• [Updated] JYP Entertainment reveals their plan to branch out into travel industry as 'One JYP' + to debut up to 4 new groups

    September 12, 2013 @ 2:40 am

    Through a business conference held today, CEO Jung Wook of JYP Entertainment announced their intention of branching out into more areas outside of music."Until we became 'One JYP' with the merger of JYP Entertainment and JYP, we've been focusing on making good music and artist management... With the merger, starting from this year and on, we plan to branch out into performances, actor management, movies, musicals, drama production, as well as tra

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  • YG Entertainment and JYP Entertainment trainees to go head to head on 'WIN'

    September 6, 2013 @ 11:10 am

    As per tradition, YG Entertainment and JYP Entertainment trainees always go head to head.This year, 'WIN's Team A and Team B will be battling trainees from JYP Entertainment as evidenced on the preview for the next episode, just as Se7en and Rain, and Big Bang along with 2PM did in the past. The two producers Yang Hyun Suk and J.Y. Park are incredibly close friends, but they still didn't back up in their battle.  After the airing of the show on

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  • Sunmi releases dance version MV for '24 Hours'!

    September 1, 2013 @ 5:01 pm

    After kicking off her solo debut with an explosive start with "24 Hours", JYP Entertainment's Sunmi has released a dance version of her music video for more ear-worm goodness!If any of her fans wanted to learn the dance moves to Sunmi's debut track, this video shares all of the choreography required from beginning to end.Check out the video, and don't forget to watch the BTS filming video and the official MV if you haven't already!

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  • Earnings of SM, YG, and JYP for the first half of 2013 revealed

    August 31, 2013 @ 7:29 am

    The first half of 2013 sales numbers and figures from Korea's top three entertainment agencies, SM Entertainment (041510:KOSDAQ), YG Entertainment (122870:KOSDAQ), and JYP Entertainment (035900:KOSDAQ), have been revealed as all three companies are publicly traded on the Korean electronic stock exchange, KOSDAQ. On August 29, Korea's Financial Supervisory Service revealed the 14th semi-annual financial report to the public, which reveals the earn

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  • JYPE refutes rumors of Wonder Girls' disbandment

    August 28, 2013 @ 8:39 pm

    Whispers and speculations have been afloat since the announcement of Sun's marriage that Wonder Girls may be disbanding. However, JYP Entertainment refuted the rumors once again, revealing that the Wonder Girls have yet to discuss any plans for their disbandment. The speculations surrounding their possible disbandment were brought up by insiders who stated that Yenny, Yubin, and Sohee are currently thinking over the rene

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  • JYP Entertainment to debut a new girl group this year + possible miss A comeback

    August 28, 2013 @ 12:02 pm

    JYP Entertainment has big plans for the second half of 2013!Sunmi's having a pretty successful solo promotion with "24 Hours", and J.Y. Park himself will make his return. Additionally, JYP Entertainment will be continuing on their march with a new girl group! Reportedly, the current plan is for the new girl group to debut around in October. Since the Wonder Girls are on an indefinite hiatus, they're expected to take the baton next.

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  • 2PM accounts for 79.91% of JYP's profits in first half of 2013

    August 27, 2013 @ 6:14 pm

    After JYP Entertainment's US branch suffered a heavy blow, the company ended up in the red for the past fiscal year. According to Korea's Financial Supervisory Service, in the beginning of the year, unlisted company JYP, which merged with JYP Entertainment earlier this year, earned 9,900,000,000 KRW (approximately $8,890,000 USD) in sales, and 2,000,000,000 KRW (approximately $1,796,000 USD) in net profit. However, taking last year into

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  • Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism reveal new plans to prevent chart manipulation

    August 8, 2013 @ 1:46 pm

    The Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism has revealed their plans to prevent the manipulation of music charts.For chart rankings, real-time downloads will have a heavier weighted ratio than real-time streaming. Before, there were user IDs that would stream the same song over a thousand times in a short period of time. However, since downloads cost much more compared to streaming (about 20 times more expensive), it will be more difficult for c

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  • Cube Entertainment and FNC Entertainment join SM, YG, JYP, and Star Empire against chart manipulation

    August 7, 2013 @ 11:47 am

    The battle against chart manipulation is now even stronger.If the team of SM Entertainment-YG Entertainment-JYP Entertainment-Star Empire wasn't strong enough, now they've been joined by Cube Entertainment and FNC Entertainment.Cube Entertainment explained, "We are together with SM, YG, JYP, and Star Empire on the problem that chart manipulation creates an illness in the music industry. With this, we hope that the music industry will become a pro

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  • YG, SM, JYP, and Star Empire Entertainment file a report against the manipulation of digital music charts

    August 7, 2013 @ 1:28 am

    YG, SM, JYP, and Star Empire Entertainment came together to report the manipulation of music charts to the Seoul Central District Prosecutor's Office.The four have pointed out the problems that have been on the rise with agencies manipulating the charts by raising the number associated with how many times the song has been played or downloaded. Once they are able to raise that amount to the point that the song ranks towards the top of music chart

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