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[ARTICLE] From PSY to WINNER, YG’s Success Will “Continue Until The End Of The Year”

A/N: Remember to take this with a grain of salt. Don’t get too excited just yet.

[일간스포츠=엄동진 기자] It could be called crazy. YG hinted on their continuing rush for the end-of-year holiday season, continuing with their already outstanding success.

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[ARTICLE] YG Mentions 2NE1 In His New Book (April 5, 2014)

Yang Hyun Suk believes that 2NE1 will be an artist like BIGBANG, to be active for 9 to 10 years. However, his visions on 2NE1 isn’t just limited to 9 to 10 years, but further away. “I feel that it’s a very beautiful thing to be able to produce music till the age 60 years old, just like Madonna. This is what a real artist should be, to produce music till the day you die, isn’t it?” No matter the reason, it’s fresh to try this idea out with groups and not solo artists. As of now, globally, not many groups had tried this idea out except for a small number. However, if it’s successful, this is going to mark a new history in the entertainment industry.

Source: 闲着没事看韩娱
Translation: CHAERAUpdates

[NETIZENS] Big Bang And 2NE1 Become The Only K-Pop Artists To Win At The ‘2015 Youtube Music Awards’


Source: Yonhap News via Naver, 2015.03.03
1. [+548, -31]  Big Bang will be hitting their 30’s in a few years… Who knew they would get this big? ㅋㅋㅋ  It seems like it was just yesterday when they were wearing uniforms singing ‘I’m so sorry but I love you!’ ㅋㅋㅋ
2. [+468, -33]  I hope Big Bang pours out their all into the song they’ll release this year
3. [+396, -35]  Congrats on winning and Big Bang let’s make a comeback this year!
4. [+370, -35]  Big Bang & 2NE1, fighting!
5. [+355, -36]  Big Bang please make a comeback soon… no doubt they’ll win awards
6. [+88, -7]  Big Bang still seems to be the top among all idols
7. [+89, -11]  2NE1 was incredible since their debut up until Bom’s scandal.  I miss seeing them on stage
8. [+84, -10]  2NE1 and Big Bang’s songs don’t ever get old no matter how many times you listen to it… All the sidetracks by YG artists are worth listening to
Source: YGPress

‘Mix & Match’ to Launch Final Match Attended by Big Bang and 2NE1

The survival program Mix & Match, which will be choosing the members of YG’s new boy group iKON, will be launching its final match.

On October 14, YG announced, “The final match of Mix & Match, which will ‘mix’ the talent, charms and individuality of the team B members and three trainees in order to ‘match’ them into the best combination to debut as a new boy group iKON, will be taking place on October 22 at 8 p.m. (KST) in Korea University, Anam-dong, Seoul.”

YG released a poster announcing the schedule for the final match on October 14 through its official blog.

‘Mix & Match’ to Launch Final Match Attended by Big Bang and 2NE1

As Mix & Match is a hot issue in and out of Korea, gathering over 40,000 and 60,000 voters in Osaka and Beijing on October 5 and 11, respectively, the final match to finalize the iKON members is expected to gather interest from around the globe.

The nine members, who showed their talents and charms through ‘Free Match,’ which was equivalent to the mock test of the final match, and ‘Collaboration Match’ working with YG’s female vocalists, will be presenting their last round of competition through the final match.

It has also been reported that YG family members, including Big Bang and 2NE1, will also be attending the final match.

The viewers who want to attend the final match can apply through G market’s mobile app from October 14 through 19. The attending audience members can vote once the nine trainees’ last match is over and the results will be included in the final results.

Meanwhile, Mix & Match airs every Thursday at 11 p.m. through Mnet and portal site Naver’s TV Cast. It can be replayed through Naver TV Cast and YG’s official blog and the final match airing on October 22 will also be revealed through broadcast.

Source: MWave