We’ve got some bad news for you, Queen’s 🙁
On 23rd March, MBK Entertainment announced that members Soyeon and Boram have decided not to renew their contracts. However, Qri, Eunjung, Hyomin, and Jiyeon will be extending their contracts till December.
MBK’s press statement reads:
“As reported, Soyeon and Boram’s contracts expire on 15th May and they will not re-sign. Hyomin, Jiyeon, Eunjung, and Qri have extended their contracts until December of this year. They will continue their group and solo promotions, both domestic and overseas. The upcoming album, which will be released on 17th May, is their last album as a group of 6.”
Besides that, it was reported that the girls’ final album will include a special 6-minute medley that consists of 24 hit songs. This includes “Lies”, “TTL (Time to Love)”, “Bo Beep Bo Beep”, “You Drive Me Crazy”, “Lovey-Dovey”, “Number Nine”, “Sugar Free”, and “Roly Poly”.
Known for their hook-heavy dance music, T-ARA made their debut in 2009 with their first album, “Absolute First Album”. To date, the group has spawned several albums and EPs such as “Day By Day”, “Black Eyes”, “Temptastic”, and more. Their most recent comeback was in November 2016 with their 8th EP “Remember”, featuring the title track “TIAMO”.