On July 21st, THEBLACKLABEL revealed that Jeon Somi signed a contract with Universal Music Group’s label Interscope Records.
Universal Music Group is the world’s leading music video. It is currently home to artists of various genres like Dr. Dre, Eminem, Maroon5, Madonna, Lady Gaga, Selena Gomez, and Billie Eilish.
BLACKPINK previously signed a contract with Interscope for global promotions outside of South Korea.
Somi shared in an exclusive statement to Variety, “I’m very excited to join the Interscope and Universal Music family. They have a great roster of artists I love and a long history of breaking acts. I’m looking forward to the next steps in my career and can’t wait to share my music with the world!”
Just within a year since her solo debut, Jeon Somi is shoulder to shoulder with the world’s stars.
Interscope’s Sam Riback told Variety, “Somi stands out with her unique and worldly approach to pop music. She is poised to be the next international breakout artist and is yet another great addition to the blossoming relationship we continue with the Teddy, THEBLACKLABEL, and the YG Family.
Jeon Somi will release her new single “What You Waiting For” on July 22nd.