• Pledis Entertainment confirms Seventeen is preparing for debut; unsure about date and members

    February 11, 2015 @ 12:07 pm

    A report recently came out that Pledis Entertainment might finally be launching their large boy group, Seventeen, in April!However, the agency stepped up on February 11 to say, "The debut is not confirmed for April.  We are in the preparation stages.  We have not even confirmed yet the number of members for the debut.  Among the seventeen we were originally thinking of, there are a few who are not yet ready, so we have shrunk [the number].  We ar

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  • Pledis Entertainment relay their hopes and well wishes for Kahi as her contract comes to an end

    January 30, 2015 @ 4:07 pm

    Previously, Kahi and Pledis Entertainment revealed that her contract with the agency was coming to a close and she would be departing on amiable terms.  Now, as her contract ends, Pledis Entertainment stepped up once again to say their thoughtful farewell.The agency said, "This week, Kahi's 10-year exclusive contract with Pledis will end.  Kahi, who is an artist under the head office, has come to say a beautiful farewell to Pledis Entertainment,

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  • Kahi announces her departure from Pledis Entertainment

    January 19, 2015 @ 10:51 am

    Former After School member and now solo artist Kahi will be departing from her agency, Pledis Entertainment!On January 19, a rep from Pledis told The Fact, "Kahi's contract recently expired, and she has left the agency.  There was no disharmony.  It ended on good terms.  We think Kahi revealed her stance on Twitter well.  We do not know what activities Kahi will pursue in the future at this moment, but we hope it goes well."She wrote via Twitter,

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  • Jooyeon officially graduates from After School, to leave Pledis, + writes a letter to fans

    December 31, 2014 @ 12:03 pm

    On December 31, Pledis Entertainment announced that Jooyeon would be officially leaving the agency and graduating from After School.Despite denying that Jooyeon would be leaving the agency or the group back on December 21, Pledis Entertainment informed fans that following the end of her contract, Jooyeon would be taking steps to graduate the girl group after all. Jooyeon additionally wrote a letter to explain herself to fans. She wrote

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  • Han Dong Geun releases MV for his second single 'Unread'

    December 8, 2014 @ 11:02 pm

    'Birth of a Great Star 3' winner and Pledis Entertainment artist, Han Dong Geun, has released the MV for his second single "Unread"! "Unread" is composed and written by "Some" composer XEPY, and asks a lover to read one's heart after a breakup. In other news, the singer will also hold a mini-fanmeeting on the 14th, but prepare for that by checking out the song through the video above!

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  • NU'EST's Baekho to temporarily halt his activities due to vocal cord polyps

    November 12, 2014 @ 2:10 am

    NU'EST's Baekho has temporarily put a halt on his activities as he awaits surgery to remove vocal cord polyps. Their agency Pledis Entertainment revealed, "[Baekho] was diagnosed earlier this year and because of his strong determination to stand on stage he had been carrying on activities. However, his condition was being observed and the doctor recently advised that it would be dangerous for him to carry out his schedule."It's said that Baekho

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  • After School's UEE to host the '2014 Supermodel Contest'

    October 10, 2014 @ 6:20 am

    After School's UEE has been appointed the MC of the '2014 Supermodel Contest'! She shared through her agency Pledis Entertainment, "It is an honor for me to be the host of this meaningful and big event... Although I'm worried that I might make a mistake since it is a live broadcast, as it's a celebratory event, I will enjoy it and do my best while hosting." Fans might remember that UEE has previous experience hosting MBC's 'Music Bank'

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  • [OP-ED] Why are Ara and Yoonjo leaving Hello Venus? Speculations galore

    August 2, 2014 @ 6:17 pm

    In 2012, Hello Venus debuted with a fresh, bubbly sound and cutesy charm. Although their name had people snerking at first, with the release of "Venus" they proved to have potential in the K-Pop market. With Ara's lullaby voice, Nara's model-like visuals, Yoonjo's baby face, Yooyoung's aw-inducing aegyo, Alice's cottoncandy vocals, and Lime's mindblowing 3-in-1 talent as the group's main rapper, dancer, AND vocalist, the six girls made for a nice

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  • Ara and Yoonjo to leave Hello Venus

    July 31, 2014 @ 2:34 am

    Unfortunate news has come for fans of Hello Venus as word has come that Ara and Yoonjo will be leaving the group as the members all return to their original agencies.Tricell Media, whom the girls had been formed under as a joint project between Pledis Entertainment and Fantagio, have announced that the members will be returning to their respective agencies. Thus, the four members under Fantagio will go on as Hello Venus, while the other two who a

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  • Pledis and Brand New Music hold a cover contest of 'Midsummer Night's Sweetness' - vote for your favorite!

    July 27, 2014 @ 2:00 pm

    Pledis Entertainment and Brand New Music is holding a remix competition of San E and Raina's 'Midsummer Night's Sweetness' featuring their artists, and you can decide the winner!Pledis is trotting out Hello Venus' Ara and soon-to-debut Seventeen, while Brand New Music has placed their faith in As One and Champagne & Candle.Listen to the two competing remixes below: After you're done listening, you can place your vote here!Voting cl

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