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Monday, June 30, 2014

MBC bans lip syncing on 'Music Core'


Article: [Exclusive] MBC "'Lip sync' idols who only open and close their mouths on stage will be kicked off stage"

Source:
Munhwa Ilbo via Naver

'Music Core' CP, "Singers who can't sing live on stage do not have what it takes to be a singer. We will be thoroughly checking each MR submitted by the agencies and make sure that singers who only open and close their mouths will be gone from the stage."

"Nowadays, 'listening' music has become the trend but there is still a discrepancy where those who sing live will continue to do so while those who don't still don't. Even if a group is centered around their performance, a singer should sing or rap live to satisfy the public."

1. [+1,569, -17] True, singers who don't sing live on stage might as well be goldfishes. What great news ^^

2. [+1,298, -20] Good decision.

3. [+1,258, -20] It's true, a singer who only dances is a dancer, not a singer.

4. [+1,359, -203] Bye bye EXO ^^

5. [+892, -42] Can't call a singer who doesn't sing live a singer... I wonder when Buzz is coming back, it's time to sweep the charts.

6. [+296, -45] I guess that means no more EXO. I was so shocked that they performed 2/3 of their own concert in lip sync... They have so many members too, they barely have to sing 30 seconds each.

7. [+256, -15] Red light for SM kekeke

8. [+264, -43] EXO's screwed...

9. [+259, -43] Won't be seeing EXO on Music Core anymore then

10. [+230, -14] I totally support this decision. I don't even get why they gave lip syncers a mic anyway. They're just a dance group, not singers.

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900 comments:

  1. Live reaction from S.M building: http://25.media.tumblr.com/85e85e6c888e6cd340ca6aca41ba596c/tumblr_mji9p05g6F1rcny7ko1_500.gif

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  2. Not a problem for JYPE artists n_n


    But really though, this is gonna expose a lot of kpop groups... :O

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  3. Ride Ride Pony Tonight~June 30, 2014 at 11:39 PM

    *satisfied*

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  4. Ride Ride Pony Tonight~June 30, 2014 at 11:40 PM

    So true lol

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  5. Good move mbc. Smart. i'm liking this very much hurhurhur//

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  6. 4. [+1,359, -203] Bye bye EXO ^^



    lol

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  7. man, our ears, damn MBC think of the viewers!!

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  8. let's be real exo was the first to pop into everyone's mind tbh

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  9. Chen can sing the whole song and the rest of exo can be his backup dancers

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  10. Prays for all groups. My faves. your faves. All of the faves.

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  11. "Lip sync is also a genre"
    Not to Music Core. #PrayForEXO

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  12. This should be done from the start tbh...

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  13. SM should give lighter choreo. Also I haven't seen EXO lip sync since their debut. Then again I only watch Mu Core and M! Countdown.

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  14. SM come back stage will be no more lipsync ????

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  15. 7. [+256, -15] Red light for SM kekeke
    get that promo fx

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  16. no need to pray for mine, they already do fine without MR

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  17. [+1,258, -20] It's true, a singer who only dances is a dancer, not a singer.

    yup. I'm happy I'm a Shawol

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  18. [+1,359, -203] Bye bye EXO ^^

    I knew this comment was coming lmao

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  19. I'm so damn happy I stan the right groups. 100% & Infinite <3

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  20. [+256, -15] Red light for SM kekeke



    isnt SM have group who can sing, is it?

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  21. Dude, come on, go watch some MR removed from TVXQ, SJ and Soshi

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  22. It's about damn time

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  23. very true. I was surprised to see one od 2pms performances with mr removed

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  24. It actually seems like over the past 2 or 3 years SM artists have been doing their best to sing live. SNSD, TVXQ, SM The Ballad, SHINee, etc.

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  25. JYP will kick their idol by him self if their idol lipsync without good reason

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  26. The exception: SHINee and TVXQ

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  27. im exo fan but if the kids have time to date then maybe they should practice singing more... it pissed me off when they lisynced the whole overdose promotion =___=

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  28. Mercury & PerfectionJune 30, 2014 at 11:42 PM

    Hahahaha my favs never lipsync anyways

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  29. TVXQ and SHINee do really well singing live.

