Polaris Entertainment

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Ilkwang Polaris
Polaris Entertainment
Native name
폴라리스 엔터테인먼트
FoundedAugust 21, 2006
FounderLee Jong-myung
South Korea
ParentIlkwang Group[1][2][3][4]

Ilkwang Polaris (Korean(주)일광폴라리스; Polaris Entertainment) is a South Korean record label founded in 2006 by Lee Jong-myung. It is a subsidiary of Ilkwang Group, a large South Korean conglomerate whose main business is arms trade.[5][6][1][2][3][4]


Recording artists[edit]




Former artists[edit]

Former recording artists[edit]

Former actors/actresses[edit]


  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.


  1. ^ a b "Polaris temporarily closes + Chairman Lee of Ilkwang and Clara's sexual humiliation claim arrested for fraud". Allkpop.
  2. ^ a b "Lee Gyu Tae, the CEO in Clara's legal cases, arrested for fraud + Polaris shut down". Asian Junkie.
  3. ^ a b "Polaris Entertainment CEO Being Investigated for Lobbying and Fraud". Soompi.
  4. ^ a b "BREAKING: Polaris Entertainment raided by police and CEO arrested". Koreaboo.
  5. ^ "기업정보" (in Korean). Kis Report.
  6. ^ "소속사별 연예인 정보" (in Korean). Naver.
  7. ^ "2016년 데뷔 걸그룹 중 2017년이 기대되는 걸그룹 5" (in Korean). Oh My Star News.
  8. ^ "Polaris Entertainment releases concept photos of TRIPLEME member Park Chan-Kyu". allkpop. Retrieved 2020-02-17.
  9. ^ "故은비 빈소에 아이돌그룹 등 동료 조문 행렬" (in Korean). Seoul Sinmun.
  10. ^ "정동진펜션 바다여행지로 안성맞춤". Daily Economy.
  11. ^ "미국 '아메리칸 아이돌' 출신 한희준, 앨범 발표" (in Korean). Yonhap News.
  12. ^ "Polaris Entertainment officially signs with former Wonder Girls member Sunye". allkpop.[unreliable source?]
  13. ^ "레이디스 코드 소정, 4년 만에 첫 솔로 출격[단독] 원더걸스 출신 선예, 연예계 복귀...새 소속사 찾았다" (in Korean). Naver.
  14. ^ "양동근, 김범수·아이비 소속사 폴라리스와 전속계약" (in Korean). Oh My Star News.
  15. ^ "'권리세-이소정 그룹' 레이디스 코드, 베일 벗었다" (in Korean). Oh My Star News.
  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. Retrieved February 17, 2020.
  17. ^ "김범수, 라디오 방송서 '치한놀이' 발언해 자질 논란" (in Korean). Chosun Ilbo.
  18. ^ "Veteran singer Kim Bum Soo leaves Polaris Entertainment after 10 years". AllKPop.

External links[edit]