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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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  • Pledis Entertainment makes official apology to After School fan clubs

    May 28, 2014 @ 5:05 am

    Pledis Entertainment has made an official apology to After School's fans after major fan clubs complained about the members ignoring them at the 'Idol Futsal Championships' filmed on May 26 KST. The After School members participated in the cheerleading championship, and Pledis Entertainment asked fan clubs to create placards. According to reports, the members didn't greet the fan clubs when they entered nor did they stay for the ending filming.

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  • Han Dong Geun gets fans excited for his upcoming debut with his cover of 'Let It Go'

    February 11, 2014 @ 6:50 am

    'Birth of a Great Star 3' winner and Pledis Entertainment's new artist Han Dong Geun showcased his talent in his cover of "Let It Go"!Han Dong Geun sang the male version of the song, which has been dominating music charts and gave fans ear candy with his deep yet soft voice, making fans anticipate his debut even more.Han Dong Geun is currently preparing for his debut set for early this year.[Thanks to everyone who sent this in!]

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  • 'Birth of a Great Star 3' winner Han Dong Geun gets ready for debut release under Pledis Entertainment

    February 7, 2014 @ 11:51 pm

    'Birth of a Great Star 3' winner Han Dong Geun will finally make his debut with a single album early this year! He signed with Pledis Entertainment last year in May, and it seems like his debut will be coming up soon as an agency rep told Star News on the 8th, "Once the title track is decided, his debut date is set to be confirmed... [Han Dong Geun] will greet the public with a good single album.""Han Dong Geun is someone with a distinct voice c

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  • Pledis to launch 6-member team NU'EST-M for promotions in China

    November 7, 2013 @ 8:09 pm

    If you've been keeping up, you might have read the bit of info published a few days ago about Pledis Entertainment joining forces with Chinese entertainment company YUEHUA Entertainment to branch out into the Chinese music market. This left us wondering what kind of activities we can expect to see, and the first of them has been revealed today! Pledis will be launching a special unit formed to target the Chinese market, NU'EST-M!The two companies

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  • Pledis Entertainment to enter a joint venture with China's YUEHUA Entertainment

    November 5, 2013 @ 8:33 pm

    Pledis Entertainment has entered into a joint venture with China's YUEHUA Entertainment to try their hands at the Chinese market.YUEHUA Entertainment is the agency of various artists including Hangeng, Singaporean singer A Do, and more. YUEHUA Entertainment is also the one and only Chinese entertainment company that had established a branch in Korea.On November 11, Pledis and YUEHUA Entertainment will have a press interview on their collabor

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