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  30. how active are they tho... exo is the future of sm

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  31. Sucks for SM. They've always taken the easy way out. They have some very capable singers on the roster, but tend to go down the lip-syncing path for some reason.

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  32. Lol at you 'lighter choreo'. Why? Aren't they good enough how to show why they have been trained all these years? xD

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  33. yeah basically everyone sans exo lbr

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  34. Love those two. Glad they won't be affected

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  35. Mercury & PerfectionJune 30, 2014 at 11:43 PM

    My favs are fine no need to pray

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  36. Didn't they lip sync the majority of their concert tho?

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  37. Maybe they'll finally start improving.

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  38. The question is does back track counted xD

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  39. the only time I've remembered JYPE idols ever lipsyncing was when they were really REALLY sick. ((example Sunye for comeback week of Like This.. she looked awful I felt bad for her))

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  40. I just wish SM would let their acts sing live more since there is no question that they are all very much capable of it. SNSD still get the flack for lacking in vocals when the group has 5 capable singers in the group who carry themselves well in live performances.

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  41. Lee Soo Man: "Lip sync is a genre" LMAO

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  42. Sooman is going to send a petition saying that lip sync is a genre lmao

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  43. http://eatingforbalance.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/wiaw-feel-time.gif

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  44. Only EXO will be affected by this tbh. Everyone else in SM sings live most of the time~

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  45. great. at least it'll make exo work harder on their skill on singing live. It's not like they can't sing at all. Knetz are exaggerating af with 'farewell' things.

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  46. I hope they start paying more attention to them now.

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  47. i thought so too...but the way knetzs said was like all of them

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  48. 7. [+256, -15] Red light for SM kekeke

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  49. 4. [+1,359, -203] Bye bye EXO ^^

    6. [+296, -45] I guess that means no more EXO. I was so shocked that they performed 2/3 of their own concert in lip sync... They have so many members too, they barely have to sing 30 seconds each.

    8. [+264, -43] EXO's screwed...

    9. [+259, -43] Won't be seeing EXO on Music Core anymore then

    the hate is way too strong

    http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-EBd7287jDtM/URAIQnWo2NI/AAAAAAAAJPE/beSszRgeI2c/s1600/zombieland.gif

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  50. Good! Oh, and bands should be allowed to play their own instruments live too!

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  51. nah my faves can't even lip-sync properly

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  52. My favs rocks it and can do falsetto live xD

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  53. I wish all shows did this. And had in house bands so that artists sing live to live instrumentals. Nothing beats that type of sound, tbh.

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  54. a lot of groups have hard choreo and don't lipsync

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  55. SM artists (barely exo tho) are trying nowadays and that's a good start.

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  56. Yeah, but if you think of the ones that don't get many lines their lungs are a lot weaker. It probably wont be long before they're a panting mess on the ground.

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  57. and a push to be decent singers

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  58. But Chen can't rap. Guess they're gonna put some odd dubstep dance break to fill in rap parts.

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  59. Yeah and it sucks for SM group stans who know they can sing, and would absolutely love to hear them sing live, but get lip syncing instead. I like this rule.

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  60. Im so glad BEAST sang better at live with those choreo.

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  61. When they debuted I did. A lot.

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  62. No need for mine too. They hate it XD

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  63. I swear that i can almost hear it thousand miles away.

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  64. I think in sm only exo lip-sync though..

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  65. SNSD? SNSD only lip synced their first 3 comeback stages the rest were live. They sang their b-side tracks live. And they don't get flack for lacking vocals.. where have you heard that

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  66. you mean they weren't already doing that??????????????


    jokes and massive shade aside, truly I hope exo fucking steps up their game.


    We know they can dance, it's time 2 do the job and /SING/

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  67. lmao it's not sm in general, it's just exo who's in deep shit. i agree though, they have to actually sing for them to be called singers and exo has fucking 12 members. is it that hard to sing live?

