K-pop solo artist Jeon So-mi, known by the stage name Somi, recently made a long-awaited chart comeback with the single What You Waiting For , about a year after her debut song Birthday . The singer’s latest single, an R&B genre dance-pop, hit streaming sites last Wednesday, July 22. Somi teamed up with hitmaker Teddy, a producer and founder of her label The Black Label, to co-produce and write the song. Are young K-pop stars overpaid – and should they hide their wealth? View this post on Instagram A post shared by 전소미 (@somsomi0309) on Jul 13, 2020 at 8:31pm PDT The singer has recently inked a management deal with Interscope, a sub-label of Universal Music Group and is gearing up to break into the worldwide music scene. Will Chungha and Somi join K-pop girl band I. O. I’s comeback? “It’s only been a year since Somi debuted, but she’s already joining the pool of high-profile artists,” The Black Label said. “People in the US saw the potential in her from the impact she has on the global audience, even without doing any breaking acts in the country.” Regarding the deal, the US agency commented: “Somi stands out with her unique and worldly approach to pop music. She is poised to be the next international breakout artist.” Somi rose to stardom after competing in Mnet’s popular K-pop survival show Produce 101 in 2016. She made it to the top 11 finalists and debuted as a member of the project group I.O.I. Rigged K-pop reality show turns into a K-drama When the group disbanded in 2017, she began a solo act under YG Entertainment's sub-label. Want more stories like this? Sign up here . Follow STYLE on Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and Twitter . This article originally appeared on Korea Times.