As the agency behind K-pop hits such as BIGBANG, 2NE1, WINNER, iKON, BLACKPINK, and more, YG Entertainment is an agency that countless trainees have dreamt of being a part of. Though the idol groups mentioned above are now full-fledged artists with various albums and awards under their belts, they were once young trainees, working hard each and every day to achieve their dreams of performing on stage.
YG Entertainment helped them to that stage, but they also had to give up certain things during their trainee years. Here are six things that trainees at YG need to contractually give up, as revealed by current YG artists.
Continue reading [NEWS] 190102 Things That Trainees Need To Give Up To Be A Part Of YG, As Told By YG Artists
Adidas is holding another fan event with BLACKPINK and WINNER on December 28th of 2018 (FRI), 7:30PM KST at NEXON Arena! It will be called ‘ADIDAS WINTER NIGHT’ “where you can meet WINNER and BLACKPINK at one spot and enjoy their performance”.
First 200 Adiclub (Korean Adidas) members who buy Adidas’ Winter Jacket at the Gangnam Brand Center from December 1~16 will have the chance to participate. They may end the promotion early if the number of buyers reaches a certain limit. Refunds/exchanges after being selected are not allowed.
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Continue reading [INFO] Adidas Winter Night With BLACKPINK and WINNER
With new solo releases coming up for WINNER’s Song Mino — his first solo album — and BLACKPINK’s Jennie — her solo debut — BIGBANG’s Seungri has graciously offered his assistance.
In funny Instagram posts addressed to each member, Seungri asked the two artists if there was anything he could do to help, saying he is sad because they haven’t asked him for anything.
Continue reading [NEWS] 181103 Seungri Offers To Help Song Mino And Jennie On Their Solos, Says He’s Very Sad
Aside from sharing and reposting the teaser itself, the Lisa, iKON’s Donghyuk (DK) and YG Dancers uploaded some behind photos from the filming site. Check out the updates below!
BLACKPINK’s Lisa dances with WINNER’s Seunghoon (HOONY) and iKON’s Donghyuk (DK) backed up by YG resident dancers, HITECH and CRAZY for 4th teaser of X ACADEMY.
X ACADEMY is one of the sub-divisions of new YG subsidiary ‘YGX’. YGX is an entertainment company which also houses 2 other sub-divisions namely YGX Entertainment (supports promising talents with artist management, production, touring, branding and beyond) and NATURAL HIGH RECORDS (Seungri’s DJ/electronic music record label) headed by CEOs Big Bang’s Seungri as well as YG head choreographer Lee Jaewook. Previous teasers were led by WINNER’s Lee Seunghoon (HOONY) and iKON’s Kim Donghyuk (DK).
Check out the teaser dancing to Tritonal & APEK ft. Meron Ryan ‘Just Like You’ below!
Choreographers: HOONY(@maetamong), DK(@_dong_ii), LISA(@lalalalisa_m), JP(@jungheonp), YSL(@giant_ysl), BK(@hitechgon), DEUKIE(@deukie_______), DONY(@_______youngmoney), CROWN(@chungjaeeeeee), ONESTAR(@h_byul_), ROKI(@ssu_x_mini), AS.L(@kimjinwook__98), D.heuny(@l__do__heun), RarmG(@rarmg), HEEEEYUN(@heeeeyun), RYEON(@ryeon89), SEJIN(@kimsejin__)
X ACADEMY, YGX & BLACKPINK Official SNS also shared the teaser
YG Entertainment’s upcoming sitcom “YG Future Strategy Office” has released new stills of the many YG artists who will be appearing on the show!
Continue reading [NEWS] 180927 BLACKPINK, WINNER, iKON, And More Join BIGBANG’s Seungri In New Photos From YG Sitcom
The sitcom is set for global release via Netflix on October 5, 2018.
All 8 Episodes of the sitcom can officially be viewed at Netflix: LINK
ABOUT THE SHOW: “YG Strategy Center” is a new real sitcom produced by producing director (PD) Park Jun Su, who has created showed like Mnet’s “The God of Music” and “UV Syndrome.” He is joined by “SNL Korea” writer Kim Min Suk, and the series will star BIGBANG’s Seungri as an ambitious figure who hopes to save a company in trouble. Unlike its grandiose name, the strategic information center is a department where all of YG’s outsiders are placed, and another name for it is YG’s treasure chest.
[ENGSUB] BLACKPINK CUT
170927 PREVIEW Stills of BLACKPINK
YG Future Strategy Office
Source: Netflix Naver Post
170921 PREVIEW with English Subtitles
170914 PREVIEW with English Subtitles
YG artists as CEO Yang Hyun Suk did interviews last year before the filming of the show.
With English Subtitles
YG Entertainment will be teaming up with Netflix for their upcoming variety show.
On September 10, YG Entertainment revealed, “Our agency will be working with Netflix for a global release of ‘YG Strategy Center’ (tentative title) on October 5.”
Continue reading [NEWS] 180910 YG Entertainment’s Original Sitcom with Seungri, BLACKPINK & Other YG Artists Confirms Broadcast Details
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