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G-Dragon Scores Win On Music Core, Inkigayo Despite Lack Of Live Performance, Gaon Chart Decision

G-Dragon Scores Win On Music Core

Even with the recent decision of Gaon Chart to disqualify G-Dragon’s “Kwon Ji Yong” from its sales tally due to a technicality, the BIGBANG leader is managing to overcome the odds by doing well on music shows. He charted wins in Inkigayo and Music Core despite not being able to perform live in the shows. According to Soompi , G-Dragon’s “Untitled 2014” won over PSY’s “New Face” and “I Luv It” on the long-running SBS music show. G-Dragon also took his first win on Music Core as his “Untitled 2014” went head-to-head against SISTAR’s “Lonely” and TWICE’s megahit “Signal.” The performance of G-Dragon’s album on music shows and music charts were expected to be affected by Gaon Chart’s decision since their stats are used by shows like Inkigayo and Music Core to determine their weekly winners. Music Bank and M! Countdown use stats provided by Hanteo, which accepted “Kwon Ji Yong” as a legitimate album. It can be recalled that Gaon Chart refused to accept G-Dragon’s “Kwon Ji Yong” as an album because it was released in a USB format. In its decision, it cited that the USBs didn’t contain the songs itself but rather links in which users can

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YG Announces New Tour Dates For G-Dragon’s ‘Act III:MOTTE’, Check Whether Your City Is Included Here!

YG Announces New Tour Dates For G-Dragon's 'Act III:MOTTE'

YG Entertainment has announced the addition of five more cities to G-Dragon’s “ACT III: MOTTE” World Tour. Due to insistent public demand, the show will now have additional stops in Manila, HongKong, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur and Taiwan. According to Soompi , the addition of the five cities to the world tour will bring the total to 24 cities where the BIGBANG leader will be performing. Aside from the five new cities that have been announced, G-Dragon’s fans in Brazil are also campaigning online through the hashtag #MOTTEinBrasil to add their location to the World Tour. After kicking off his “Act III:MOTTE” tour in Seoul on June 10 where he featured guests like IU, whom he recently collaborated on for her comeback track “Palette,” and former 2NE1 leader CL, with whom he performed the song “The Leaders.” G-Dragon also wowed the crowd for a two night show in Macau, the second stop of his tour. G-Dragon’s next stop will be in Singapore on June 24 and 25 before he takes on Bangkok on July 7 and 8. The BIGBANG leader will not have a break as he flies to Seattle to kick off the North American leg of is tour on

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‘ACT III: MOTTE’ World Tour Update: Here’s Everything That Happened + Everything You Can Expect From G-Dragon’s Concert

'ACT III: MOTTE' World Tour Update: Here's Everything That Happened + Everything You Can Expect From G-Dragon's Concert

To say that BIGBANG leader G-Dragon’s kick off concert for his “Act III: MOTTE” was an eventful comeback would have been an understatement. Not only was he greeted on stage by his superstar friends, he was also interrupted by an overzealous fan but the show must go on, and G-Dragon did so in flourish. The lead up to G-Dragon’s fourth solo concert was physically and mentally exhausting for the BIGBANG leader but for the kick off of his 19 city world tour, G-Dragon showed a side of himself that fans have hardly caught a glimpse of, making his concert a memorable experience for the YG artist and for his supporters. Here’s everything you may have missed at G-Dragon’s first stop of his “Act III: MOTTE” World Tour. G-Dragon sold out the venue in 8 minutes . Yes, G-Dragon sold out the 65,000-seater Seoul World Cup Stadium in eight minutes as soon as the tickets were made available. Talk about strong support from VIPs, BIGBANG’s official fandom as well as G-Dragon’s fans. “Kwon Ji Yong” achieved an All Kill an hour after release, topped iTunes charts in 40 countries . G-Dragon’s solo comeback album achieved an all kill in real time

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G-Dragon Hits Back At Gaon Chart For ‘Kwon Ji Yong’ USB Issue, Says Company Is Missing The Point Of Making Music

