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Profit distribution of Top 8 management companies in Korea: If the artists want to get rich fast, join Big Hit, JYP, YG and especially… Starship!

There is a interesting point that the profit distribution rates of Top 8 management companies in Korea are entirely different.

Below is the list of profit distribution rates from Top 8 management companies in Korea (as of August/2018)

SM Entertainment

Contract years: 7 years
Physical sales: Agency (95%), Artist (5%)
Physical sales renewed: Agency (90%), Artist (10%)
Events: Agency (60%), Artist (40%)
Overseas promotions: Agency (30%), Artist (70%)

JYP Entertainment

Contract years: 7 years
Physical sales: Agency (50%), Artist (50%)
Physical sales renewed: Agency (30%), Artist (70%)
Events: Agency (60%), Artist (40%)
Overseas promotions: Agency (50%), Artist (50%)

YG Entertainment

Contract years: 7 years
Physical sales: Agency (50%), Artist (50%)
Physical sales renewed: Agency (30%), Artist (70%)
Events: Agency (40%), Artist (60%)
Overseas promotions: Agency (50%), Artist (50%)

Big Hit Entertainment

Contract years: 7 years
Physical sales: Agency (50%), Artist (50%)
Physical sales renewed: Agency (30%), Artist (70%)
Events: Agency (50%), Artist (50%)
Overseas promotions: Agency (30%), Artist (70%)

FNC Entertainment

Contract years: 7 years
Physical sales: Agency (60%), Artist (40%)
Physical sales renewed: Agency (50%), Artist (50%)
Events: Agency (60%), Artist (40%)
Overseas promotions: Agency (50%), Artist (50%)

CUBE Entertainment

Contract years: 7 years
Physical sales: Agency (80%), Artist (20%)
Physical sales renewed: Agency (70%), Artist (30%)
Events: Agency (60%), Artist (40%)
Overseas promotions: Agency (40%), Artist (60%)

Starship Entertainment

Contract years: 6 years
Physical sales: Agency (20%), Artist (80%)
Physical sales renewed: Agency (20%), Artist (80%)
Events: Agency (50%), Artist (50%)
Overseas promotions: Agency (30%), Artist (70%)

Pledis Entertainment

Contract years: 6 years
Physical sales: Agency (80%), Artist (20%)
Physical sales renewed: Agency (80%), Artist (20%)
Events: Agency (70%), Artist (30%)
Overseas promotions: Agency (20%), Artist (80%)

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