SM Entertainment To Form Strategic Alliance With FNC

Two months after SM Entertainment became the largest shareholder of the company, FNC Add Culture has officially changed its name to SM Life Design Group. Earlier this year, it was announced that SM Entertainment had acquired a 30.51 percent stake in FNC Add Culture, making FNC Entertainment the second largest shareholder at 18 percent. On May […]

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SM Apologizes For Actions Of Security Guard And Manager At NCT 127’s Airport Appearance

SM Entertainment has released an official statement on a recent incident with their staff at the airport. NCT 127 arrived at Incheon Airport from Moscow on May 16. While a reporter was taking photos on the side, a security guard hit the reporter. The reporter’s camera hit his lips, resulting in an injury. Another reporter […]

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SM Entertainment Experiences Decrease In Sales And Operating Profit For 1st Quarter Of 2018

On May 15, following their assessment of YG Entertainment’s operating profits, Mirae Asset Daewoo Securities discussed SM Entertainment’s performance in the first quarter of 2018. The firm revealed that SM Entertainment’s target stock price was 40,700 won (approximately $37.76). Researcher Park Jung Yeop stated, “SM’s first quarter sales and operating profit fell short of last year’s […]

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SM Launches VR Dating App For Red Velvet’s Irene

SM Entertainment has given fans a chance to go on a date—albeit a virtual reality (VR) one—with Red Velvet’s Irene! On May 11, the company launched the new app “STAR DATE #IRENE,” which offers users the opportunity to experience a VR date with the idol. The app features Irene in various romantic date settings, such […]

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Jack Of All Trades: 7 Reasons Why Henry Is Amazing

When the news about Henry leaving SM came out, fans and industry insiders were not really surprised. Even though he was appearing in some variety shows, debuted a solo EP back in 2013-2014, and released a comeback track called “Monster,” Henry left SM in amicable terms after his contract ended. The show must go on, as they say, […]

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SM Entertainment Gives Exciting Details On SMTOWN Museum

SM Entertainment has revealed some photos and details of the SMTOWN Museum opening on May 4! Located on the third floor of SMTOWN Coex Artium, the SMTOWN Museum is the first K-pop space to combine entertainment, exhibition, technology, and experience. It will consist of nine exhibits, including an MCN Studio, a place to take AR photos with […]

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Breaking: Henry Leaves SM Entertainment

Henry will be parting ways with SM Entertainment after a decade. On April 30, SM Entertainment revealed, “Henry’s exclusive contract recently expired, and we have ended on good terms.” Henry plans on establishing a one-man agency and continuing his activities. Henry debuted in April 2008 through the unit Super Junior-M and began activities as a solo singer […]

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