In a public statement to Sports Korea, Yang Hyun Suk stated, "2014 will be an important year for YG Entertainment. Big Bang will release their 3rd full album in the summer. 2NE1�will become the first girl group to have a 2nd world tour.�PSY will have a new release, and we will debut four new rookie groups." It has been officially announced that Winner will debut in February.�
On their debut, he said, "Usually, rookie groups debut with digital singles, but WINNER is preparing an official album. Fearsome songs will be born from the members' producing�abilities�and YG�Entertainment's producers."
YG Entertainment will also be debuting a new girl group. He said, "It's not an early generation-swap. Through these [rookies], the YGE artist spectrum will be much wider."
Furthermore, Yang Hyun Suk was asked if Team B�would be one of the groups debuting this year.�In response, YG mysteriously quipped, "That's a secret."