FNC Entertainment

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FNC ENTERTAINMENT Corporation
Parent company CJ Group
Founded 2006 (2006)
Founder Han Sung Ho
Status Private
Distributor(s) CJ E&M Music Performance Division
Warner Music Group (outside South Korea)
Universal Music Japan (AOA only)
Former Distributors
Genre K-pop, pop, rock
Country of origin  South Korea
Location Seoul, South Korea
Official website www.fncent.com

FNC Entertainment, formerly FNC Music, is a subsidiary label of the CJ E&M Music Performance Division. The name FNC stands for "fish and cake". Founded by singer-turned-producer Han Sung-ho, it started off by exclusively managing musicians but changed its name to FNC Entertainment in 2012, and began to broadened their business field of entertainment. It has since January 2012, been based in its own company offices in Cheongdam-dong. They have the third largest market share in terms of music sale, behind SM Entertainment and YG Entertainment. [1]

Recording Artists[edit]

Debut Name Hangul/Hanja Number Of Members Leader Gender Fanclub Official Color
2007 F. T. Island (Five Treasure Island) 에프티 아일랜드 5 Choi Jong Hoon Male Primadonna Yellow
2009 CNBLUE (Code Name BLUE) 씨엔블루 4 Jung Yong-hwa Male Boice Blue
2011 Juniel 주니엘 Solo - Female Banilla -
2012 AOA 에이오에이 7+1 (AOA Black sub-unit includes drummer that does promote in AOA) Jimin Female Elvis -
2014 N.Flying 엔플라잉 4 Lee Seunghyub Male - -

Former Artists

  • Oh Wonbin (Former F.T. ISLAND's guitarist & rapper, later debuted as solo singer on 2010 but left FNC in 2013)
  • M Signal (Duo, debuted under FNC on 2011)

Sub Units[edit]

Debut Year Name Origin Number Of Members Gender
2009 F.T Triple F.T Island 3 Male
2013 AOA BLACK AOA 5 Female

Project Unit[edit]

Debut Year Name Origin Number Of Members Gender
2013 Romantic J Lee Jonghyun of CNBLUE & Juniel 2 Mixed
2014 Two Song Place Song Seung Hyun of FT ISLAND & Song Eun Yi 2 Mixed

Actors[edit]

Male Female
Park Gwang-hyeon[2][3] Song Eun-yi[4][5]
Lee Dong-gun[6][7][8] Yoon Jin-seo[9][10]
Lee Hong-ki[11] Lee Da-hae[12][13]
Lee Jae-jin[14] Park Go-eun[15]
Choi Min-hwan[16] Cha Su-min[17]
Jung Yong-hwa[18] Seolhyun[19]
Kang Min-hyuk[20] Hyejeong[21]
Choi Jong-hoon[22] Seo Yu-na[23]
Lee Jong-hyun[24] Park Choa[25]
Song Seung-hyun[26] Kwon Mina[27]
Lee Jung-shin[28] Lee Han-na[29]
Sung Hyuk[30] Kim Min-seo[31]
Kwak Dong-yeon[32][33] -
Jung Hae-in[34] -
Jo Jae-yoon[35]

TV Shows[edit]

Year Title Member(s) Network Format Note
2013 Marry Him If You Dare Lee Dong-gun, Jung Yong-hwa KBS2[36] Korean drama Co-production
2014 Cheongdam-dong 111 FNC All tvN[37] Reality Show Production
Cheongdamdong 111: N.Flying's Way of Becoming a Star FNC All tvN[38] Production

Performances[edit]

  • 2014 FNC KINGDOM in JAPAN[39]

Notable Trainees[edit]

Kkokkoma Band [꼬꼬마 밴드]

  • Kwak Dong-yeon - Singer & Actor Trainee (Guitar)
  • Lee Hwee-chan - Singer Trainee (Drum)
  • Seo Dong-seong - Singer Trainee (Bass)

Others:

  • Lee Dong-won - Singer Trainee
  • Kim Seok-woo - Singer Trainee
  • Baek Ju-ho - Singer Trainee
  • Kwon Dok-yun - Actor Trainee
  • Jung Mi-mi - Singer & Actor Trainee
  • Jessica An - Singer Trainee
  • Ryan Tan - Singer Trainee
  • Lee Dae-un - Singer Trainee
  • Andy Su (The winner of K-Pop Star Hunt Season 3)
  • Kendz Jung Song - Singer and Actor Trainee
  • Jung Ma-ri - Singer and Actor Trainee

