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OVERVIEW
Since its establishment in 1995, SM Entertainment has pioneered the entertainment industry in Korea and is a total entertainment group leading the global Korean Wave and K-POP sensation.

Introduction

Company introduction Introduction to SM Entertainment, the leading entertainment group in Korea. 

Asia’s No.1

Entertainment Group

SM Entertainment, founded in 1995 by Head Producer Lee Soo Man, is the first company in the industry to introduce systematic casting, training, producing, and management systems, and it has been discovering unique content by pinpointing demands for music and cultural trends. SM Entertainment entered the global marketplace using globalization and localization strategies through culture technology and has become a leading entertainment company in Asia.

In 1997, SM Entertainment became the first company in the Korean entertainment industry to enter foreign markets and made remarkable achievements as the leader of Hallyu, or the Korean Wave.

SM Entertainment has successfully set foot in North America, South America, and Europe while maintaining its base in Asia, and has enhanced the national brand of Korea and promoted the growth of the culture industry. SM Entertainment is promoting the unique culture of Korea through avenues such as K-POP, the Korean alphabet, and Korean cuisine, through 'Made by SM' content all over the world, and is elevating the prestige of Korea by promoting the consumption of Korean brand products. In particular, SM Entertainment has focused on the value of culture that can lead the national economy and has contributed to its growth under the catchphrase, "Culture First, Economy Next." SM Entertainment will continue to lead the entertainment industry until Korea becomes a ‘Cultural Powerhouse' as well as an ‘Economic Powerhouse' based on the idea that our economy will reach its heights only when our culture wins the heart of the entire world.

Company Name SM Entertainment Co., Ltd.
C.E.O. Han, Se Min / Nam, So Young
Business Field / Registered Sector Music/Sound Production, Talent Management, Music/Audio Content Publication
Address SM Entertainment 423, Apgujeong-ro, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, Korea
Date of Establishment February 1995
Employees 373 (2016.06.30)

SM Entertainment in Numbers See the achievements of SM Entertainment spreading its influence throughout the world.

  • 17,331,663,613

    Total number of YouTube video views

  • 15,300,000

    Total audience numbers at concert tours worldwide

  • 2,547m²

    Best Training Center in Asia

  • 500

    Number of composers in the global network

이전 다음

Keep up our social networks Receive news about SM Entertainment through our various social network channels. As of (2016.12.31)

  • youtube

    Approximately 1,000 views / second!

    SM EntertainmentTOWN Official YouTube Channel has reached a total of 17,331,663,613 video views and has more than 8,089,891 subscribers as of April 2016

    VIEWS    17,331,663,613

  • weibo

    Operating Weibo account for the Chinese fans!

    SM Entertainment Weibo account has more than 90,165,880 followers

    FOLLOWERS    90,165,880