[EVENT] Southeast Asia’s Largest K-Pop Music Festival, HallyuPopFest 2018, to Stage in Singapore This September

[EVENT] Southeast Asia’s Largest K-Pop Music Festival, HallyuPopFest 2018, to Stage in Singapore This September

Over 100 of South Korea’s most popular idols to perform in Singapore from 7 to 9 September 2018
● Fans can anticipate spectacular performances from artistes such as Wanna One, BTOB, Apink, TAEYEON, NCT 127 and Eric Nam
● Global Auditions to be held with Cube Entertainment, Starship Entertainment and Jellyfish Entertainment

Singapore, 27 June 2018 – Come September, K-pop fans in the region can look forward to the event of the year – HallyuPopFest 2018​, the biggest K-pop music festival of its scale organised in Southeast Asia. Held at the Singapore Indoor Stadium from 7 to 9 September, Friday to Sunday, the music extravaganza will welcome over 100 K-pop Idols. Fans can keep their eyes peeled for a line-up of exciting performances from Wanna One, TAEYEON,
BTOB, Apink, MOMOLAND, NCT 127 and many more. The three-day K-pop festival will be hosted by Korean-American Singer-Songwriter, Eric Nam.

Introducing a new way to watch K-pop!
Besides the sensational evening performances, for the first time in Singapore, K-pop fans will be treated to three full days of Hallyu fun. Dispensing with the single-act-evening-concert format, notable highlights of HallyuPopFest 2018 include daily free afternoon showcase performances and red-carpet fan events, while premium ticket holders will have a once-in-a-lifetime chance to see and touch their favourite idols up close.

Backed with two decades of experience in the entertainment business, the HallyuPopFest 2018 is curated by H.A.H. Entertainment and produced by Flax & Co., who is the production company behind other notable music events such as PyeongChang 2018 Olympic’s K-pop Concert, MBC’s ‘Asian Music Network@ DMC Festival’ as well as MU:CON 2017.

Wanna One, TAEYEON and NCT 127 among the 21 Groups
Wanna One will be returning to Singapore for a special 2-part performance over the first two nights of the festival. This may be Wanna One’s last appearance here in Singapore as a band, as they are slated to go their separate ways at the end of the year.

Joining the artiste line-up are TAEYEON, who will be making her first solo appearance in Singapore, and NCT 127, who will be headlining Sunday’s evening performance. For more details on the artiste line-up and their performance schedule, kindly refer to the factsheet.

Global Auditions with Top Korean Entertainment Companies
As part of the HallyuPopFest 2018 festival line-up, three of Korea’s biggest K-Entertainment companies – Cube Entertainment, Starship Entertainment and Jellyfish Entertainment will be holding individual global auditions on different days of the festival. This is the first collaborative partnership between H.A.H. Entertainment and the three companies, and the Head of Recruitment from the respective agencies will personally be in town to search for budding talents in the region.

For many young individuals who dream of becoming K-pop stars themselves, ticket holders will be granted a rare chance to audition for top Korean entertainment companies. The three K-Entertainment companies will be holding their global auditions to look for talents in the vocal, dance and acting categories. Global auditions of this magnitude is unprecedented, and will be helmed by the companies that were behind major successes such as HyunA, Pentagon, Soyou, Monsta X, BTOB, Lee Kwang-soo and Lee Dong-wook.

Ms Selena Ho, CEO of H.A.H. Entertainment says, “It is our honour and privilege to collaborate with a multitude of outstanding musicians, professionals and companies from South Korea to bring this ground-breaking event to Singapore. This region has an ever-expanding fan base of Korean pop culture in line with the Hallyu Wave, and it continues to be a part of our everyday lives. It is our greatest pleasure to be able to bring Southeast Asians fans closer to these iconic Korean superstars.”

One ticket to rule them all
A single day ticket gives concert-goers free access to both the Afternoon Showcase and the Evening Concert. Open to all ticket-holders for the day, the Showcase event is free-standing for a more intimate, up-close and personal performance by two selected artistes each day.

