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2020-01-17 Press ReleaseCopy URL
Variety “SOOMAN LEE, Powerful Pioneer of K-Pop Exploding Popularity“
SM Entertainment SOOMAN LEE Producer has been selected for three consecutive years by the Business Leader 500, published by American culture magazine Variety.
SOOMAN LEE Producer selected 2017's most influential business leaders in 17 categories from the Variety 500 based on the past year's achievements in the Variety 500 2017 and 2018. Following this, it has been named for three consecutive years until 2019, proving its global status.
“Variety” is a “proven and powerful pioneer of Hyundai K-pop that is exploding in popularity” for SOOMAN LEE producers. Since our debut, we have had great success with TVXQ! And EXO. ”
In addition, SuperM recently made a contract with Capitol Music and called the title “K-Pop Avengers.” SuperM is composed of SHINee, EXO, and NCT members. In addition to SuperM, we are planning to expand SM globally with individual groups and solo activities. ”
In addition to SOOMAN LEE Producer, Variety 500 2019 also received leaders from various global influences, including Disney's CEO Robert Iger, film director Martin Scorsese, US broadcaster Oprah Winfrey and film director Bong Joon Ho.
Meanwhile, SOOMAN LEE Producer was also named as the first Korean winner in the 2016 Asia Game Changer Awards, presented by the American Society for the recognition of Korean popular culture in the world and the change of the topography of the global cultural industry with the Korean Wave. The company has proved its global influence by receiving the '영산외교인상' for the first time in 2017, and the '최고경영자상' at the 2018 한중경영대상.
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