Former Trainees

  • Jung Jonghyo (Now a member of LC9 under Nega Network with stage name J-HYO)
  • Kim Jungwoo (Now a member of SPEED under Core Contents Media)
  • Lee Dasom (Former member of TAHITI under Dream Star Entertainment)
  • Oh Hee-joon (Now a member of Trainee Boygroup "YNB Boys" under YNB Enretainment)
  • Jung In-sung (Now a member of Trainee Boygroup "YNB Boys" under YNB Enretainment)

Discography[edit]

For more details on this topic, see FNC Entertainment discography.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kim, Ji-soo (22 February 2012). "Carving out niche with pop rock bands". Korea Times. Retrieved 9 March 2013. 
  2. ^ http://sports.hankooki.com/lpage/music/201202/sp2012021609004395510.htm
  3. ^ http://fncent.com/PKH/b/introduce/1297
  4. ^ http://fncent.com/SEY/b/introduce/1681
  5. ^ http://www.allkpop.com/article/2012/10/comedian-song-eun-yi-signs-with-fnc-entertainment
  6. ^ http://fncent.com/LDG/b/introduce/1590
  7. ^ Lee, Tae Ho (27 November 2012). "Actor Lee Dong-gun Inks Exclusive Contract with FTIsland, CNBLUE’s Agency". 10 Asia. Retrieved 5 February 2013. 
  8. ^ Hong, Grace Danbi (28 November 2012). "Lee Dong Gun Becomes Family with CN Blue, FT Island, Juniel, and More". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. Retrieved 4 April 2013. 
  9. ^ Ho, Stewart (15 November 2012). "Actress Yoon Jin Seo Joins FT Island’s FNC Entertainment". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. Retrieved 11 May 2013. 
  10. ^ http://fncent.com/YJS/b/introduce/1698
  11. ^ http://fncent.com/LHG/b/introduce/1591
  12. ^ Lee Da Hae Signs Contract with CNBlue and Lee Dong Gun’s Agency FNC Entertainment
  13. ^ http://fncent.com/LDH/b/introduce/1710
  14. ^ http://fncent.com/LJJ/b/introduce/1593
  15. ^ http://fncent.com/PGE/b/introduce/1718
  16. ^ http://fncent.com/CMH/b/introduce/1594
  17. ^ http://fncent.com/CSM/b/introduce/1725
  18. ^ http://fncent.com/CMH/b/introduce/1595
  19. ^ http://fncent.com/KSH/b/introduce/1730
  20. ^ http://fncent.com/KMH/b/introduce/1610
  21. ^ http://fncent.com/SHJ/b/introduce/1732
  22. ^ http://fncent.com/CJH/b/introduce/1612
  23. ^ http://fncent.com/SHJ/b/introduce/1736
  24. ^ http://fncent.com/LJH/b/introduce/1615
  25. ^ http://fncent.com/PCA/b/introduce/1752
  26. ^ http://fncent.com/SSH/b/introduce/1652
  27. ^ http://fncent.com/KMN/b/introduce/1753
  28. ^ http://fncent.com/LJS/b/introduce/1655
  29. ^ http://fncent.com/LHN/b/introduce/1754
  30. ^ http://fncent.com/SH/b/introduce/1661
  31. ^ http://fncent.com/KMS/b/introduce/4696
  32. ^ ko:곽동연
  33. ^ http://fncent.com/GDY/b/introduce/1663
  34. ^ http://fncent.com/CHI/b/introduce/1665
  35. ^ http://fncent.com/CJY/b/introduce/4697
  36. ^ . KBS http://www.kbs.co.kr/drama/mirae/about/staff/index.html.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  37. ^ "청담동 111’ 앤플라잉, 연습생들에 "지문인식 된다" 깨알자랑"". fnnews.com. 
  38. ^ "FNC to Present New Boy Band N.FLYING through ‘Cheongdamdong 111’". mwave.interest.me. 
  39. ^ http://www.kpopstarz.com/articles/84043/20140317/fnc-entertainment-begins-first-family-concert-in-japan.htm

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