SM Entertainment

Label Facts

SM Entertainment Co., Ltd. is Korea's largest entertainment company founded in 1995 by Lee Soo-man. The company has developed and popularized numerous K-pop stars with huge global fandoms and is known for having led the global K-pop phenomenon and the musical side of "Hallyu" ("Korean Wave"). The company operates its own comprehensive entertainment business including artist development, record label services, talent agency services, music production, music publishing, event management, and concert production. For 2015 SM Entertainment generated a net income of US$19 million.

The label is home to prominent K-pop artists such as Kangta, S.E.S., BoA, TVXQ!, TraxX, CSJH The Grace, Super Junior, Girls' Generation, J-Min, Shinee, f(x), Zhou Mi, Exo, Red Velvet, NCT, and produced and popularized artists like H.O.T., Fly to the Sky, Shinhwa, and Henry Lau.

Signed Artists

  • BoA
  • Kangta
  • J-Min
  • Dana
  • Sunday
  • Taemin
  • Amber
  • Taeyeon
  • Luna
  • Lay
  • Victoria
  • Yuri
  • Key
  • Onew
  • Chen
  • S.E.S.
  • TVXQ
  • TraxX
  • CSJH The Grace
  • Super Junior
  • Girls' Generation
  • Shinee
  • f(x)
  • EXO
  • Red Velvet
  • NCT
  • The Grace-Dana & Sunday
  • Girls' Generation-TTS
  • Girls' Generation-Oh!GG
  • NCT U
  • NCT 127
  • NCT Dream
  • SM the Ballad
  • Younique Unit
  • SM The Performance
  • SM Rookies
  • Hyun Jin-young
  • Han Dong-joon
  • Kim Kwang-jin
  • H.O.T.
  • Shinhwa
  • Fly to the Sky
  • Jang Na-ra
  • M.I.L.K
  • Sugar
  • Black Beat
  • Shinvi
  • Isak 'N' Jiyeon
  • Zhang Liyin
  • Super Junior-M
  • Jinho

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