CL joins superstars Beyonce and Adele at UK's Satellite 414
Lee Chaerin better known as CL initially trained under JYP Entertainment before joining YG Entertainment at the age of fifteen. Former member of the K-Pop group 2NE1, CL rose to fame becoming one of the most popular and best-selling groups. After the group disbanded in 2016, CL and another member of the group, Dara remained with YG Entertainment as solo artists.
CL has been a solo artist since 2015 and has been one of the most popular stand-alone artists. She was the first female Korean solo artist to be placed on Billboard Hot 100 in 2016. After leaving YG in 2019, CL released her solo mini-album in the year 2019 titled, ‘Name of Love’ Her first studio album after her solo debut will be released in October of 2021.
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CL’s overseas project
On August 24, CL released a single ‘Spicy’ which is the first step on her solo studio album titled, ‘Alpha.’ With the release of ‘Alpha’ CL will launch herself on to the global market. This requires her to have an agency overseas to moderate and control her activities overseas and ensure fans abroad get a taste of CL’s music.
On August 30, it was announced that CL has signed with Satellite 414 to take control of her overseas activities and promotion. Satellite 414 is a UK-based global entertainment agency that includes famous actors such as Simon Pegg as well as world-famous musicians Adele, Beyonce, Dua Lipa, and Duran Duran.
New music from CL
According to CL’s label Vericerry, CL has recently signed a contract with Satellite 414 after her most recent release, her first single 'Spicy' from her solo full-length album ‘Alpha.’ This song contains a strong sense of self-awareness from CL, who was born in Korea, grew up and worked in various environments, and overcame prejudice over the years to establish herself as an artist in South Korea today.
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CL is expected to release the second single from the album 'Alpha' next month, which will reveal another side of her.