SM artists bring in 25,000 fans to concert in Shanghai
The artists of top talent agency SM Entertainment held their third concert in Shanghai over the weekend, performing a total of 54 songs in front of 25,000 concertgoers.
At the “SMTOWN LIVE ’10 in Shanghai” held at the Hongkou Football Stadium on September 11, Kangta, BoA, U-know Yunho, Max Changmin, Super Junior, Girls’ Generation, SHINee, f(x) and Zhang Li Yin took the stage to sing their own songs as well as crossover performances with each other.
Singer Kangta sang the title track “Remember” from his upcoming Chinese album, which will be released later this month, and Super Junior unit, Super Junior-M, performed their Chinese hits songs “Blue Tomorrow” and “Me.”
Kangta also gave a duet performance of the song “7989” with f(x) member Sulli, while the singer and the rest of the SM artists celebrated his 15th anniversary in the music industry with a cake and special video featuring his past activities.
“I was surprised because I didn’t know that they have planned this event. I want to thank my fellow labelmates and my fans who congratulated me that day,” Kangta was quoted as saying, adding that he will work harder in the future.
The four hour-long concert wrapped up with a group performance of all the artists singing to H.O.T’s song “Hope.”
SM’s world tour this year first kicked off in Seoul in late August and was followed by the second concert in Los Angeles at the Staples Center on September 4. They will continue on into Tokyo of Japan in January of next year for their final stop on the tour.