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Preorders for EXO’s New Album top 1.1 Million Copies

Preorders for EXO’s New Album top 1.1 Million Copies

SEOUL, Oct. 31 (Korea Bizwire) — Preorders for K-pop boy band EXO’s forthcoming album, “Don’t Mess Up My Tempo,” exceeded 1.1 million copies, its management agency said Wednesday. As of Tuesday, 1,104,617 copies of the fifth full-length album by EXO were ordered in advance of its release on Friday, according to SM Entertainment. “With preorders [...]

K-Pop Entertainment Agencies Bulking Up Amid Fierce Competition

K-Pop Entertainment Agencies Bulking Up Amid Fierce Competition

SEOUL, March 16 (Korea Bizwire) — After reaching a breaking point in the music industry, major South Korean entertainment companies are now bulking up to gain a competitive edge in securing cultural content. At the forefront of this shift are SM Entertainment and YG Entertainment, two of the largest entertainment agencies in South Korea boasting the [...]

EXO to Drop Special Winter Album ‘Universe’ Next Week

EXO to Drop Special Winter Album ‘Universe’ Next Week

SEOUL, Dec. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — K-pop boy group EXO will release its seasonal winter album “Universe” next week, its agency said Thursday. “Universe” will be released Dec. 21 in digital and physical formats, and will feature seven songs, including the lead rock ballad track “Universe,” according to S.M. Entertainment. The group has put out [...]