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  • Staff Picks: Songs of 2013

    January 5, 2014 @ 5:46 pm

    As always, 2013 was a busy year for K-pop. It was packed full of all sorts of news, ranging from the worst of the worst to the best of the best. And, of course, it gave us more songs than ever, with both new and old faces pumping out tunes for everyone to listen to.allkpop staff were asked to pick their favorite songs of the year, and here's the list!Paul: Beenzino "Dali, Van, Picasso""Classy song that has a nice laid back vibe. I like to sit bac

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  • Mikey of Duble Sidekick releases MV for a R&B version of "Loving You" with cameos by SISTAR

    August 15, 2013 @ 11:26 pm

    Last year, SISTAR conquered charts with their summer song "Loving You" (or "Loving U"), and if you've been missing that song, you're in luck as a R&B version has been released by Mikey of Duble Sidekick!Duble Sidekick is actually the mastermind behind the hit song, and through Mikey's version, you'll get to hear the producing team's different interpretation.The music video for the song also features the cousin of Girls' Generation's Yuri, Cha

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  • 2BiC releases OST song for 'Good Doctor' + acoustic cover of EXO's 'Growl'

    August 13, 2013 @ 12:21 am

    Vocal duo 2BiC apparently had a few goodies in store for fans as they've not only dropped an OST track for the medical drama 'Good Doctor', they've also released an acoustic cover of EXO's "Growl"!'Good Doctor' started airing last week, kicking off with good reviews, and lending a helping hand is the duo with their song "Loving You". The song is a ballad style and the heartfelt lyrics are effectively conveyed through the two's harmony.They contin

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  • 15 Familiar Themes Seen in K-pop Music Videos

    July 13, 2013 @ 6:26 pm

    Look, I'm not going to sugarcoat anything. K-pop has amped up its game when it comes to flirting with our dear bachelor homogeneity. The music, the image concepts, all matters concerning MV productions - the resemblance, it burns."Omg what is she even talking about...?" "Ew, like who does she think she is... some internationally sanctioned K-pop analyst?"I hear it already - like music to my ears. But I won't retract anything. I'm just as ent

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  • allkpop's Top 50 K-Pop Songs of 2012: 1-10

    January 2, 2013 @ 11:02 pm

    From an over-abundance of debuts to a handful of career-defining comebacks, 2012 has been a big year for K-Pop. But what were the best, most important songs of 2012? Here at allkpop, we're trying to answer that question with our 'Top 50 K-Pop Songs of 2012'! We combed through this year's many, many releases to bring you a list of fifty of the year's most noteworthy songs. We'd like to thank you for sticking with us these past several weeks

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  • MelOn releases End of the Year charts for 2012

    December 27, 2012 @ 5:27 pm

    MelOn released their end-of-the-year charts for 2012. The music site released 4 charts for 2012, taking into account all data from January 2, 2012 to December 24, 2012. The four charts were broken down into Yearly Total Chart, Yearly Streaming Chart, Yearly Download Chart, and Yearly Album Chart. Yearly Total Chart The Yearly Total Chart combined all the other three charts into consideration. First place on the list was none other

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  • Former Girl's Day members Jihae and Ji In release "Loving Day"

    December 26, 2012 @ 10:00 pm

    Former Girl's Day members Ji In and Jihae have come together to record a duet together! The song "Loving Day" is a bright, Christmas-themed song. The pair uploaded many selcas on their respective Twitter accounts along with the video. Many fans were glad to hear from the two again. Check out the song below! [Thanks to everyone who sent in this tip!]

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  • Which songs released in 2012 lasted the longest on the Melon Top 50 charts?

    December 5, 2012 @ 4:08 pm

    Music site Melon reviewed 290 hit songs that were released from January 2012 to November 2012 and took a look at how long each song had stayed on their Top 50 list. Because K-pop moves so quickly, multiple songs are released on a daily basis. As a result, many songs often rank first, but for the most part it's only for a very short amount of time - sometimes only up to a few hours, and in some cases even less. Because of this, Melon decide

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  • Brian Joo & Heather Park star in Broadway-style musical "Loving the Silent Tears"

    October 31, 2012 @ 3:12 pm

    Korean American singers Brian Joo and Heather Park collaborated with a team of Oscar, Grammy, Tony and Emmy winners in the new US-produced Broadway-style musical, Loving the Silent Tears. The musical was held on October 27th at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles and raised $300,000 which will be donated to three organizations: Broadway Cares / Equity Fights AIDS, Animal Defenders International, and Worldwide Veterinary Service. More than

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  • Who Wore it Better: Bora vs. Hara

    October 30, 2012 @ 2:13 pm

    On August 5th's 'Inkigayo' performance of "Loving U", SISTAR's Bora wore fleamadonna's love unbalance shirt with pink hot pants and pastel, pink accessories. In the PV for "Secret Love", KARA's Hara wore the same shirt with pink capris, yellow rubber boots, and lots of costume jewelry. She also wore her hair up in loopy buns. Both girls look super cute, but who wore it better? Cast your vote in the poll, and let us know

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