After KAKAO withdrew from the acquisition battle of SM Entertainment, CJ ENM and HYBE stand as the two strongest candidates that will most likely become the new owner of one of the largest entertainment agencies. However, according to a Korean media outlet, CJ holds the biggest chance of winning the battle – and here's why. #KAKAO #CJENM #HYBE #SMEntertainment
PlayM Entertainment (home to Apink) and Cre.Ker (THE BOYZ agency) will now merge as one to launch a new integrated label! What will happen to this new setup? Read the article for more details! #THEBOYZ #Apink #PlayM #Creker #KAKAO
Amid the competition of HYBE, Kakao, and CJ to win over SM Entertainment's acquisition, Lee Soo Man trended in Korea, along with the increase of its related stocks. In line with this, a Korean media outlet then examined the reasons why these large companies are interested in SM. #SMEntertainment #HYBE #CJ #Kakao #EXO #aespa
Recently, CJ Group joined as the "dark horse" against Kakao and HYBE to acquire SM Entertainment's stake. Due to this, it is expected that the acquisition cost will rise to 4 trillion won as well – adding to the intense takeover battle. #SMEntertainment #HYBE #KAKAO #CJ #CJENM #LeeSooMan
Kakao Entertainment and Melon Company will be merging in the second half of the year. #Kakao #KakaoEntertainment #MelOn #MelOnCompany
Kakao Entertainment and Naver are competing against each other to get one of the "Big 4" company's shares.
A new boy group called Just B will be debuting this summer under Bluedot Entertainment, a new sub-label of Kakao M.
Listen up, K-pop fans! Your favorite songs and albums will be available for streaming on Spotify globally once again!
WJSN's lead vocalist Dayoung shared a Christmas performance with her cover version of Ariana Grande's "Santa Tell Me," in a video uploaded on the Starship TV YouTube channel.
Korean music companies are looking to other industries for new revenue.
Kakao will acquire a majority share in Loen Entertainment-run MelOn Music.
The Korean idol group EXO will appear as emoticons for a Kakao mobile game.