AKMU renew contracts with YG Entertainment for another 5 years

Published 6 months ago

On January 26th, YG Entertainment shared noticed that AKMU (Lee Chanhyuk and Lee Suhyun) have renewed their contracts their 5 years, following the previous 7 years.

AKMU, a brother-sister duo who have been known for their music within the industry. AKMU were first noticed by the public eye after winning SBS' K-Pop Star season 2, later making their debut in 2014 under YG Entertainment .

Since their debut, AKMU have been able to ground themselves as top musicians in Korea, and have also been recognised for their artistry in composing. In the last 7 years of their careers, AKMU have released a number of successful hits and their works and participation in activities have also become noteworthy within the industry.

AKMU's renewal with YG Entertainment is symbolic as usually artists tend to either disband or move to a new label following their 7 year contracts. The renewal also shows signs that both ends of the parties have a lot of trust within each other.

AKMU's Lee Chanhyuk expressed his trust with YG Entertainment and stated that it is difficult to find a company that does what YG Entertainment does for AKMU and their artists. "YG Entertainment has supported AKMU and we haven't had any disagreement, even if small, for the last 7 years."

AKMU's Lee Suhyun stated that the thought of leaving YG Entertainment has never crossed their minds, unless the decision of retirement came to mind.

YG Entertainment note that although AKMU are still young artists, they act more mature than their age. Both executives and employees of YG Entertainment are touched by AKMU's decision to renew their contracts and YG will continue to support AKMU in their future and growth as artists.

AKMU who have been loved by the general public for their music, will continue their relationship with YG Entertainment and more music and activities are expected from AKMU in 2021.

YG Entertainment have also renewed their contracts recently with actor Kang Dongwon. YG Entertainment is hope to a number of actors and artists including AKMU, BIGBANG, BLACKPINK, SECHSKIES, WINNER, IKON, and TREASURE.