The CEO of Ok-pop powerhouse SM Leisure and Large Hit Music was named to Billboard’s checklist of “2022 Indie Energy Gamers”.
SM’s co-CEOs Lee Sung-soo and Taek Younger-joon and Large Hit Music’s Shin Younger-jae made it to the checklist launched by Billboard on Monday.
The Indie Energy Gamers checklist acknowledges trade leaders on impartial labels and distributors. Labels are outlined as impartial, no matter dimension, by their possession by entities apart from the three main music teams – Common Music Group, Sony Music Leisure and Warner Music Leisure.
“NCT’s Johnny acquired an invite to this yr’s Met Gala in New York, and lady group Espa carried out on the Coachella primary stage as a part of 88Rising’s Head within the Clouds Perpetually showcase,” Billboard reported to introduce SM. Stated who represents these acts.
“In 2021, Ok-pop boy band NCT units new data, surpassing 10 million in worldwide album gross sales,” Lee mentioned through Billboard. “We’re proud to be seen as trailblazers within the world music trade throughout such thrilling occasions for Ok-pop.”
Billboard additionally highlighted Shin’s achievements for HYBE’s affiliated label, Large Hit Music.
“Shin has led the South Korean and world promotions of BTS and Tomorrow X Collectively teams—each of which scored high 5 hits on the Billboard charts final yr,” Billboard wrote.
Shin’s “borderless, all-encompassing” promotional and advertising and marketing methods that break away from conventional approaches allowed each teams to make a particular mark in main world markets equivalent to the USA, Japan, and the UK.
Different executives on the checklist have been Disney Music Group’s Ken Bunt and Rock Nation label co-CEOs Shari Bryant and Omar Grant.
by Lee Jae-lim [email@example.com]