It was reported that CJ ENM will be launching BY9, a group consisting of the eliminated contestants of Produce X 101. Jellyfish Entertainment will allegedly manage the team while CJ ENM plans their debut album.
According to numerous Insiders, CJ ENM began discussing the launching of this so-called “sub team” after the final members of X1 were revealed through the live broadcast of Produce X 101 on July 19. As a result, the future of BY9 was decided on July 23 and the team will be managed by the agency of contestant Kim Mingyu.
An Insider shared the following information:
BY9’s debut has been confirmed through collaboration between CJ ENM and Jellyfish Entertainment. Representatives of both companies are planning to discuss BY9’s debut soon.
Meanwhile, a representative of Jellyfish Entertainment has stated that they have not yet been informed regarding the management.
We have not yet been informed about the management. We will check on this.
ㅡ Jellyfish Entertainment
CJ ENM has also responded to reports and stated that the launch of BY9 has not been determined.
The launch of the sub group has not been determined.
ㅡ CJ ENM