CJ E&M Music and Live

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CJ E&M Music Performance Division
(DBA CJ E&M Music and Live)
Native name CJ E&M 음악공연사업부문
Type Public
Traded as KRX: 130960
Industry Music & Entertainment
Genre K-pop
Predecessor(s) GM Planning,
Mediopia,
Poibos (former Daeyoung AV),
MaxMP3
Founded 1994 (as Mediopia Technology Corp.)
Headquarters CJ E&M Center, Sangam-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Area served Worldwide
Key people Park Kwang-won (CEO)
Lee Mi-kyeong
Kim Kwang-soo
Products Album, concert
Services Publishing records
Entertainment agency
Owner(s) CJ Group 40.19%
AllianzGI 5.24%
National Pension Service 4.02%
Parent CJ Group
Divisions see also
Subsidiaries Core Contents Media
FNC Entertainment
Good Entertainment Media Group
Website Official website

CJ E&M Music and Live (or Music·Live) (Hangul:CJ E&M 음악공연사업부문 CJ E&M music performance division/CJ E&M eum-ak gongyeonsa yeobbumun, formerly Mediopia Technology Corp. and Mnet Media Corp.) is a South Korean entertainment company headquartered in Seoul, South Korea which produces, broadcasts, distributes and provides variety of music and entertainment. It is a subsidiary of the CJ Group.[1] Once the home to top-selling groups such as Lee Hyori, SG Wannabe and SeeYa. Its current roster of recording artists include T-ara, CNBLUE and F.T. Island.

CJ E&M Music won the "Music Distributor of the Year" trophy in the 3rd Gaon Chart K-Pop Awards in 2014.[2]

Business[edit]

CJ E&M Music and Live consists of five divisions:

  • Music – entertainment management (music planning and development, production and sales, concerts, etc.)
  • Broadcasting – variety program production, owns 2 music cable channels Mnet and KMTV.
  • Online music content – runs online music store Mnet.com
  • ASP – Naver, LG Telecom mobile music content provider
  • Artist management – artist management and support

In 2012 CJ E&M launched a joint venture with Taiwanese firm Cayenne Entertainment Technology Co. to distribute video games.[1]

Subsidiaries[edit]

Core Contents Media[edit]

FNC Entertainment[edit]

Good Entertainment[edit]

Others[edit]

  • Jellyfish Entertainment
  • 1877 Entertainment
  • Music Works Entertainment
  • MMO Entertainment

Former people[edit]

Recording artists[edit]

Distribution Network[edit]

Present[edit]

Korean[edit]

Japanese[edit]

Former[edit]

Controversies[edit]

CJ E&M Music (then Mnet Media) was one of the 15 companies fined and sued by the Korean FTC for price rigging in 2011.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "CJ E&M launches game distribution JV in Taiwan". Korea Times. 2012-9-13. Retrieved 2014-4-16. 
  2. ^ "Winners from 'The 3rd GAON Chart Kpop Awards'!". Allkpop. 2014-2-12. Retrieved 2014-4-16. 
  3. ^ "Korea's Fair Trade Commission fines 15 music distributors for collectively rigging prices". allkpop. March 1, 2011. Retrieved July 24, 2013. 

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