YG Entertainment

YG EntertainmentEstablished: February 24th, 1996

Location: Seoul, South Korea

History of the Company: YG Entertainment was founded on February 24th, 1996 by Yang Hyun-Suk; YG stands for “Yang Goon”, which is a reference to its founder. The current CEO is Yang Min-Suk, the brother to Yang Yung-Suk. The company was founded as a record label and now also serves as a talent agency, a clothing line, a cosmetics brand, event management, and concert production company, and other subsidiary ventures. The subsidiary companies consist of: YGEX, YGKPlus, YGPlus, HIGHGRND, The Black Label, NONA9ON, moonshot, YG Gold Academy, and 3geori Butchers. YG Entertainment is one of the major three entertainment companies in South Korea. The company is best known for Psy, BIGBANG, and 2NE1.

Currently Active Artists

Active Idols (Actors and Singers): 64

Active Groups: 8
Akdong Musician
BIGBANG
BLACKPINK
GD&TOP
GD X TAEYANG
Epik High
iKON
Jinusean
Sechs Kies
Winner

Active Soloists: 11
CL
Daesung
Dara
G-Dragon
Kang Seung-Yoon
Lee Hi
Psy
Tablo
Taeyang
T.O.P
Seungri

Disbanded/Left Company*: 3
2NE1 (2009-2016)
BOM (2009-2016)
Minzy (2009-2016)

Other Resources

Social Media:
Facebook: YG Family
Twitter: @ygent_official
YouTube: YGEntertainment

Resources:
http://www.ygfamily.com/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/YG_Entertainment
http://kpoplists.com/post/3637680905

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