YG Entertainment Inc. (Korean: YG 엔터테인먼트) is a South Korean entertainment company established in 1996 by Yang Hyun-suk. The company operates as a record label, talent agency, music production company, event management and concert production company, and music publishing house. In addition, the company operates a number of subsidiary ventures under a separate public traded company, YG PLUS, which includes a clothing line, a golf management agency, and a cosmetics brand.
Current artists include Sechs Kies, Jinusean, Big Bang, Dara, Akdong Musician, Winner, iKon, Blackpink, and Treasure as well as actors and actresses including Kang Dong-won, Choi Ji-woo, Cha Seung-won, Lee Sung-kyung, Jin Kyung, and Yoo In-na. Other notable artists include Somi and Anda who are under YG Entertainment’s subsidiaries The Black Label and YGX respectively.
LOEN Entertainment (Hangul: 로엔 엔터테인먼트), formerly Seoul Records (Hangul: 서울 음반), is a South Korean entertainment company established by Min Yeong-bin in 1978. It is headquartered in Tehran Boulevard, Gangnam, Seoul.
The company operates as a record label, talent agency, music production company, event management and concert production company, and music publishing house.
As of 2015, LOEN is the leading record company in South Korea by net revenue according to the statistics compiled by the Korea Music Content Industry Association (KMCIA) through the Gaon Music Chart; it is also the second leading company in terms of album sales . Since January 2016 LOEN has been a subsidiary of Kakao.
Online music sales account for most of the company’s profit. The label also distributes CDs of some other entertainment agencies, including Pledis Entertainment, in South Korea through its branch LOEN Music.
Cube Entertainment Inc. (Korean: 큐브엔터테인먼트) is a South Korean entertainment company. The company operates as a record label, talent agency, music production company, event management and concert production company, and music publishing house. Cube are known for having “self-composing and self-producing” idols.On April 2020, the founder of Cube, Hong Seung-sung, has resigned from the company due to an ownership dispute.
BlackPink they might be the most successful girl group in the world, but director Caroline Suh’s intimate documentary grounds Blackpink’s meteoric success with a candid peek at the women living beneath the gloss of the pop stratosphere. Following Jisoo, Jennie, Rosé, and Lisa from humble beginnings through to headlining stages around the world, collaborating with Lady Gaga, and fronting Coachella.
Light Up the Sky compellingly humanizes the Korean quartet through individual interviews and rare footage of their daily lives, putting Blackpink square in your area in ways you’ve never seen before
Blackpink House (Korean: 블핑하우스; RR: Beulping Hauseu) is a South Korean variety show by Blackpink broadcast by the South Korean television station JTBC. The show is about the members of Blackpink and what they do in their everyday lives.
The first episode of the show was aired on JTBC2 Channel on January 6, 2018. The show was also aired online via YouTube and via Naver’s V Live
Blackpink’s agency, YG Entertainment, has finally started to film a reality show for Blackpink. In the past, YG filmed other variety shows for its other artists such as “BIGBANG TV”. “2NE1 TV”, and “WINNER TV”, and now YG had officially posted a teaser in YouTube on December 28, 2017. Blackpink’s teaser scored over a million views on YouTube, which evoked high expectations from fans globally.
In 2016, Blackpink House first appeared on Naver TV on August 25 of the same year. Blackpink got its first reality show a month after its debut with “Boombayah” and “Whistle.” The first launch of the program was a test conducted on August 21. YG Entertainment announced that the group would start ‘Blackpink House,’ a program that exposes the members’ daily life and real appearances. However, there was no other news about the program until November. 2017, where YG posted the message «Blackpink TV.»
On November 2017, YG Entertainment released a video a teaser video on Blackpink’s YouTube account. In the teaser, the members of Blackpink were fooled by a candid camera prank. Without knowing YG’s Yang Hyun Suk was secretly watching them, Blackpink continued and listed their bucket list relentlessly.
When the members were stating their wishes such as a summer vacation, and ‘CEO’s credit card’ Yang Hyun Suk revealed himself with a 1-year anniversary cake, making all four members surprised. Blackpink was truly touched when they heard Yang Hyun Suk’s proposal to start filming ‘Blackpink TV’ because earlier when the members were listing their wish list, they wished for a private time where they can release their stress. Additionally, he also stated that he would prepare a ‘Pink Princess House’ which symbolizes Blackpink for them to live during their hundred days of vacation, which they call it as 100cation.
Jisoo, Jennie, Rosé, and Lisa began their exciting story in the “Blackpink House’, starting with laundry, cleaning, and traveling. As the episode was published, Blackpink showed exciting activities such as paragliding in Lisa’s home country, Thailand, going to a Korean style sauna, as they wished to Yang Hyun Suk. In the ending of episode 11, the four Blackpink member had to leave their pink house since it was their last day of vacation. Surprisingly, YG promised to release episode 12 as a bonus if they reach eighty-eight million views on YouTube, which they did.
Bell was revealed as an upcoming member of the international girl group Z-Girls on January 17, 2019 through a member reveal video.
She made her official debut with the girl group on February 22, 2019 with their debut single, “What You Waiting For”.
Priyanka (프리얀카) is an Indian singer currently under Zenith Media Contents. She is the main vocalist of the international girl group Z-Girls.
Priyanka, along with Sid of Z-Boys, are the first Indian persons to debut with a k-pop group.
Priyanka is a BTS fan and she celebrated J-Hope’s birthday on Twitter using the ARMY birthday hashtags.
She won the Excellent Vocal award at the K-pop World Festival 2016 and later on went to represent India at the K-pop World Festival 2019.
A report published in Hindustan Times said that she had ranked first in the Chennai round and was the third runner-up in the final leg of the competition that took place in Delhi.
Birthname: Priyanka Mazumdar(प्रियंका मजुमदार)
Birthdate: July 2, 1997 (age 22)
Birthplace: Guwahati, Assam, India
Vanya (반야) is an Indonesian singer and rapper currently under Zenith Media Contents. She is one of the main rappers of the international girl group Z-Girls.
She has known Mavin of Z-Boys since before entering K-pop.
The two were friends through their mutual connections in their respective musical groups while in Indonesia.
They have a YouTube channel together, called Van Vin Fun.
They have been dating for at least 2 years.
Vanya refers to herself as the “vitamin” of the group, while her members call her a ball of energy.
Birthname: Zhavanya Meidi Hendranata
Birthdate: May 16, 1996 (age 23)
Occupation: Singer, rapper, dancer