Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

News

Lee Hi leaves YG Entertainment after exclusive contract expires

She decided to part ways with YG after almost 8 years.

K-Pop singer Lee Hi (real name Lee Ha-yi) is leaving YG Entertainment after almost 8 years, the label said thru an official statement released today, December 31.

According to YG Entertainment, the singer didn’t renew her exclusive contract with the label, and after lengthy discussion between two parties, they’ve decided to support each other’s decision and future.

Lee Hi began her career with YG after she won as a runner-up in SBS’s K-Pop Star Season 1 in 2011, debuting with the label in 2012, and was touted to be the next generation female vocalist representative with her distinctive tone and singing ability.

Here’s YG Entertainment’s official statement (rough translation):

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

Hello. This is YG Entertainment.

After long and careful discussions with Lee Hi, whose contract is about to expire, we decided to support each other’s future.

After winning the runner-up in SBS ‘K-Pop Star Season 1’ in 2011, Lee Yi made an exclusive contract with YG Entertainment and debuted in 2012, and has grown to become the ‘next generation female vocalist representative’ with his distinctive tone and singing ability.

We would like to express our sincere gratitude to Lee Hi, who has built her own unique field as a YG artist for the past seven years, and will always support him with affection.

Thank you for your continued love and support.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

YG also asked fans to continue supporting her on her new start and further activities. -HallyuLife.com

Comments

You May Also Like

News

The two K-pop megastars are reportedly dating for a year already.

K-Pop

YG Entertainment’s newest boy band, TREASURE, will be releasing their very first studio album “The Treasure Effect”. Comprising of Hyunsuk, Jihoon, Yoshi, Junkyu, Mashiho,...

K-Pop

Lee Hi inks contract with Jay Park's agency AOMG ahead of her comeback.

K-Pop

Here is the list of K-pop artists coming this July!

Advertisement
Advertisement

Latest

K-Pop

You can now see more of them on Instagram!

K-Pop

The iconic K-pop girl group is set to make a full group comeback in August, just in time for their 15th debut anniversary, as...

Philippines

Along with Filipino acts BINI, BGYO & Lady Pipay, K-pop girl group Red Velvet will headline the concert set for celebration of people with...

Philippines

Offline K-pop concerts will be a thing once again in the Philippines starting this month!

K-Pop

K-pop boy band ONEUS will be holding a virtual concert on Jan 29 (Sat). It will be exclusively available on LIVENow.

K-Pop

From a cute boy-next-door in 'No More' to a mature, charismatic idol in 'Dessert.

K-Pop

The boys bring back their past tracks from their previous albums, too!

Follow us on Twitter!

Advertisement
naver-tv-logo Follow us on NAVER TV!