GOT7: Something Good

  Crystal S. Anderson, PhD Associate Professor of English, Longwood University GOT7 is a seven-member Korean male group, often compared to 2PM, their label mates at  JYP Entertainment. The name of the group refers to its seven members. The group debuted on January 16, 2014 with JYP Entertainment. Original members include leader JB (Im Jae-bum), Mark…

Byul: SoKo’s Female Balladeer

Byul (Kim Go Eun) is a solo artist known for her prolific work in singing ballads for Korean television and film. Her name, (별,) means “star” in Korean. While she was discovered by Jin Young Park (JYP) and was signed for a short while with JYP Entertainment, Byul is currently signed with Spring Entertainment.  In…

JOO

Click to jump to a section: BASICS FANFACTS VIDEOS DISCOGRAPHY: KOREAN RELEASES DISCOGRAPHY: JAPANESE RELEASES BASICS  Name  Jeong Min Joo (JOO)  Debut  2008  Status  Active  Label  JYP Entertainment  Fan Name  None  Origin of Fan Name  N/A  Official Website http://www.jype.com/#/joo/Profile.aspx  Related Websites Click to Return to Top FAN FACTS Official Fan Color:  Awards Television Appearances Concert…

JYP (Jin Young Park)

Click to jump to a section: BASICS FANFACTS VIDEOS DISCOGRAPHY: KOREAN RELEASES DISCOGRAPHY: JAPANESE RELEASES BASICS  Name Park Jin-Young (Jin Young Park, JYP)  Debut  1994  Status  Active  Label  As Is (?) 1994- 1997(?) Tae-Hong Planning Corporation (1997-2001) JYP Entertainment (2001-)  Fan Name None  Origin of Fan Name  N/A  Official Website http://www.jype.com/  Related Websites Click to…

One Agency To Rule Them All?

Originally published on hellokpop on July 14, 2011 On June 24, 2011 several high-profile idols, including Kim Hyun Joong, Super Junior, TVXQ and 2PM gathered to help launch United Asia Management, an agency that represents a collaboration among the top Korean agencies, including SM Entertainment, YG Entertainment and JYP Entertainment. While this may be a…

Big Three

The “Big Three” are the three largest Korean music production companies, which are SM Entertainment, JYP Entertainment, and YG Entertainment.