• Luhan and SM Entertainment to enter court-referred mediation

    November 25, 2014 @ 11:01 am

    After EXO-M's Luhan filed a lawsuit against SM Entertainment disputing his exclusive contract under the agency, there appears to be a new update in the case.According to the Seoul Central District Court on November 25, it was decided back on October 10 that Luhan's lawsuit to confirm the lack of validity of his exclusive contract will be brought to a court-referred mediation.  This means that the two parties will have to compromise in order to am

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  • SM Entertainment denies reports about a $90 million investment from Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba

    November 25, 2014 @ 1:02 am

    SM Entertainment has denied receiving investment from China's Alibaba following reports that suggested the agency received an investment worth 100 billion KRW (~90 million USD) from the e-commerce giant. SM Entertainment's financial supervisor stated on the 25th, "The report about [SM Entertainment] receiving investment from Alibaba is false... Although we are in talks regarding various businesses, alliances, and other forms of cooperation to di

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  • EXO hold successful concerts in Tokyo with 36,000 fans and Jo In Sung

    November 21, 2014 @ 3:00 am

    EXO held a 3-day concert in Tokyo, Japan that attracted 36,000 fans and actor Jo In Sung! According to SM Entertainment on November 21, 'EXO FROM. EXOPLANET #1 - THE LOST PLANET - in TOKYO' was held at Yoyogi National Gymnasium on November 18-20 with 36,000 concertgoers.The group opened up the concert with their debut song "MAMA" and performed "Overdose", "Growl", "Lucky", "My Lady", "3.6.5", "XOXO", and more as well as solo stages. EX

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  • Fans take note of EXO's Baekhyun unfollowing everyone on Instagram

    November 18, 2014 @ 8:07 pm

    Not long after his girlfriend Girls' Generation's Taeyeon went on an unfollowing spree, EXO's Baekhyun has also unfollowed everyone on his Instagram. Although unfollowing people on SNS shouldn't be a huge deal, due to the rumors that have been whispered among fans about the two possibly breaking up, his latest activity on Instagram has once again fired up speculations. As of the 18th, Baekhyun is following no one on his Instagram like fellow mem

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  • Netizens react negatively to Krystal being 30 minutes late to a photo event

    November 14, 2014 @ 6:11 pm

    On November 14, Krystal was scheduled to make an appearance at an event titled 'Photo Event with Krystal', which took place at the Hyundai Department Store Gangnam location. Although the event was scheduled to start at 5 PM KST, Krystal reportedly arrived over half an hour late.Korean media news outlets are stating that due to Krystal's tardiness, the event became a dangerous situation. Fans who had been gathering even before 5 PM were starting t

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  • TVXQ are smoking hot in a new poster for their upcoming Seoul concert

    November 12, 2014 @ 3:25 am

    TVXQ are smoking hot, literally, in the new poster for their upcoming Seoul concert! SMTOWN reminded fans on Twitter and Facebook on November 12 with the poster for the 'TVXQ! SPECIAL LIVE TOUR - T1ST0RY -', which will kick off at Olympic Gymnastics Arena, Seoul on December 6-7.Tickets have already gone on sale on Gmarket last month. For all of the domestic fans who've missed them, check out more information on the concert here!

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  • Super Junior's Shindong's enlistment date confirmed for November 25

    November 4, 2014 @ 9:35 pm

    Super Junior's Shindong will enlist into military service on November 25. Fans have been keeping an eye out for his enlistment news since earlier this year, wondering just when it may be. The answer has now come as SM Entertainment announced on the 5th, "Shindong will enter the 306th battalion in Uijeongbu, Gyeonggido on November 25 and receive training for 5 weeks before beginning his 21-month military service as an active-duty soldier... Shind

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  • Idol group members pick EXO as the best group of 2014 in a survey by 'Joy News 24'

    November 4, 2014 @ 12:15 am

    Joy News 24 set out to survey 79 idols from October 16-26 in honor of the media outlet's 10th anniversary, and these idols chose EXO as the top idol group of 2014! In the idol-group ranking conducted among idols themselves, EXO came in 1st place with 23 votes. SISTAR came in 2nd with 15 votes, B2ST came in 3rd with 8 votes, Block B came in 4th with 6 votes, and VIXX came in 5th with 5 votes. MBLAQ and Girls' Generation tied for 6t

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  • SM Entertainment's upcoming male solo artist revealed to be Super Junior-M's Zhoumi!

    October 27, 2014 @ 8:19 pm

    A shirtless photo of SM Entertainment's new male solo artist was the talk of the town yesterday, and now it's been revealed that the mystery artist is none other than Super Junior-M's Zhoumi! Zhoumi will join fellow member Henry in the path of a solo career with his first mini album 'Rewind', which will be released online on October 31 in both China and Korea, and offline on November 3. This comes not long after the announcement of Zhoumi joinin

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  • SM Entertainment teases with a photo of a new male solo artist

    October 26, 2014 @ 11:24 pm

    SM Entertainment has teased the arrival of a new male artist!The photo of a shirtless man bowing his head and resting  his head in between his arms was posted onto the label's Facebook with the caption, "New male solo artist from SMTOWN". It could be a solo debut for one of the male groups out already such as EXO, SHINee, TVXQ, or Super Junior, it could be one of the S.M. Rookies, or it could even be someone completely new.Stay tu

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