CJ ENM clarifies question about delaying release of Wanna One’s Beautiful Part 3 album. Rumor has it that there is a problem with the boys’ contract affecting their new LP.
There is said to be a problem between the Wanna One members and CJ ENM. However, it looks like this issue has already been resolved.
In a statement, via AllKpop, the agency’s representative revealed that negotiations with all member agencies have already been completed. Thus, the album would be released on the scheduled date of January 27th.
The spokesman confirmed that there are problems with some of the members and their agencies. There are also some administrative issues that need to be resolved. However, everything is in progress and is nearing completion. He promised that they would do their best to finalize negotiations so that the album would come out on its stated release date.
The boy band of the Produce 101 project had delighted their fans with their reunion after their disbandment in December 2018, as reported by KpopStarz. At the Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA) 2021 they performed some of their hits together and unveiled the unreleased album Beautiful Part 3.
It is the third and final song in the group’s Beautiful album series. Unfortunately, Lai Kuan didn’t manage to attend Wanna One’s performance as he is currently on promotion in China.
Despite this, he managed to get involved in the production of the new album, recording his part of the song in his own studio and sending it to the production team. On January 11th, CJ ENM officially confirmed the release of Beautiful Part 3 on the major music platforms.
The song was due to be released on January 27 at 6pm KST, but due to the said issues, music industry officials announced on January 20 that there have been some setbacks. They pointed out that all 11 members’ deals are still pending for the release of the album.
However, there is still a week to go before the album is scheduled to be released. If not all members of Wanna One sign the contract for the release of the special album, it may not be released on the said release date.
If that happens, fans of Kang Daniel, Park Ji-hoon, Lee Dae-hwi, Kim Jae-hwan, Ong Seong-wu, Park Woo-jin, Lai Kuan-lin, Yoon Ji-sung, Hwang Min-hyun , Bae Jin-young and Ha Sung-woon knowing that January 27th is a special day for Wanna One. The group’s latest activity took place at their last concert on January 24-27, 2019.