Woollim Entertainment announced on March 7 that INFINITE’s Leader Kim Sung Kyu has ended his exclusive contract.
After a careful discussion, Kim Sung Kyu has decided to not renew his contract with Woollim Entertainment after 11 years.
See the official statement of Woollim Entertainment below:
“This is Woollim Entertainment.
First of all, we would like to sincerely thank the fans who cared and love INFINITE.
INFINITE member Kim Sung Kyu, who has been with us for the past 11 years, is pleased to announce that the exclusive contract with us has ended on March 6, 2021.
Recently, ahead of the expiration of the exclusive contract, after a long discussion with artist Kim Sung Kyu, we agreed not to proceed with the renewal of the contract.
In 2010, Kim Sung Kyu has been doing his best in various fields than anyone else as a group leader.
We would like to express our sincere thanks to Kim Sung Kyu, who has been with us for a long time.
We are grateful to all the fans who have generously supported Kim Sung Kyu’s music and activities so far, and we will sincerely support Kim Sung Kyu’s future ahead of a new start.
Thank you.”Naver translation
Meanwhile, Gyu made his debut as the leader and main vocalist of INFINITE on June 9, 2010. While he debuted as a musical actor in 2012 in the musical “Gwanghwamun Sonata”.
We wish Gyuzizi, our grandpa and our hamster all the best on his new start!