On January 10, Dispatch media reported the seven-member South Korean boy band GOT7 would leave JYP Entertainment. Moreover, GOT7 members JB, Jinyoung, Youngjae, Yugyeom, Mark, Jackson, and BamBam have decided not to renew their contract. They made a debut in 2014 under JYP Entertainment and will end the exclusive contract on January 19, 2021.
JYP Entertainment confirms GOT7 will leave the company.
On January 11, the agency gave an official statement concerning GOT7 members to the company after the contract ends.
Hello, this is JYP Entertainment.
We held in-depth discussions with the GOT7 members before the ending of their exclusive contract on January 19.
As a result, both parties have agreed not to renew the contract while hoping for a new future.
For the last seven years, GOT7 has been a global idol group representing K-Pop since they debuted on January 16, 2014.
We genuinely thank GOT7 for being part of the growth of K-pop and JYP Entertainment. We also would like to thank the fans, iGOT7 (Ahgase), who has been the inspiration for the activities of GOT7 with the continuous support they have shown since their debut.
Although our official relationship with GOT7 ends, still JYP Entertainment will sincerely support the new future of GOT7 members will move on to.
Facts of GOT7 From Debut To Leave JYP Entertainment
GOT7 is a septet Korean boy group under JYP Entertainment, which debuted on January 16, 2014. GOT7 members consist of GOT7 JB (Im Jae-bum), GOT7 Mark (Mark Tuan Yi En), GOT7 Jackson (Jackson Wang), GOT7 Jinyoung or Jr. (Park Jin-young), GOT7 Youngjae (Choi Young-Jae), GOT7 BamBam (Kunpimook Bhuwakul Bambam), and GOT7 Yugyeom (Kim Yu-Gyeom).
1. The members of GOT7 are multi-national and have powerful dance skills
GOT7 members have different multi-nationality. They are South Korean (JB, Jinyoung, Youngjae, and Yugyeom), American (Mark), Chinese (Jackson), Thai (BamBam).
The members are talented and strong dancers. They incorporated martial arts like tumbling, back-flips, and handsprings into their intricate choreography.
2 GOT7 debut album is the 1st KPOP group album that topped on Billboard chart
GOT7 started their music career with international achievement. Released on January 20, 2014, their 1st mini-album “Got it?” has gained a global audience. The album made it into the Billboard World Albums Chart with peak position #1. Meanwhile, the debut single Girls Girls Girls reached the peak position at #8 at Billboard World Digital Song Sales for three weeks.
3. GOT7 members played in a Web Series, Dream Knight.
Besides their successful career in the music industry, they also had played roles in a web series, Dream Knight, in 2015.
4. GOT7 has multitalented members.
GOT7 has released five studio albums as well as 15 mini albums. The members wrote and composed many GOT7 songs. It’s including some songs in their last album, Breath of Love: Last Piece. The albumwas out last November 30, 2020. GOT7 Youngjae and GOT7 JB, together with other writers, wrote the lyrics for its two main songs, Breath and Last Piece.
5. GOT7 members’ next activities
According to the Dispatch’s earlier report, each member of GOT7 will proceed with their own activities after leaving JYP entertainment. GOT7 Jinyoung will pursue his acting career under BH Entertainment. Meanwhile, GOT7 Yugyeom will be focusing on music in Jay Park’s AOMG.
Currently, GOT7 Youngjae is currently in discussions with Sublime Artist Agency for a potential contract. While GOT7 JB has received many offers from numerous hip hop music labels but has not determined one yet. GOT7 Mark is considering to return to Los Angeles, United States, and planning to work on his solo career in music and start his YouTube Channel.
There is a rumor that GOT7 BamBam will work under MAKEUS Entertainment, and he will proceed with his activities in South Korea and Thailand. Finally, GOT7 Jackson will continue to work on his activities with Team Wang in South Korea and China.
2021🧧❤️— Jackson Wang 王嘉爾 왕잭슨 (@JacksonWang852) December 31, 2020
Let all the negativities become a part of our memory that makes us stronger
Know yourself & what you love.
2021 will be a year FULL of delivery from TEAM WANG.
MUSIC & FASHION & PROJECTS.
Also a year of me in front of everyone as more than just an artist.#TEAMWANG pic.twitter.com/4SFKuMfEGO
6. GOT7 members have strong bonds
Since the beginning of GOT7, the members have strong bonds. Recently they show it through a group selfie and update their SNS with the picture and the #GOT7FOREVER hashtag.
The past 7 years have been the best years of my life. Nothing is coming to an end, just the beginning. The seven of us are going to continue to bring you guys the best version of us till the end. #GOT7FOREVER pic.twitter.com/WnRK852Txd— Mark Tuan (@marktuan) January 10, 2021
7. GOT7 close the chapter with outstanding achievement and performance
After they made an outstanding debut, GOT7 end it with a remarkable achievement. Before ending their contract with JYP Entertainment in January 2021, GOT7 had their last performance at 35th Golden Disc Awards 2021. On the same day, they took home the Best Album award.
8. iGOT7 (Ahgasee), GOT7 fan, congratulates the group after leaving the company
Instead of sad that their Kpop idol group will end their contract with JYP Entertainment, Ahgase trended a hashtag #CongratulationsGOT7 to support their Kpop idols.
this was jinyoung’s message for ahgases for 4th fm but his message here just really really hit differently. We’ll stay with you, all of you #GOT7FOREVER #7orNeverWithGOT7 #CongratulationsGOT7 pic.twitter.com/hzJ8KiyuEB— ceo ♡༄달디배우 🎥 (@forgot7ss) January 11, 2021
Congratulations, GOT7. Fly high because you’re now free. 🐥💚— GOT7’s fashion (fan account) (@got7scloset) January 11, 2021
I’m thankful that I got to become a part of this family. Being an ahgase is the best decision I’ve ever made.#GOT7 #갓세븐 #GOT7FOREVER #CongratulationsGOT7 #갓세븐_탈제왑축하해 pic.twitter.com/KZ4KppYWGk
when mark said “nothing is coming to an end, just the beginning” he meant it! 😭— lai ⁷₇ (@tuanofseven) January 11, 2021
GOT7 is free to use the GOT7 right after they leave JYPE 💚 #CongratulationsGOT7
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