SAKURA & CHAE WON JOINING HYBE IS HEADLINING NEWS GLOBALLY
Return Of The Queens.
Sakura and Kim Chae-won, who joined Hive's label Source Music, proved their stardom by heating up domestic and foreign media and SNS.
Source Music announced on the 14th that they had signed exclusive contracts with Sakura and Kim Chae-won. This news not only garnered a lot of attention in Korea, but was reported one after another by major Japanese media including Oricon, and decorated the top page of Yahoo Japan. In addition, related articles were ranked on Weibo's hot trend in China, and keywords such as '#Sakura', '#Chaewon, and '#Sakura and Chaewon' rose on the domestic Twitter real-time trend.
On the afternoon of the 14th, when the news of the exclusive contract was announced, Sakura and Kim Chae-won delivered their greetings and aspirations to their fans through their respective SNS. Sakura said, "I hope we can meet soon, and we ask for your interest and support for our future activities." Hive Chairman Bang Si-hyuk also uploaded a photo taken with Sakura and Kim Chae-won on his personal SNS that night, and greeted them with “Welcome!”