YG Entertainment CEO Yang Hyun Suk did not hold back his praise for singer PSY who has now become a world star, saying, ““Gangnam Style” is not a hit K-Pop song, but rather, it is a major incident that marks a turning point for Korean music.”
PSY’s “Gangnam Style” has currently risen to #4 on the US iTunes chart, and continues to rank high on the iTunes Chart for 15 different countries. Continue reading
“Money is not important.” These are the words of YG Entertainment‘s CEO Yang Hyun Suk, who has quietly observed the events leading up to Psy‘s upcoming U.S. venture. “It is something we need to more cautiously unravel from here on out,” he continued.
Psy will soon be breaking into the U.S. market. YG Entertainment announced that Psy had signed a contract with Universal Republic Records for his music and will be managed by Scooter Braun (Schoolboy Records) and Island Records. Continue reading
International sensation PSY has revealed that the way people treat him has changed.
On the August 29th broadcast of SBS‘ “One Night of TV Entertainment“, PSY spoke about his thoughts regarding the “Gangnam Style” syndrome. Continue reading
Yang Hyun Suk explained, “The music market in the United States is unbearably large and heavy so the doors didn’t easily open. Ironically, those doors opened this time when we didn’t even knock.”
Yang Hyun Suk, the head of YG Entertainment, is experiencing some difficulties these days trying to contain his emotions that become easily apparent through his facial expressions. Following after Big Bang and 2NE1, Psy, the outrageous singer in his mid-thirties, was met with instant success worldwide when he released his new song “Gangnam Style.” The music video for “Gangnam Style” has been viewed over 50 million times on YouTube and officially became recognized as a global star. Continue reading
SM Entertainment chairman Lee Soo Man and YG Entertainment CEO Yang Hyun Suk have joined the ranks of the rich and fabulous who own stocks worth over 200,000,000,000 KRW ($176 million USD).
This is all thanks to Hallyu making waves across the globe, and in the case of YG, “Gangnam Style” was a huge contributor. Continue reading
In a recent interview, YG Entertainment‘s Yang Hyun Suk stated that he is still overwhelmed and bewildered by Psy‘s “Gangnam Style” going viral all over the world. “Gangnam Style” has definitely reserved its spot as this year’s top K-Pop song and has already reached over 47 million views on YouTube. As the CEO of YG, Yang Hyun Suk has also contributed in the editing of the “Gangnam Style” music video, which recently took the #1 spot on the U.S. iTunes’ MV chart for the first time in K-Pop history. Continue reading
The popular SBS program K-Pop Star 2 is preparing to start its second season.
From August 17 to August 19, the preliminary rounds for K-Pop Star 2 will start airing at the indoor gymnasium in Jamsil, Seoul. Continue reading
Many celebrities were sighted enjoying the energetic atmosphere of Psy‘s ‘Summer Stand THE Soaked Show’ solo concert held on the 11th at the Jamsil Sports Complex.
YG‘s Yang Hyun Suk was spotted cheering on his artist, while BoA was seen enjoying the show with a smile on her face. Sitting behind her was the Jisung-Lee Bo Young celebrity couple who were seen engaging in lovey-dovey acts while watching Psy’s performance.
Meanwhile, Psy’s ‘Gangnam Style‘ is receiving much love not only in Korea, but also on the international stage.
Source & Image: Sports Seoul, Star Today