IZ*ONE announced that it will be officially disbanded this April. IZ*ONE announced that its members will not renew their contracts with their agency Mnet, Swing Entertainment and Off The Record.
Mnet’s Official Statement is as follows:
Mnet, Swing Entertainment and Off The Record meet with IZ*ONE member agencies and listen to their opinions, aiming for the best possible activities for all 12 members of the project group before disbanding.
IZ*ONE’s events will end in April as planned. In 2018, they debuted with COLOR*IZ and turned into a girl group representing Asia and loved not only in Korea but all over the world.
IZ*ONE’s online solo concert ONE, THE STORY will last for two days, March 13-14.
Mnet, Swing Entertainment and Off The Record thank 12 IZ*ONE members for their great performances and support their growth as artists in the future. They will be able to continue writing their fantastic stories.
Please look forward to their new future plans and continue to support them.
Last January, IZ*ONE members’ agencies discussed a possible contract renewal with CJ ENM. However, agreement on contract renewal could not be reached.