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’
[INFO] AbemaTV to launch ‘YG CHANNEL’ for a limited time only from April 28~29. The channel will air selected music videos and live performances of YGE artists as well as YG-produced survival shows. By April 28 8PM~9PM JST, ‘YG CHANNEL’ will be broadcasting BLACKPINK Home Party which will feature the girls’ charms and kawaii (cuteness) as they talk about Japanese culture, fashion, art and trends.
In addition, AbemaTV will also start airing a new weekly program “YG TV” on May 4 at 9PM JST on K WORLD channel which will feature BLACKPINK and labelmates WINNER & iKON. It will run for an hour showing their music videos and variety shows with Japanese subtitles. “YG TV” will be aired every Friday from 9AM ~ 10PM JST
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
This is a preview of YG’s upcoming sitcom ‘YG Strategy Center’ headed by ‘God of Music’ PD Park Joon Soo. Setting is at YG building showing how the artists work or what they do. Filming is on September and
is planning to be aired on November 2017. Broadcast schedule (time & date) as well as & network/channel where it will be aired are still undecided. It’s also reported that most if not all the ‘singers/musicians’ will participate in this sitcom.
UPDATE: As of September 10, 2018, YG revealed that the sitcom will premiere on Netflix on October 5, 2018.
With English Subtitles
YG Entertainment is set to produce multiple audition programs. The company is preparing for not only a survival audition show for YG trainees, but also a collaboration program with other music labels. YG’s ambition is to create a program that can create big hit not only in Korea but also overseas.
Continue reading [YG-LIFE] 170620 YGE to Produce New Survival Audition Programs + Reality Shows, BLACKPINK TV
YG Family caught two birds with one stone, making donations and presenting concert.
On May 14, “2017 YG X UNICEF Walking Festival” was jointly hosted by YG Entertainment and UNICEF at Peace Plaza of Sang-am World Cup Stadium.
In “YG X UNICEF Walking Festival”, more than 5,000 participants walked a 4K course in the area of Sang-am World Cup Stadium and Peace Plaza and then enjoyed after-concert. In the festival, participants could enjoy the walk and make meaningful donations. The 20,000 won of entry fee for “YG X UNICEF Walking Festival” from all participants will be used for to help health promotion and malnutrition treatment for children and teenagers, through Muju YG Foundation and the Korean Committee for UNICEF.
Continue reading [YG-LIFE] 170515 The eldest JINUSEAN→The youngest BLACKPINK…YG’s donation that caught two birds with one stone
BLACKPINK’s ROSÉ revealed a video of her doing a cover of WINNER’s “REALLY REALLY”.
BLACKPINK’s ROSÉ and YG Entertainment head YANG HYUN SUK posted a video of ROSÉ doing a guitar cover of WINNER’s “REALLY REALLY” on their Instagram page on May 14. The hashtag “fabulous voice tone” well describes ROSÉ’s performance in the video.
The video is a little blurry as if it was recorded by a cellphone, but viewers can easily notice ROSÉ’s cute smile and clear voice. ROSÉ works her lovely charm and interprets “REALLY REALLY” in her own unique way, and it really is a wonderful surprise present for the fans.
Continue reading [YG-LIFE] 170514 BLACKPINK’s ROSÉ Does a Cover of “REALLY REALLY” and Shows Off her Unique Fresh Voice
G-DRAGON, WINNER, and BLACKPINK were spotted on one of Times Square billboards.
Currently, a video promoting G-DRAGON’s world tour is being played on one of the digital screens of 1515 Broadway, the main area of Times Square, and is catching the eyes of the people.
In addition to G-DRAGON’s tour promotion video, highlights of WINNER and BLACKPINK’s music videos are being played, and this has become an issue in the social media world.
Continue reading [YG-LIFE] 170429 GD, WINNER, and BLACKPINK Appear on Times Square Billboard
There are only ten days left till 2016 comes to an end. Though they are busy preparing for various end-of-the-year awards shows, entertainment agencies have already set up plans for 2017 and are ready to start a new year.
Here are 2017 plans from the “Big 3,” SM Entertainment, YG Entertainment, and JYP Entertainment, as well as two up-and-coming agencies, Big Hit Entertainment and Pledis Entertainment.
Continue reading [NEWS] 161221 YG Reveals Their Plans For 2017: “From SECHSKIES to BLACKPINK, Planning on a packed schedule”