Park Jin-young, head of JYP Entertainment – home to the nine-member girl group TWICE – has been named as the wealthiest South Korean talent agency owner by share value. Photo: Korea Times.

K-pop sex scandal fallout sees Park Jin-young of JYP become wealthiest talent agency boss

  • Value of his shares in JYP Entertainment – which manages TWICE – hit 192 billion won, as Lee Soo-man’s SM Entertainment shares reach 181 billion won
Topic |   K-pop idols

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Park Jin-young, head of JYP Entertainment – home to the nine-member girl group TWICE – has been named as the wealthiest South Korean talent agency owner by share value. Photo: Korea Times.
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The K-pop boy band BTS (top) is celebrating three No 1 albums on the Billboard 200 chart in just 11 months – a feat last achieved by the British band, The Beatles, in the 1990s. Photos: Korea Times

Bigger than The Beatles? BTS celebrates 3 Billboard No 1 albums in a year

  • The seven-member group’s third chart-topping release, ‘Map of the Soul: Persona’, equals the feats of the British band The Beatles in 1995-96 and the American group The Monkees in 1967
Topic |   K-pop, Mandopop and other Asian pop

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The K-pop boy band BTS (top) is celebrating three No 1 albums on the Billboard 200 chart in just 11 months – a feat last achieved by the British band, The Beatles, in the 1990s. Photos: Korea Times
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