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  68. SM in general actually

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  69. nah my favs are good~

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  70. Except the one who is (openly) dating can sing live... Lol he just needs to be more stable though.

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  71. Lee Soo Man: "Lypsinc is a genre."

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  72. What will happen to snsd?? Haha

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  73. that's gonna be Chen's dancing machine breakthrough, clearly.


    Chensing machine, let out the mother fucking beast

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  74. ppl mention sm but it actually impacts the nugu groups more. anyways im glad with mbc's decision

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  75. finally xD now what's left is to allow band play live :3

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  76. A Pink lip-syncs?

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  77. This is going to be so great. SHINee will be fine.

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  78. Good maybe this will light a fire under SM's ass and get them to stop with the lip syncing.

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  79. MR are shit and don't mean anything :3 http://kpopalypse.wordpress.com/2013/09/17/her-talents-are-huge-why-mr-videos-are-all-bullshit/

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  80. Goodbye EXO
    Goodbye SNSD
    Goodbye F(x)

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  81. YESSS! I'VE BEEN WAITING FOR THIS!

    Well, Music Bank is supposed to be live too but somehow EXO always gets away with it....

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  82. most of snsd sings live, at least for the singing line

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  83. Dal Shabet, and AOA were the first to pop into my mind.

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  84. Man, I don't even care. EXO, I want you to be on all music shows and I know you guys are talented at singing, so SM just LET THEM, GODDAMNIT, WHY YOU GOTTA BE LIKE THIS.

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  85. TVXQ, SHINee.... not really

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  86. I never understood why EXO-K never sings live on music shows, but EXO-M can pull it off effortlessly & still dance their asses off on China's music show.
    Where is the logic SM!?

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  87. Nothing. They sing live quite well. It's not like they never sing live, lol.

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  88. They're vocals are very much underrated when they are actually one of the K-pop girl groups with the best ones. I'm aware that they sing live for the majority of promos, but I just wish to get rid of lipsynching altogether.

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  89. Actually, every SM artist since 2012 pops into my head.

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  90. SNSD? You obviously don't know shit.

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  91. Chen, D.O, Baekhyun can sing.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wwucfbKSwac

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  92. SJ are used to lip-syncing though...but it has been almost 2 years so we can't say. Definitely TVXQ and SHINee though! They are awesome live!

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  93. Ohh SM what did you do to pissed MBC off

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  94. Apink was the first for me too

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  95. In general? you forgot SHINee and TVXQ ...

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  96. a pink lip syncs most of their performances (they even lip synced sketchbook :3) and only eunji can really sing, and bomi/namjoo are average

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  97. As an EXO fan I'm seriously ecstatic. I KNOW they can sing live, I just don't know why SM holds them back so much. This'll force SM into concentrating on their live singing vocals (not just Chen's - the rest need to improve).

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  98. pretty damn active?

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  99. They are all capable of singing live, I still remember the exo m mama performances that were live! It's just that sm never gives them the chance!

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  100. f(x) sings live though....

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  101. nothing? they might lipsync sometimes but they still can and do sing live....

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  102. Chanyeol can rap, Baek can sing, D.O too, even Luhan and Lay so...

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  103. He can beatbox, so just let him do that.

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  104. are you kidding?? all the other artists sing live

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  105. f(x)? sorry but yeah you don't know shit.

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  106. Come on guys...you know it`s SM`s decision to lip sync EXO. Bcs if SM would say to EXO to sing live they`ll sing. All things are doing by saying SM.

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  107. TVXQ, Shinee are among of the best in live singing. Red light? What red light?

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  108. SM buiding at the moment :

    http://25.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m5leumrQt21ruk30po1_500.jpg

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  109. f(x)? seriously..they always sing lives..

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  110. Papa Don't PreachJune 30, 2014 at 11:50 PM

    Here comes trouble!

    http://25.media.tumblr.com/e4c0c207d984eec6ff2e14acbb889c8e/tumblr_mfxu14CyLS1re4zg9o1_500.gif

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  111. Welp, guess we won't be seeing exo on music core anymore....