The premium ticket, called The DAEBAK! Pass, will give the ticket holder an exclusive VIP experience. The pass offers a mixed combination of perks ranging from Group Photo with an artiste¹, Hi-Touch with an artiste², and Dedicated Priority Access to the arena before everyone else. Kindly refer to the factsheet for more details on ticket categories and The DAEBAK! Pass A & B.

¹Fans are not able to select which idol group/artiste for the Hi-touch and photo opportunity
²Fans are not able to select which idol group/artiste for the Hi-touch and photo opportunity

One Day Priority Sale For The Best Tickets In The House
Be the first to get best tickets to the festival with the exclusive HallyuPopFest 3-Day Pack. Available only during the 1-day Priority Sale on 6 July, Friday 10am to 11.59pm. The HallyuPopFest 3-Day Pack applies only to Category 1 tickets and the DAEBAK! Pass A via the same booking channels as below.

General ticket sales for HallyuPopFest 2018 will be available from 7 July, Saturday at 10am via online booking, phone booking (+65 3158 7888), Singapore Indoor Stadium Box Office, Scotts Square Concierge, The STAR Performing Arts Centre Box Office and at all SingPost Outlets. There will be two premium ticket categories called DAEBAK! PASS A & DAEBAK! PASS B, five ticket categories (standing pen and seated) with prices ranging from $148 to $298 per day.

For more details about the festival, please visit www.hallyupopfest.com or check the festival’s social media platforms for the latest news and updates @hallyupopfest on Twitter and Instagram and Facebook at fb.com/hallyupopfest

HallyuPopFest 2018 is organised by H.A.H. Entertainment. For more information on the festival please visit our website: www.hallyupopfest.com , Facebook at fb.com/hallyupopfest, Twitter and Instagram: @hallyupopfestsg


FACTSHEET

DAILY FESTIVAL LINE-UP

ARTISTE LINE-UP


TICKET CATEGORIES AND EXCLUSIVE DAEBAK! PASS A AND B


EXCLUSIVE DAEBAK! PASS A – $498
● Includes highest tiered category 1 ticket
● Dedicated Priority Access to Afternoon Showcase
● Dedicated Priority Access to Evening Concert
● DAEBAK! Zone at Evening Concert
● Hi-Touch with 1 Performing Act
● Group Photo with 1 Performing Act
● DAEBAK! Zone on the Red Carpet
● Free DAEBAK! Goodie Bag
● DAEBAK! Lanyard and Pass

EXCLUSIVE DAEBAK! PASS B – $498
● Includes highest tiered category 1 ticket
● Dedicated Priority Access to Afternoon Showcase
● Dedicated Priority Access to Evening Concert
● DAEBAK! Zone at Evening Concert
● Hi-Touch with 2 Performing Acts
● DAEBAK! Zone on the Red Carpet
● Free DAEBAK! Goodie Bag
● DAEBAK! Lanyard and Pass

GLOBAL AUDITION FACTSHEET

HallyuPopFest 2018 is organised by H.A.H. Entertainment in partnership with Korea’s biggest K-Entertainment companies – Cube Entertainment, Starship Entertainment and Jellyfish Entertainment. The Head of Recruitment from all three firms will be in Singapore during the festival in search of the next K-Pop star.

Application Requirements
· Applicants for the global auditions have to be born between the year 1992 and 2006.
· Applicants will need to purchase a ticket for the festival to register for the global auditions. One (1) ticket entitles an individual registration for all three (3) days of auditions.

