On January 6, the agencies of X1 members announced that they will be disbanding the group. The decision was made after discussion between the agencies of members.
Agencies of X1 members released a joint statement:
This is Play M Entertainment, Yuehua Entertainment, TOP Media, OUI Entertainment, MBK Entertainment, Woollim Entertainment, DSP Media, Starship Entertainment, and Brand New Music.
The X1 members and each of the agencies negotiated under the condition of unanimous agreement, but we could not come to an agreement, so we have decided on their disbandment.“
Regarding the disbandment of group, CJ E&M said, “We worked for X1 to resume activities, but we respect the position of the agencies that decided on X1’s disbandment.“