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  112. Bye exo? .i.dun think so.. ..they can sing live.. ..juz sm didnt let them. ..same thing happen to older sm idol when early debut era.. ..

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  113. They barely pull through though. Eunji and Bomi usually do great, but I have to admit Naeun....

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  114. Tbh all music shows should do this. Way to go MBC!!

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  115. theyre really bad live, but at least they sing live tbh

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  116. The thing is, for a lot of performances that people claim as 100% lipsynced, when you're a fan, you can actually hear the differences from the legit song and them live singing, but the playback just overpowers everything and it's annoying.

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  117. Hm, most likely they'll still put backtrack

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  118. Yea this is like the biggest joke ever. it's just noise marketing or something because there is no way 70% of idols could perform then. Or someone is going to be seeing behind them. Or they will just find a better way to hide it

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  119. almost all idol groups pop in my head tbh

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  120. Betrer than sehun~~ http://youtu.be/U4ixakP3Hv4

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  121. http://i1225.photobucket.com/albums/ee381/randomuser6/notmyfandomnotmyproblem.gif

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  122. TVXQ have lip synced a lot, especially during their first comeback as a duo.

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  123. Not all the time that is my damn point

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  124. lol as much as i love them this was my initial reaction
    4. [+1,359, -203] Bye bye EXO ^^

    http://38.media.tumblr.com/25704e1d92ffacc9895740dbd0ceea94/tumblr_n0a4r3vGZn1re987ho1_500.gif

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  125. lol i hope they actually do sing. whispering and saying a few words here and there is not classified as singing.

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  126. ..... sohee.... (when she was a part of it)

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  127. How about bands? Are they gonna let them play their instruments live now too? >.<

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  128. Ikr, thank God we stan the right group XD

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  129. yeah? snsd is constantly doing stuff and SJ has members in the military and are still holding concerts and putting out stuff. TVXQ are legends.


    exo has barely started doing individual activities.

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  130. No, that's MR, and Music core specifically stated that they won't allow any sort of vocal support.

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  131. I don't understand why you're just calling out SNSD like they're an easy group to pick on...

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  132. snsd usually sing live and do f(x) even lipsync at all...????

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  133. I've seen A lot of Nugu groups sing better live then some of the most popular bands. U-kiss, BTL, and so on. Deff BTL they sing better live then i ever though Nugu groups can do.

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  134. But I think that's only in their comeback week, and it's not like they can't sing live, right?

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  135. that's hard because music shows are live and it takes time to set up the instruments. either they can start off the show with live band or they have to prerecord all their performances

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  136. my faves are safe~ thank goodness

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  137. I didn't forget, they lip sync too. Not all the performances but they still do it

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  138. Finally, I think all music shows should do this. I mean, why become an Idol if your just going to lip sync.

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  139. No, they are the present. The future of SM are SM Rookies.

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  140. They do sing live. They just sound bad OTL
    As a fan, I acknowledge that only the vocal-line is competent. And Chorong on her miracle days.

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  141. You won the internet today. XD

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  142. True! Not all are lipsynced, majority of the growl and wolf performances were live! Only for overdose, I feel like they pushed the whole lipsync thing with that ridiculous choreo. Even as rappers, tao and chanyeol can sing, so I have hard time believing they can't hold themselves up in a live especially when I have seen them do it so many times even in the mama era.

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  143. wee-oh-wee-oh-wee abort the fucking mission

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  144. Yuri is the worse singer in the group, I really don't understand why people pick on Yoong instead of her.

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  145. Because exo-m has much more stable vocals than exo-k. more like Chen >>>>>>>>>>>>> rest of exo. Let's be honest.

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  146. No. -_-
    They does live.
    Plus Sketchbook only allows live performance.
    I think you misunderstood lipsync and ar.
    In ar some part has voice like chorus part but others are all live.

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  147. ironic how the one who's dating is the best singer in EXO-K

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  148. "LOL, No probs. Bring it on" says B.A.P members

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  149. I think BoA too and the rest of soloists of course.

