Update: JYJ’s Kim Junsu Parts Ways With Longtime Agency C-JeS Entertainment + Opens New One-Man Agency
Updated November 10 KST:
JYJ’s Kim Junsu has opened up a one-man agency!
After announcing his departure from C-JeS Entertainment, his agency for the past 12 years, Kim Junsu revealed that he established the one-man agency PALMTREE ISLAND with his longtime manager.
PALMTREE ISLAND was named after the plant Kim Junsu likes, and it aims to create a comfortable place that supports all of the employees who work with the artist. The name also carries the message, “We will not cease and will continue to advance until the day the processes we take with a common dream bear fruit.”
A source from the agency shared, “Kim Junsu, who has received constant love from the public for working hard without rest in various fields as a singer and musical actor, will run his own one-man agency that contains his identity. He will lead the general direction of the company with the experience and know-hows he has accumulated until now. He is also planning various activities with PALMTREE ISLAND, so please show lots of warm interest and support for Kim Junsu’s new beginning.”
After 12 years under the agency, JYJ’s Kim Junsu has parted ways with C-JeS Entertainment.
On November 9, C-JeS Entertainment officially announced that the singer had left the agency following the expiration of his contract.
C-JeS Entertainment stated, “As of today, our management contract with artist Kim Junsu has ended. For over 10 years, our agency and Kim Junsu have spent many touching moments together based on a foundation of trust in one another. We are happy to have been together with Kim Junsu on his journey as he achieved meaningful results as a singer, such as his world tour, and as he successfully staged many performances as a musical actor.”
The agency continued, “After stepping out on his own, Kim Junsu will continue to pursue a wide variety of activities in the future. Although our agency will no longer be managing Kim Junsu, we will still be working together with him and helping him in the future. We ask that you show a lot of support for Kim Junsu as he makes a new start. Thank you.”
Meanwhile, Kim Junsu is currently starring in the musical “Xcalibur.”