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P NATION (피네이션) is South Korean record label and entertainment agency. It was founded on October 29, 2018 by singer and producer PSY.

History

2018–present: Foundation, first artists

First signed artists.
(L-R: HyunA, PSY, E'Dawn and Jessi)

On May 14, 2018, it was reported that PSY would be leaving his agency, YG Entertainment, in order to start his own.[1]

On January 23, 2019, it was announced via Instagram that the label would be known as P NATION.[2] On the following day, the first signed artist was announced to be Jessi, former Lucky J member and soloist.[3] Two days later, it was announced that partners and former Triple H members, HyunA and E'Dawn, were also signed on the agency.[4]

On April 8, 2019, it was reported that SK Telecom had invested $5 billion won in P Nation and now owns a 10% stake of the company.[5]

On July 17, 2019, it was revealed that Crush has signed a contract with P NATION.[6]

On April 13, 2020, P NATION announced its first online audition for everyone regardless of nationality, race, gender, and age.[7][8]

On September 16, 2020, it was reported that Heize signed a contract with the agency.[9]

Rolling Stone Korea
(May, 2021)

On April 20, 2021 it was announced that Penomeco has signed a contract with the agency.[10] 9 days later on April 29, it was announced that Swings had also signed a contract with P NATION.[11]

On September 11, 2021, the reality show LOUD with trainees Woo Kyung Joon, Choi Tae Hun, Jang Hyun Soo, Eun Hwi, Cheon Jun Hyeok, Oh Sung Jun & Tanaka Koki confirmed as part of the agency's future and first boygroup. However, on January 24, 2022, it was announced that Tanaka Koki would no longer debut as part of the group, but would continue as a trainee under P NATION.[12]

On November 12, 2021, it was announced that D.Ark had terminated his contract with the agency.[13]

On March 29, 2022, it was announced that P NATION LOUD would officially be called TNX (The New Six). They debuted on May 17 with their first mini-album Way Up.[14]

Artists

Groups

  • TNX (2022–present)

Soloists

Trainees

Former artists

Soloists

Trainees

References

Official links

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