WINNER Reveals What It Really Feels Like to Be a YG Trainee

Top spot on music charts immediately after release, line-up of tracks on music charts, continuous first place on music shows—these are not always descriptive of existing groups. It also describes WINNER. It is the story of the release of their debut track, “Empty.” YG Entertainment’s first boy group in nine years since BIGBANG, WINNER is the new monster rookie group currently taking over the music...

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Win Team B to Appear in New Mnet Survival Show “Mix & Match”

Win Team B, the group which finished as the runner-up to Winner on “WIN,” looks set to take part in another survival show, according to a news report. The show will be broadcast by Mnet, and will be entitled “Mix & Match.” The first episode is set to air on September 11, following the conclusion of “Show Me the Money 3.” According to the report, the program will involve all six mem...

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YG Entertainment Acquires 61.1 Billion Won Investment from LVMH, Looks Into Expanding to F...

The French luxury goods giant, LVMH (Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton) has decided on its investment of 61.1 billion won (approximately USD 59.7 million) into YG Entertainment, with a possibility of increasing up to 80 billion won (approximately USD 80 million) that could help the entertainment company’s expansion in the fashion and cosmetics industry. On August 20, YG Entertainment announced tha...

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G-Dragon Donates 81.8 Million Won to Lou Gehrig’s Disease Patients on His Birthday

BIGBANG‘s G-Dragon has given back to the society by donating 81.8 million KRW (approx. 81,800 USD) to patients with Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. The amount symbolizes G-Dragon’s birthday, which he celebrates today on August 18. On August 18, fellow YG Entertainment artist Sean wrote on his Twitter, “Jiyong has performed a beautifu...

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YG Celebrates G-Dragon’s Birthday, Fans Make Charity Donations

Talent agency YG Entertainment has posted a celebratory article honoring BIGBANG star G-Dragon on its website to mark the star’s birthday. The piece also gives details of fan donations made on his behalf. The post featured a large image of the star with the caption, “Happy Birthday G-Dragon. From YG.” YG explained that one of the star’s fan clubs, Kwon Ji Yong Supporters had made a charity donati...

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WINNER to Release Japanese Debut Album in September, Ahead of Concert Tour in Japan

YG Entertainment’s newest rookie group WINNER will be revealing their Japanese debut album on September 10! On August 15, YG Entertainment announced the release date for the upcoming album, along with more information about the songs included in the album. WINNER’s “2014 S/S Japan Collection“ will contain all of the tracks that are in their Korean debut album “2014 S/S,” in addition to “Go Up” and...

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PSY, G-Dragon and Tablo Post Congratulations to Winner on Chart Success

YG Entertainment artists have been taking to social network sites to offer their congratulations to their label mates, boy band Winner. The group stormed to the top of the charts, landing the Number 1 spot on nine different music charts with the title track “Empty” from the debut album, “2014 S/S.” Artists such as PSY, Epik High’s Tablo and BIGBANG member G-Dragon posted their congratulations in t...

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Winner Drops Photo Teasers ahead of Midnight Music Video and Album Release

YG Entertainment, the talent agency that represents boy band Winner, has released teaser images ahead of the group’s forthcoming debut album and music video debut release. The act will drop a 10-track album at midnight on August 12, along with a music video. Physical copies will be available as of August 14. The teaser images are designed to look like pages of a newspaper, and the latest photos o...

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