Around US Entertainment has announced that the members of BEAST have decided to promote using the group name HIGHLIGHT, which is the title of their most recent album released summer 2016.
The angency stated that at this point they are letting go of the BEAST name in order to return to fans and promotions quicker. However, the company will continue the legal battle over the right to the BEAST name, logo and works.
With the news, 3 of the members, Yang Yoseob, Yong Junhyung and Son Dongwoon have updated their Instagram profiles to reflect the group's name change. Dongwoon even changed his IG handle to highlight_dw.