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What To Expect In ‘SMTOWN Live’

What To Expect In 'SMTOWN Live'

There is really no stopping for “SMTOWN Live 2017” as it will really take off. And with this, the biggest and brightest stars of SM Entertainment are preparing for a big reunion after three years of leading their separate careers and lives. It has been confirmed that “SMTOWN Live 2017” will be held on July 8 at the Seoul World Cup Stadium. This will surely be a sold out concert event as this has been one of the most anticipated music events in the whole of South Korea and the whole world. It is worth noting that last year’s “SMTOWN Live” tour took place in Japan. Because of this, this year’s “SMTOWN Live 2017” will be the fourth music tour since the 2014 event was held in South Korea. The first “SMTOWN LIVE” was kick started in 2008 where it has toured major cities around the world, specifically Seoul, Los Angeles, New York, Yokyo, Paris and Beijing. Included in these tours were the brightest stars of SM Entertainment, a management company, such as Girls’ Generation, Super Junior, TVXQ, BoA, SHINee, EXO and much more. According to All K-pop , the one thing that makes “SMTOWN LIVE” one of the most

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Samsung Spoils EXO-L With Galaxy S8 EXO Smart Cover

Samsung Spoils EXO-L With Galaxy S8 EXO Smart Cover

Samsung has joined forces with EXO and SM Entertainment to create the greatest smartphone dedicated to EXO-L. The Galaxy S8 EXO Smart Cover has multiple incredible features that make EXO fans are willing to spend their money to purchase the sophisticated cover and turn their Galaxy S8 into an EXO-themed smartphone. Korea Herald reported the company held a press conference on Thursday to launch its new line of smartphone accessories for Samsung Galaxy Friends. The first smartphone accessory that the giant company released was Samsung Galaxy S8 EXO Smart Cover. The Smart Cover itself is actually a near-field communication device. Once the case is placed on the phone, it will automatically detect all contents related to EXO, which will make fangirling over EXO way more exciting. As long as the case is on, users will be able to explore unlimited EXO stuff, from pictures, theme, and logo. However, when the case is removed from the phone, users will receive a goodbye message with EXO members’ photo on-screen, making it too hard to let the case go. According to Korea Boo , the Smart Cover is still available for pre-order. Until now, it was reported that at least 700,000 EXO-L has

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SM Entertainment’s ‘SMTOWN LIVE’ Is Happening This Summer!

SM Entertainment's 'SMTOWN LIVE' Is Happening This Summer!

  SM Entertainment’s “SMTOWN LIVE” concert is confirmed to be happening! SM Entertainment’s biggest stars will be reuniting again after 3 years in a Korean stage. As reported by All Kpop , an SM Entertainment insider has confirmed that “SMTOWN LIVE” is happening this summer on July 8. It will be held at the Seoul World Cup Stadium. It will then be 3 years since the last concert in Korea was held. SM Entertainment’s “SMTOWN LIVE” was held in Japan last year. SM Entertainment’s “SMTOWN LIVE” will feature their biggest stars just like they have in the past years. SM Entertainment’s major artists like SHINee, Girl’s Generation, EXO, and Super Junior. Fans can expect these artists to perform in July. In the 2014 “SMTOWN LIVE World Tour in Seoul” was the biggest. A total of 75 artists performed at SM Entertainment’s event which lasted for 5 hours. Kicking off in 2008, SM Entertainment’s “SMTOWN LIVE” has been touring key cities in the world. The concert tour started in Seoul, and continues its way into the American cities of Los Angeles and New York. SM Entertainment has also entertained fans in the city of Paris, France. “SMTOWN LIVE” also visited countries

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SM Entertainment Gives Low Salaries to Employees? Agency Joins Forces With Mystic Entertainment To Reach New Heights

SM Entertainment Gives Low Salaries to Employees? Agency Joins Forces With Mystic Entertainment To Reach New Heights

