It is not an exaggeration to say that YG Entertainment (YG) perfectly dominated music charts of early 2018.
According to OSEN’s analysis on Melon Chart for early 2018 on July 5, YG artists were placed at no. 1 for 89 days among a total of 186 days in 2018.
Continue reading [YG-LIFE] 180705 From iKON to BLACKPINK, YG Dominates 47.8% of No. 1s in Early 2018, New Record at 89 Days
It’s not an exaggeration to say that music charts of early 2018 have been dominated by YG Entertainment. Now it’s time for BIGBANG’s SEUNGRI to make comeback. YG’s representative producer YANG HYUN SUK raise expectations on SEUNGRI’s upcoming solo album.
On June 23, YANG HYUN SUK wrote “Although the preparation of the album was burdening since he is a member of BIGBANG, but after finishing the album, I feel like this is why he’s one of BIGBANG… SEUNGRI, YG’s 5th runner of 2018”. He displayed his affections towards BIGBANG as well as his confidence on SEUNGRI’s upcoming album at the same time.
Continue reading [YG-LIFE] 180623 iKON > BIGBANG > WINNER > BLACKPINK > SEUNGRI Follows YG’s ‘Flower Road’
Group BIGBANG’s SEUNGRI revealed his cover of BLACKPINK’s ‘DDU-DU DDU-DU’, helping them promote the song.
On June 22, SEUNGRI uploaded the cover video of BLACKPINK’s ‘DDU-DU DDU-DU’ on his social media.
SEUNGRI perfectly covered the choreography for ‘DDU-DU DDU-DU’ along with members of BLACKPINK, gathering attention. The chorus ‘Hit you with that ddu-du ddu-du’ was edited into the song ‘Tunak tunak tun’ by Indian singer Daler Mehndi, making the viewers burst into laughter.
Continue reading [YG-LIFE] 180622 BIGBANG SEUNGRI Supports BLACKPINK by Covering the Dance For ‘DDU-DU DDU-DU’
ELLE: You’ve become <ELLE>’s muses and had a photoshoot with flowers. If you are going to gift someone flowers, what would it be?
Jisoo: I want to gift others my favorite (flower), Lily of the Valley.
Jennie: Yellow Hyacinth. It’s my birth flower (that represents my birthdate — January 16th).
Rosé: White Roses remind me of white chocolate. It lifts up your mood when you place it nearby so I would give them as gifts.
Lisa: Pink Roses as they give off both pure and lovely feeling.
Continue reading [MAGAZINE] 180320 BLACKPINK (With Other YGE Artists) on Elle Korea April 2018 Issue (INTERVIEW + SCANS + OFFICIAL PHOTOS)
Artists from YG Entertainment decorated the April edition cover for ‘ELLE’, a fashion media magazine.
The 2 different versions with group BIGBANG’s TAEYANG with CL and group WINNER’s YOON, MINO, and BLACKPINK were results of a collaboration with the global fashion brand, Louis Vuitton. It’s the first time 8 artists from YG are being featured in the same magazine.
Continue reading [YG-LIFE] 180319 TAEYANG · WINNER · BLACKPINK · CL, Artists From YG Gathers For The First Time
BLACKPINK, iKON, and DAESUNG presented fantastic live performances at Japan’s biggest summer music festival “A-nation 2017”.
On August 27, BLACKPINK, iKON, and DAESUNG performed at A-nation held at Tokyo Ajinomoto Stadium, to fascinate 45,000 music fans.
BLACKPINK marked the opening of the festival. BLACKPINK electrified the stadium by presenting the performances of their mega-hits including “BOOMBAYAH” whose music video has recently surpassed 200 million on YouTube, as well as “WHISTLE”, “PLAYING WITH FIRE”, and “As If It’s Your Last” all of which have surpassed 100 million views.
BLACKPINK is releasing their official Japan debut mini-album “BLACKPINK” on August 30. The members of BLACKPINK said, “We’re so happy to give live performance at this great music festival. Please remember the name BLACKPINK!”
*omitted parts not related to BLACKPINK*
BIGBANG member TAEYANG boasted his bond with girl group BLACKPINK, posting a photo of family dinner with rookie girl group BLACKPINK.
On August 7, TAEYANG posted a photo on his Instagram account, saying, “Cute BLACKPINK came to my concert as a guest performer. Thanks BLACKPINK”.
In the photo, TAEYANG and girl group BLACKPINK are making a friendly pose together. TAEYANG is smiling with his arms folded and head slightly down. BLACKPINK members are giving thumbs-up to TAEYANG, to create a friendly atmosphere.
TAEYANG has recently been hosting “2017 World Tour WHITE NIGHT” in Japan.