G-Dragon Hits Back At Gaon Chart For 'Kwon Ji Yong' USB Issue

Amid the debate on whether G-Dragon’s massively successful “Kwon Ji Yong” should be counted an an album even though it was released in USB form, the BIGBANG leader used his Instagram to speak up about the issue in a very personal message. He also took a dig at Gaon Chart for refusing to accept his album as a legitimate release and questioned the basis on which the company made its judgement. In his post , G-Dragon questioned how people whom he doesn’t even know were able to easily judge what counts as an album. While he did not directly name Gaon Chart on his post, he said that the company was missing the essence of creating and releasing music. He said that the packaging and form is a moot point that people need to get over. “The most important thing isn’t the external packaging or the attractive design, but the music, which can be listened to by anyone, anywhere, where my voice has been recorded: my songs,” G-Dragon emphasized. He further said that what stays with the listeners is the great melodies and the great lyrics, not anything else.  It comes as no surprise that G-Dragon would take the matter

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G-Dragon Sets New Trend By Releasing New Album ‘Kwon Ji Yong’ In USB Format, Fans Approve

G-Dragon Sets New Trend By Releasing New Album 'Kwon Ji Yong' In USB Format

G-Dragon is setting another trend as he released his solo comeback “Kwon Ji Yong” which is completely dominating local and international charts. The BIGBANG leader is doing away with CDs for the physical copies and will be releasing the album in a one of a kind USB format. According to a report by Soompi , G-Dragon’s “Kwon JI Yong” will be available in a special USB that is designed to contain the BIGBANG leader’s details. The title of his solo comeback album “Kwon Ji Yong” is also G-Dragon’s real name. The USB also bears his birthdate which is August 18, 1988, his blood type “A” in his handwriting. Fans are already excited to get their hands on the physical copy of the album whose songs are already dominating the charts. A lot of his supporters also lauded the choice to switch to USB since a lot of devices no longer accommodate CDs. USBs are also considered more useful. G-Dragon, upon releasing the album last night was able to achieve an all-kill on all six real-time charts last night barely an hour after the album’s release. All of his five songs have also dominated the charts. The Top 3 spots of

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G-Dragon Comeback Achieves All-Kill, Dominates Real Time Charts; #KingJiyongIsBack Becomes Trending Topic

G-Dragon Comeback Achieves All-Kill

It comes as no surprise that G-Dragon’s most awaited solo comeback album “Kwon Ji Yong” has achieved an all kill in real time Korean charts merely an hour after its release. G-Dragon’s track “Untitled, 2014” took the # 1 spot in 6 charts. According to a post by the Kpop Charts Data , G-Dragon’s title track “Untitled, 2014” topped the charts in MelOn, Mnet, Bugs, Genie, Naver and Soribada as of 7 pm yesterday. The song was released a few minutes before 6 pm. G-Dragon also amazingly took all three of the top spots in the MelOn charts as Untitled immediately became the # 1 song, “Bullsh*t” took the second spot and “Middle Fingers Up” took the third slot. G-Dragon’s “Superstar” also took the fifth spot while this “Outro: Divine Comedia” narrowly missed the Top 10 as it landed on # 11. His songs “Bullsh*t” and “Superstar” are also dominating other real-time charts. Fans who were waiting for G-Dragon to drop “Bullsh*t” as the first song from the album were surprised that the BIGBANG leader switched it up and released the melancholic “Untitled, 2014” as his title track. Many fans believe that his decision may be due to the ordeal

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Nam Tae Hyun Is Super Excited About Former Labelmate G-Dragon’s Solo Comeback

Nam Tae Hyun Is Super Excited About Former Labelmate G-Dragon's Solo Comeback

They may no longer be part of one YG family but Nam Tae Hyun is still showing the love of his former labelmate G-Dragon who is set to release his solo comeback tomorrow. The former WINNER member posted on his Instagram his excitement over the BIG BANG leader’s album release. On his Instagram post, Nam Tae Hyun captioned the snap of G-Dragon’s title track “Bullsh*t,” with the words “Heart pounding.” Fans of the former WINNER member said on his thread that they are happy that even though Nam Tae Hyun has left YG, he is still supportive of his former labelmates, All Kpop reported. It can be recalled that Nam Tae Hyun left YG Entertainment last year after the former main vocalist of WINNER and the label reached a mutual decision to part ways due to the artist’s mental health issues. The remaining members of WINNER launched their comeback as a quartet this year with their successful album “Fate Number For.” Nam Tae Hyun, on the other hand, established his own label South Buyers Club to launch his new band South Club. The singer recently released the band’s first single “Hug Me.” YG Entertainment boss Yang Hyun Suk also showed

