Have An Epic Dance Off

On May 5, MBC aired a pilot episode of their new variety show, “Secret Variety Training Institute,” with a long list of idol guests. The aim of the program is for mentors HaHa and Noh Hong Chul to train idol guests to become variety all-stars. During the episode, the guests showcased an epic dance-off for […]