NU’EST to Disband
The members of the K pop boy band NU’EST will part their ways after a long association with Pledis Entertainment. As the band’s contract with their company will expire next month. On February 28 Pledis Entertainment released an official statement addressing the whole situation.
They revealed that the contract will come to an end on March 14. They also shared with the fans that members JR, Aron, and Ren will leave the company. As for Baekho and Minhyun decided to renew their contracts. Furthermore, they revealed that the group will officially terminate activities as they drop an album next month.
Debut and NU’EST W
The group debuted in back in March of 2012 and next month will mark their 10- year anniversary. They released their first single “Face” and dropped their first EP, Action a few months later. The group was doing quite well until in 2016, their commercial success began to decline. Even back then they considered going separate ways. However, the group quickly gained their popularity back. Because of their appearance on “Produce 101”.
The members then formed the subunit NU’EST W ( without Minhyun). At the same time members JR and Re also focused on their own activities. Finally, NU’EST announced their return after 2 years.
Last Album Before the Members Depart
The group dropped their second studio album, “Romanticize”, in April last year. The project performed very well and the lead single “Inside Out” also won M! Countdown, Music Bank and various other achievements. After this album the boys will drop a final album as a group before they disband. The company did not yet reveal the details of their upcoming project. However, it is going to be before March 14.
This must be a really hard time for the band members and also the fans but hopefully it’s all for the best.