Starship Entertainment

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Starship Entertainment[1]
Genre
Founded January 28, 2008 (2008-01-28)
Founder Kim Shi-dae
Headquarters Seoul, South Korea
Parent LOEN Entertainment (since 2013)
Subsidiaries King Kong Entertainment (since 2015)
Website Official Website

Starship Entertainment (Hangul스타쉽 엔터테인먼트) is a South Korean record label. It currently manages artists such as ballad singer K.Will, idol groups Boyfriend,[2] Monsta X and Cosmic Girls.[3][4][5] In November 2013, it became an independent subsidiary label of LOEN Entertainment.[6]

History[edit]

The company's founder, Kim Shi-dae, previously worked as a road manager for a K-pop band named Cool and worked for Bang Si-hyuk's company Big Hit Entertainment between 2005 and 2007 before establishing his own company. Starship's first artist was K.Will, followed by Sistar, Boyfriend, Monsta X, and Cosmic Girls.

On December 18, 2013, 70% of the label's shares was acquired by its distributor, LOEN Entertainment, making it an independent subsidiary of the latter.[7]

Artists[edit]

All artists under Starship Entertainment are collectively known as Starship Planet.

Recording artists[edit]

Groups[edit]

Sub-unit/Project Units[edit]

  • YTeen (in partnership with KT)

Soloists[edit]

Actors[edit]

Starship X[edit]

Duos[edit]

  • MIND U
  • DUETTO

Soloists[edit]

Trainees[edit]

Former artists[edit]

Notable former trainees[edit]

  • Shim Chae-eun (Produce 101 contestant and under Star Empire Entertainment as a trainee)
  • Park Min-kyun (NO.MERCY contestant)
  • Kim Na-yoon (K-pop Star contestant)
  • Noh Yoon-ho (NO.MERCY contestant,VAV's Ayno)
  • Kim Eun-dong
  • Ten (Teen Superstar Thailand winners, was part of the first line-up of Boyfriend, NCT)[8][9]
  • Kim Tae-ha (Produce 101 contestant, Momoland)
  • Kong Xue Er (Chinese girl group Lady Bees' Sherry)
  • Kim Jun-hyeong
  • Charnida Srijeranont (Teen Superstar Thailand winners)

Discography[edit]

Partnerships[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]