Posts Tagged ‘Big Bang’

Is YG Preparing for Winner’s Debut Next?

It appears that YG Entertainment may be preparing for Winner’s debut next!

After Akdong Musician got off to a smashing start by topping charts for this week, YG Entertainment appears to have set their sights on debuting their next group of rookies. This confirmation comes indirectly from the staff working on the music video production, who informed OSEN that they had already scheduled the shoot.

Word has it that the person in charge of Winner’s music video production is none other than Seo Hyun Seung, who directed Big Bang and 2NE1’s music videos. For example, Big Bang’s “Fantastic Baby,” which received over one hundred million views and 2NE1’s “I Am The Best,” which received an even greater number of its

Is WINNER going to debut soon?,’MV shooting schedule is set’

It seems WINNER is going to make their debut soon!

With the successful debut of Akdong Musician, many people have been believing that YG Entertainment will follow it the debut of their new boy group aka WINNER. And OSEN just revealed that the MV shooting schedule for the group has been confirmed.

The MV director will be Seo Hyun Seung who previously worked on Big Bang's "Fantastic Baby" and 2NE1's "I Am The Best". With this info, you can expect that the group will have an awesome MV like their seniors.

J.Y. Park named as the highest-paid composer in royalties for 2013

J.Y. Park was listed as the highest-paid composer in royalties for 2013, which was his third consecutive year at #1.

According to the Korea Music Copyright Association‘s ’2013 Total Composer Revenue’, J.Y. Park was determined to be the composer with the highest total royalties for the third consecutive year. Although the exact income was not disclosed, it is estimated that J.Y. Park earned well over 1 billion KRW (~$1 million USD) in royalties this past year.

J.Y. Park has close to 50 #1 hit songs in his music bank including songs he wrote for his former and current JYPE artists Rain, Wonder Girls, 2AM, 2PM, miss A, GOT7, as well as overseas artists including SMAP (Japan), F4 and Jacky Cheung (China), Will Smith, Mase, and Cassie (U.S.), just to name a few.

Second on the list was Cho Young Soo, third was YG‘s Teddy Park, fourth was SM‘s Yoo Young Jin, and fifth was Big Bang‘s G-Dragon

Team B From ‘Who Is Next: WIN’ Added To YG’s ‘Family Tour’ Dates In Japan: Is This Their Big Break?

(Photo : courtesy of YG Entertainment)

Back in October, when Team A was selected as the team to become WINNER, YG Entertainment"s newest boy band, on the reality television show "Who Is Next: WIN," many fans of their challengers on the show, Team B, called for the label to give the losing team a second chance.

A petition on the website addressed to YG Entertainment CEO Yang Hyun Suk entitled "Don"t Disband Team B! Both Teams Deserve To Debut!" received over 15,000 signatures.

But Yang stuck to his guns, repeatedly telling reporters both before and after Team A was selected as the group that would now be known as WINNER, that he would disband the losing team.

Yet, for fans that have still held out hope for Team B, there may finally be a break in the clouds.

On Friday, barely 24 hours before show time, YG Entertainment announced Team B would be included in Saturday and Sunday performances the "YG Family 2014 World Tour" in the Kyocera Dome in Osaka, Japan

Yang Hyun Suk hints at Psy and Big Bang’s comebacks

Yang Hyun Suk revealed his plans for Psy and Big Bang to make their comebacks soon and more!

The March 29th broadcast of KBS 2TV‘s ‘Entertainment Relay’ featured a continuation of Yang Hyun Suk’s interview from last week, Yang Hyun Suk commented on his growing list of actors, Cha Seung Won sshi recently joined YG Entertainment but I have not seen him face-to-face yet. The actors who I directly picked up were Park Han Byul, Goo Hye Sun, and Yoo In Na.”

Yoo In Na shared her gratitude and respect towards her CEO Yang Hyun Suk, “The person who first gave me the opportunity was CEO [Yang Hyun Suk].” Yoo In Na also acknowledged that Yang Hyun Suk is the most handsome man in her eyes, explaining, “In terms of work and love, and in all aspects, he seems to be the most manly style

Big Bang T.O.P Pictorial Record Ranks Fourth On Japan Oricon DVD Chart

Big Bang member T.O.P"s pictorial record has received a positive response in Japan.