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BIG BANG G-Dragon Has the Biggest Sponsor? Yang Hyun-suk Reveals Photos Of Singer’s New MV On His Instagram

BIG BANG G-Dragon Has the Biggest Sponsor? Yang Hyun-suk Reveals Photos Of Singer's New MV On His Instagram

There are just a few days left until BIG BANG leader G-Dragon unleashes his comeback solo album “Kwon Ji Yong,” which is reportedly his most personal album to date. And it seems that the talented singer, songwriter, and rapper is being supported all the way by YG Entertainment boss Yang Hyun Suk himself. On Yang Hyun Suk’s Instagram, he initially teased two of the biggest solo comebacks to be released by YG Entertainment this year which belongs to BIG BANG’s G-Dragon and Taeyang. In his caption, he said that the two artists, whom he considers as part of his family because of the 17 years they spent together under the label will be releasing their solo albums very soon. Shortly after the post, Yang Hyun Suk posted the teaser for G-Dragon’s comeback album, which is entitled “Kwon Ji Yong.” Kwon Ji Yong is G-Dragon’s real name and it is believed that the self-titled album will be a very personal take on his journey as a person and as a musician. In a separate post, the YG boss posted a silhouette of G-Dragon from his MV shoot for his slow song, All Kpop reported G-Dragon’s upcoming solo comeback will be his

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BIG BANG’s G-Dragon To Release Solo Comeback In June Before 19-City World Tour, YG Confirms

BIG BANG's G-Dragon To Release Solo Comeback In June Before 19-City World Tour

G-Dragon will be releasing his solo album before kicking off his “G-Dragon 2017 Concert: Act III, M.O.T.T.E,” world tour this June 10. This was confirmed by YG Entertainment through a statement. According to Soompi , G-Dragon will be releasing his solo album “Act III: MOTTE” before he embarks on his 19 city world tour. It was originally planned for the BIG BANG leader to have a major concert at the Seoul World Cup Stadium on the album but due to strong demand, the concert expanded to a world tour in no time. For the Seoul leg of the concert on June 10, G-Dragon sold out all 65,000 tickets for the venue in just eight minutes. The “Act III: MOTTE” World Tour will have 19 stops all over the world and will start off with Seoul. It will also have a stop in Asia including Macau (June 17), Singapore (June 24 and 25), Bangkok (July 7 and 8). G-Dragon will head on to the US, with stops in Seattle (July 11), San Jose (July 14), Los Angeles (July 16), Houston (July 19), Chicago (July 21), Miami (July 25) and New York (July 27). Toronto is next with a July 30 show

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G-Dragon’s Clothes Auctioned Off For Charity; Global Fashion Icon Attends #my8seconds Event In Thailand

G-Dragon's Clothes Auctioned Off For Charity; Global Fashion Icon Attends #my8seconds Event In Thailand

Fans of  global fashion icon and K-pop superstar G-Dragon will finally get their chance to dress like him when he auctions off some of his pre-loved clothes for a charity event. Some of G-Dragon’s stuff are up for grabs at an auction at the Myeongdong branch of Shinsegae Duty Free . According to a report by Hello K-pop , four of the outfits that G-Dragon wore for the shoot of his endorsement video for the Duty Free shop is currently being auctioned through the store’s website. The outfits went up for auction last April 28 and will close the bids on May 17. The outfits that G-Dragon wore to the promotional video may be familiar to many as video for Shinsegae Duty Free was viewed a whopping 20 million times on the Chinese website Weibo. The number does not include the views from other platforms. The good news is that all the proceeds for the sale of the BIG BANG leader’s clothes will be donated to charity. G-Dragon, who is considered a global fashion trendsetter is one of the most influential celebrities not just in Korea but all around the world. He recently led the global campaign for Nike’s Vampormax

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