5 Popular K-Pop Idol Groups And Their Ties To Major US Labels

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5 Popular K-Pop Idol Groups And Their Ties To Major US Labels



These particular five K-Pop idol groups are not just backed by their own agencies but also by major US record labels.

Given the current unprecedented popularity and influence of K-Pop across the globe, it only makes sense that even major US record labels are interested in signing popular K-Pop groups nowadays as well.

You can check them out below!


BLACKPINK – Interscope

YG Enterainment released an official statement on October 23rd that they have joined forces with Interscope and will be executing plans to ensure that BLACKPINK becomes a bigger global idol group than ever before.

Having established a partnership with Universal Music Group’s label Interscope, which is the #1 leading music corporation worldwide and home to several A-list artists such as Madonna, Lady Gaga, Selena Gomez, Maroon 5, and more, YG’s ambitions to amplify BLACKPINK’s already immense popularity to the next level doesn’t sound impossible at all.


YG Entertainment


BTS – Columbia

Columbia Records worked on the Big Hit Entertainment boy group’s US promotions, which have been highly successful and pivotal in taking BTS’s already immense global popularity to the next level.


Big Hit Entertainment



Despite their status as rookies, ATEEZ signed a deal with RCA and are already busy preparing for their US promotions. They recently appeared on ‘Good Day New York’ as well.

ATEEZ has also managed to sell out their first world tour, something that is not common for a newcomer in the K-Pop scene.




NCT 127 – Capitol

Capitol Music Group chairman Steve Barnett:

“We are thrilled to be partnering with SM Entertainment to further the phenomenon of NCT 127 around the world. The band’s potential for global success is virtually unlimited, and SM Entertainment is a powerhouse that we hope to be in business with for many years to come.”

nct 127

SM Entertainment


TXT – Republic

TXT signed a deal with Republic Records back in March 7th. The record label is home to global artists such as Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj, DNCE, and The Weeknd. 


Big Hit Entertainment


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