It has been confirmed that YG Entertainment’s 2NE1 has been signed with Avex, one of the most successful agencies in the Japanese music industry. According to their newly updated website, their Japanese debut album is set to be released on December 8th.
In August it was rumored that Korean idol group 2NE1 would follow the lead of their YG partner team, Big Bang, in the regards of breaking into the Japanese music industry under contract with Japan’s leading agency, Avex, who has produced such artists as Ayumi Hamasaki, Ai Otsuka, AAA, Namie Amuro, and Kumi Koda.
It has recently been confirmed that such rumors are true, as Avex updated their official website under Avexnet. The group’s Japanese language page created by YG Entertainment has also been updated.
According to the official website, 2NE1’s Japanese debut album is scheduled to be released on December 8th, along with various added bonuses.