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YG Entertainment’s entrance into KOSDAQ & 3 new idol groups in the making?!~

Ummm. OH WOW. YG’s getting bigger and bigger~

Do any of you guys watch Terry He on Youtube? Well, 2 members of his old boy band thingy, Brian Kan and Don Lee, left in 2010 to become trainees at YG. I wonder if they’re debuting soon.

One of Korea’s top agencies, YG Entertainment, will finally be listed on the independent Korean stock market, KOSDAQ (the Korean counterpart to the American NASDAQ).

YG Entertainment’s application to enter KOSDAQ has been pending for a while now, and it was finally approved earlier this year. This new announcement states that their stocks will be listed on the market starting on November 23rd.

In light of such a big development, YG Entertainment held a press conference on November 8th and revealed their plans after entering KOSDAQ.

With top artists like Big Bang, 2NE1, Se7en, Gummy, Psy, Tablo, Yoo In Na, Jung Hye Young, and more under its label, YG Entertainment brought in approximately $40 million USD last year in sales, $9.2 million in operating profit, and $8.75 million in net profit. In the first half of 2011, they also recorded strong figures with $39.9 million in sales, $8.6 million in operating profit, and $6.4 million in net profit.

With YG Entertainment entering the stock exchange fray, all of the ‘Big 3′ companies (YG Entertainment, SM EntertainmentJYP Entertaiment) are now listed on KOSDAQ. (SM Entertainment was able to secure its entrance into KOSDAQ more than 10 years ago, while JYP Continue reading

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2PM’s first Arena Tour sells out in 1 minute~!

I-I-I-I wanna go =(

2PM has a lot to be happy about: the group is currently ranked first on the Japanese cellphone ring tone charts Chaku-Uta and Chaku-Movie with their third Japanese single “Ultra Lover“, which is also third on Oricon, and has made a record-breaking first place claim on Juyo Record Sharp. The boys now have even more reason to celebrate, as all 100,000 tickets for their first Arena Tour reportedly sold out in one minute!

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miss A’s comeback date confirmed~

WELLL, It’s been awhile, hasn’t it?

miss A will be returning to the music scene by the end of July!

The ladies shot to stardom with their back-to-back hits “Bad Girl Good Girl” and “Breathe“. Currently, the group is busy completing the final stages of album production.

On July 6th, JYP Entertainment revealed,

miss A will be starting their first album promotions in the 4th week of this month. They plan to have many Korean activities.

According to their agency, miss A’s upcoming album was directed by JYP Entertainment’s head producer, J.Y. Park. miss A is determined to exceed the popularity of their previous hit songs with their new title track, the details for which have yet to be revealed.

A JYP Entertainment representative said,

It will be a miss A signature dance song with lots of excitement. It shows off the charms of the matured members. Since it’s their first full length album, the members have prepared for a long time.

Stay tuned for more updates!

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JYPE reveals schedule for 2PM’s comeback album~

YAY. It’s been awhile.

Fans were in for a surprise when JYP Entertainment revealed info on 2PM’s upcoming second album.

JYP Entertainment tweeted, ”2PM 2ND ALBUM RELEASE SCHEDULE!!!“, and attached the above image to the message.

In the photo, several important dates were listed, including teaser release dates as well as the drop date for the full album itself.

Some fans exclaimed, “Can’t wait!! I wonder what June 16 will be!~” while others commented, ”What about the Wonder Girls?! Wonderfuls waited longer than Hottests >.<

Regardless of the small blips in the fan pool, we’re sure that everyone’s really excited for 2PM’s return. Stay tuned for all the latest updates on 2PM’s comeback!

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miss A to make a comeback this May~

Finally~ A familiar face

miss A has confirmed their comeback for next month!

On April 26th, representatives of JYP Entertainment spoke through TV Report and announced, “miss A will be releasing a new album in May.”

The girls are currently finalizing preparations for its release. As expected, the album was produced byJ.Y. Park. The representative continued, “They’ll be actively promoting the album in Korea.”

Stay tuned for more info on their comeback!

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SM, YG, & JYP Entertiainment made a combined total of $150 Million USD combined~

Guess who made the most?

It was recently revealed that Korea’s ‘Big 3′ music agencies – YG, SM, and JYP Entertainment – earned a combined revenue of $150 million USD in sales for 2010, a $50 million increase compared to 2009.

According to a report released by Financial Supervisory Service’s DART (Data Analysis, Retrieval and Transfer System) on March 30th, SM Entertainment declared Continue reading

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KeyEast, SM, YG, JYP & many more join forces to establish new global agency: United Asia Management~

this is BIG BIG BIG BIG news. O:

KeyEast, AMENT, Star J Entertainment, SM Entertainment, YG Entertainment, and JYP Entertainment will be joining forces to create a huge Asian management agency named ‘United Asia Management‘!

This joint investment corporate body was created out of an effort to develop an industry that will push ‘Hallyu’ to ‘Asianlyu’. United Asia Management aims to pioneer a global market, and all artists under the six agencies will be under a database system that manages intellectual property rights. Continue reading

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Korean Agencies hold emergency meeting to discuss Japanese activities~

So how will they continue…?

Japan experienced a devastating 8.9-magnitude earthquake on March 11th, which consequently lead to a halt in everyone’s promotional activities. It was recently revealed that Korean entertainment agencies will be holding an emergency meeting with their Japanese counterparts in order to discuss the future of their scheduled activities. Continue reading

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Jay Park posts official apology towards JYPE & 2PM~

Jay Park wants to start Spring with a clean slate~

Singer Jay Park recently made his first official public apology towards his previous agency and group,JYP Entertainment and 2PM.

On February 17th, the singer uploaded his apology onto his official fan cafe, expressing his remorse for disappointing  Continue reading

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JYP hints at a Wonder Girl’s comeback + new JYP Nation photo~!

Wonder Girls to make comeback soon?~

After nearly half a year since the release of ‘2 Different Tears’ with tours in both America and Asia, it looks like the Wonder Girls may make their return to the music scene shortly. JYP EntertainmentCEO Park Jin Young (JYP) recently hinted as much on his twitter account.

He tweeted:

“Just wrote a new Wonder Girls song while shooting Dream High. So excited cuz I think it’s PRETTY good…Get ready girls!

In addition, it seems JYP will take a back seat in the production of the Wonder Girls new album as he later tweeted:

“I’m the most low-profile among the musicians and producers making the WG’s new album. So get ur hopes up and hold tight everyone!”

It’s going to be interesting to see what the Wonder Girls can bring this time around.

Additionally, 2AM member Jo Kwon recently tweeted this new photo from JYP Nation:


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