SM Entertainment is being praised for a strong line-up of solo artists for the second half of the year following the successful solo projects featuring SHINee’s Jonghyun, Girls’ Generation’s Taeyeon and Super Junior’s Kyuhyun.
Through their initial The AGIT concert series, SM Entertainment introduced Jonghyun as the first artist for their special project back in August.
Due to the impressive response and demand from fans, the agency raised the promotional stint further with Taeyeon’s first solo album release I, along with her own mini-concert scheduled this October, while Kyuhyun, the third artist for the series, is scheduled to take the stage by November.
Since the introduction of their artists coming out with solo releases, Jonghyun, Taeyeon and Kyuhyun received overwhelming responses to their respective concert tickets sales and album releases. For example, Taeyeon’s first mini-album I managed achieve all-kill status and top music rankings in South Korea, but also throughout thirteen countries across the globe through iTunes. Ticket sales for all concerts also raised issues of scalping as fans do whatever they can to grab the coveted seats while SM Entertainment announced a stricter strategy to control it.
The issue on scalping further reached Kyuhyun who reacted to the unfair treatment of his fans and pleaded them to not result to premium tickets purchase instead.
With the three artists known to be one of the strongest vocalists in their respective groups, fans cannot help but anticipate the following projects SM Entertainment has for them.
Koreaboo has collected reactions from Netizens who commented on the original article from our Korean source. The below comments are the most popular comments at the time of this article being published.
[+819, -33] Everyone is really busy. Taeyeon’s singing is good, ‘At Gwanghwamun’ was good too…
[+682, -58] Taeyeon’s album is really good, I like the title track, the songs are all good.
[+614, -54] I believe in Kyuhyun’s balladsㅠㅡㅜI’m looking forward to hearing his song!!!!
[+552, -31] Don’t do a team-kill, everyone is win-win!!