HYBE: News

12 Jun 2024


BTS goes all out to welcome Jin, organizes 'Jin-is-Back' bash

BTS's oldest member, Kim Seok-jin, aka Jin, was officially discharged from his mandatory military service on Wednesday.

09 Jun 2024


South Korea prepares for BTS Jin's homecoming from military

As the countdown to BTS member Jin's military discharge on Wednesday (June 12) nears its end, anticipation among fans is palpable.

07 Jun 2024


BTS's Jungkook drops new single 'Never Let Go'

BTS sensation Jungkook unveiled his latest single, Never Let Go, on Friday.

04 Jun 2024

Music Industry

NewJeans's album sales dip amidst ADOR-HYBE showdown

NewJeans, a popular girl group, has experienced a significant drop in album sales with their latest single How Sweet selling 46.3% less than their previous mini album Get Up.

03 Jun 2024


Jin's 'Free Hug' event draws continued criticism despite BigHit's apology

BigHit Music, the agency managing popular K-pop group BTS, has issued an apology regarding the entry conditions for the upcoming 2024 BTS FESTA event featuring group member Jin.

31 May 2024


Following executives' exit, ADOR CEO announces second press conference

ADOR's Chief Executive Officer, Min Hee-jin, has scheduled a second press conference for Friday, May 31. This follows her previous public appearance on April 25.

30 May 2024


Seoul court upholds Min Hee-jin's injunction against HYBE

Min Hee-jin, CEO of ADOR, has successfully secured an injunction against entertainment giant HYBE.

27 May 2024


Leaked ADOR texts validate HYBE's claims, exposing internal discord

South Korean record label ADOR is once again under scrutiny following the leak of alleged text messages between its officials.

23 May 2024


HYBE's leadership reshuffle: Min Hee-jin's replacement to be announced soon

HYBE Labels, in a significant corporate reshuffle, has identified potential successors to replace Min Hee-jin and the current executive board of ADOR.

22 May 2024


BELIFT LAB files defamation lawsuit against ADOR's CEO Min Hee-jin

The ongoing dispute between HYBE and ADOR's CEO, Min Hee-jin, has escalated with BELIFT LAB, the management company of the group ILLIT, filing a defamation lawsuit against Min.

18 May 2024

South Korea

NewJeans band members stand with ADOR CEO in HYBE dispute

In the ongoing dispute between South Korean giant HYBE and ADOR CEO Min Hee-jin, all five members of the K-pop girl group NewJeans have reportedly filed a court petition supporting Min.

16 May 2024


HYBE 'writing novels' to ostracize Min Hee-jin, ADOR issues statement

ADOR has publicly refuted allegations made by HYBE against its CEO, Min Hee-jin, and Vice President 'S.'

14 May 2024


HYBE seeks investigation into alleged stock trading 'misconduct' by ADOR

The power struggle between HYBE and ADOR CEO Min Hee-jin has now resulted in shareholders facing the consequences.

13 May 2024


K-pop: HYBE responds to alleged email from NewJeans members' parents

South Korean entertainment giant, HYBE, addressed allegations stemming from an email allegedly sent by the parents of K-pop group NewJeans.

13 May 2024


NewJeans members' parents accuse HYBE of 'mistreating,' 'exploiting' K-pop group

The ongoing conflict between entertainment companies HYBE and ADOR has taken a new turn.

12 May 2024

South Korea

HYBE reshuffles ADOR leadership: Min Hee-jin out, new CEO in

South Korean entertainment giant, HYBE, known for managing renowned K-pop groups like BTS and SEVENTEEN, has reportedly appointed a new CEO and management team for its subsidiary, ADOR.

10 May 2024


HYBE and ADOR CEO in dispute over employee audit

Min Hee-jin, the CEO of ADOR, has publicly criticized an audit conducted by HYBE on one of her employees.

07 May 2024


Seoul Police accelerate investigation into ADOR CEO's alleged misconduct

The Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency has reportedly pledged to expedite the investigation into allegations against Min Hee-jin, CEO of music label ADOR.

05 May 2024


BTS's label HYBE faces investigation over chart-rigging scandal: Report

The South Korean government has initiated an investigation into the allegations of chart manipulation aka sajaegi against HYBE—the agency representing renowned K-pop group BTS.

05 May 2024

South Korea

HYBE levels data breach accusations against Ador CEO Min Hee-jin

South Korean entertainment powerhouse, HYBE, has reportedly found evidence of a significant data breach by ADOR's CEO, Min Hee-jin.

02 May 2024


ADOR counters HYBE's allegations with detailed statement

ADOR issued a comprehensive statement on Thursday, refuting allegations made by HYBE.

