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Entertainment Expert Identifies The Strength and Weakness Of SM, YG, and JYP
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Entertainment Expert Identifies The Strength and Weakness Of SM, YG, and JYP

Newsis has released an extensive report outlining the strengths and weaknesses of the BIG3 K-Pop labels. Koreaboo has translated the full report below.

The big 3 companies each have their own strengths and weaknesses, but who are the groups that could potentially be the next big thing.

The Hallyu Wave is showing no signs of stopping, and the leaders of it are SM Entertainment, YG Entertainment, and JYP Entertainment. Each of the 3 companies are surprisingly similar in age.

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.

YG Entertainment confirms Taeyang solo album comeback
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YG Entertainment confirms Taeyang solo album comeback

YG Entertainment has confirmed Taeyang will be making a solo comeback, following G-Dragons full album comeback.

Yang Hyun Suk confirmed through his Instagram that Taeyang would begin preparing for his solo comeback album, now that G-Dragon has completed his album!

Taeyangs album was previously confirmed in January 2017, where it was announced he was working on his comeback.

The announcement was hidden in the hashtags section of YGs post and said, #NextIsTaeyang!

#MYFAMILY #MYBROTHER #MYFRIEND #DuringOurLastRecording #TodayMarksTheProjectComplete #DefinitelyEarlyJune #TogetherFor17Years #LookingForwardTo17YearsMore #HwaitingGD #NextIsTaeyang #YG

SM Entertainment Is Building A $90 Million K-Pop Paradise
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SM Entertainment Is Building A $90 Million K-Pop Paradise

The city Changwon has joined forces with SM Entertainment in an attempt to turn the city into a leading Hallyu contents center.

The groundbreaking for SM Entertainments latest major project has signified the beginning of construction for Changwon SMTown, formerly known as Changwon Culture Complex Town. Once completed, Changwon SMTown will consist of 14 floors filled with Hallyu content for both locals and tourists to enjoy.

Proposed design of the new Changwon SMTown.

Woollim Entertainment Reveals Details For Golden Childs Debut Reality Show
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Woollim Entertainment Reveals Details For Golden Childs Debut Reality Show

New boy group Golden Childs very own reality show 2017 Woollim Pick is set to premiere on May 30.

The name Woollim Pick stems from a combination of the word Olympic and the name of the agency Woollim Entertainment. The first episode will reportedly be formatted like an athletic competition.

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Lovelyz and TV personality Oh Hyun Min will be appearing in this episode to support their fellow labelmates, and INFINITEs Sungyeol will be the main MC.