Big Hit Entertainment

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Big Hit Entertainment, Co. is a South Korean entertainment company established in 2005 by Bang Si-hyuk.wikipedia
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Bang Si-hyuk

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Big Hit Entertainment, Co. is a South Korean entertainment company established in 2005 by Bang Si-hyuk.
He is the founder and co-CEO of Big Hit Entertainment.

BTS (band)

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It currently manages soloist Lee Hyun and idol groups BTS and TXT. That year, Bang Si-hyuk launched nationwide auditions and signed RM as the first member of BTS, who was then followed by the other members of the group.
The group initially formed as teenagers under Big Hit Entertainment and released their debut single album, 2 Cool 4 Skool (2013).

Lee Hyun

It currently manages soloist Lee Hyun and idol groups BTS and TXT. Big Hit Entertainment was founded on February 1, 2005, and signed the vocal trio 8Eight, consisting of Lee Hyun, Baek Chan, and Joo Hee, in 2007.
He is currently signed to Big Hit Entertainment as a solo artist.

TXT (band)

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It currently manages soloist Lee Hyun and idol groups BTS and TXT.
Tomorrow X Together (stylized in all capital; ), commonly known as TXT, is a five-member South Korean boy band formed by Big Hit Entertainment.

Source Music

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Since July 2019, Big Hit has one subsidiary label, Source Music, who manages the idol group GFriend.
In July 2019, the company was acquired by Big Hit Entertainment.

RM (rapper)

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That year, Bang Si-hyuk launched nationwide auditions and signed RM as the first member of BTS, who was then followed by the other members of the group.
He is the leader and the main rapper in the South Korean boy group BTS, managed under Big Hit Entertainment.

8Eight

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Big Hit Entertainment was founded on February 1, 2005, and signed the vocal trio 8Eight, consisting of Lee Hyun, Baek Chan, and Joo Hee, in 2007.
As of December 21, 2014, they have disbanded, as Baek Chan and Joo Hee's contracts with Big Hit Entertainment have ended.

JYP Entertainment

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In 2010, Big Hit Entertainment and JYP Entertainment signed a joint management contract over the boy group 2AM.
2AM was jointly contracted with Big Hit Entertainment.

Glam (group)

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In 2012, the company signed Lim Jeong-hee, and the girl group GLAM was formed as a collaboration between Source Music and Big Hit entertainment.
Glam was a South Korean girl group that debuted in 2012 under the management of Big Hit Entertainment and Source Music.

Lim Jeong-hee

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In 2012, the company signed Lim Jeong-hee, and the girl group GLAM was formed as a collaboration between Source Music and Big Hit entertainment.
She was signed under Big Hit Entertainment in 2012 and left the company in 2015, going on to join her current agency, Oscar ENT.

Signal Entertainment Group

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In May 2015, Signal Entertainment Group (Signal), a KOSDAQ-listed company specializing in artist management and television production, acquired Big Hit through a KR₩6 billion (~ million) convertible bond.

2AM (band)

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In 2010, Big Hit Entertainment and JYP Entertainment signed a joint management contract over the boy group 2AM.
Members Seulong, Jo Kwon, and Jinwoon all officially switched their contracts back to JYP Entertainment after their contracts with Big Hit Entertainment expired in April, while Changmin stayed with Big Hit due to his involvement with Homme.

Homme (band)

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Following the end of the joint contract between Big Hit and JYP Entertainment in April 2014, three of the 2AM members returned to JYP, while Lee Chang-min stayed with Big Hit in order to continue with his solo career and as part of the duo Homme.

Suga (rapper)

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Managed by Big Hit Entertainment, he debuted as a member of the South Korean pop idol group BTS in 2013.

J-Hope

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In 2013, J-Hope made his debut as a member of the South Korean boy band BTS, managed under Big Hit Entertainment.

Netmarble

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In March 2017, the Korean mobile gaming company Netmarble acquired the second largest percentage of the company, paying a reported 201.4B KRW (191.8M USD) for 25.71%.
In April 2018, Netmarble acquired 25.71% in Big Hit Entertainment, the agency of Korean boy group BTS and TXT, becoming its second largest shareholder.

Lee Chang-min (singer)

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Following the end of the joint contract between Big Hit and JYP Entertainment in April 2014, three of the 2AM members returned to JYP, while Lee Chang-min stayed with Big Hit in order to continue with his solo career and as part of the duo Homme.

STIC Investments

In October 2018, private investment firm STIC Investments received a reported 12% share of Big Hit Entertainment, an investment of roughly 104B KRW (~93M USD).
In October 2018, STIC decided to invest 104 billion won (US$90.90 million) in music label Big Hit Entertainment.

GFriend

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Since July 2019, Big Hit has one subsidiary label, Source Music, who manages the idol group GFriend.

Lee Byung-hun

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The group was active until 2014, when they disbanded due to a controversy over one of the members, Kim Da-hee, who was sentenced to prison following accusations of blackmail in relation to actor Lee Byung-hun.

KOSDAQ

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In May 2015, Signal Entertainment Group (Signal), a KOSDAQ-listed company specializing in artist management and television production, acquired Big Hit through a KR₩6 billion (~ million) convertible bond.

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In May 2015, Signal Entertainment Group (Signal), a KOSDAQ-listed company specializing in artist management and television production, acquired Big Hit through a KR₩6 billion (~ million) convertible bond.

Song Seung-heon

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Signal also owns Better ENT, the agency founded by actor Song Seung-heon, as well as another record label, Jungle Entertainment.

Jungle Entertainment

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Signal also owns Better ENT, the agency founded by actor Song Seung-heon, as well as another record label, Jungle Entertainment.