• How Comebacks, Bad News, and Rumors affect SM Entertainment's stock price

    November 14, 2015 @ 2:51 pm

    SM Entertainment went public in the early 2000's and is listed on the KOSDAQ as 041510. The stock has split multiple times since its IPO and the stock price has risen exponentially. This has made SM chairman Lee Soo Man a very wealthy man and his stock holdings in the company he founded are worth over $200 million USD. He has a high net worth due to his stock holdings but that can fluctuate depending on the stock price at any given moment. If SM'

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  • SM artists and more congratulate Super Junior on their 10th annivesary

    November 6, 2015 @ 11:41 am

    The celebrations for Super Junior's 10th anniversary continues!The actual day was yesterday but people are still in a festive mood.  SM Entertainment's artists joined in the fun with a video montage of each group relaying their congratulations to Super Junior.  This includes Girls' Generation, Red Velvet, EXO, SHINee, f(x), and TVXQ's Changmin.  On top of that, staff members and employees also relayed their congrats for an ove

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  • Super Junior to have their own exclusive sub-label under SM Entertainment

    November 5, 2015 @ 8:26 pm

    Say what? SM Entertainment has created an exclusive new label 'Lable SJ' just for Super Junior's promotions as of November 6 KST!The new label will handle all of Super Junior's individual, unit and group activities. There are a lot of members, a lot of unit groups and a lot of various promotions for the popular boy group, so it makes a lot of sense that they'll be managed under their own sub-label!The label will be in full charge of producing Sup

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  • Luhan and Kris's side meet with SM Entertainment in court once again

    October 30, 2015 @ 11:39 am

    Another plea date in the fight between SM Entertainment and former EXO members Luhan and Kris for their contract nullifications took place on October 30 at the Seoul Central District Court.  Was there any progress this time around?On this day, both sides relayed their desire for the issue to be resolved by a decision from the court.  Kris and Luhan's sides requested SM to submit documents regarding the boys' schedules since their traini

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  • f(x) to hold their first solo concert since their debut in January!

    October 28, 2015 @ 12:02 am

    f(x) will be holding their first ever solo concert since their debut as a four-member group in January! According to SM Entertainment, the girls are set to hold their first concert at Seoul Olympic Hall and is expected to have a booming response from fans who have been waiting for this very moment since day one.During the concert, f(x) is revealed to be performing various past hit tracks such as "La ChA TA," "Chu ~♡," "NU ABO," "Hot Su

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  • Tao's side argues against long-term contracts in hearing against SM Entertainment

    October 23, 2015 @ 9:54 am

    Former EXO member Tao and his representation argued against SM Entertainment's long-term exclusive contract at their first hearing for the two parties' ongoing lawsuit. While Tao has been working to get his exclusive contract canceled, the agency has been asserting that his activities abroad are out of bounds of the contract. At the hearing at Seoul Central District Court on October 23.Tao's lawyer argued that the idol star's exclusive contract s

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  • Hangeng hints in trailer for documentary that he will talk about his trainee and artist days under SM

    October 15, 2015 @ 11:40 am

    Past Super Junior member Hangeng is garnering interest for mentioning in his upcoming documentary the days he spent as an artist under SM. On his Weibo, Hangeng left a message that went, "Hello at the place where it began, my last album," and revealed a two minute thirty second long trailer for his documentary. In the short clip, scenes of Hangeng's past as a trainee, activities as a member of Super Junior, and his promotions in China f

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  • 'SNL Korea' apologizes for burning Girls' Generation photos in latest Wonder Girls episode

    October 11, 2015 @ 4:15 pm

    The staff members of 'SNL Korea' have issued an officially apology to SM Entertainment, SONES, members of Girls' Generation, as well as the viewers for their recent episode, hosted by Wonder Girls, that discomforted many viewers.In one of the skits titled, 'The 5th Army President,' members of Wonder Girls were seen depicted as military generals who took the throne for their numerous years of being the number one girl group for soldiers. As a part

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  • Sunny responds to suspicion of sajaegi

    October 7, 2015 @ 12:23 pm

    Sajaegi (or chart manipulation) has been an incredibly hot topic as of late, so lots of celebrities have been addressing this - whether seriously or in passing.Sunny was the latest on the October 7 broadcast of JTBC's 'Serial Shopping Family.'  On this day, she unveiled a receipt of the 30 Girls' Generation albums she had purchased, causing participants on the show to jest, "Is this the famous sajaegi?"To shed all suspicion, she explained, "A lot

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  • SM Entertainment warns scalpers of Girls' Generation Taeyeon's upcoming concert

    September 25, 2015 @ 9:23 am

    SM Entertainment has warned ticket scalpers of Girls' Generation Taeyeon's upcoming solo concert. The agency announced that there has been a problem with people buying tickets in mass and then selling for profit. SME announced on September 25, "We've found that Taeyeon's tickets have been a highly desired item. In the future, when we find that SM artists' concerts are being used for undue profit, we will cancel the appropriate tickets a

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