• K-Pop Feature: Unsung - 7 Underrated Girl Groups

    July 15, 2014 @ 6:38 pm

    Unsung - 7 Underrated Girl GroupsK-Pop has many girl groups: 2NE1, SISTAR, 4minute, Girls' Generation. But there are some girl groups that don't get as much love. FIESTAR, for example, who has just dropped their new single. Along with SPICA, EvoL and Chocolat, they are one of a slew of talented artists who are under-appreciated. Well, I thought some of these groups needed to get some more of the spotlight so here's my list of "7 Underrated Girl G

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  • Dispatch ranks the Girl Groups of 2013

    October 14, 2013 @ 2:19 pm

    As usual, the competition among the trending idol girl groups has been fiercely intense in the year of 2013.  They have been releasing albums left and right, filming CFs, doing individual events, and more to get their name out there. Media outlet Dispatch ranked the top girl groups of 2013 by giving them scores based on various factors such as music album sales, music scores (based on digital charts), YouTube views, music show wins

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  • Korea Gallup poll reveals the most popular K-pop stars in 2012

    December 28, 2012 @ 6:17 pm

    Korea Gallup ran their annual opinion polls for 2012. A few of the categories for their survey included topics on K-pop and which stars were the biggest and brightest this year. They polled 4,157 people in the age range from 13 to 59 and each person was asked to choose up to 3 artists in each category. Check out the results below. The Brightest Singing Stars of 2012 1. Psy - 24.4% 2. Girls' Generation - 19.8% 3. Big Bang - 9.5% 4.

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  • Leeteuk reveals more texts from his friends on 'Strong Heart'

    November 14, 2012 @ 10:35 pm

    Leeteuk revealed more text messages that he received from his friends on 'Strong Heart'. The show had only revealed half of the replies last week. He had sent 100 celebrity fans a text that read "I'll miss you", and 'Strong Heart' revealed the rest of the replies this week. Some replies included SM Entertainment's Lee Soo Man, and Oh In Hye, whose reply caused Boom to imply Leeteuk had been on a date with her. Actor Han Jung Soo replied

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  • Rain claims that all girl groups and actresses are now 'Goddesses' to him

    June 16, 2012 @ 9:00 pm

    'World-Star' Rain, who is currently in the process of completing his mandatory military service, has recently revealed his affectionate feelings for girl groups. On June 16th, the singer / actor had an interview before the 'K-Pop Special Concert', which was held at the Yeosu Expo. When he was asked to compare the differences between before and after entering the military, Rain answered, "Well, I was able to realize that all girl groups

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  • Netizen reports the average height of K-pop girl groups

    February 29, 2012 @ 8:45 pm

    A summary reporting the average height of today's girl groups was posted online, drawing major attention from fans. The girl groups were ranked in five different categories: Giant group, Tall group, Average Height group, Short group, and Shortest group. The tallest girl group was Nine Muses whose average height was reported to be 171.9cm or over 5'7", while Brown Eyed Girls was the shortest girl group, averaging at 5'2". The complete

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  • f(x)'s Sulli believes she ranks within the top 10 best looking girl group members

    February 22, 2012 @ 10:22 pm

    f(x) member Sulli was recently voted as one of the top beauties of SM Entertainment, but how does the singer personally rank herself amongst the many beautiful K-pop stars? On the February 22nd episode of SBS 'Midnight TV Entertainment', Sulli was asked by Park Joong Hoon, "Do you think you rank within the top 5 best-looking girl group members?" When she answered "no," he asked again, "Then in the top 10?" "I guess if it's the top 10

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  • Netizens create a ranking list of girl groups

    February 21, 2012 @ 11:42 pm

    A netizen created girl group ranking list was recently posted on an online community board and is attracting much attention. The 2012 February edition of the photo ranking list was posted online with the title, "A girl group ranking just to look at for fun", and the various girl groups were arranged based on their domestic and oversea activities. The highest ranked group overall was Girls' Generation who is receiving much success in Jap

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  • miss A's Suzy isn't close to other girl group members

    October 5, 2011 @ 8:37 pm

    On an episode of MBC's "Radio Star" that aired on the 5th, miss A's Suzy revealed that she was sad to see Super Junior's Heechul have to enlist in the military. When asked if Suzy had ever met with Heechul off the air, she responded, "No, but it seems like he wants to become close with me," evoking laughter from everyone. Suzy was also asked what Heechul's reputation was like amongst the girl group members, and she answered, "I don't kn

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  • Out of the 27 girl groups who debuted in 2011, which two shined the brightest?

    September 18, 2011 @ 9:30 pm

      Idols in the K-pop industry are still going strong in the latter half of 2011, including the strong force of rookie girl groups. In all, there were a total of 27 girl groups that made their debuts this year. Even though girl groups are currently the "hot" topic in K-pop, it doesn't necessarily mean every single group receives the love from fans they're looking for. The number of new girl groups definitely grew, however the percen

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