Application Process
1st Round: Email Submission
2nd Round: Audition at HallyuPopFest 2018
Final Result: Successful auditionees will be informed individually
Audition Categories: Sing/Dance/Act
Application Period: 6th July – 3rd August 2018
Audition Date: 7 – 9 September 2019
Time/Venue: To Be Announced

How to Apply
Full application details and procedure can be found on HallyuPopFest 2018’s website here: http://www.hallyupopfest.com/

Global Audition Dates and Companies’ Schedules
7 September, Friday: Jellyfish Entertainment
8 September, Saturday: Starship Entertainment
9 September, Sunday: Cube Entertainment

ARTISTES’ PROFILES

AOA


Short description:
– Members: Jimin, Yuna, Hyejeong, Mina, Seolhyun and Chanmi
– Debut Year: 2012
– Hit Songs: ‘Bingle Bangle’ (2018), ‘Good Luck’ (2016), ‘Heart Attack’ (2015), ‘Like A Cat’ (2014), ‘Short Hair’ (2014), ‘Miniskirt’ (2014), and more

Long description:
Formed and debuted in 2012, AOA skyrocketed to fame with their hit song “Miniskirt” in 2014, earning them the “Best of Rising Star Award” on SBS MTV The Show and “Hot Performance of the Year” at the 4th Gaon Chart Music Awards. AOA continued their success with a string of hits like “Short Hair”, “Like A Cat”, “Heart Attack”, and most recently made their long-awaited comeback with an energetic track “Bingle Bangle”, placing No. 1 on major digital charts including Bugs, Mnet, Genie, Olleh Music and Soribada.

Apink


Short description:
– Members: Cho-rong, Bo-mi, Eun-ji, Na-eun, Nam-joo and Ha-young
– Debut Year: 2011
– Hit Songs: ‘Five’ (2017), ‘Only One’ (2016), ‘Remember’ (2015), ‘LUV’ (2014), ‘Mr. Chu’ (2014), ‘NoNoNo’ (2013), ‘MY MY’ (2011), and more

Long description:
One of the most popular girl groups in South Korea, Apink debuted in 2011 with their mini album “Seven Springs of Apink” and scored their first music show win with “MY MY” from their second extended play. Their success was continued as they hit the K-pop scene with hot releases such as “NoNoNo”, “Mr. Chu”, “Remember”, “Five”, and many more tracks. To date, Apink’s milestones include winning more than 30 music awards and 32 music program awards, earning them a special place in the minds of music critics and the public alike.

BTOB


Short description:
– Members: Eun-kwang, Min-hyuk, Chang-sub, Hyun-sik, Peniel, Il-hoon and Sung-jae
– Debut Year: 2012
– Hit Songs: ‘Only One For Me’ (2018), ‘Feeling’ (2018), ‘Missing You’ (2017), ‘Movie’ (2017), ‘I’ll Be Your Man’ (2016), ‘Way Back Home’ (2015), ‘It’s Okay’ (2015), ‘Insane’ (2012), and more

Long description:
A talented group with seven members who are versatile in both the music and entertainment fields, BTOB remains as one of the hottest boy groups in the K-pop scene. Since their debut in 2012, BTOB have raised their profiles with members composing their own music and making appearances in numerous variety shows and reality programs. As with their charming personalities, high reputation and popularity overseas, the boy group has been
newly appointed as the 2018 promoting ambassador for Korea Tourism Organization, whom will actively promote Korea tourism to the world.

DREAMCATCHER


Short description:
– Members: JiU, SuA, Siyeon, Handong, Yoohyeon, Dami and Gahyeon
– Debut Year: 2017
– Hit Songs: ‘You and I’ (2018), ‘Full Moon’ (2018), ‘Chase Me’ (2017), ‘Fly High’ (2017) and more

Long description:
An up-and-rising K-pop girl group to watch, DREAMCATCHER comprises of 7 members (JiU, SuA, Siyeon, Handong, Yoohyeon, Dami and Gahyeon) and officially made their debut in January 2017 after a reformation from their previous group, MINX. Their first EP Prequel has garnered much success and popularity, having debuted at No.5 on the Billboard World Albums Chart and earned them a No.1 spot on the US iTunes K-Pop Top 100 Chart. DREAMCATCHER has also embarked and completed their first “Fly High” World Tour in Europe this year, making them the first K-pop girl group to do so in the major European cities.