30 Apr 2024


HYBE's bid to oust ADOR CEO Min Hee-jin hits court

The legal battle between South Korean entertainment giant HYBE and ADOR is escalating, with the former seeking to remove ADOR's CEO, Min Hee-jin.

29 Apr 2024


Tensions soar: Min Hee-jin rejects HYBE's board meeting demand

The legal tussle between South Korean entertainment powerhouses HYBE and ADOR is escalating.

28 Apr 2024


HYBE-ADOR feud: BTS's agency enlists legal support against defamation

BIGHIT MUSIC, the company behind the global K-pop sensation BTS, announced on Sunday its plans to intensify legal action against organized campaigns aimed at defaming the group.

25 Apr 2024


HYBE v/s ADOR worsens; Min Hee-jin levels allegations, HYBE reacts

HYBE has publicly disputed the accuracy of statements made by ADOR CEO Min Hee-jin during a press conference on Thursday.

24 Apr 2024


HYBE's clash with ADOR results in $619M market cap loss

South Korean entertainment powerhouse HYBE, globally recognized for managing K-pop group BTS, is currently wrestling with a significant 850B KRW ($619M) drop in stock value.

23 Apr 2024

Music Industry

ADOR responds to HYBE's sudden audit; addresses plagiarism allegations

ADOR has publicly responded to an audit initiated by HYBE on Monday, which includes allegations of plagiarism involving their artist, NewJeans, and HYBE's newest girl group, ILLIT.

22 Apr 2024

North America

HYBE launches audit of ADOR Management, CEO Min under scrutiny

South Korean entertainment giant, HYBE, has commenced an investigation into its subsidiary music label, ADOR.

18 Apr 2024


ILLIT's 'Lucky Girl Syndrome' MV out: About new K-pop group

HYBE, the South Korean entertainment company behind globally renowned K-pop groups like BTS and SEVENTEEN, has unveiled its latest sensation: a girl group named ILLIT.

08 Apr 2024


K-pop industry prepares for comeback after $8B equity dip: Report

The K-pop industry is preparing for a revival following a significant $8B equity dip, primarily attributed to declining album sales.

03 Apr 2024

South Korea

Are K-pop stars Kazuha and K dating? Here's the truth

The world of K-pop is abuzz with rumors of a potential romance between two top stars.

18 Mar 2024


K-pop: BIGBANG's Taeyang, Monica to guide contestants on 'I-LAND 2'

The hotly-awaited Mnet's new girl group survival show, I-LAND 2: N/a, is well on its way!

13 Feb 2024


When is I'LL-IT debuting? BELIFT LAB confirms date

HYBE's BELIFT LAB has officially confirmed the much-awaited debut of their new girl group, I'LL-IT, set for March.

23 Jan 2024


Meet new K-pop group TWS, who debuted with 'Sparkling Blue'

TWS—HYBE, and PLEDIS Entertainment's new K-pop boy band—has stormed the music scene with their debut mini-album Sparkling Blue.

18 Nov 2023


K-pop: Indian-origin Lara Raj secures spot in 'Dream Academy's finale!

The final episode of the HYBE Labels x Geffen Records reality show The Debut: Dream Academy unveiled the top six winning contestants who will form a brand-new global girl group named KATSEYE.

17 Oct 2023


Jungkook's 'Golden' album details: Tracklist, star collaborators, release date

BTS's golden maknae, Jungkook, is preparing to launch his debut solo album, Golden, featuring an all-English tracklist on November 3.

17 Oct 2023

OTT releases

'BTS: Yet To Come' OTT premiere release date inside

It's raining concert films! From Taylor Swift to Beyoncé to BTS, the list is long.

29 Aug 2023

Music Industry

HYBE, Geffen Records to debut global girl group

K-pop enthusiasts assemble!

17 Apr 2023


EXO, aespa, other SME artists to migrate to HYBE's Weverse

Weverse is a social media platform that is popular among K-pop fans. The platform is owned by HYBE Corporation which also manages several noted K-pop artists, namely BTS.

16 Mar 2023


K-pop: HYBE to focus on US market, aims to diversify

K-pop is enjoying an all-time high craze and has been a huge cultural influence all around the world. Korea's HYBE which manages BTS, plans to acquire and invest in the US entertainment market in 2023, reportedly.

13 Jul 2022

South Korea

BTS shooting for 'Run BTS'? HYBE signs deal with Disney

Run BTS might just make a comeback!

15 Jun 2022

South Korea

BTS going on 'hiatus' to pursue solo projects? HYBE clarifies

K-pop band BTS might be flying solo for a while.

14 Jun 2022

South Korea

'In the SOOP' spinoff to feature BTS's V's Wooga Squad

The famous Wooga Squad is all set to treat fans with a reunion soon!