All posts tagged "YG"

  • Seungri (Newsis)
    BigBang’s Seungri files $1.7 million fraud charges against female colleague

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — Seungri of the boy band BigBang has filed a complaint with the prosecutors over an alleged fraud committed by his colleague that caused him losses of 2 billion won (US$1.7 million), his agency said...

    • Posted January 4, 2016
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  • Psy (Yonhap)
    Psy renews YG contract for three more years

    Psy has renewed his contract with agency YG Entertainment for another three years, Yonhap reported. The “Gangnam Style” singer, who is sweeping domestic charts this week after releasing his much-awaited seventh studio album, first joined YG in...

    • Posted December 2, 2015
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  • YG Entertainment head Yang Hyun-suk (Yonhap)
    YG, Yang Hyun-suk, Big Bang’s Seungri file lawsuit against reporter

    YG Entertainment and its CEO, Yang Hyun-suk, filed a lawsuit at Seoul Western District Court last month against an entertainment reporter at a local news outlet for defamation, Yonhap reported. The entertainment giant and Yang are requesting...

    • Posted August 18, 2015
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  • SUM, a celebrity shop on the second floor of SMTOWN@coexartium, carries souvenirs and fashion items that SM artists have designed or recommended. (Courtesy of SM Entertainment)
    SM, YG Entertainment under probe

    By Kim Se-jeong The Fair Trade Commission (FTC) is investigating the nation’s two biggest entertainment agencies for allegedly overcharging for souvenirs and products featuring idol groups. The investigation follows a complaint from the Seoul YMCA, which in...

    • Posted August 16, 2015
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    Korea music industry association welcomes SM, YG, JYP

    The Korea Music Content Industry Association has a powerful new set of incoming members. According to Yonhap, 14 agencies, including SM Entertainment, YG Entertainment and JYP Entertainment, were formally approved as association members Wednesday. Others include FNC,...

    • Posted July 29, 2015
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  • Hyukoh (Yonhap)
    Hot indie band Hyukoh joins hands with YG

    South Korea’s hottest new band, indie dazzler Hyukoh, has found a new label with High Ground, headed by hip-hop giant Epik High’s Tablo under YG Entertainment. According to YG Tuesday, the four-member band — which shot to...

    • Posted July 21, 2015
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  • Yang Hyun-suk, left, with LVMH CEO Bernard Arnault (Yonhap)
    YG and LVMH CEO Bernard Arnault meet in Seoul

    Here’s an interesting mix of worlds — YG Entertainment head Yang Hyun-suk met LVMH CEO Bernard Arnault at a Seoul event Thursday, Yonhap reported. According to the agency, Yang met Arnault at a Dior exhibit, where the...

    • Posted June 19, 2015
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