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Baek A Yeon Sings Her Musical Career In 100 Seconds With Help From DAY6s Young K And Dowoon
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Baek A Yeon Sings Her Musical Career In 100 Seconds With Help From DAY6s Young K And Dowoon

To celebrate her upcoming comeback, Baek A Yeon has decided to look back on her discography with a little help from labelmates, DAY6s Young K and Dowoon.

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The video of their performance was posted on Dingo Musics YouTube account and features Baek A Yeon performing key songs from her musical career in just 100 seconds. Starting with Shouldnt Have, she also sings A Good Boy, Sad Song, So-So, and even a small snippet of her upcoming title track, Bittersweet. Young K and Dowoon provide help with the instrumental as Baek A Yeon sings and plays the piano.

JYP Entertainment to purchase and remodel a large building for its new company headquarters
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JYP Entertainment to purchase and remodel a large building for its new company headquarters

It has been reported that JYP Entertainment will be purchasing and remodeling a large building in Seoul's Olympic Park to be used as their new company headquarters. This has gained attention as to whether they will be using their treasury stock worth 20 Billion KRW $17.8 million (approx.) into this building.

They have decided to leave their current building that has been used since 2002. Currently, they are using five different buildings for its operations with the main building in Cheongdam-dong but have now decided to move to one large building that can house everything and everyone within the company under one roof. With the location close to the Lotte Tower, Han River, and many other attractions, it seems to be a smart and calculated move in order to expand to a wider audience across the world. 

JYP Entertainment Expects Huge Jump In Ticket Sales Due To TWICE And GOT7
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JYP Entertainment Expects Huge Jump In Ticket Sales Due To TWICE And GOT7

Thanks to the boom of TWICE and GOT7, JYP Entertainment is expecting even higher ticket sales in 2017 and 2018 than they received in 2016.

Hana Financial Investments looked into JYP Entertainment and determined that they were on track to smash the company record for number of concert tickets sold.

The graph on the right shows the breakdown of tickets sold between JYPs three main groups 2PM, TWICE, and GOT7 since 2012. Ticket sales for got TWICE and GOT7 are expected to skyrocket in 2017 and 2018 while 2PMs will drop as more members enlist in the military.

Entertainment Expert Identifies The Strength and Weakness Of SM, YG, and JYP
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Entertainment Expert Identifies The Strength and Weakness Of SM, YG, and JYP

Newsis has released an extensive report outlining the strengths and weaknesses of the BIG3 K-Pop labels. Koreaboo has translated the full report below.

The big 3 companies each have their own strengths and weaknesses, but who are the groups that could potentially be the next big thing.

The Hallyu Wave is showing no signs of stopping, and the leaders of it are SM Entertainment, YG Entertainment, and JYP Entertainment. Each of the 3 companies are surprisingly similar in age.

How SM Entertainment Chooses Songs For Their Artists
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How SM Entertainment Chooses Songs For Their Artists

Lee Sung Soo, a production team manager at SM Entertainment revealed how the agency chose songs for their artists.

SM Entertainment receives an average of 100 songs every week from composers in Korea and around the world.

Lee Sung Soo and his production team review each song and give a numbered grade to every song.

After grading the songs, they present the best songs to Lee Soo Man and he personally chooses which will be title tracks.

Lee Soo Man carefully chooses songs and he looks at small details such as how this part will be performed and how the lyrics should be performed.