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  150. Got7 isn't exactly the best at live either

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  151. Well BTOB does fine so I shall not be worried :p

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  152. Ears will bleed

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  153. SJ is even working on their 7th album! Donghae keeps hinting at it on Instagram.

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  154. go watch some mr removed :D

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  155. Really? That many people think A Pink lip-syncs?

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  156. Finally! I've never hear Overdose live

    http://media.tumblr.com/d3a7f22dd459d035466256d48df4ef49/tumblr_inline_mwfdioh1x11s7pivo.gif

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  157. and SNSD. They're good live.

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  158. http://i.minus.com/iFwzqY9mMHng1.gif ...

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  159. Hope they really go through with this, not just media play.

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  160. I know eh...happy dance..lol

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  161. EXO ㅋㅋ

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  162. IntenseFeelings_UglySobbingJune 30, 2014 at 11:54 PM

    How many companies are freaking out right now? That'd be a fun game.

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  163. I've heard a few Overdose performances and I've heard their actual voices, and even once I heard Baek hit his high note a tad off so it was weird the whole way through, but once again, the playback was just really loud. Same for many of their stages. And if you're not a fan, or just someone who hasn't heard the song A LOT of times, you just aren't going to notice those subtle differences. And it's annoying because you know they're talented, in at least carrying notes, minus Sehun or even Kai at times (Sehun did well in Overdose, though) and SM just doesn't let it happen and look at all the shit they are getting now...

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  164. I never said all JYPE artists were the best at live singing.. I'm just saying it won't be a shock for them or anything new XD

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  165. Depending on how far that future is though. EXO has many maaaany more years to come so... they will be a huge part of SM's future.

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  166. my fave never go to music core anyway ~

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  167. Tiffany cant fake her high notes with a recorded track anymore. The rest will be fine.

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  168. AnnieCeci SalazarJune 30, 2014 at 11:55 PM

    My faves are safe <3 So proud to be a Shawol :D

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  169. not really, all they need to do is prepare settings before (practice before live) and then just put instruments on stage, that's not really that hard

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  170. YAHOOOOOOOO,now SM idols can finally show their power! Can never understand why SM want their idols to lipsync on their comeback week!

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  171. Ehhh, I'd like to say Baekhyun & D.O can hold their own pretty well too, why else would SM through them out there to sing MID if they didn't have confidence in them?? BUT yeah it's mostly BaekSooChen (maybe a little Luhan here and there tbh)

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  172. snsd does sometimes but they still sing live lmao

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  173. Umm both SNSD & f(x) sing live

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  174. Good news then. I mean singers job is to sing xD

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  175. While I do agree that it should be a requirement to be able to sing live as singers, it is rather difficult to sing AND dance at the same time. So, in a sense, yes it is THAT hard to sing live.

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  176. i'm sure all artists do it at some point, it's just that shinee & tvxq usually don't, and are known for their live singing

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  177. but everytime they do they're so bad except eunji

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  178. Only TVXQ is the only one who can go well without the lipsync, SUJU, I think almost all of their last performances have been lipsynced, the same goes to SNSD when they have to "sing" while dancing.

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  179. OOP SM https://38.media.tumblr.com/9cab2fcedc06a399d622c1ae3a3a1f48/tumblr_msowd6XnCj1sz9vd0o1_500.gif

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  180. JYP & YG artists are fine with it

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  181. BEAST will be just fine <3

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  182. Kevin Li's FanqinJune 30, 2014 at 11:57 PM

    My faves have one of the best vocalist among all, so I'm not worry. My faves can sing the whole song alone too. Wait, my faves did a solo too. :')

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  183. sooman isn't the ceo youngmin is

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  184. Which sucks because the only time I got to see AOA play live was when they went to Singapore..and that was a fan cam.

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  185. SNSD?? NICE TRY.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O9YFncRmZdM

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  186. they haven't banned the backdrop meaning that now they're going to sing live but with heavy backdrops to cheat their way out. They cant ban backdrops.

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  187. Apink doesn't sing live because they sound bad. As a fan i know that... Lol which is upsetting because most of the time Eunji sounds good

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