The Legendary SMTOWN Dancing Machines
SM Entertainment is known as one of the largest music industries in South Korea and it was founded in 1989 as SM Studio and developed until 1995 with its CEO Lee Soo-man. The company has many artists and has contributed greatly to the phenomenal Hallyu Wave with K-Pop and has been leading the music industry from South Korea by introducing it to the world.
As for now, SM Entertainment has also made a huge impact in its country, South Korea, as their idols become the influence of the youth and the company itself has built a larger business development for their country as well as providing SMTOWN Coex Artium as an exhibition visit for domestic or international tourists who come to South Korea and also are big fans of K-Pop and want to see every SMTOWN merchandise and a lot more.
In this article, aside from knowing SMTOWN as a big company of the K-Pop industry in South Korea, let’s find out more information about SMTOWN’s best female and male dancers!
Jung Yun-ho (Hangul: 정윤호) was born in Gwangsan, Gwangju, South Korea, on February 6th, 1986. He is known by his stage name U-Know (Hangul: 유노) and debuted with a boy group under SM Entertainment, TVXQ or DBSK (Hangul: 동방신기) on December 26th, 2003, with the release of their single titled “Hug” (포옹).
TVXQ originally had 5 members, but after a long hiatus, TVXQ returned with only 2 members, Yun-ho and Chang-min, while they made another comeback with Keep Your Head Down (2011). The former members, Yoo-chun, Jae-joong, and Junsu, ended their contracts with SM Entertainment and re-formed as another group, namely JYJ.
TVXQ has made their recent comeback on December 26th, 2018, to celebrate their 15-year-anniversary form their debut by releasing a music video titled “Truth.” The song is included as one of the tracks of TVXQ’s new album titled Chapter #2: The Truth of Love and is a song that tells us a story about someone after a breakup and how they handle their heartbreak then finding their actual true love after all.
TXVQ’s Yun-ho, also known as one of the best dancers in the K-Pop industry, is one of the first-generation K-Pop artists who made the Hallyu Wave become huge globally. TVXQ’s Yun-ho is definitely on the list of SMTOWN’s dancing machines and he has always appeared on a special stage in every SMTOWN concert.
On June 12th, 2019, TVXQ’s Yun-ho recently made his solo comeback again with a music video titled “Follow.” The song is one of the tracks of his first mini-album titled True Colors which is a pop dance track and a melody that sync into a dance beat. TVXQ’s Yun-ho has really made his best effort in this song as he performed along with dance moves which made his fans fall in love with him.
Kwon Bo-Ah (Hangul: 권보아) was born in Guri, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea, on November 5th, 1986. She is known for her stage name BoA (Hangul: 보아) and debuted as a solo artist in August 2000 when she was only 14 years old. She released her debut album ID; Peace B in South Korea on August 25th, 2000, and suddenly it became a huge hit at that time.
BoA has been recognized as one of the solo artists from South Korea who is really successful throughout her career as a singer. Besides being a solo artist, BoA expanded her career as a songwriter, actress, producer and one of the directors of SM Entertainment. The solo artist who has the nickname Best Of Asia, herself, has released 3 albums in Korean, Japanese and English and she has also appeared as a judge on a reality competition show, K-Pop Star (2011-2013), a host for Produce 101: Season 2 (2017), and a cast member of Food Diary (2018).
BoA is known as a multi-talented idol who has worked hard along her journey in the K-Pop industry. She is also one of the best dancers in SMTOWN as her talent in dancing is really phenomenal. The most anticipated comeback from BoA was when she made a comeback with “Only One” which has more choreography than her previous comebacks.
On June 4th, 2019, BoA released her new single, “Feedback,” with a fresh concept. The music video really looks beautiful with the soft colors while the singer dances along the music as well. BoA took the most important role in this comeback with writing the song lyrics and arranging the track with Shaun Kim.