Eric Nam


Short description:
– Debut Year: 2013
– Hit Songs: ‘Honestly…’ (2018), ‘Potion’ (2018), ‘Good For You’ (2016), ‘Heaven’s Door’ (2013)

Long description:
Named one of GQ Korea’s ‘Men of the Year’ for 2016, Eric Nam is a multi-talented singer-songwriter and pop star well known for his hit tracks such as ‘Good For You’ (2016) and ‘Honestly…’ (2018). In his music career, he has collaborated with many top artistes including Timbaland, Epik High’s Tablo, Grammy Award nominee Gallant, Red Velvet’s Wendy and more. He has also worked with many international celebrities, gaining millions of views for his interviews with the stars, including the likes of Robert Downey Jr., Jamie Foxx, Matt Damon, Emma Stone, Chloe Grace Moretz and more.

EXID


Short description:
– Members: Solji, LE, Hani, Hyelin and Jeonghwa
– Debut Year: 2012
– Hit Songs: ‘Lady’ (2018), ‘Night Rather Than Day’ (2017), ‘L.I.E’ (2016), ‘Ah Yeah’ (2015), ‘Up & Down’ (2014) and more

Long description:
Since their debut in 2012, EXID has released several hit EPs and singles such as “Up & Down”, “Ah Yeah”, “Hot Pink”, “Night Rather Than Day” and more. The girl group has been on the rise since the fan-recorded video of Hani performing “Up & Down” went viral in 2014, making a breakthrough and gaining popularity for their subsequent follow-up singles. In April 2018, EXID returned with a retro concept single album “Lady” and won the first place on SBS MTV’s The Show music program. To date, EXID has achieved remarkable successes with 13 music awards and 22 music program awards, maintaining their position as one of the hottest girl groups in the K-pop scene.

gugudan


Short description:
– Members: HANA, SOYEE, SEJEONG, NAYOUNG, HYEYEON, HAEBIN, MIMI,
SALLY and MINA
– Debut Year: 2016
– Hit Songs: ‘The Boots’ (2018), ‘A Girl Like Me’ (2017), ‘Wonderland’ (2016), and more

Long description:
Debuted in 2016, gugudan has quickly risen to become one of the hottest new girl groups who are widely acclaimed for their all-rounded talents and outstanding stage presence. Comprising 9 members (HANA, SOYEE, SEJEONG, NAYOUNG, HYEYEON, HAEBIN, MIMI, SALLY and MINA), the girl group has amassed a great following of international fans with the release of their debut mini album “Act 1 The Little Mermaid”, which peaked at No.2 on Gaon Album Chart during its first week. gugudan is also known for their impressive harmonisation and acapella skills, demonstrating each member’s musical talent and great vocals.

Heize


Short description:
– Hip-hop & R&B Singer-songwriter
– Debut Year: 2014
– Hit Songs: ‘Didn’t Know Me’ (2018), ‘Jenga’ (2018), ‘You, Clouds, Rain’ (2017), ‘Don’t Know You’ (2017), ‘Star’ (2016), and more

Long description:
Best known by her stage name Heize, the popular singer-songwriter with a unique and emotional voice, has been showing her versatility in taking on hip-hop and R&B songs. She is well-loved for her music, climbing the music charts steadily with every extended play and singles release. Her all-kill singles “Star” (2016), “Don’t Know You” (2017) and “You, Clouds, Rain” (2017) furthered her success, having sold over a million digital copies for each single and won her the “Best Hip Hop and Urban Music” and “Best Vocal Performance – Female Solo” awards at the 2017 Mnet Asian Music Awards. The most recently announced mini-album ‘Wind&Wish’ again caused a gust of winds over the former music site.

Huh Gak


Short description:
– Winner of ‘Superstar K2’ (2010)
– Debut Year: 2010
– Hit Songs: ‘The Last Night’ (2018), ‘Only You’ (2017), ‘Snow of April’ (2015), ‘That You’re Mine’ (2013), ‘Hello’ (2010), ‘Always’ (2010), and more

Long description:
Widely known as “The man who turned the tables” and “The South Korean Paul Potts”, Huh Gak soared to popularity after winning the first place on Mnet’s Superstar K2, a South Korean survival audition program. He has since released one studio album and seven extended plays, establishing himself as a formidable force on the music charts.

