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aespa’s Talent Fee for University Music Festival Performance Sparks Mixed Reviews

The talent fee for aespa to perform at university music festivals is drawing mixed reviews. Keep on reading for all the details.

aespa’s Talent Fee for University Music Festival Performance Draws Divided Response

In recent days, the performance of aespa at two university music festivals – Hanyang University and Korea University – has been a hot topic on community forums. However, instead of being applauded for their attractive performance, aespa was slammed for lip-syncing and looking superficial.

aespa’s Talent Fee for University Music Festival Performance Sparks Mixed Reviews

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aespa’s Talent Fee for University Music Festival Performance Sparks Mixed Reviews

Internet users soon discovered that aespa’s talent fee to perform at these university music festivals is extremely high. According to an internet user on Nate Pann, aespa requires a 50 million KRW talent fee to perform at these events.

Meanwhile, Red Velvet and AKMU required 40 million KRW. Rappers Be’O and JUSTHIS require 30 million KRW. What is most surprising is PSY, a worldwide superstar only requires a 15 million KRW talent fee.

aespa’s Talent Fee for University Music Festival Performance Sparks Mixed Reviews

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aespa’s Talent Fee for University Music Festival Performance Sparks Mixed Reviews

Compared to the fame and influence of PSY and fellow labelmate Red Velvet, the fourth-generation girl group aespa has a remarkable larger talent fee.

With that, debates have sparked online on whether it is worth shelling out that much money to invite aespa. People believe the price is too high, especially since aespa did not sing live at these events, and some members were accused of “lazy” dancing.

aespa’s Talent Fee for University Music Festival Performance Sparks Mixed Reviews

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aespa’s Talent Fee for University Music Festival Performance Sparks Mixed Reviews

Comments concerning aespa’s high talent fee read:

“Wow, they get paid 50 million KRW and lip-sync. They must be very comfortable.”

“They are just a dance group at this point. Singers have to sing live.”

“aespa always lip-sync, so why spend so much money inviting them? I did not knowthese university events were like their dance practice stages.”

What do you think of the situation? Tell us in the comments below!

aespa Recent Activities

SM Entertainment announced on June 1 that aespa signed a global partnership with Warner Records. The fourth-generation girl group will be releasing the English song “Life’s Too Short” on June 24.

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On July 8, aespa will release their second mini-album, “Girls.”

On May 26, aespa performed at two university music festivals: Korea University and Hanyang University.

aespa performed at week two the 2022 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival on April 23. The SM Entertainment girl group performed their top singles, “Black Mamba,” “Next Level,” and “Savage.” Additionally, they performed an upcoming English song, “Life’s Too Short.”

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Written by Alexa Lewis

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