Allkpop

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
allkpop
Allkpop logo white.png
Web address http://www.allkpop.com
Slogan breaking k-pop celebrity news and gossip!
Type of site Celebrity news
Registration Optional
Available in English
Owner 6Theory Media
Launched October 30, 2007; 6 years ago (2007-10-30)
Alexa rank Increase 6,291 (November 2013)[1]
Current status Active

Allkpop (stylized as allkpop) is an English-language, U.S.-based Korean pop blog[2] launched on October 30, 2007 and based out of Edgewater, New Jersey. Owned and operated by parent company 6Theory Media, allkpop is one of the most trafficked K-pop news site with over four million readers per month,[3] and its articles are often cited by numerous publications around the world.[4][5][6][7] In its list of useful websites, The Korea Herald article called it the "fastest news breaker" for K-pop.[8]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ALLkpop.com Site Info". Alexa Internet. Retrieved 2013-11-18. 
  2. ^ Time. 26 August 2010 http://www.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,2013227,00.html |url= missing title (help). 
  3. ^ "Mashable Awards 2010: Announcing The Winners". Mashable. Archived from the original on 14 July 2011. Retrieved 22 July 2011. 
  4. ^ Rodriguez, Salvador (27 September 2012). "Psy and Google's Eric Schmidt get it on 'Gangnam Style'". The Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 16 December 2012. "AllKpop reports Google presented Psy with a framed Doodle of a dragon in return for the dance lesson." 
  5. ^ "Asiatischer Pop-Star in tödlichen Unfall verwickelt" (in German). Der Spiegel. Retrieved 16 December 2012. "Die Produktionsfirma YG Entertainment, die die Band vertritt, betont laut der auf koreanischen Pop spezialisierten Musikwebsite www.allkpop.com, es sei ein sehr komplizierter Fall." 
  6. ^ HICAP, JOHNATHAN. "Wonder Girls' Sunye Denies Getting Married Next Month". Manila Bulletin. Retrieved 24 January 2013. 
  7. ^ Lutz, Ashley. "K-Pop Star Psy Will Get His Own 'Gangnam Style' Designer Clothing Line". Business Insider. Retrieved 24 January 2013. "The news comes via a video (which perhaps will go viral a la Gangnam Style) that we found on K-Pop site AllKPop.com." 
  8. ^ "Click! Online gateways to Korea". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 12 March 2013. "When it comes to K-pop, Allkpop.com (www.allkpop.com) is the fastest news breaker. Latest celebrity gossips and news draw over 3 million monthly readers worldwide and takes Hallyu to audiences beyond Asia." 

External links[edit]