Korea’s top three management agencies — SM Entertainment, YG Entertainment and JYP Entertainment — have doubled their revenues over the past three years.
YG’s artists became the stockholders of YG Entertainment.
YG’s major stockholders Yang Hyun Suk and Yang Min Suk transferred part of their preemptive rights to the company’s singers and actors on April 8.
On March 26, BIG BANG’s G-Dragon made a surprise appearance at the preview exhibit for StoryOn’s “Art Star Korea” held at Garosugil in Seoul. It was in order to support one of the contestants on the survival show who is also a good friend and the visual director at JYP Entertainment.
BIGBANG’s member G-DRAGON received “Most Popular Korean & Japanese Artist Award” at QQ Music Awards held by QQ Music, China’s biggest music-streaming website.
G-DRAGON proved his high popularity in China, by receiving “Most Popular Korean and Japanese Artist Award” at QQ Music Awards held on the 27 this month at Shenzhen, China. Chinese top stars including Jay Chou, JJ Lin, and Jolin Tsai attended the awards and G-DRAGON expressed his gratitude to fans through VCR, as he could not stand on the stage of the awards because of another schedule.
G-DRAGON was selected as the winner of “Most Popular Korean and Japanese Artist Award”, through vote by Chinese Internet users. The vote was carried out from February 28 to March 26 and G-DRAGON won 20,205,786 votes and beat Keun Suk Jang, Girls’ Generation, EXO, as well as Japanese girl group AKB48, to be honored as the awardee.
G-DRAGON gave a lot of performances in and out of the country with his second full-length album “COUP D’ETAT” last year, and has been enjoying great popularity in the Chinese region as well.
Meanwhile, G-DRAGON is now committed to the works on BIGBANG’s new album that will be released this year, two years after BIGBANG’s fifth mini album “ALIVE” released in 2012.
Source: Osen via YG-life
G-DRAGON to contribute to G-Market’s “1.25 Miracle Market” campaign to help children in need in Malawi, Africa. The funds raised from items(given/made by celebs) sold on G-Market will be donated to children in Africa. G-DRAGON will be “donating” (making/shooting) wallpapers and encouragement videos for the “1.25” campaign.
[스타뉴스 길혜성 기자] An album that includes a song for which BIGBANG member G-DRAGON and 2NE1 member CL collaborated with world-famous dubstep DJ-cum-singer Skrillex has taken the No.1 place on the main album chart of iTunes of the United States, the world’s biggest pop music market.
Hallyu group Big Bang’s DVD of the group′s six dome tour in Japan ranked number one on the Oricon Chart.
According to Oricon, on March 19, the Big Bang Japan Dome Tour 2013~2014-Deluxe Edition topped Oricon’s daily DVD chart, beating out a popular Japanese group News’ Tokyo Dome event DVD.