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WINNER’s Lee Seung-hoon to Start Military Service This Week

WINNER’s Lee Seung-hoon to Start Military Service This Week

SEOUL, April 13 (Korea Bizwire) — Lee Seung-hoon, a member of K-pop boy band WINNER, will start his mandatory military service this week, the band’s management agency said Monday. The 28-year-old is scheduled to start a four-week training program Thursday at an Army boot camp in Nonsan, South Chungcheong Province, as part of the fulfillment [...]

WINNER’s “Empty” Tops in Music Charts for Two Weeks

SEOUL, Aug. 27 (Korea Bizwire) – YG Entertainment rookie boy group WINNER has been enjoying the No. 1 places in Korean music charts for 15 consecutive days after its release on Aug. 12. Besides, the five-member group also gains exceptional popularity by winning the first places in three music programs: Mnet’s “M Countdown,” KBS2’s “Music Bank” and [...]

YG Entertainment Stock Hits 15% Daily Limit on News of Louis Vuitton Investment

YG Entertainment Stock Hits 15% Daily Limit on News of Louis Vuitton Investment

SEOUL, Aug. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — Korea’s big-three talent agencies–SM Entertainment, YG Entertainment, and JYP Entertainment–are competing hard in launching new idol groups. Of these, however, only YG Entertainment has seen its share price soar recently while others are languishing in the market. According to financial investment sources on August 13, the top-three entertainment agencies have debuted [...]