YG Entertainment

YG Entertainment

Korean: YG 엔터테인먼트

Japanese: YGエンタテインメント

Hometown

Seoul

Introduction to YG Entertainment

YG Entertainment is a South Korean entertainment company established in 1996 by Yang Hyun-suk. The company operates as a record label, talent agency, music production company, event management and concert production company, and music publishing house. In addition, the company operates a number of subsidiary ventures under a separate public traded company, YG PLUS, which includes a clothing line, a golf management agency, and a cosmetics brand.


Following the Burning Sun scandal involving Big Bang's Seungri, accusations of corruption surrounding Yang Hyun-suk and a drug scandal involving iKon leader B.I, Yang Hyun-suk stepped down and resigned from all positions in YG Entertainment and his brother, Yang Min-suk, resigned as CEO on June 14, 2019. Hwang Bo-kyung was appointed as the new CEO of YG Entertainment on June 20, 2019.

Founded:
1996
Founder:
Yang Hyun-suk
CEO:
Hwang Bo-kyung
Revenue:
 321.5 Million (2017)
Employees:
668
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7 group
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Former Groups of YG Entertainment