[FROM YG] YG Family Concert Goes Global with BigBang, PSY, 2NE1 and Winner

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[TV리포트=김예나 기자] YG Family concert, a concert of YG artists includingBIGBANG, PSY, 2NE1, EPIK HIGH, LEEHI and WINNER, is going global for the first time in 2 years.

On Jan 17, YG Entertainment announced it will be holding YG FAMILY-2014 WORLD TOUR that goes around the world including South Korea, Japan and China. This is a first one in 2 years since the 2011-2012 15th Anniversary Korea-Japan YG Family Concert.

The concert is set to kick off on April 12 and 13 at Japan Osaka’s Kyocera Dome, and May 3 and 4 at the Tokyo Dome, and will be expanding to the world. 200,000 Korean and Japanese fans joined the artists in the last concert, but this year, sensational 210,000 fans will come see the artist just in Japan.

PSY, the mega-hit star with ‘Gangnam Style’ and ‘Gentleman’ will deliver performances, along with global artists BIGBANG, and 2NE1, the first girl group to have their 2nd World Tour.

Apart from these artists, EPIK HIGH and WINNER will be delivering dynamic performances as part of the YG Family. Further detail on the regions and venues will be announced later.

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Credit: YG-Life

[OFFICIAL] YG Reveals “YG Family World Tour 2014” through their Twitter Account – You Guys Ready?!

OMG! PH YG-STANS! ARE YOU FREAKING READY?!
THIS IS IT! We had BIGBANG last 2012 and 2NE1 this year~! hopefully Philippines will be included to this tour~ ❤
YGFANDOMSUNITE! ❤

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Source: YG’s Twitter

[ARTICLE+VIDEO] 2NE1, Taeyang and WINNER Bring You Inside K-Pop Headquarters YG Entertainment

An in-depth look at the Seoul HQ where phenoms like PSY, BIGBANG and K-pop’s future stars record, work out and chow down

Home to acts like PsyBIGBANG and 2NE1, South Korean record label YG Entertainment is one of the biggest forces in the global K-pop phenomenon. The agency’s Seoul headquarters is where their artists record, work out, rehearse, learn choreography, play and eat at the famous YG Cafeteria that’s fed the likes of Justin Bieber,Quincy Jones and Will and Jaden Smith. As a part of Fuse News‘ week-long FUSE LOVES SEOUL: From K-Pop to Hip Hop special, host Liz Walaszczyk got an exclusive inside look that you can watch above.

But not just anybody gets the five-star treatment from YG HQ. Artists need to work hard to earn it.

The label’s latest act—newly-created boy band WINNER—will release music this month after competing for their K-pop debut on a reality show, Who is Next: WIN, against another YG male act.

“We were happy that we won and sad for those who lost,” rapper Mino tells Fuse in their U.S. television debut. “There were a lot of mixed emotions, so we cried together.”

Look out for more segments on YG artists like BIGBANG, Epik High and Lee Hi coming later this week as FUSE LOVES SEOUL: From K-Pop to Hip Hop continues.

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE VIDEO

Source: Fuse TV