• Staff Picks: Best Songs of 2015 (First Half)

    July 2, 2015 @ 6:49 pm

    After choosing the best videos so far for the first half of 2015, the staff members at allkpop went on to choose the best songs! Now that it's July and summer has arrived, that means 2015 is already halfway over (That was fast)!  The year was a blur so far with all the dating scandals, debuts, and more - but the crazy (good) music releases are what always has the K-Pop fans coming back for more.To commemorate the halfway point to what hopefully w

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  • INFINITE releases third teaser photo and the title song to their new album!

    July 2, 2015 @ 6:33 pm

    INFINITE is at it again!  The group cruelly toys with Inspirits' hearts using another teaser photo for their upcoming album 'Reality,' and the title song which is revealed to be called "Bad." There is no clear hint as to what the new song will sound like; the teaser just tells us that INFINITE's new song is composed by producer Rphabet and of course, that it will undeniably an awesome comeback!I know all you Inspirits are as hyped as I am!&

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  • Daycare teachers placed under suspicions of grievous child abuse

    July 2, 2015 @ 6:28 pm

    Image: YonhapWorkers of a certain daycare center in Jeju City were booked for detention by Jeju Provincial Police Agency under suspicions of child abuse. The suspects include A, 22-year-old female worker at the daycare, three of the daycare's teachers, and the director, a 63-year-old man who has been identified as B.The three teachers were suspected for physically abusing and harming the children by slapping their faces and hurling them nume

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  • [Album and MV Review] Nine Muses - '9Muses S/S Edition'

    July 2, 2015 @ 6:07 pm

    NINE MUSES - 'SPECIAL SUMMER EDITION'Track List:1. MUSE2. Hurt Locker3. A Guy Like You4. Fancy5. Yes or No Having scored some pretty big hits in the past (think "Ticket" and "Wild,") these lovely ladies join the summer slam with their '9Muses S/S Edition,' six fresh tracks (well, okay, five and an instrumental) to make your summer even more fun. "MUSE," the intro track, features a wash of synths with the chorus to "Hurt Locker" mixed in. It's not

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  • SPICA's Jiwon reported to have been in a car accident

    July 2, 2015 @ 5:35 pm

    In an exclusive report by Kukmin Ilbo, it has been reported that SPICA member Jiwon (27) had gotten into a car accident after falling asleep at the wheel.  On July 3, the Seoul Gangnam Police Station revealed that on the previous day at 11:30 PM KST, there was a triple rear-end collision at Seongsudaegyo, Apgujeong in the direction of Seungsu-dong. On this day, Jiwon was driving her Chevrolet to her home in Geumhodong and hit one after

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  • Who Wore It Better: Na-Eun vs. Taeyeon

    July 2, 2015 @ 5:32 pm

    Girls' Generation's Taeyeon and A Pink's Na-Eun are both known for looking very youthful, albeit in noticeably different ways. Taeyeon possesses a more bubbly, refreshing charm while Na-Eun's goddess-like looks radiate a more traditionally classic beauty. The equally gorgeous girls wore the same 'Moschino' dress recently, so naturally we thought to have the two battle it out to determine who pulled off the quirky style better!  As mentioned earl

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  • Junhyung reveals what kind of song B2ST will be coming back with

    July 2, 2015 @ 5:03 pm

    During the launching event for Cube TV on July 2, Junhyung talked about B2ST's promised comeback!  He had gone to Okinawa, Japan with his good friend and composing partner Kim Tae Joo to film Cube TV's reality program, 'Good Life,' which aired its first episode on July 1.He said regarding their comeback, "We are working on B2ST's comeback album with this summer as our goal.  While we were at the peak of the work, we started filming 'Good Life' so

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  • [OP-ED] The return of the 'Girls' rivalry: Wonder Girls vs. Girls' Generation

    July 2, 2015 @ 4:33 pm

    For the first time in 4 years, the K-pop scene will be graced with the simultaneous appearances of both Girls' Generation and Wonder Girls. The last time Wonderfuls and SONEs watched their respective groups collide was the showdown between Wonder Girls' "Be My Baby" and Girls' Generation "The Boys" in 2011. While fans of both groups are definitely stoked for the comebacks of their favorite groups, this also means that we'll see the

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  • Nam Joo Hyuk reveals he was nearly drafted into the army without his knowledge

    July 2, 2015 @ 3:58 pm

    Handsome rookie actor Nam Joo Hyuk revealed to MBN Star in an interview that he might have been drafted for the army before he was cast for a role in KBS 2TV's 'School 2015.'The actor confessed, "I might have gone to the army two years ago. I assumed that if you are enrolled in college your enlistment would be automatically postponed." He continued, "I don't check my mail regularly. I checked it out of the blue one day and I noticed the Military

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  • Kwanghee thanks Siwan and is dissed by Yoo Jae Suk

    July 2, 2015 @ 3:25 pm

    Kwanghee professed on the July 2 airing of 'Happy Together' that he became the sixth member on 'Infinity Challenge' thanks to the sound advice from his fellow ZE:A mate Siwan. The boisterous singer blabbered during the show's 'Summer Special Nighttime Shop' corner, "I once threw a fit because all my bandmates were pursuing acting and it just looked cooler than [doing variety]. But Siwan told me that he tried variety and it didn't go too well and

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