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K-pop Agency JYP to Ink Partnership with China’s Tencent

K-pop Agency JYP to Ink Partnership with China’s Tencent

SEOUL, March 24 (Korea Bizwire) — JYP Entertainment, the K-pop agency that manages acts like TWICE and 2PM, on Wednesday announced it will sign a strategic partnership with Chinese technology giant Tencent. Under the deal between JYP and Tencent Music Entertainment Group (TME), JYP will provide music to TME’s platforms, like QQ Music, Kugou Music, [...]

SM Entertainment, JYP Entertainment to Launch Joint Online Concert Company

SM Entertainment, JYP Entertainment to Launch Joint Online Concert Company

SEOUL, Aug. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — SM Entertainment and JYP Entertainment, two of South Korea’s leading K-pop labels and agencies, have announced the launch of a joint company for virtual concerts. The company, Beyond Live Corp. (BLC), will operate to expand the paid Beyond Live online concert series, created earlier this year between SM and [...]

JYP Entertainment to Hire New Employees via Television Show

JYP Entertainment to Hire New Employees via Television Show

SEOUL, Jan. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — Park Jin-young, founder of JYP Entertainment and influential music executive, announced that his company will be hiring new employees via a new television show on Mnet, South Korea’s cable television channel. Mnet aired the first episode of “Super Intern” on Thursday. The program was designed to help young South [...]

JYP Entertainment to Hold Auditions in Four North American Cities

JYP Entertainment to Hold Auditions in Four North American Cities

SEOUL, Aug. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — JYP Entertainment, the South Korean entertainment giant led by music producer Park Jin-young, will be holding auditions on a global scale in the United States and Canada. Park’s company announced yesterday plans to hold “2018 JYP Global Auditions” in four cities in North America. The first audition will be [...]

JYP Teams Up with China’s Top Music Streaming Company to Launch Boy Group

JYP Teams Up with China’s Top Music Streaming Company to Launch Boy Group

SEOUL, June 4 (Korea Bizwire) — Major K-pop label JYP Entertainment has teamed up with the biggest Chinese music-streaming company to launch a band of six Chinese boys in their early teens, the Korean company said Monday.The group Boy Story will debut in China in September through the joint project between JYP’s Chinese branch and [...]