• SBS, MBC, CJ E&M, JTBC to block people in South Korea from viewing their YouTube videos

    November 28, 2014 @ 1:48 pm

    It has been reported that broadcasting companies SBS, MBC, CJ E&M, and JTBC will be blocking people in South Korea from viewing most of their YouTube content.The reason, of course, has to do with money, although YouTube argues that it has been generous with ad revenue distribution ratio between YouTube and the broadcasting companies at 4.5:5.5 (45% to YouTube) (55% to Broadcasting Companies).  YouTube representatives have stated, "As we

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  • Baek Ji Young joins her mentee Yoo Sung Eun under CJ E&M's MUSICWORKS

    October 1, 2014 @ 1:06 am

    Singer Baek Ji Young has moved from WS Entertainment to CJ E&M's label MUSICWORKS. Baek Ji Young shared through her new agency rep, "It feels like I've become a rookie again. I want to return to my beginner's mindset and share creative music. I also plan to help train new, talented artists. I will discover artists of various genres and try different kinds of music."Baek Ji Young will also continue on her solo concert, '2014 Baek Ji Young Sho

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  • tvN new drama 'Valid Love' reveals talented cast lineup!

    September 17, 2014 @ 6:14 am

    Talented actors including Uhm Tae Woong, Lee Si Young, Lee Soo Hyuk, and Choi Yeo Jin are coming together to film for the new tvN drama 'Valid Love', which will be airing this November. On September 16, CJ E&M commented, "Uhm Tae Woong, Lee Si Young, Lee Soo Hyuk, and Choi Yeo Jin have been confirmed to be a part of the new Monday and Tuesday drama, 'Valid Love'." 'Valid Love' will narrate a scandalous love story between a bubbly but indecisive K

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  • Seo Taiji completes recording and in talks with CJ E&M for his upcoming 9th album

    August 19, 2014 @ 5:21 am

    It's been revealed that Seo Taiji has finally finished recording his 9th album and is currently in talks with CJ E&M, which is the likely distributor for the legendary singer's upcoming album! Seo Taiji's rep told OSEN on August 19, "It is true that [Seo Taiji and CJ E&M] are talking it over, but they have not signed a contract yet."A Seo Taiji Company rep also told TV Daily, "Seo Taiji recently completed recording his 9th album. The title track

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  • Davichi sign exclusive contract with CJ E&M

    July 17, 2014 @ 8:35 am

    Following their split with Core Contents Media, Davichi have signed an exclusive contract with CJ E&M. On July 17, the agency revealed that Davichi's Haeri and Kang Min Kyung have joined the label and are already discussing their future activities. The vocal powerhouse duo have released hit after hit since their debut in 2008, so fans are looking forward to what they'll bring under their new company.CJ E&M stated, "We plan

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  • Jang Bum Joon preparing to release a solo album under CJ E&M

    June 16, 2014 @ 10:03 pm

    After the earlier talks of Jang Bum Joon possibly leaving Busker Busker, it has now been revealed that he is planning to release a solo album under CJ E&M this year! A CJ E&M rep added, "His comeback period will be determined according to the speed of the album production so no one knows for sure when it will be exactly."Jang Bum Joon is currently preparing a solo album under CJ E&M, while Kim Hyung Tae

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  • CJ E&M steps into the Lee Seung Chul and Core Content Media dispute to admit calculation errors

    January 15, 2014 @ 12:36 pm

    It was revealed earlier today that Core Contents Media (CCM) was suing singer Lee Seung Chul for illegal use and distribution of his OSTs without the consent of CCM.  The singer fired back by suing CCM for defamation.  Finally, music distributor CJ E&M, which is the parent company of CCM, released their official position on this complicated situation.A rep from CJ E&M told Star News on January 15, "It is true that there were err

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  • Busker Busker's Brad and his reps speak up regarding the controversial interview

    October 3, 2013 @ 3:05 am

    With the media buzzing about Busker Busker's Brad's controversial interview regarding his experience with 'Superstar K' and CJ E&M, his reps as well as Brad himself have recently spoken up.His agency reps spoke to the media, stating, "Brad is currently shocked about the interview controversy as he was in the midst of preparing for a performance... Like it says in the interview, there were misunderstandings back then. However, his close acquaintan

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  • Busker Busker's Brad reveals the dirt on 'Superstar K' and CJ E&M + both respond

    October 3, 2013 @ 2:22 am

    Busker Busker have found themselves headlining Korean media not for their music this time, but with the controversial points brought up by member Brad regarding his experience with 'Superstar K' and entertainment company CJ E&M. During an interview with music site 'NOISEY', Brad opened up about his experience transitioning from an English teacher to the star drummer of the biggest band in the Korean music scene lately.He brought up quite

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  • Acoustic Rain issues an official statement regarding the plagiarism controversy with Roy Kim

    August 1, 2013 @ 1:52 am

    After keeping relatively quiet about the situation, Acoustic Rain has issued an official statement regarding the plagiarism controversy surrounding Roy Kim's "Spring Spring Spring" and Acoustic Rain's "Love Is Canon".To recap, some netizens noticed that Roy Kim's song sounded very much like Acoustic Rain's song and the issue eventually blew up. Roy Kim denied the accusations and his agency CJ E&M stepped up to try to clarify th

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