The X1 disband was officially announced because the member companies could not agree with CJ E&M on the group’s future promotions.
On January 6, their agencies revealed the following official press release:
This is Play M Entertainment, Yuehua Entertainment, TOP Media, OUI Entertainment, MBK Entertainment, Woollim Entertainment, DSP Media, Starship Entertainment, and Brand New Music.
The X1 members and each of the agencies negotiated under the condition of unanimous agreement, but we could not come to an agreement, so we have decided on their disbandment.
Following the statement, CJ ENM commented, “CJ ENM worked for X1 to resume activities, but we respect the position of the agencies that decided on X1’s disbandment.”
After X1 disband new has been released, most Kpop fan is worry about IZ*ONE. For IZ*ONE, they are actively considering. It is known that IZ*ONE members and companies have reached an agreement to continue operating this month.
Earlier it was reported that letting the X1 continue to operate was a unilateral decision of CJ E&M without the approval of the entire company. And at the meeting full of parties today (January 6), the worst decision was made.