fromis_9 will now be managed by PLEDIS Entertainment.
In an announcement made today (16/08), the Korean entertainment agency revealed that they will now be managing fromis_9 following the reorganisation of the group's previous label, Off the Record Entertainment. fromis_9 now join the likes of SEVENTEEN and NU'EST as part of PLEDIS Entertainment.
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"We are extremely pleased to have the opportunity to be a part of fromis_9. We will spare no effort to ensure that fromis_9 can continue to thrive in all their diverse activities and achieve their next level of growth as artists," says PLEDIS Entertainment, in an official statement.
Read the company's full statement below.
Hello.This is PLEDIS Entertainment.We would like to announce that as of Monday, August 16, PLEDIS Entertainment will serve as the management company for the group fromis_9 (members LEE SAEROM, SONG HAYOUNG, JANG GYURI, PARK JIWON, ROH JISUN, LEE SEOYEON, LEE CHAEYOUNG, LEE NAGYUNG, and BAEK JIHEON).As part of the label reorganization of OFF THE RECORD ENTERTAINMENT, which had previously managed fromis_9, the company, artists and PLEDIS Entertainment engaged in a thorough discussion of the group’s future path and potential for further growth, and the decision was made to transfer the management of fromis_9 to PLEDIS Entertainment.fromis_9 will thus continue their activities as part of our company, which has been behind the production of the group’s music from their debut album to their latest creations.We are extremely pleased to have the opportunity to be a part of fromis_9. We will spare no effort to ensure that fromis_9 can continue to thrive in all their diverse activities and achieve their next level of growth as artists.We ask that you continue to keep your eyes on fromis_9 and show them your support as they begin the next stage of their adventure with PLEDIS Entertainment.Thank you.
According to several media outlets, PLEDIS Entertainment has confirmed that fromis_9's comeback is happening this September, which would include their first single under their new agency. The upcoming release follows their 2021 single album, 9 Way Ticket.
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fromis_9, which comprises Lee Saerom, Song Hayoung, Jang Gyuri, Park Jiwon, Roh Jisun, Lee Seoyeon, Lee Chaeyoung, Lee Nagyung, and Baek Jiheon, debuted in 2017 after coming together in the reality competition show, Idol School.
PLEDIS Entertainment comes as one of the subsidiary labels under HYBE Labels, alongside BIGHIT MUSIC, BELIFT LAB, KZ Entertainment, and Source Music.
Listen to fromis_9's latest release, 'WE GO' here.