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How SM Entertainment Chooses Songs For Their Artists
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How SM Entertainment Chooses Songs For Their Artists

Lee Sung Soo, a production team manager at SM Entertainment revealed how the agency chose songs for their artists.

SM Entertainment receives an average of 100 songs every week from composers in Korea and around the world.

Lee Sung Soo and his production team review each song and give a numbered grade to every song.

After grading the songs, they present the best songs to Lee Soo Man and he personally chooses which will be title tracks.

Lee Soo Man carefully chooses songs and he looks at small details such as how this part will be performed and how the lyrics should be performed.

BTS Gain Confidence After Billboard Win
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BTS Gain Confidence After Billboard Win

Bangtan Boys pose with their Billboard golden microphone at a press conference in Seoul on Monday.

Boy band BTS stressed the importance of teamwork and strong material at a packed press conference in Seoul on Monday. They were returning home after winning the Top Social Artist award at the Billboard Music Awards in the U.S. last week.

Bangtan Boys became the second Korean act to be honored at the annual event after Psy, who won the Top Streaming Song (Video) award in 2013 for "Gangnam Style".

All 5 concept evaluation songs from 'Produce 101' season 2 to be released online after this week's broadcast
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All 5 concept evaluation songs from 'Produce 101' season 2 to be released online after this week's broadcast

All 5 concept evaluation songs from Mnet's 'Produce 101' season 2 will be released online this week, a day after the upcoming broadcast on Friday. 

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"I Know You Know" by Shin Hyuk, "Show Time", "Open" by Devine-Channel, "Oh Little Girl" by Kiggen and ASSBRASS, and "Never" by Triple H will be released on June 3 at noon KST on domestic music charts, but fans will not be able to find out which trainees will be grouped together for the 5 songs until after the newest broadcast. 

Produce 101 Season 2 Announces Official Release Date For Concept Songs
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Produce 101 Season 2 Announces Official Release Date For Concept Songs

The contestants on Produce 101 Season 2 have been preparing for their concept challenge, where five teams will each perform a brand new song.

The five tracks Oh Little Girl, Open Up (literal translation), Show Time, NEVER, and I Know You Know will be released on June 3 at 12 p.m. KST.

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I Know You Know is a synth-funk track created by the producer of Justin Biebers One Less Lonely Girl and EXOs Growl. Show Time is an electronic dance track containing elements of the nu-disco genre, Open Up is an EDM track produced by the skilled producing team Devine-Channel, Oh Little Girl is a hip-hop track with a funky bass line, and NEVER is a deep house track produced by Triple H.