CNBLUE's Agency, FNC, Publicly Apologizes 'No Excuses, It Was A Mistake'
By Staff Writer | February 16, 2013 06:55 PM EST
Erratum: This article is now completely revised due to concerns initially of information not reflecting or representing facts in original article. KpopStarz deeply apologizes for negligence in reporting, and reiterate our commitment to delivering news stories based on facts. Thank you for keeping watch and providing needed critique.
Like Us on Facebook
REVISED ARTICLE BELOW:
Yesterday, CNBLUE's agency FNC Entertaiment posted on their website, "We apologize for the heated issue regarding CNBLUE recently. We had not been aware of such a thing happening under the chaotic atmosphere of live airing, and we accept that it was the agency's fault for sending CNBLUE on stage without verifying audio files due to the urgent nature of live airing"
They continued, "It was also unfortunate that we had not thought ahead for the possibility of a DVD publication. We were not fully informed of the commercial situation, and we didn't participate in the DVD production. Nonetheless, we sincerely apologize to Crying Nut for causing them trouble in this matter"
CNBLUE performed the disputed song in the 2010 Mnet "M! Countdown" with the song 'Deadly Offside' playing in the background. Crying Nut recently sued CNBLUE for using their song. Crying Nut also sued MNET but the media company has already taken accountability and has settled with Drug Records (Crying Nut's agency). Hence, the indie group's agency has taken FNC and CNBLUE to court, wanting them to also be accountable for the alleged copyright infringement.
Photo Credit: FNC Entertainment
© 2014 KpopStarz. All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without permission.
Latest Photo Gallery
Breaking News 09.30.14 | 06:47AM EDT
One of K-Pop's longest-running acts with no changes to its line-up won't be able to boast that distinction for much longer after Jessica and SM Entertainment announced the singer will soon be leaving the group.
Remarkable Event 09.29.14 | 06:38AM EDT
Social media has always been a driving force to connect international K-Pop fans and Dream Festival attendees are uploading highlights from this year's Festival to share with others around the world.
Buzz 09.29.14 | 12:19AM EDT
As B1A4 prepares to tour the US, fans should also prepare to see them live by listening to and familiarizing themselves with the group's best songs
Kollaboration NY winner Sung Lee will compete in the Kollaboration Star finals, this November and sits down with KpopStarz to talk about his musical journey