  Has SM Entertainment been treating their employees well? Current and former employees of the agency have revealed what really happens inside the top agency’s offices. According to Koreaboo , screenshot captures of reviews of former and current employees of SM Entertainment have surfaced recently on an online community portal. According to them, SM Entertainment has been treating them poorly. The reviews of the current and former employees of SM Entertainment can be found on “Jobplanet”, a site similar to US’ “Glassdoor”. The site lets employees of a company (current or ex) to leave anonymous reviews of the said company. SM Entertainment only has a 2.5 star rating. 94 reviews for the agency come from employees in several teams which showed that employee’s experience varied. In the screenshots found in the online community, most of the SM Entertainment reviews were negative, stating the disadvantages of working at the company. The reviews specifically targeted SM Entertainment’s meager pay and unfair treatment between employees. The reviews left by the employees also stated how SM Entertainment did not provide their employees with enough benefits. And given the fact that the agency is a big one, their salaries was extremely low. The reviews also

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SM Entertainment To Hold K-Pop Contest in The Philippines In Part Of 2017 Korea-Philippines Trade Fair On April

SM Entertainment To Hold K-Pop Contest in The Philippines In Part Of 2017 Korea-Philippines Trade Fair On April

  SM Entertainment will be holding a K-Pop contest in the Philippines. This will be in part of the 2017 Korea-Philippines Trade Fair happening in the country on April. According to Koreaboo , the 3-day trade fair will be on April 6-8. It will take place at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay, Metro Manila. During the first day of the trade fair, SM Entertainment will be holding a K-pop contest together with EN Production. SM Entertainment will also have a special surprise guest performance. So far, SM Entertainment has confirmed the guesting of the Filipino Pop boy band Fab4z and Pathway. More artists are expected to join SM Entertainments event as the trade fair draws near. Koreaboo also reports that the event will start off with an opening performance of the guests. SM Entertainment will then proceed with the K-pop contest that is to have 8 to 10 teams as participants. After the contest, SM Entertainment will then announce the winners and special guest performances and an awarding ceremony will then follow. The K-pop contest will be on April 6, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. The 2017 Korea-Philippines Trade Fair is hosted Global Insight and serves as Korea

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Henry of Super Junior Deeply Moved By The Amazing Success Of His New Song ‘Girlfriend’

Henry of Super Junior Deeply Moved By The Amazing Success Of His New Song ‘Girlfriend’

Henry of Super Junior is reportedly deeply moved and thereby thanked his fans for making his new song “Girlfriend” number one in the music charts. He accordingly expressed his gratitude through the networks of his agency SM Entertainment. He said that he never imagined that his song would actually hit the music charts. Henry reportedly released the self-written and self-composed digital single “Girlfriend” in early 2017, The track was accordingly briefly revealed during his first appearance on MBC’s “I Live Alone.” It gained attention for being an impromptu self-composed song. Apparently, as reported by Soompi , Henry did not initially plan to release “Girlfriend.” Allegedly, the song was composed just for fun during his filming of the MBC episode. But after the show aired, most of those who heard it apparently commented that they like the song. So, he seemingly treated the song more seriously. The singer also mentioned that he I was able to get good ideas from Yoo Hee Yeol. Purportedly, Henry was filming an episode of “Yoo Hee Yeol’s Sketchbook” when he composed the song. He further said that probably it was the show that people came to know of his song. Henry was reportedly very thankful

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Red Velvet’s Irene Reveals The Truth About How She Ended Up With SM Entertainment

Red Velvet’s Irene Reveals The Truth About How She Ended Up With SM Entertainment

We never know how fate interferes to shape what we will become years from now. Red Velvet’s Irene has witnessed it herself when she began her career as an idol. In a recent interview with GQ Magazine, Red Velvet’s Irene revealed that she actually never intended to go on an audition. According to Korea Boo , Irene tagged along with her friends who went to an audition when she decided to try her luck. However, she initially didn’t pass the audition and that made her realize how badly she wanted to become a singer. Irene never made a big deal out of her failure until there was an unexpected phone call to offer her an exclusive contract. Red Velvet’s Irene marked that moment as the turning point of her life — to end up being one of the most talented singers that SM Entertainment has. Since her debut with Red Velvet, Irene has emerged to be a promising newcomer. Not only did she gain recognition from her talent as a singer, but a lot of people also praised her for her beautiful visage. Allkpop noted that her fellow Red Velvet members even admitted that they’re jealous of Irene because of her

