Pdogg has been acknowledged as the top earner in 2018 in terms of copyright revenues.
According to Yonhap News Agency, Pdogg (real name: Kang, Hyo Won) will be the recipient of two Daesangs at the '5th KOMCA (Korean Music Copyright Association) Awards', for making the top spot as the producer with the highest copyright revenue from both songwriting and lyric-writing.
As the main music producer of BTS, Pdogg has worked under Big Hit Entertainment for many years. Since 2017, Pdogg has created multiple hits with the artists, including "DNA", "Fake Love", and "IDOL". Their repackaged album 'Love Yourself: Answer', released in 2018, contains all three songs, which placed Pdogg at the top with some record-breaking album sales.
The official ceremony of the '5th KOMCA Awards' has been set to take place on February 19 KST. In related news, Vanilla Man, the producer of Bolbbalgan4, has been chosen as the recipient of the top earner of the Music Arrangement category.