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Starship Entertainment

Starship Entertainment

Starship Entertainment (스타쉽엔터테인먼트) is a South Korean entertainment agency and record company launched in 2008.

It now houses idol groups such as MONSTA X, WJSN, CRAVITY, and IVE, as well as other non-idol groups and solo artists.

Quick Facts about Starship Entertainment

Official Company Name Starship Entertainment Co., Ltd
Hangul
스타쉽엔터테인먼트
Type
Subsidiary
Founded January 28, 2008
Location 4-5, Samseong-ro 146-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
4-6, Samseong-ro 146-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
Founder(s) Kim Si-dae, Seo Hyun-joo, Kim Young-suk
Subsidiaries
Starship X
King Kong by Starship
Highline Entertainment
Distributor(s) Kakao Entertainment
Instagram officialstarship
Twitter STARSHIP Ent.
Youtube starshipTV

History

Kim Shi-Dae, the founder of Starship, formerly worked as a road manager for a Big Hit Entertainment band.

LOEN Entertainment purchased the company in December 2013 after purchasing 70% of its shares.

Subsidiaries

  • King Kong by Starship
  • Highline Entertainment
  • Shownote

Sub-labels

  • Starship X

Artists

The artists under the agency are collectively known as Starship Planet.

Groups

  • MONSTA X (2015–present)
  • WJSN (with Yue Hua Entertainment) (2016–present)
    • WJSN CHOCOME (2020–present)
    • WJSN THE BLACK (2021–present)
  • CRAVITY (2020–present)
  • IVE (2021–present)

Soloists

  • K.Will (2008–present)
  • Jooyoung (with Starship X) (2014–present)
  • BrotherSu (with Starship X) (2015–present)
  • Godak (2017–present)
  • Jeong Sewoon (2017–present)
  • Kihyun (2022–present)

Trainees

  • STARSHIPZ
  • Im Yesol

Former

Artists

  • SISTAR (2010–2017)
    • Hyolyn (2010–2017)
    • Bora (2010–2017)
    • Dasom (2010–2021)
    • Soyou (2010–2021)[4]
  • BOYFRIEND (2011–2019)
    • Donghyun (2011–2019)
    • Hyunseong (2011–2019)
    • Jeongmin (2011–2019)
    • Youngmin (2011–2019)
    • Kwangmin (2011–2019)
    • Minwoo (2011–2019)
  • Lee Kwang Hyun (2017–2019)
  • MONSTA X
    • Wonho (2015–2019)
    • I.M (2015-2022)
  • DUETTO (2017–2021)
  • MIND U (2017–2022)
  • Gun (with Starship X) (2016–2022)

Project groups

  • Y TEEN (collaboration with KT) (2016)
  • OG SCHOOL PROJECT (with Cube Entertainment) (2018)
  • YDPP (with Brand New Music) (2018)
  • WJMK (with Fantagio Music) (2018)

Trainees

  • Kim Min Jeong
  • Moon Hyun Bin
  • Cho Ka Hyeon
  • Park Hyeon Jin
  • Achillo

Starship Planet

Starship Planet is the collective term for the agency’s musical artists, comparable to SMTOWN or JYP Nation.

Discography

Digital singles

  • “Starship Planet”
  • Starship Planet 2012
  • Starship Planet 2013
  • Starship Planet 2014
  • Starship Planet 2015
  • Starship Planet 2016
  • “Starship Planet 2017”
  • “Starship Planet 2018”

Projects

  • Pepsi X Starship Project (with Pepsi) (2019–present)

Official links

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