Pledis Entertainment: South Korean ENT

Pledis Entertainment: South Korean ENT


Pledis Entertainment


Pledis Entertainment is a South Korean entertainment company. This organization is a subsidiary of Pledis Songwun Media, a company that produces and distributes pop-themed music and variety programming. Pledis has a number of subsidiaries within the company, the largest of which is, possibly, Pledis Records.

Pledis Entertainment (플레디스 엔터테인먼트) is a South Korean record label and entertainment agency. Founded in 2007, their current artists include NU'EST, SEVENTEEN, and fromis_9. (Source: kpop.fandom.com)


In Busan, Korea, a hip-hop music school was established in the 1980s. In 1993, the school relocated to a space in Jung-gu, Busan. In 1996, Busan Ilhwa High School transferred from Daejeon to the respective school in Busan, which was then renamed Pledis Entertainment. The school has grown to grow into a multifaceted company with a budget of more than 2 billion won in 2011.

Pledis Entertainment


Pledis Entertainment is a Korea-based multinational music company that has a popular music label in Korea. In addition to their music, they have a variety of teams, including the Japanese Nation Super Junior. Also, the Japanese Nation B1A4, and the Japanese Nation PRISTIN.

Both S.Coups and Vernon initially trained to be vocalists, but they later switched to rapping instead. Today, S.Coups, Vernon, and Mingyu are a part of SEVENTEEN’s talented hip-hop unit. Jeonghan is a singer in the group’s vocal unit. Jun, who was already interested in K-pop and did some acting, decided to train with Pledis and become a part of SEVENTEEN’s performance unit. (Source: www.cheatsheet.com)


Seventeen’s first single, "Don't Wanna Cry," was released on October 21, 2012. The song first placed first on the Gaon Music Chart, later becoming first on the Billboard K-Pop Hot 100.

“I am thrilled to be joining forces with Big Hit, a company that’s spearheading the Korean entertainment industry,”. Said PLEDIS Entertainment CEO Han Sung Soo in a statement. “This will mark an opportunity for growth for both the label’s artists and entire staff members. We will do our best to give back the ardent love fans have shown us with quality content and greater success for the artists.” (Source: www.billboard.com)


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