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Girls’ Generation’s Tiffany, Sooyoung and Seohyun to Leave S.M. Entertainment: Sources

Girls’ Generation’s Tiffany, Sooyoung and Seohyun to Leave S.M. Entertainment: Sources

SEOUL, Oct. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — Tiffany, Sooyoung and Seohyun of Girls’ Generation will quit their management agency S.M. Entertainment, sources in the local music scene said Monday. With the possible departure of the three members, it is unclear whether they will continue working with the idol group. “The three members decided to terminate their [...]

Girls’ Generation to Release Sixth Full-length Album Next Month

Girls’ Generation to Release Sixth Full-length Album Next Month

SEOUL, Jul. 27 (Korea Bizwire) – Girls’ Generation, one of K-pop’s longest-running girl groups today, will release its sixth full-length studio album next month, its agency said Thursday. The record “Holiday Night” will be released on Aug. 7, S.M. Entertainment said. It will be the first new material since the team’s 2015 album “Lion Heart.” [...]

S.M. Entertainment Artists to Broadcast Live from Hyundai Solati

S.M. Entertainment Artists to Broadcast Live from Hyundai Solati

SEOUL, Jul. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — A collaboration between S.M. Entertainment and Hyundai Motor will see artists from one of the biggest South Korean entertainment companies hit the airwaves in a special mobile studio based on Hyundai’s Solati van. The project dubbed ‘Solati Moving Studio’ was revealed on Tuesday to some surprise, as the unexpected partnership [...]

Super Junior Returns With Fewer Members

Super Junior Returns With Fewer Members

SEOUL, July 10 (Korea Bizwire) – K-pop boy group Super Junior will return to the K-pop music scene in October with less members, its management agency said Monday. Originally consisted of 11, the restructured team will be made up of seven members — Leeteuk, Heechul, Shindong, Yesung, Eunhyuk, Donghae and Siwon — said Label SJ, [...]

S.M. Entertainment  Launches a New Legal Suit against EXO’s Chinese Members

S.M. Entertainment Launches a New Legal Suit against EXO’s Chinese Members

SEOUL, June 28 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean entertainment giant S.M. Entertainment said Tuesday it has launched a fresh legal fight against three Chinese EXO members who left the group and breached their contract. “We recently filed 14 cases with local Chinese courts against Kris, Luhan and Tao for leaving their team without approval and [...]

Retailer Happy About High Demand for Celebrity Collaborated PB Products

Retailer Happy About High Demand for Celebrity Collaborated PB Products

SEOUL, April 5 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean retail chain operator E-mart Inc. said Tuesday its sales of goods produced through collaborations with local pop stars have emerged as a new cash cow on the back of their strong popularity. E-mart, which rolled out different kinds of goods designed under ties with local entertainment agency S.M. [...]

After 20 Years, S.M. Entertainment to Expand Overseas Base

After 20 Years, S.M. Entertainment to Expand Overseas Base

SEOUL, Dec. 7 (Korea Bizwire) – S.M. Entertainment will continue to tighten its stranglehold on overseas markets, as it celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, its CEO said Monday. Kim Young-min, who took the helm after founder Lee Soo-man relinquished the post in 2005, attributed the agency’s success to its pioneering spirit. “S.M. is what [...]