Posts tagged "YG Entertainment"

Yang Hyun Suk: “Mimicking My Voice Has Become a YG Trend”

YG Entertainment CEO and head producer Yang Hyun Suk has revealed that mimicking his distinctive voice has become a “trend” among his label’s artists.

Stars such as PSY and members of groups 2NE1 and BIGBANG have poked light fun at their company chief on numerous TV variety show appearances.

Speaking to media outlet Star Newson September 27, the producer explained that he saw the funny side of…

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Why Can’t This Video Be Longer? Bobby and B.I for NONAGON

Another video for fashion brand NONAGON (also written asNONA9ON) has been released featuring YG trainees and “Mix & Match” contestants Bobby and B.I.

YG and Samsung Everland created the brand with the concept of “mixing their strongest characteristics together for infinite growth.” The consequent company, “Natural Nine,” was then…

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Seungri to Stay in Hospital For a Week, Will Not Perform with BIGBANG in Singapore for YG Family Tour

On September 12, a YG Entertainment rep said to Star News that following Seungri’s car accident, the BIGBANGmember went to the hospital and got several checkups. “He had X-rays taken, which showed no broken bones. His CT scan showed minor liver hemorrhaging, but the doctors said that after about a week of simple treatment, he would recover just fine. In case of any aftereffects, Seungri will be…

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YG Entertainment Drops Second “Mix & Match” Teaser Spot

Talent agency YG Entertainment has released a second teaser spot video ahead of the launch of new reality show “Mix & Match.” The show will feature Team B, the runners-up of “Win,” the reality show that produced the chart-topping boy band Winner. Also appearing will be three new trainees: Jung Jin Hyung, Jung Chan Woo and Yang Hong Seok.


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YG Entertainment’s New Group to be Named iKON, Three Team B Members Already Confirmed

The press conference for YG Entertainment and Mnet‘s new survival program, “Mix & Match,” took place today, during which YG CEO Yang Hyun Suk revealed the details for the agency’s highly anticipated new boy group.

Yang Hyun Suk announced that the new boy group will be called iKON. According to Yang Hyun Suk, the “c” in “icon” was replaced with a “k” to signify the intent to spread Korea’s culture.

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YG Set to Unveil Three New “Mix & Match” Contestants Today

Fans of survival audition show “Win,” which spawned the group Winner, have only hours to wait before the three newest trainees are unveiled to the public. The trainees will join the six members of Team B, the group that finished as runners-up to Winner, as part of a new show called “Mix & Match.” The new program will air on Mnet.

The new members will be unveiled at a press conference to be held…

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JinuSean’s Sean Gets Appointed As Internal Director at YG Entertainment

At the shareholders meeting of YG Entertainment held on August 27, important announcements including the investment deal with LVMH as well as the appointment of Sean as the internal director of the company have been announced.

According to YG Entertainment, the appointment of Sean as internal director has been a long time coming. “Sean’s appointment as internal director is needed to strengthen…

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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…

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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 members of Team B,…

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