Halloween Tragedy in Itaewon, Seoul: 151 dead, SM Entertainment’s yearly party cancelled

Halloween celebrations in the Itaewon area of Seoul, South Korea turned tragic after a huge crowd surge on the night of October 29 as thousands gathered to participate in the festivities of the upcoming Halloween Day. It has been reported that about 100,000 people were present in the Itaewon area when the stampede first began and...

BTS’s V Takes The Title For “Top Face Of 2022” — Here Are The Other Top 10

He earned over 1/3 of all the votes! For many years now, BTS‘s V has been named as one of the most handsome visual representations of K-Pop in the modern age, and it’s easy to see why! In fact, he’s had a record number of mentions in “Most Handsome”-themed lists in the past decade, praised for his perfect blend...

[Today’s K-pop] BTS’ ‘Dynamite’ music video surpasses 1.6b views

The music video for BTS’ “Dynamite” reached 1.6 billion views on YouTube, label Big Hit Music said Tuesday. It became the band’s second video to reach the milestone, after that of “Boy With Luv (Feat. Halsey).” “Dynamite,” which came out in August 2020 as the septet’s first English-language song, made K-pop history when it topped Billboard’s...

Aespa Set New Girl Group Record With Over 1.6 Million Pre-Orders For Their Comeback Album “Girls”

It’s another record for aespa. Aespa has surpassed over 1.6 million pre-orders for their comeback album Girls, setting a new record for K-Pop girl groups. According to a press release shared by SM Entertainment, aespa has set the new girl group record for album pre-orders with 1,610,517 copies on pre-order as of July 7. Aespa will be releasing Girls...

SM Entertainment’s Family Concert SMTOWN LIVE Returns In-Person After 5 Years

It’s back in person! SM Entertainment’s family concert series SMTOWN LIVE will return after five years away. SM Entertainment has shared in a press release that their SMTOWN LIVE series will return on August 20 with SMTOWN LIVE 2022 : SMCU EXPRESS @HUMAN CITY_SUWON. This will be the first in-person concert for SMTOWN LIVE since 2017. Fans...

Lee Soo Man And SM Entertainment Donate 500 Million KRW To Support Victims Of Forest Fires

What a generous donation!   Lee Soo Man and SM Entertainment have donated ₩500 million KRW (about $406,000 USD) to support the victims of the recent forest fires in Korea. According to a press release shared by SM Entertainment, the company has donated ₩500 million KRW (about $406,000 USD) to Hope Bridge Disaster Relief which will be used to assist...

Girls On Top: Meet The Members Of SM Entertainment’s Super Girl Group

Brace yourselves guys, another super group featuring SM Entertainment’s top female idols in the company are currently gearing up for their official debut – and they are called Girls On Top (or GOT in short)! Last night, SM dropped the news that they will be debuting a girl group in a similar style to the “Avengers-styled”...

WayV’s Lucas Apologises After Being Accused Of Cheating & Badmouthing NCT Members

Wong Yuk Hei, or better known among K-pop fans as Lucas (루카스/ 黃旭熙) from the SM Entertainment groups NCT and WayV has been dominating the headlines and social media this week after various alleged victims have come forth and called him out for cheating and gas-lighting (emotionally abusing) them. For those curious, the controversy started...

SM Entertainment Partners With SK Telecom And Adds Idol Voices To AI Speaker

Imagine having idol’s voices wake you up in the morning! SM Entertainment has partnered with SK Telecom and revealed they would be using SM artists’ voices in the NUGU AI speaker. On October 29, SK Telecom announced at the SK Group ICT Tech Summit, that Red Velvet’s Irene and NCT Taeyong’s voices are the voices for the ‘celeb alarm’ and ‘celeb schedule’ functions. These functions...