JEONG SEWOON


Short description:
– Debut Year: 2017
– Best Known for Hit Songs: ‘BABY IT’S U’ (2018) and ‘JUST U’ (2017)

Long description:
One of the fastest rising stars in South Korea, JEONG SEWOON is known for his melodic vocal and musical talent, having released two successful singles since his debut as a solo artiste in August 2017. The singer-songwriter made a strong appearance and impression as a contestant in Produce 101 Season 2 and K-pop Star 3, where he exhibited his vocal skills and demonstrated his all-rounded talent.

MOMOLAND


Short description:
– Members: Hyebin, Yeonwoo, Jane, Taeha, Nayun, Daisy, JooE, Ahin and Nancy
– Debut Year: 2016
– Best Known for Hit Song: ‘Bboom Bboom’ (2018)

Long description:
Comprising 9 members (Hyebin, Yeonwoo, Jane, Taeha, Nayun, Daisy, JooE, Ahin and Nancy), MOMOLAND has become the talk of the town after rising to fame with their breakthrough viral hit “Bboom Bboom”, which was released in early January 2018. Since its release, the song has been maintaining its peak position on music charts, breaking into Top 5 on Billboard’s World Digital Song Sales chart on its second week ranking and racking up millions of YouTube views. To date, MOMOLAND has achieved an incredible milestone with over 182 million views on YouTube for their “Bboom Bboom” MV.

MYTEEN


Short description:
– Members: Lee Tae Vin, Chun Jin, Eun Su, Kim Kookheon, Shin Jun Seop, Song Yu Vin and Han Seul
– Debut Year: 2017
– Best Known for their Song: ‘Amazing’ (2017)

Long description:
Debuted in July 2017, MYTEEN is the first idol group formed by The Music Works, home to great singers including Baek Ji-young and Minzy. Taking on a bright and energetic image for their group’s concept, the 7-member boy group was first introduced to the public through Baek Ji-young’s “Andante” concert in Busan where they performed “Amazing”, which later became the title track of their debut album. Being talented in their own ways, MYTEEN also consists of members who made their names known through talent competition and survival show, where member Song Yuvin was placed Top 5 in Superstar K6, followed by Chunjin, Kookheon and Junseop making it through the auditions of MIXNINE into the Top 170.

NCT 127


Short description:
– NCT 127 is NCT’s Seoul Team that is active across the world based in Seoul.
– Members: TAEYONG, TAEIL, JOHNNY, YUTA, DOYOUNG, JAEHYUN, WINWIN, MARK and HAECHAN
– Best Known for Hit Songs: ‘Touch’ (2018), ‘Cherry Bomb’ (2017), ‘Limitless’ (2017), ‘Fire Truck’ (2016) and more

Long description:
Known as NCT’s Seoul Team, the number ‘127’ in NCT 127 stands for the longitude of Seoul, which implies that NCT127 is a team that is active across the world based in Seoul, the home of K-pop. Comprising 9 members (TAEIL, JOHNNY, TAEYONG, YUTA, DOYOUNG, JAEHYUN, WINWIN, MARK and HAECHAN), each of them has attractive vocals and showcases their own unique performances. As they swept the New Star award at various award ceremonies and continue to gain great popularity, there is a growing expectation for NCT 127’s future activities.

ONF


Short description:
– Members: Hyojin, E-Tion, J-Us, Wyatt, MK, U and Laun
– Debut Year: 2017
– Best Known for their songs: ‘Complete’ (2018) and ‘ON/OFF’ (2017)

Long description:
7-member boy group ONF came into the K-pop scene in August 2017 with their 1st mini album “ON/OFF”. In November 2017, all members participated and passed the auditions for JTBC survival show “Mix Nine”, where Hyojin took the male center position for the program’s first performance mission “Just Dance”. In the final episode, Hyojin and Laun were placed second and seventh respectively in the overall ranking, further demonstrating their great singing and dancing talent. ONF has recently made a vibrant comeback with their 2nd mini album “You Complete Me”, which debuted at No.8 on Gaon Album Chart during its first week as they continue to grow as a group to be reckoned with.

