NewsMusic Newsfromis_9 to make comeback under Pledis Entertainment in September
“This is their first comeback with Pledis Entertainment, so we’re paying special attention to them,” said the agency
South Korean girl group fromis_9 are set to return next month, marking their first comeback under Pledis Entertainment.
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News of the fromis_9 comeback were first reported by Korean news outlet SPOTV News, who claimed that the group would release a new single on September 1.
A Pledis Entertainment representative later confirmed the report in a separate statement to Sports Kyunghang, stating that the girl group are currently “working with a goal of making a comeback in early September”, per translations by Soompi.
fromis_9’s comeback announcement came after Pledis had confirmed yesterday (August 16) that it will now manage the girl group. In a statement, the company said that the transfer of the management was due to a “reorganisation” of the group’s previous label, Off The Record Entertainment.
“We are extremely pleased to have the opportunity to be a part of fromis_9,” Pledis write. “We will spare no effort to ensure that fromis_9 can continue to thrive in all their diverse activities and achieve their next level of growth as artists.”
The nine-member group’s upcoming return will be their first in four months, with their last release being the single-album ‘9-Way Ticket’ in May this year. The project featured lead single ‘We Go’ as well as two other tracks, ‘Airplane Mode’ and ‘Promise’.
fromis_9 was formed and debuted in 2017 through the Mnet reality TV programme Idol School. Comprised of members Lee Na-kyung, Baek Ji-heon, Lee Chae-young, Park Ji-won, Jang Gyu-ri, Song Ha-young, Lee Sae-rom, Roh Ji-sun and Lee Seo-yeon, the group were previously under the wing of Stone Music Entertainment, before moving over to Off The Record after the company’s launch in 2018.