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  • Super Junior-M's 'Break Down' tops Billboard's 'World Albums' chart

    January 18, 2013 @ 4:06 am

    Super Junior-M's 2nd full-length album 'Break Down' has topped the Billboard's 'World Albums' chart at #1! With its release previously, the boys showcased their vocal talents through the powerful pop title track, "Break Down", and held a successful press conference in Beijing, further adding to the hype. In other news, Super Junior-M also announced that they will hold fan meetings across Asia starting in Nanjing, China on the 19th. C

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  • WBW: The Best Singers of SM, YG & JYP

    January 16, 2013 @ 7:13 pm

    I'm not a huge fan of the many audition shows that are out there these days but the one that I do follow on a regular basis is 'K-Pop Star'. It seems that this show, more than others, is primarily focused on identifying young talent at an early stage in their careers and teaching them how to grow as a performer which I think is really cool. But the real intriguing part is to watch the different philosophies between the three judges. While the

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  • BoA reveals short audio preview for the Japanese version of "Only One"

    January 13, 2013 @ 5:01 am

    via tokyohive: BoA will be making her comeback to the J-pop scene with the release of the Japanese version of her Korean single, "Only One" and has revealed a short audio preview of the track. During a special 'cocktail campaign', she allowed fans in Japan to listen to a bit of the song.  Luckily, the snippet has bee uploaded for fans outside of Japan to hear. The album itself is scheduled for release in stores in Japan on February 27th!

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  • BoA to release Japanese version of "Only One" in February

    January 12, 2013 @ 4:32 am

    BoA will be making her comeback to the J-pop scene with the release of the Japanese version of her Korean single, "Only One". Ahead of the release, a special event was unveiled that allowed fans in Japan to listen a bit of the song. Oricon's homepage which states, "BoA will release her new single through QR codes that are on drinks", and revealed that fans will soon be able to unlock the Japanese version of "Only One" from QR codes listed

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  • Netizens reminisce on K-pop history through an idol group timeline

    January 11, 2013 @ 11:40 pm

    [caption id="attachment_635634" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Cleaned Up Image"][/caption] With the heavy influx of idol groups in today's K-pop scene, netizens took the time to reminisce on K-pop history through an idol group timeline. A photo of the timeline was uploaded recently onto an online community site under the title, "idol debut timeline". The timeline highlights some of the debuts of the first and second generation id

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  • Girls' Generation tops Billboard's World Album and K-Pop Hot 100 Charts

    January 10, 2013 @ 5:03 pm

    Girls' Generation has topped Billboard's World Album and K-Pop Hot 100 charts with 'I Got A Boy'! 'I Got A Boy' managed to rank #1 on the World Album Chart and they are also #2 on the Heatseekers Albums, and #23 on Independent Albums. Lee Seung Gi had topped the Billboard Korea K-Pop Hot 100 chart for 6 consecutive weeks but this week he got pushed down to 3rd place after Girls' Generation and Baek Ji Young. Lee Seung Gi set a record la

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  • allkpop's Top 50 K-Pop Music Videos of 2012: 50-26

    January 9, 2013 @ 11:38 pm

    Throughout the month of December, we brought you our list of the best and most important K-Pop songs of 2012. Now, we're pleased to present the best K-Pop music videos of 2012! Read on to find out where your favorites rank in our list- today, we bring you numbers fifty through twenty five. 50. SHINee "Sherlock" Label: SM Entertainment Release date: March 22, 2012 Let's face it- SM Entertainment videos are not really known

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  • Girls' Generation, Jang Dong Gun, BoA, and more sue cosmetic clinic

    January 8, 2013 @ 3:29 pm

    Top celebrities, including actors Kim Nam Gil, Jang Dong Gun, and Song Hye Kyo as well as BoA and Girls' Generation's Tiffany and Jessica, are suing a cosmetic clinic for 120 million won (~112,946 USD). According to the Seoul Central District Court, the celebrities filed the suit against the Gangnam clinic for using their images and names without permission. The stars stated, "People can access their site just by looking up our names on th

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  • Lee Seung Gi's "Looking Back" tops Billboard's 'K-Pop Hot 100' for sixth consecutive week

    January 4, 2013 @ 1:30 am

    Lee Seung Gi's "Looking Back" is still going strong by topping Billboard's 'K-Pop Hot 100' chart for the sixth consecutive week, setting a record! According to Billboard on the 4th, "Looking Back" has consistently ranked #1 on the 'K-Pop Hot 100' since its release back on November 22nd. The single has even surpassed Psy's "Gangnam Style" and IU's "You And I"'s outstanding record of maintaining the #1 spot for five consecutive weeks. Tra

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  • Winners from the '2012 SBS MTV Best of the Best' Awards

    December 28, 2012 @ 7:32 pm

    The Winners from the 'SBS MTV Best of the Best' Awards have been announced. A special online voting system allowed fans to log into the SBS MTV Korea / Daum websites and pick the 'best' entertainers of the year in various categories. Winners included Super Junior, SHINee, B.A.P, f(x), Wooyoung, and BoA. Fan votes from the SBS MTV Korea and Daum websites counted for 40% each, for 80% of the total. Judges determined the rest of the 20%, a

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