SNUPER


Short description:
– Members: Suhyun, Sangil, Taewoong, Woosung, Sangho and Sebin
– Debut Year: 2015
– Best Known for their songs: ‘The Stars of Stars’ (2017), ‘Platonic Love’ (2016), and more

Long description:
6-member boy group SNUPER debuted in 2015 with their mini album “Shall We” and have since released several EPs and singles. In April 2018, SNUPER made a comeback with their 5th mini album “Blossom” featuring the title track “Tulips”. The boy group has also participated in the original soundtracks for hit dramas “Hyde Jekyll, Me” and “Oh My Venus”, and was recognised with the “New Wave Award” at the 2017 Asia Artist Award.

SOYOU


Short description:
– Former member of SISTAR
– Debut Year: 2010
– Best Known for Hit Songs: ‘Rain’ (2017), ‘Lean On Me’ (2015), ‘Some’ (2014), ‘Stupid in Love’ (2013), ‘Officially Missing You, Too” (2012) and more

Long description:
Known as a former member of SISTAR, SOYOU began her solo career with the release of her first solo album “Re:Born”, where she has collaborated with several singers and artistes in the making of the album. Some of her best charting collaboration tracks include “Rain”, “Lean On Me”, “Some”, “Officially Missing You, Too” and many more, as well as “I Miss You”, the original soundtrack that she sang for the K-Drama hit “Goblin”.

TAEYEON


Short description:
– Leader and member of Girls’ Generation
– Debut Year: 2007
– Hit Songs: ‘Something New’ (2018), ‘This Christmas’ (2017), ‘Make Me Love You’ (2017), ‘Fine’ (2017), ‘11:11’ (2016), ‘Why’ (2016), ‘Rain’ (2016), ‘I’ (2015), and more

Long description:
TAEYEON debuted in 2007 as a member of Girls’ Generation, Asia’s No. 1 girl group who gained tremendous popularity in Korea and across the world, bringing the K-pop fever to the world stage with many hits like “Into The New World”, “Gee”, “Genie”, “Oh!”, “I GOT A BOY”, “Lion Heart”, “Holiday” and more. She began her solo activities in 2015 with hit songs like “I”, “Rain”, “Why”, “11:11”, “Fine” and “Make Me Love You”, that consistently charted at the peak with every release. TAEYEON has also gained lots of love from the global fans with her attractive tone and impressive vocal prowess, which listed her as an outstanding vocalist who is able to take on a variety genre of songs.

UNB


Short description:
– Members: Jun, Euijin, Ho-jung, Feeldog, Marco, Han-sol, Daewon, Kijung and Chan
– Debut Year: 2018
– Best Known for Hit Songs: ‘Feeling’ and ‘Only One’ (2018)

Long description:
The next rising stars of K-pop, UNB came into the scene through the idol rebooting project on KBS survival show The Unit in 2018. The 9-member boy group officially made their debut in April with the extended play titled Boyhood, featuring double title tracks “Feeling” and “Only One”. UNB has also been awarded the “New Star Award” under the singer category at the 2018 Asia Model Awards, increasing expectations for the group’s upcoming activities.

VICTON


Short description:
– Members: Seung-woo, Seung-sik, Heo Chan, Se-jun, Han-se, Byung-chan and Su-bin
– Debut Year: 2016
– Best Known for Their Songs: ‘Time of Sorrow’ (2018) and ‘I’m Fine’ (2016)

Long description:
Formed and debuted in 2016, VICTON consists of 7 members namely Seung-woo, Seung-sik, Heo Chan, Se-jun, Han-se, Byung-chan and Su-bin. The boy group debuted with the extended play Voice to New World and gained fame for their debut track “I’m Fine”. In May 2018, the boys made a comeback with their new single “Time of Sorrow”, showcasing their strong choreography and vocal skills. VICTON has also won the Model-tainer Award at the 2017 MAXIM K-Model Awards, making them one of the rising new boy groups to look out for in the K-pop scene.