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SM’s Executive Producer, Lee Soo Man, Will Hold SM Audition In Indonesia To Choose New Member For NCT

SM's Executive Producer

The executive producer of SM Entertainment, Lee Soo Man, has just attended Indonesia-Korea Business Summit 2017 on March 14. During his speech, he spoke his plans to partner up with Indonesia regarding K-Pop business. As reported by AllKpop , Lee Soo Man attended Indonesia-Korea Business Summit 2017 together with leader of Super Junior, Leeteuk. He then revealed his plans to have the first ever SM audition in Indonesia to choose new member of NCT (Neo Technology Team). He was pleased that Indonesian enjoyed K-Pop and there had been many idols held concert in Indonesia, including SM artists. Along with his speech, Lee Soo Man also explained his desire to partner up with Indonesian businesses in the future to create joint business ventures and more. There has been many Indonesian K-Pop lovers and thus such a plan is welcomed. Lee Soo Man’s plans seemed to be welcomed by Indonesia’s president, Jokowi. Jokowi has said before that he has seen Super Junior’s concert and thus it is no surprise that he could recognize Leeteuk. Having such a great time in Indonesia, Leeteuk then asked Jokowi to watch the next Super Junior’s concert in Indonesia, as reported by TheStar . For Indonesia, Jokowi

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NCT To Have An Indonesian Member? SM Entertainment To Hold Auditions In Indonesia + Jaehyun & Johnny DJing For SBS

NCT To Have An Indonesian Member? SM Entertainment To Hold Auditions In Indonesia + Jaehyun & Johnny DJing For SBS

  Executive Producer for SM Entertainment Lee Soo Man has just announced their plans for auditions in Indonesia. It seems like NCT will have their first Indonesian member/s in the near future. According to Soompi , Lee Soo Man made the announcement during the Indonesia-Korea Business Summit 2017 on Tuesday, March 14. Leeteuk of Super Junior also attended the business summit. The agency plans to have their first Indonesian member for NCT. “After the spread of Korean music, dramas, and various contents, Hallyu culture also became diffused in Indonesia, and after Super Junior’s first Indonesia concert in April of 2012, many other K-Pop artists followed suit by visiting Indonesia, with SM also holding annual SM Town concerts,” said Lee Soo Man during the business summit. He too added how the internet has helped spread Korean culture through Korean pop music, and dramas as well. Lee Soo Man has also revealed their plan to produce a group similar to NCT, but is based in the Southeast Asia region. The executive producer similarly expressed their intentions to venture business with their Indonesian partners to further strengthen their ties. SM Entertainment’s boy group NCT (Neo Culture Technology) has a variety of foreign members.

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Seohyun of Girls’ Generation’s Offered By MBC the Lead Female Role in Upcoming Drama ‘Thief, Mr. Thief’

Seohyun of Girls' Generation's Offered By MBC the Lead Female Role in Upcoming Drama 'Thief

Seohyun of Girls’ Generation is reportedly considering an offer by MBC to play the female lead role in the network’s weekend drama “Thief, Mr. Thief.” The bulletin is announced by a source from MBC in Mar. 8. SM Entertainment also confirmed that the agency has been approached over the matter, and it is accordingly looking over it optimistically. While her decision still remains uncertain, she has apparently been building up on her acting experience with her past appearances in “Scarlet Heart: Goryeo” and “Ruby Ruby Love.” The new MBC weekend drama, according to Soompi , is about thieves who aim to strike on individuals of the elite class who control Korea. The drama will reportedly air in May after the show “Father, I’ll Take Care of You” finishes its run. Seohyun, as reported by Wikipedia , is a South Korean singer and actress. She debuted as a member of girl group Girls’ Generation in Aug. 2007. The girls became one of the best-selling artists in South Korea. Furthermore, they were also recognized as South Korea’s most popular girl group worldwide. Apart from her group’s activities, Seohyun has established herself as an actress. She accordingly participated in the original and Korean

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