• CJ E&M invests $21 million into their upcoming K-pop project 'Boys24'

    January 7, 2016 @ 8:41 pm

    The company CJ E&M has just announced the launch of their jumbo-sized K-pop project 'Boys24'. They have invested 25 billion won (nearly $21 million U.S.) into this project, so it really is jumbo-sized to say the least.This will be a new K-pop performance project where 24 specially selected male trainees, after passing an audition and receiving training, will hold live performances for 365 days straight at their permanently established concert ven

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  • CJ E&M acquires Jay Park's label AOMG

    January 5, 2016 @ 6:54 pm

    It seems that Jay Park's label AOMG has struck a sweet deal with media conglomerate CJ E&M for the new year! Through a press release, CJ E&M revealed on January 6 that they have acquired AOMG. As you already know, Jay Park, along with Simon D are the co-CEOs of the trendy hip hop label AOMG, which houses talents such as GRAY, LOCO, ELO, DJ Pumpkin, DJ Wegun, Hoody, and Ugly Duck. CJ E&M's music sector president Ahn Seok

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  • SPICA renews contract with CJ E&M

    December 23, 2015 @ 7:27 pm

    CJ E&M has not only signed a contract with Eric Nam but also talented girl group SPICA!Chief Ahn Suk Joon of CJ E&M's music department stated, "We have signed a contract with SPICA as a girl group with possession of outstanding talents so that it's possible for them to even have individual activities.  We will do our best for SPICA to go beyond being national stars to global ones through CJ E&M's music infrastructure."In the mean

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  • Jung Joon Young in talks to re-sign with CJ E&M

    November 20, 2015 @ 4:38 am

    Jung Joon Young is said to be in talks to re-sign with his agency CJ E&M. A rep from the agency confirmed on November 20 that the rocker's contract with the agency has ended, adding "We'll continue to help prepare his year-end concert. We're currently in negotiations for his contract renewal." Jung Joon Young has been with CJ E&M since he gained fame on 'Superstar K4'. He's currently made a name for himself as a cast member on '1 Ni

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  • CJ E&M sued for $50 million over copyright infringement in the U.S.

    October 23, 2015 @ 7:24 pm

    We would know that there are tons of K-pop fans in the United States, and several ways to legally buy K-pop songs online through American sites. But apparently there are loopholes to buying these K-pop songs for much cheaper, or even getting them for free. That's the problem Korean music agency DFSB Kollective has with the Korean entertainment and media conglomerate CJ E&M and CJ E&M America.After obtaining California court documents, The Korea H

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  • Roy Kim renews his contract with CJ E&M

    October 7, 2015 @ 3:00 am

    Roy Kim has been renewed his contract with his current agency CJ E&M.The agency's representative told MyDaily, "Roy Kim has recently renewed his contract. Our relationship of trust is deep, and we easily renewed our contract and agreed to keep going together. As an artist, please give your attention to Roy Kim's activities." Roy Kim debuted under CJ E&M with 'Love Love Love' in June of 2013, and two tracks from the album, "Spring Spring Spring"

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  • Singer Lee Jung outraged after learning he may have been deceived by OnStyle's production staff

    July 17, 2015 @ 10:22 pm

    Singer Lee Jung is pretty darn furious after learning that he may have been deceived by the production crew of CJ E&M OnStyle's 'The Surfers'. Lee Jung voiced out recently through his SNS accounts, writing, "This is so absurd. After you recruit me for the program and even film my interview, you tell me that due to budget issues the program was scrapped. But now I see that all the other cast members with the exception of me are attending filming.

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  • SPICA's agency B2M Entertainment to possibly merge with CJ E&M

    June 26, 2015 @ 2:31 am

    Entertainment and media content companies CJ E&M and B2M Entertainment are in talks of a possible merger.Former reports had stated that the two companies had already decided on a merge, but B2M stated that it is only one of the options they're considering among the several types of business partnership options.The agency rep told HeraldPOP on June 26, "We are currently in talks with CJ E&M on various angles of an business alliance. We have not ye

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  • CJ E&M responds to rumors about B.A.P possibly signing a contract with them

    May 11, 2015 @ 10:34 pm

    The rumor on the streets is that B.A.P have met recently up with CJ E&M, raising interest about what this meeting could mean for the group's future.According to an exclusive by TV Report, insiders revealed that the members met with music department officials of CJ E&M, and that there were talks about signing a contract and future activities for the group.However when asked if they could confirm this, CJ E&M told media outlets, "It's t

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  • SG Wannabe signs with CJ E&M + to have a comeback in the first half of 2015

    January 18, 2015 @ 9:39 pm

    SG Wannabe has signed with CJ E&M!CJ E&M said, "The male vocal group SG Wannabe has signed with us. They will be releasing an album in the first half and heat up the music industry in 2015." The trio had been focusing on their solo activities and their army enlistment since their 7th album in 2011, but fans will finally be able to hear their soulful voices again! SG Wannabe said, "We first want to thank the fans who have been waiting for SG Wann

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