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Type  Public
Industry  Entertainment
CEO  Jeong Wook (16 Feb 2011–)
Founder  Park Jin-young
Motto  Leader in Entertainment
Traded as  KRX: 035900
Area served  Worldwide
Owner  Park Jin-young (60.07%)
Founded  May 1997
JYP Entertainment

Genre  K-pop Hip-hop R&B EDM Pop Rock
Services  Music production Licensing Record distribution
Stock price  035900 (KOSDAQ) ₩ 5,600 -70.00 (-1.23%)17 Mar, 3:30 PM GMT+9 - Disclaimer
Headquarters  Gangnam District, Seoul, South Korea
Artists  Park Jin‑young, TWICE, GOT7, 2PM, Miss A
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JYP Entertainment (Korean: JYP 엔터테인먼트) is a South Korean entertainment company established by Park Jin-young in 1997. The company operates as a record label, talent agency, music production company, event management and concert production company, and music publishing house. It is currently one of the largest entertainment companies in South Korea.

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JYP Entertainment is currently the home of artists including the 2AM, 2PM, Miss A, Baek A-yeon, 15&, JJ Project, Got7, Bernard Park, G.Soul, Day6, and Twice, and formerly to artists like Park Ji-yoon, god, Rain, Wonder Girls, Sunmi and HA:TFELT.

It was reported that for the year 2014, JYP Entertainment took revenues of KR₩48.5 billion (approximately US$43 million) with net profits of KR₩7.85 billion (US$7.07 million).

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History

JYP Entertainment was founded in 1997 by South Korean singer and record producer Park Jin-young. Although its production and trainee system largely followed that of S.M. Entertainment, it initially focused on breaking into the American market, opening the studio and headquarters of its US branch, JYP USA, in New York City on June 20, 2007.

In June 2009, JYP Entertainment and the Jonas Group signed a management deal that allowed the Wonder Girls to join the Jonas Brothers' World Tour in selected cities as the opening act.

In November 2011, the US-based subsidiary JYP Creative was established and it was reported that Park invested approximately US$1.2 million in the branch. However, after a year of operation, the company reportedly saw a net loss of around US$1.5 million by the end of 2012, forcing the CEO to liquidate the branch and close all US operations, including the New York branch.

On February 19, 2016, JYP Entertainment establish music distribution partnership with China music coperation.

Holyim

In June 2009, it was officially announced that JYP Entertainment and the Jonas Group signed a management deal for the Wonder Girls. Wonder Girls joined the Jonas Brothers‘ World Tour 2009, in selected cities,and performed their two songs “Nobody” and “Tell Me” as the opening act. In the same year, Holyim, a joint venture between JYP Entertainment and KeyEast BOF, was founded.

J. Tune Entertainment

In December 2010, JYP Entertainment effectively incorporated J. Tune Entertainment.

KMP Holdings and KT Music

In March 2010, KMP Holdings was established via a joint venture between JYP, S.M. Entertainment, YG Entertainment, Star Empire, Media Line, CAN Entertainment, and Music Factory Entertainment. KMP Holdings was acquired by KT Music in November 2012, and in June 2013, KT Music absorbed KMP's distribution network. In January 2014, the seven talent agencies behind KMP Holdings formed a collective bond partnership and bought 13.48% of KT Music's stocks, leaving KT Corporation with 49.99%.

United Asia Management

In 2011, JYP Entertainment joined with S.M. Entertainment, YG Entertainment, KeyEast, AMENT, and Star J Entertainment to form United Asia Management in an effort to promote Korean pop music internationally.

Smile Gate

On November 17, 2013, JYP Entertainment partnered with Smile Gate to promote the game 'CrossFire' with 2PM and miss A.

Collaboration with Reebok

On June 26, 2012, JYP revealed news of a collaboration between JYP and Swizz Beatz for Reebok. JYP and Reebok will be working together to represent the brand’s ‘Classic Campaign,’ and a new song is planned for release in July. JYP also revealed the endorsement models from his agency: 2PM‘s Wooyoung and Taecyeon, and Miss A‘s Suzy

AQ Entertainment

On December 9, 2013, it was reported that JYP Entertainment had liquidated its sub-label AQ Entertainment.

Studio J

Studio J is an sub-label created by Park Jin-young in January 2015. Park described Studio J as a label which will launch JYPE into a new direction in music. The sub-label will create music which rather than appealing to the mainstream will instead showcase free and deep artist. Few days later he revealed G.Soul to be the first artist on Studio J's roster.

JYP Pictures

JYP Pictures is a film and TV drama production division that was founded in March 2011 along with other subsidiaries. It is credited with production or co-production of the following works:

  • Dream High
  • Dream High 2
  • Dream Knight
  • 2PM Wild Beat
  • The Package
  • JYP Foods Inc

    JYP Foods Inc was founded in 2010. On March 27, 2012, Park Jin-young opened his first restaurant Kristalbelli in New York City It's known as the most expensive Korean BBQ restaurant in America, and it's use of crystal grills.

    Artists

    All of the artists under JYP Entertainment are collectively known as JYP Nation, similarly to SM Town and YG Family.

    Studio J

    A subsidiary label attributed with the following artists:

  • G.Soul
  • Day6
  • Park Jimin (15&)
  • Baek Yerin (15&)
  • Jo Kwon (2AM) (For Crosswalk album)
  • Hyerim (Wonder Girls) & Bernard Park (For JYP Duet Match Project #1)
  • Baek A-yeon (For single "So-So")
  • Choreographers

  • Ali Lee
  • Jonte' Moaning
  • Kim Hwa-young
  • Lia Kim
  • Park Nam-yong
  • Tomoya Minase
  • WooNg (Kim Hyungwoong)
  • Former actors

  • Han Soo-yeon
  • Im So-young
  • Kim Dong-yoon
  • Kim Ha-eun
  • Kim So-young
  • Lee Jung-jin
  • Lee Young-yoo
  • Min Hyo-rin
  • Park Ji-bin
  • Former trainees

  • Celena Ahn (Lena)
  • CL (2NE1)
  • G.NA
  • Goo Hara (KARA)
  • Hani (EXID)
  • Hyolyn (Sistar)
  • Jo Kwang-min (Boyfriend)
  • Jo Young-min (Boyfriend)
  • Jung Dae-ryong (Tasty)
  • Jung So-ryong (Tasty)
  • Kim Chung-ha (I.O.I)
  • Kimberley Chen
  • Lee Gi-kwang (Beast)
  • Minami Riho
  • Na Hae-ryung (BESTie)
  • Park Ji-won (Sixteen)
  • Park Jung-hwa (EXID)
  • Peniel (BTOB)
  • Shownu (Monsta X)
  • Song Ji-eun (Secret)
  • Song Min-young (Sixteen)
  • Yoo Young-jae (B.A.P)
  • Yoon Doo-joon (Beast)
  • Discography

    JYP Nation discography
  • This Christmas (2010)
  • One Mic (2014)
  • Encore (2016)
  • References

    JYP Entertainment Wikipedia