On Mother’s Day (May 9), CNCO announced that member Joel Pimentel is leaving the group, and that his last day would be on their upcoming virtual concert.
“After five and a half unforgettable and life-changing years together, Friday, May 14th, will be Joel’s last day as a member of CNCO,” read the official statement.
On his Instagram account, the Mexican-American artist expressed that he’s ready to grow and explore new artistic avenues. “It’s time to start building my own path and career. This is why I’ve decided to leave the band,” he wrote. “I can’t wait to share my new project with y’all. This is just a new beginning.”