Polaris Entertainment

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Polaris
Polaris Entertainment
Native name
폴라리스 엔터테인먼트
TypePrivate
Industry
Genre
FoundedAugust 21, 2006[1]
FounderLee Jong-myung
Headquarters,
South Korea
ParentIlgwang Group(2006-2018)[2]
Levite United (2018-Present)[3][4]
Subsidiaries
Websitewww.polarisent.co.kr

Polaris (Korean(주)일광폴라리스; Polaris Entertainment), previously known as Ilgwang Polaris, is a South Korean record label founded in 2006.[1] It was formerly a subsidiary of Ilgwang Group, a large South Korean conglomerate whose main business is arms trade,[2][5][6] and is now a subsidiary of Levite United,[3] founded by CEO and Ilgwang Group founder Lee Kyu-tae's son Lee Jong-myung.

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  1. ^ Joint venture with CJ E&M, in charge of Mnet Academy
  2. ^ Under subsidiary Blockberry Creative
  3. ^ Also signed to Brand New Music as YDG for his music activities.
  4. ^ Committed suicide on May 27, 2011.
  5. ^ Member EunB died when the group's vehicle was in a traffic collision on September 3, 2014, while RiSe died of her injuries on September 7. The remaining group members left the label on February 17, 2020.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "(주)폴라리스엔터테인먼트 2021년 기업정보 | 사원수 10명, 근무환경, 복리후생 등 기업정보 제공". 사람인 (in Korean). Retrieved 30 August 2021.
  2. ^ a b Kim, Se-jeong (15 March 2015). "Arms dealer has diverse business interests". The Korea Times. Retrieved 30 September 2021.
  3. ^ a b c "[김원겸의 엔터 파워맨] 이종명 대표 "이달의 소녀, 한국을 대표하는 팀 만들자 생각했다"". sports.donga.com (in Korean). 24 August 2018. Retrieved 30 August 2021.
  4. ^ "이종명 대표 "이달의 소녀, 초기 투자 비용 100억원 이상"(인터뷰②)[스타메이커]". entertain.naver.com (in Korean). 26 February 2019. Retrieved 30 August 2021.
  5. ^ "기업정보" (in Korean). Kis Report. Archived from the original on 2020-05-16. Retrieved 2017-05-21.
  6. ^ "소속사별 연예인 정보" (in Korean). Naver.
  7. ^ "2016년 데뷔 걸그룹 중 2017년이 기대되는 걸그룹 5" (in Korean). Oh My Star News. 29 December 2016. Archived from the original on 2017-08-11. Retrieved 2017-05-21.
  8. ^ "Polaris Entertainment releases concept photos of TRIPLEME member Park Chan-Kyu". allkpop. Archived from the original on 2020-02-17. Retrieved 2020-02-17.
  9. ^ "故은비 빈소에 아이돌그룹 등 동료 조문 행렬" (in Korean). Seoul Sinmun. Archived from the original on 2021-05-14. Retrieved 2017-05-21.
  10. ^ "정동진펜션 바다여행지로 안성맞춤". Daily Economy. 9 June 2011. Archived from the original on 2017-08-19. Retrieved 2017-05-21.
  11. ^ "미국 '아메리칸 아이돌' 출신 한희준, 앨범 발표" (in Korean). Yonhap News. 26 July 2013. Archived from the original on 2017-08-19. Retrieved 2017-05-21.
  12. ^ "Polaris Entertainment officially signs with former Wonder Girls member Sunye". allkpop. Archived from the original on 2019-12-08. Retrieved 2019-12-08.[unreliable source?]
  13. ^ "레이디스 코드 소정, 4년 만에 첫 솔로 출격[단독] 원더걸스 출신 선예, 연예계 복귀...새 소속사 찾았다" (in Korean). Naver. Archived from the original on 2021-05-14. Retrieved 2018-08-07.
  14. ^ "양동근, 김범수·아이비 소속사 폴라리스와 전속계약" (in Korean). Oh My Star News. 21 March 2013. Archived from the original on 2017-08-19. Retrieved 2017-05-21.
  15. ^ "'권리세-이소정 그룹' 레이디스 코드, 베일 벗었다" (in Korean). Oh My Star News. 22 February 2013. Archived from the original on 2017-08-19. Retrieved 2017-05-21.
  16. ^ "레이디스 코드, 폴라리스와 7년 계약 만료 "멤버들 홀로서기 응원" [공식]" [Ladies' Code's 7-year contract with Polaris Entertainment has expired]. Naver (in Korean). February 17, 2020. Archived from the original on November 11, 2020. Retrieved February 17, 2020.
  17. ^ "김범수, 라디오 방송서 '치한놀이' 발언해 자질 논란" (in Korean). Chosun Ilbo. Archived from the original on 2017-08-19. Retrieved 2017-05-21.
  18. ^ "Veteran singer Kim Bum Soo leaves Polaris Entertainment after 10 years". AllKPop. Archived from the original on 2018-08-30. Retrieved 2018-08-29.

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