WM Entertainment has released an official statement addressing the future of B1A4.

In June, it was announced that the contracts of all five members had expired. Sandeul, CNU, and Gongchan decided to renew their contracts while Jinyoung and Baro made the decision to leave the agency. Jinyoung has since signed on with LINK8 Entertainment and Baro is now with HODU&U Entertainment.

The agency took to B1A4’s official fan cafe and website to make an announcement regarding the group’s future. They stated, “Hello, this is WM Entertainment. First, we wish to sincerely thank all the fans who always care for and love B1A4.

“Our agency has been in continuous talks with Jinyoung and Baro, who we have been with for seven years, on B1A4’s future activities. However, we have reached the agreement that due to various circumstances, it is difficult for B1A4 to promote as five members at this moment.

“Therefore, the decision has been made that CNU, Sandeul, and Gongchan will continue their activities as B1A4 as a trio. However, we have not ruled out the possibility of five-member B1A4 activities in the future and we will continue to negotiate to achieve this goal.

“We wish to apologize for bringing such news to fans who have expressed their support and hopes for B1A4 to continue activities with five members. We will do our best to provide all of our support for CNU, Sandeul, and Gongchan to greet fans again as B1A4. We will also sincerely support Jinyoung and Baro on their future endeavors and growth.

We wish to apologize once again for failing to live up to fans’ expectations, and we ask for your continued warm love and support for B1A4. Thank you.”

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