MONSTA X Arrange New Contract Deal With Starship (2022)

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After seven years with Starship Entertainment, the five members of MONSTAX have reorganized their contracts with the company.

While the group has vowed to stay together, member I.M has decided to leave Starship. All the other members resigned with the company.

"Starship Entertainment recently renewed contracts with five of our agency artist Monsta X's members Shownu, Minhyuk, Kihyun, Hyungwon and Jooheon." Starship

"As all six members still have unchanging affection for Monsta X and [their fans] Monbebe, we have come to a mutual agreement for I.M to continue [with other members] for future group activities"  Starship

In addition to being a member of MONSTAX, I.M debuted as a solo artist in February of last year with the release of his first EP, "DUALITY" and first title track "God Damn."

Most recently, I.M featured on R&B Vocalist Heize's new track, "Distance." The track appears on her June, 2022, full-length record. The album's other featured artists include george, Giriboy, and (G)I-DLE's Minnie.

With almost 3 million monthly listeners on Spotify and countless hit tracks, MONSTA X is one of the most successful K-Pop groups of the last decade.

Since their debut in 2014, MONSTA X have released bestselling records in both Korean and English, one of the first groups to successfully balance both a bi-lingual career.

Some of the brilliant albums that drawn new listeners with every release include, "The Dreaming," "ALL ABOUT LUV," and "SHAPE OF LOVE."

MONSTA X have collaborated with global artists like Sam Felt, R3HAB, French Montana, Sebastian Yatra, Pitbull, and Steve Aoki.