Watch: Apink’s Namjoo Gives Helpful Tips To “Idol School” Students

Apink member Namjoo made a surprise appearance on the September 15 episode of Mnet’s “Idol School.” The students prepared for end-of-term examinations, with one of the teams practicing Apink’s “NoNoNo.” While the younger girls practiced, Apink’s Namjoo herself entered the practice room. After closely observing their performance, she praised Bae Eun Young, the student in charge […]

Watch: Apink’s Jung Eun Ji Cheers You Up With Sweet MV For “Manito”

Apink’s Jung Eun Ji is back with a solo track! Her latest release “Manito” has a lovely acoustic sound that features Jung Eun Ji’s strong yet soothing voice. The title “Manito” is a wordplay on two Korean terms, mani meaning “a lot” and tto meaning “more,” and the lyrics are about an innocent girl confessing to her love. The music video, […]

September Girl Group Brand Reputation Rankings Revealed

The Korean Business Research Institute has published September’s results for brand reputation rankings among girl groups. The institute analyzed 70,150,775 sources of data from August 7 to September 8 in the categories of participation, media coverage, communication, and community awareness. Red Velvet topped this month’s brand reputation rankings with a total score of 5,383,260. TWICE followed […]

Yoo Seon Ho, Apink’s Namjoo, And Ahn Hyung Seob Talk First Impressions

On August 8, Apink’s Namjoo, along with Yoo Seon Ho and Ahn Hyung Seob from “Produce 101 Season 2,” held a V Live broadcast on the set of their poster shoot for upcoming web drama “Mischievous Detectives” (literal title). During the live broadcast, Namjoo expressed, “We may look close right now, but we actually met a few hours ago. […]

Watch: Apink Takes 6th Win For “Five” On “Music Core”; Performances By BLACKPINK, UP10TION, And More

The July 15 episode of MBC’s “Music Core” features performances from Jessi, Kim Tae Woo, Apink, MAMAMOO, BLACKPINK, UP10TION, Park Boram, HALO, Stellar, WJSN, HOTSHOT, The Barberettes, NC.A, Parc Jae Jung, VAV, A.C.E, and INA. The top three contenders for this week were Heize’s “You, Clouds, Rain,” BLACKPINK’s “As If It’s Your Last,” and Apink’s “Five.” In the end, […]

Watch Live: Jessi, BLACKPINK, HOTSHOT, And More Perform On “Music Core”

The July 15 episode of MBC’s “Music Core” features performances from Jessi, Kim Tae Woo, Apink, MAMAMOO, BLACKPINK, UP10TION, Park Boram, HALO, Stellar, WJSN, HOTSHOT, The Barberettes, NC.A, Parc Jae Jung, VAV, A.C.E, and INA. Watch it live below! The post Watch Live: Jessi, BLACKPINK, HOTSHOT, And More Perform On “Music Core” appeared first on Soompi.

Billboard Announces Top 10 Most Influential K-Pop Girl Groups Of The Decade

Recently, the American music ranking site Billboard published a list of their critics’ choices for most influential K-pop girl groups. They chose the groups based on their impact in shaping the K-pop industry over the last decade. Coming in at No. 1 was none other than Girls’ Generation. Billboard highlighted that since the track “Gee” came […]