On the 23rd, YG Entertainment revealed that Big Bang, 2NE1, and Epik High as well as other YG artists will be attending the final battle that will be broadcasted live for YG’s rookie survival program, WIN.
‘WIN’ is YG’s tough training system where 11 trainees are divided into two teams of Team A and Team B, and engage through a process of fierce battles in order to debut. Team A consists of Song Minho, Kim Jinwoo, Lee Seunghoon, Nam Taehyun and Kang Seungyoon, making a total of five people. Team B includes B.I, Kim Jinhwan, Bobby, Song Yoonhyung, Gu Joonhwe, and Kim Donghyuk, making a total of six people. The group that will debut as ‘WINNER’ will be determined on the 25th.
In addition, the maknaes of the YG artists: Akdong Musician, Lee Hayi, and Bang Yedam will be having a collaboration for WIN’s final battle to sing Tamia’s “Officially Missing You”. In the 2nd battle, Team A’s rendition of the song that was broadcasted in the 7th episode was a hit sensation on the web.
In the first and second rounds of audience voting, Team A won with only narrow margins of votes. The final mission for the two teams are self-composition, dance, as well as having to put together their own different arrangement for the same tunes given by producer Teddy.
The final battle will be held live on the 25th will last for two hours, starting from 9 PM, and will be held at Seoul’s Songpa-gu in the Olympic SK Handball Stadium. Voting will begin simultaneously with the live broadcast with 60% counting for text message ballots, 20% for KakaoTalk and Fantasy Runner, and 20% for Daum.
The final ‘WINNER‘ will be determined by the preliminary 1st and 2nd rounds of voting counting for 20% each and added up to the last round that counts for 60%. Mnet, KM, Onstyle, and Olive, these four channels will be broadcasting simultaneously as well as from the Daum portal site.
Source: TVReport via Daum + winnerupdates
Translated by: wohuifei @ YG Princes
@krungy21: it’s Monday again?! What are you doing? School? Work!? Do you have Monday sickness? Should I tell you how to enjoy your Monday?
@krungy21: 2NE1! At 6 PM today! will have a mini concert at Youngdeungpo Times Square!!! You know the lobby stage on the 1st floor right?! Come with your friends and play!!! Jump jump!!! Come on!!!
Translated by: kristinekwak
2NE1 will be performing at Samsung Passion Talk Mini-Concert on September 24th
Source: Passion Talk Website
ATTN: K-Pop Lovers and passengers traveling to/through ICN! Incheon International Airport (ICN) will be hosting ICN Sky Festival on September 13 ~ 14th.
Got a layover in ICN? Stick around on Saturday, Sept. 14th until 7:30PM, when MBC will be filming “Show! Music Core!” Live!
Special Guests: Big Bang, Girls’ Generation, KARA, Super Junior, 2NE1, Sistar, Shinee, Girls Day, INFINITE, B.A.P, I.U and more!
Source : Asiana Airlines