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  • [Op-Ed] Proper distribution of the Spotlight, How After School can win in the end

    June 25, 2012 @ 5:22 pm

    After School holds a special place in my heart. I initially found it hard to commit myself to any K-pop artist or group when I first began listening. I was a fan of the music, but nothing drew me in so much to make me full-on support and believe in the genre. One night though while browsing music sites, I came across a blog post recommending girl group After School, emphasizing the harmonies and genre-blending of their 2009 single "Because

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  • Music Core performances from August 13th

    August 13, 2011 @ 8:14 am

    MBC's Music Core is back once again with another fun and exciting show! Besides the usual stages, SISTAR, and Dal Shabet made their respective comebacks. Elsewhere, T-ara begun their follow-up promotions with "Roly-Poly in Copacabana". With SHINee's Minho and Onew on a temporary leave of absence, Super Junior's Donghae and Eunhyuk appeared as special 1-day MCs alongside Suzy and Jiyeon. === Other performers who performed thi

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  • 2NE1 wins Inkigayo Mutizen + other performances

    August 7, 2011 @ 8:12 am

    SBS's Inkigayo is back once again, and this week's show was full of amazing and fun performances from the top participating K-pop artists! The 'Take 7' nominees for this week's show were MBLAQ ("Mona Lisa"), HyunA ("Bubble Pop!"), T-ara ("Roly-Poly"), INFINITE ("Be Mine"), miss A ("Good Bye Baby"), 2NE1 ("Ugly") and TEEN TOP ("No More Perfume On You"). HyunA has already ended her promotions earlier this week. We had

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  • The Mixtape: allkpop's Top 10 'Hot Summer' songs - Part 2!

    August 6, 2011 @ 2:01 am

    Welcome to 'The Mixtape', a special bi-weekly feature that brings you the best K-pop playlists! We'll be sharing songs that we think you guys should really check out, and possibly introduce you to some great tracks that you might not have heard before – all of which surrounds a special theme. Our first issue introduced the Top 10 songs for a 'hot summer', and the response was so explosive that we've decided to put up 'Part II'! We've listen

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  • Gaon Chart releases chart rankings for the 4th week of July!

    August 4, 2011 @ 1:37 pm

    The Gaon Chart is the national chart of South Korea and is intended to be the equivalent of Oricon in Japan and Billboard in the United States. Check out the chart rankings for the 4th week of July below! === Gaon Chart National Digital Singles Ranking 1. miss A - "Good-bye Baby" - 56,648,838 Points 2. Park Jung Hyun - "If I Leave" ("I Am a Singer") - 53,975,817 Points 3. 2NE1 - "Hate You" - 53,098,090 Points 4. Jang Hye

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  • The allkpop Monthly Mashup: July 2011

    August 1, 2011 @ 11:30 pm

    July has come to an end, but we can't help but miss some of the more explosive tracks that were introduced to the K-Pop scene over the month. Through our latest feature, the 'allkpop Monthly Mashup', you'll get to enjoy a compilation of hits condensed to the length of just one song. We'll be bringing in a mashup at the end of each month, so be sure to collect them all to create a yearly non-stop party remix! You'll notice the ending is a b

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  • miss A wins Inkigayo Mutizen + other performances

    July 31, 2011 @ 8:00 am

    SBS's Inkigayo is back once again, and this week's show was full of amazing and fun performances from the top participating K-pop artists! The 'Take 7' nominees for this week's show were MBLAQ ("Mona Lisa"), HyunA ("Bubble Pop!"), T-ara ("Roly-Poly"), INFINITE ("Be Mine"), miss A ("Good Bye Baby"), 2NE1 ("Hate You") and Girl's Day ("Hug Me Once"). Girl's Day was absent from today's show. We had a new winner this

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  • Music Core performances from July 30th

    July 30, 2011 @ 8:10 am

    MBC's Music Core is back once again with another fun and exciting show! Today's show was actually pre-recorded outdoors on the night of July 26th and had been organized as the "2011 Ulsan Summer Festival" for the Ulsan residents. Besides the usual stages, TEEN TOP, Hwanhee, NS Yoon Ji, and Brave Girls made their comebacks. With SHINee's Minho and Onew on a temporary leave of absence, MBLAQ's Lee Joon and Thunder became special 1-day

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  • After School Red reveals MV for "In the Night Sky"

    July 25, 2011 @ 3:38 pm

    After dropping many teasers, the 'AS Red' team of After School's two new sub-units has released the MV for "In the Night Sky". Kahi, Jungah, UEE, and Nana all donned a 'California hippie' look as they danced against a beautiful desert sceneary. Kahi and Jungah also actually rode their respective bikes themselves in order to show off After School's powerful energy. A representative revealed, "The motorcycle that Kahi was riding almos

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  • Instiz releases chart rankings for the 3rd week of July!

    July 25, 2011 @ 1:39 pm

    The Instiz chart combines the overwhelming variety of charts that South Korea uses to rank music sales, and it's what fans use to determine whether their favorite artist has achieved an "All-Kill". Check out the chart rankings for the 3rd week of July below! === Instiz Chart Singles Ranking 1. miss A - "Good-bye Baby" - 16,238 Points 2. 2NE1 - "Hate You" - 8,856 Points 3. GG - "I Cheated" ft. Park Bom - 6,482 Points 4. T-ar

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