Wanna One


Short description:
– Members: Yoon Ji Sung, Ha Sung Woon, Hwang Min Hyun, Ong Seong Wu, Kim Jae Hwan, Kang Daniel, Park Ji Hoon, Park Woo Jin, Bae Jin Young, Lee Dae Hwi and Lai Kuan Lin
– Debut Year: 2017
– Hit Songs: ‘Light’ (2018), ‘Boomerang’ (2018), ‘I Promise You (I.P.U.)’ (2018), ‘Beautiful’ (2017), ‘Burn It Up’ (2017), ‘Energetic’ (2017) and more

Long description:
Formed in 2017 through the survival program Produce 101 Season 2, Wanna One have achieved great milestones and recognition since their debut, having consistently topped the “Boy Group Brand Power Ranking” for several months and broke preorder records for each EP released. Comprising 11 members (Yoon Ji Sung, Ha Sung Woon, Hwang Min Hyun, Ong Seong Wu, Kim Jae Hwan, Kang Daniel, Park Ji Hoon, Park Woo Jin, Bae Jin Young, Lee Dae Hwi and Lai Kuan Lin), Wanna One’s soaring popularity can be demonstrated through their sold-out Fan-meetings and concerts, both domestically and internationally, as well as the high viewership ratings they raked in for numerous TV programs that they appeared in. The boy group is best known for their hit tracks including ‘Light’, ‘Boomerang’, ‘Beautiful’, ‘Energetic’ and more.

YU SEUNGWOO


Short description:
– Top 6 of ‘Superstar K4’ (2012)
– Debut Year: 2013
– Best Known for Hit Songs: ‘Only U’ (2016), ‘Whatever’ (2016), ‘You’re Beautiful’ (2015), ‘U Who?’ (2013), ‘Hello’ (2013), and more

Long description:
Known as one of the Top 6 finalists of Mnet’s Superstar K4, YU SEUNGWOO made his debut in May 2013 at age 16 (international age) with his mini album “The First Picnic”. The young singer has also released two other extended plays, a self-titled studio album, and most recently a summer track “Slowly” on June 8, attaining acclaim for his music and soothing vocal.

PROFILES OF K-ENTERTAINMENT FIRMS

Starship Entertainment
Established in 2009, Starship Entertainment is a South Korean entertainment company committed to advancing the Korean entertainment industry on a global scale. With a variety of talented and star-studded artistes who excel across the acting and singing genres, Starship Entertainment is known to be the producers behind Korean entertainment hits such as K.Will, Lee Kwang Soo, Monsta X and boyfriend. For more information on the company, please proceed here.

Jellyfish Entertainment
Jellyfish Entertainment is a South Korean record label and entertainment agency established in 2007 by music composer and producer Hwang Se-Jun. Home to artistes such as VIXX and gugudan, as well as actors Kang Ji Hwan and Jung So Min, Jellyfish Entertainment has over 70 employees who are committed to creating a new era of global pop culture. Jellyfish Entertainment is a subsidiary of parent company CJ E&M Music. For more information on the company, please proceed here.

Cube Entertainment
Cube Entertainment is a South Korean entertainment company that currently manages several artists, namely HyunA, Jo Kwon, Jang Hyun-seung, BTOB, CLC, Pentagon, (G)I-DLE. It was formerly home to K-pop artists such as 4Minute, Beast, G.NA, and Roh Ji Hoon. Founded in South Korea in 2008 by Hong Seung-Sung, the former CEO of JYP Entertainment, CUBE has since become a powerhouse in the music space, engineering entertainment and pop culture trends all over Asia. For more information on the company, please proceed here.

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