YG Entertainment wins three awards from YouTube


[by Cho Suyoun] YG Entertainment was awarded ‘YouTube Partner Gold Play‘ for its three channels of PSY, Bigbang and 2NE1.

On September 25, YouTube Pulse event was held in Hannamdong, Seoul. At this event, YG Entertainment was awarded ‘YouTube Partner Gold Play’ for being leader in using SNS as PR tool.

At the award, the company was awarded the most for having three popular channels of PSY, Bigbang and 2NE1 as all three musicians are part of YG Entertainment.

The ‘Gold Play’ award is given only to channels that own more than 1 million followers. As of today, PSY has more than 6 million while Bigbang and 2NE1 each has 2 million and 1.7 million. If all the channels that YG own are added up, there are 12 million followers, which is very extraordinary for other entertainments.

According to a survey organization, YG is the company that uses other types of SNS channels the most. Facebook is also actively used by the company. According to record, 1st to 5th celebrity that are most powerful on Facebook all belong to YG Entertainment.

G-Dragon especially is selected as most powerful K-POP star on Twitter and China’s biggest SNS Weibo. On the day he opened up an account on Weibo, G-Dragon drew nearly 300,000 followers in just one day.

YG stars’ SNS address can be found on the official webpage of YG Entertainment. (photo by bntnews DB)

Credits: BNT News

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