All nine members of TWICE renewed their contracts with JYP Entertainment.
On the 12th, JYP announced, “Ahead of TWICE’s exclusive contract expirations coming up this fall, all of the members decided to complete their renewals.”
The label added, “TWICE, who played a pivotal role in establishing JYP’s top status as a K-pop agency, and JYP, who acted as a firm pillar of support for TWICE’s growth as a representative girl group in the K-pop scene, came to an agreement to renew the contract based on mutual trust and a certainty for future progress.”
TWICE, debuted in October 2015, won multiple awards at the music award ceremonies and surpassed 10 million in cumulative album sales in Korea and Japan. Moreover, they’ve established themselves as a representative K-pop girl group, ranking third on Billboard 200, having more than 20 MVs with 100 million views, and breaking several records both in Korea and overseas.
This year, the act successfully held their 4th world tour “TWICE 4TH WORLD TOUR ‘lll'” and garnered 150,000 concertgoers in the States alone. Then in June, Nayeon became the first TWICE member to make her solo debut and debuted at No. 7 on Billboard 200, achieving the highest record ever for a K-pop solo artist.