Record label and entertainment agency, home to artists After School, Orange Caramel, NU'EST and Seventeen. The CEO of Pledis Entertainment is Han Sung-soo. In 2007, he took Kahi and Son Dam-bi to create Pledis. They had no building nor an office, only a practice room. Pledis Entertainment held auditions in San Francisco and Los Angeles in 2011. Through these auditions, they hoped to meet highly inspired and talented people.

Orange Caramel - Candy Culture and Pinache
Candy Culture Queens

Orange Caramel, one of the more unusual groups from Korea, is a trio and subunit of After School featuring the ravishing good looks and sleek dance moves of Nana (Im Jin-Ah), the sparkling and comedic personality of Lizzy (Park Soo-Young), and the remarkable vocal range of lead singer Raina (Oh Hye-Rin).

Afterschool Amazons
The Amazons of KPop

Currently on a mysterious hiatus, this legendary large group burst on the scene a few years ago with an intense, take-no-prisoners approach to their repertoire, delivery and choreography. They also experimented with a different personnel scheme than most groups.