South Korean singer WOODZ has officially signed with EDAM Entertainment, home of artists like IU and Shin Se Kyung.
News of the musician’s latest affiliation was first announced through the company’s social media channels on October 25, where EDAM joined WOODZ, also known by his birth name Cho Seungyeon. “Starting today, we welcome WOODZ, the newest member of EDAM Entertainment,” read the post’s caption.
In another statement to the Korean outlet everyday, EDAM Entertainment said, “We promised a new start with WOODZ, who has strong musical talent as well as producing skills cultivated in a wide music spectrum.”
“Woodz has proven his potential as a versatile all-rounder artist, and we will do everything in our power to support him in realizing his potential in music and beyond.” Sumpi’s translation.
Welcome to EDAM 🎉
I’m sorry, I’m EDAM.
I don’t know
— EDAM ENT. (@edam_ent) October 25, 2022
This comes after Idol’s last label, Yuehua Entertainment, announced earlier this month that his previous contract was due to expire on October 19. He will participate in activities as a solo artist.”. “It was a meaningful time to be with WOODZ, who has grown into an all-rounder through constant challenges and efforts.”
At the time of this announcement, speculation was rife about the former X1 member’s subsequent signing to EDAM Entertainment, but EDAM shortly after revealed that “no decision has been made.” WOODZ becomes the first male artist managed by the label.
WOODZ made his official debut in 2014 as a member of the Korean-Chinese boy band UNIQ under his real name Cho Seungyoun. In 2016, he made his solo debut under the name WOODZ. Mnet reality show Produce X101which earned him a spot in the now disbanded boy group X1.