YG Entertainment to launch new girl group YG NEXT MOVEMENT on New Year’s Day

YG Entertainment to launch new girl group YG NEXT MOVEMENT on New Year’s Day

After BLACKPINK, YG Entertainment unveils a new girl group.

YG Entertainment posted the teaser poster of their new girl group.

On Friday, December 30, the Korean entertainment agency announced that they are set to launch a new girl group called YG NEXT MOVEMENT on January 1, 2023.

K-Pop fans were quick to react online about the said announcement.

“Yes I’m so happy for the new GG of YG. I wish you all the best and be successful like the other GG’s that debuted in YG. BLACKPINK’s sister is coming to rule the 4th gen,” one fan said.

“New girl group??! Omg I’ve been waiting for this news for years! Can’t wait to stan another talented YG girl group,” another fan commented.

YG Entertainment is behind the successful girl groups 2NE1 which made their debut in 2009 and disbanded in 2016, and BLACKPINK which made their debut in 2016.

YG is currently managing K-Pop groups BLACKPINK, BIGBANG, WINNER, and Treasure. The agency also manages actors and actresses.

Also on Friday, YG also announced that boy group iKON is leaving their agency.

“We are informing you that after a long discussion with the iKON members (Kim Jinhwan, Bobby, Song Yunhyeong, Goo Junhoe, Kim Donghyuk, and Jung Chanwoo) about their future activities, out of respect for each other’s opinions, we agreed to end our exclusive contract following the expiration of their contract period,” the agency said in a statement.

Even after their departure from YG, the agency highlighted that iKON will continue as a group.

“We are also letting you know that they will continue to communicate with iKONIC [iKON’s fans] through their official social media accounts, including their official fan community Weverse, just as they are now,” YG shared.

Meanwhile, on December 26, Monday, YG announced that BIGBANG member Daesung was leaving their agency. Meanwhile, another member from the group, Taeyang, signed with YG affiliate THEBLACKLABEL following the expiration of his contract with YG. Both are still part of BIGBANG despite leaving YG.

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