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Kim Chaewon Signs Contract with HYBE; Will She and Sakura Debut as HYBE’s New Girl Group?

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IZ*ONE’s Kim Chaewon will greet her fans as a member of the new girl group launched by HYBE (used to be Big Hit) Labels.

According to the exclusive report by Starnews today, Kim Chaewon recently signed a contract with HYBE. With this, Kim will join the new girl group under the HYBE-affiliated label Source Music.

For this upcoming 5-member group, 2 or 3 members of IZ*ONE will join. Those who couldn’t debut as IZ*ONE but still showed impressive performance in Produce 48 will also be a part of the group.

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Sakura is also in talks to join this group, but the plan got pushed back due to difficulties in negotiations. Another member of IZ*ONE offered to be another member of this group is leaning towards focusing on her acting career.

If this girl group is launched as planned, HYBE and Source Music will manage a girl group with the most IZ*ONE members. Since they don’t have a representative girl group since GFRIEND’s disbandment, expectations are rising rapidly.

 

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