On April 9, Oricon revealed that T.O.P"s "PICTORIAL RECORDS-FROM TOP" was ranked fourth on the Oricon DVD chart.

This is T.O.P"s first pictorial record since his debut 8 years ago. This record was released in Korea, China and Japan and received much attention.

This pictorial record was shot in new York last December and showcases T.O.P"s own style and concept.

Also, he will be holding an exhibition from May 1 to 4 at the JnB Gallery in Gangnam.

BoA / 2PM Junho / Big Bang TOP – Multi-Entertainers Ready To Take Control Of The Big Screen

From singing to acting, these top stars" multi-talents are taking them beyond the stage to the big screen. They"ll be meeting their fans on the big screen this year. Let"s take a look at some of their upcoming works.

BoA"s first Hollywood movie Make Your Move is a hot topic right now. 2PM"s Junho will star in Memories of the Sword and Big Bang"s TOP (aka Choi Seunghyun) will star in Tazza 2: The Hand of God.

BoA"s acting skills were well received by the public in KBS" "Hope for Love". She"s planning to greet viewers on the screen once again, but this time with a Hollywood film. BoA"s first ever Hollywood movie Make Your Move will follow the story of a boy and girl who grew up in very different environments. However, they will find common ground in dance and fall in love

‘Midnight TV’ Big Bang Seungri, “Girl Group Member Who’d Come The Moment I Call? Goo Hara”

Big Bang"s member Seungri revealed his close friendship with KARA"s member Goo Hara. (Photo : sbs)

Big Bang"s member Seungri revealed his close friendship with KARA member Goo Hara.

In SBS "Midnight TV" aired today, Seungri was asked about girl groups.

Kim Ji Suk asked, "Who is the one girl group member who would come right now if you call?" Seungri then chose Goo Hara, Gain, and Kang Min Kyung. Then he asked again, "If you were to pick one from those three?" and Seungri chose Goo Hara.

Someone else asked, "As a girl too?" but he asked, "No. We grew up together since we were little and developed dreams of becoming singers together."

Photo Credit: SBS

Model Lee Sung Kyung Joins YG Family and Acts in “It’s Okay, That’s Love”

Model Lee Sung Kung joined the YG crew and takes her chances in acting in the new SBS drama "It"s Okay, That"s Love".

Lee Sung Kyung is YG Entertainment and K Plus Model Company"s first collaboration actress, joining YG after Cha Seung Won and Choi Ji Woo"s lead. She became family with Big Bang, 2NE1, Epik High, Gu Hye Sun, and Yoo In Na.

"It"s Okay, That"s Love" is written by No Hee Kyung and directed by Kim Kyu Tae, telling the story of modern-day people who are sick in their hearts but do not realize it. Lee Sung Kyung will play the role of An So Nyeo, a troubled nineteen year-old.

So Nyeo is expelled from school and becomes a part-time worker at a cafe owned by suspense novel writer and radio DJ Jang Je Yeol (played by Jo In Sung). She becomes a member of a group therapy he attends, and meets psychiatrist Ji Hae Soo (played by Gong Hyo Jin); inspired by Ji Hae Soo, So Nyo later aspires to be a psychiatrist

YG and Samsung Collaborates to Launch Hip Hop Street Apparel Brand NONA9ON

YG Entertainment and Samsung Everland Fashion will launch their fashion brand NONA9ON.

YG had released a teaser image of the nonagon-shaped logo of the brand through their official blog on April 4, drawing curiosity from fans. They released NONA9ON"s first teaser clip today.

YG and Samsung Everland came together to form Natural 9. Natural 9 staff explained, "A nonagon is a 9-sided shape; it signifies variety and the infinite potential for growth".

NONA9ON"s first teaser clip, revealed on the YG official blog, was directed by YG"s Yang Hyun Suk, telling the story of NONA9ON"s birth through the performance of 9 dancers.

The second teaser clip will be released two days later, on April 11. Parris Goebel, world-renowned choreographer who has worked with Jennifer Lopez and Taeyang, and Choice37, YG producer for G-Dragon"s "One of a Kind", is rumored to be in charge of the second teaser clip