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Cube Entertainment

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Type  Public
Genre  K-pop
Net income  ₩ 1.11 billion (2014)
Founder  Hong Seung-Sung
Revenue  19.4 billion KRW (2014)
Industry  Entertainment
Area served  Worldwide
Headquarters  South Korea
Founded  April 2008, South Korea
Number of employees  53

Key people  Hong Seung-sung (Co-Founder and chairman) Shin Jung-hwa (Co-Founder and CEO, Music Cube) Shin Dae-Nam (CEO, Cube) Noh Hyun-Tae (Vice president, Cube)
Stock price  182360 (KOSDAQ) ₩ 1,825 -55.00 (-2.93%)6 Mar, 3:30 PM GMT+9 - Disclaimer
CEO  Park Choong-Min (Sep 2012–)
Artists  BEAST, 4Minute, BtoB, Hyuna, Apink
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Cube Entertainment is a South Korean record label founded on August 29, 2006 by Hong Seung-sung and Shin Jung-hwa as Playcube Inc.. They made a strategic alliance with iHQ on September 17, 2013. Cube owns Music Cube Inc. The label's music is distributed by CJ E&M Music and Live and LOEN Entertainment.

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History

Cube Entertainment was founded on August 29, 2006 by Hong Seung-sung (aka Simon Hong), former president of JYP Entertainment, and Shin Jung-hwa (Monica Shin) as Playcube Inc. Due to the founder's past relations, Cube is sometimes mistaken as a subsidiary of JYP Entertainment, however, it is an independent corporation. Plan A Entertainment formerly A-Cube Entertainment, founded in 2011 that Cube was one of the shareholders of A Cube.

Cube artists include Hyuna, Jang Hyunseung, BtoB, Roh Ji Hoon, CLC, and Pentagon. Comedian Kim Kiri, a regular cast member on Gag Concert, signed onto Cube in September 2012, making him the first comedian under the label.

In 2013, it was announced that Rain signed a contract with Cube Entertainment. He officially joined after he concluded his military service on July 10, 2013. On October 15, 2013, Cube released a digital single for a new soloist artist, Shin Ji-hoon who had placed in the top 6 for K-pop Star 2. She is also a figure skater and plans on having joint careers in both figure skating and singing. Another new soloist, Oh Ye-ri was signed by Cube and released her debut digital single, "Because of You" on November 6, 2013. She was the winner of MBC's MBC College Song Festival in 2009.

In the end of 2015, Plan A Entertainment (formerly A Cube Entertainment) who maintained Huh Gak and Apink, was acquired by its distributor, LOEN Entertainment. LOEN invested owns 70% of Plan A share, making It an independent label under LOEN Entertainment. Plan A Entertainment was no longer related to Cube Entertainment. In March 2016 Cube Entertainment acquired Starline Entertainment as subsidiary. Singer Wax and Shin Ji Hoon are currently signed under Starline Ent.

In the end of 2016, Shin Dae-Nam was elected to be the new CEO of Cube Entertainment, replacing former CEO Park Chung-Min.

In the start of 2017, Universal Music sold all the 8% stockshare of Cube Entertainment. CUBE Entertainment has signed a distribution contract with Loen Entertainment for future music & content circulation.

United Cube

All artists under Cube Entertainment are collectively known as United Cube, similar to SM Town, YG Family , JYP Nation or FNC Kingdom.

Actors

  • Choi Daehoon (2016–present)
  • Na Jongchan (2015–present)
  • Lee Minhyuk
  • Park Minha (2015–present)
  • Seo Woo (2016–present)
  • Yook Sungjae
  • Jung Ilhoon
  • Elkie Chong
  • Choi Yujin
  • Yeo One
  • Wooseok
  • Hui
  • EDawn
  • Entertainers

  • Kim Kiri (2012–present)
  • Heo Kyung-hwan (2016–present)
  • Starline Entertainment

  • Wax
  • Shin Jihoon
  • Former artists

  • Rain (2013–2015)
  • G.NA (2010–2016)
  • 4Minute (2009–2016)
  • Nam Ji-hyun
  • Heo Ga-yoon
  • Jeon Ji-yoon
  • Kwon So-hyun
  • Apink (A Cube Entertainment, 2011–2015)
  • Huh Gak (A Cube Entertainment, 2011–2015)
  • 2Yoon (2013–2016)
  • Beast (2009–2016)
  • Concerts

  • 2011 United Cube Concert: London (5 December), São Paulo, Brazil (13 December)
  • 2013 United Cube Concert
  • References

    Cube Entertainment Wikipedia


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