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JYP celebrating 20 years with anniversary show

By Korea Herald

Published : Nov. 4, 2014 - 20:32

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Park Jin-young. (JYP Entertainment) Park Jin-young. (JYP Entertainment)
Iconic K-pop producer and solo artist Park Jin-young will be hosting a special anniversary concert to commemorate two decades in the music industry.

Teaming up with Milk Music, Park will be putting on a one-and-half-hour-long show on Nov. 8 at Seoul Olympic Park’s Olympic Hall, performing 42 No. 1 singles his since debuting 20 years ago.

Now one of the K-pop industry’s best-known producers as head of talent agency JYP Entertainment, Park made his singing debut with the single “Don’t Leave Me” in September 1994.

Since then, the music icon has made a name for himself not only as a singer, but as a composer and producer as well, churning out a total of 508 tracks, including 42 chart toppers. Park is responsible for launching the careers of some of K-pop’s most famous acts including Rain, g.o.d, Wonder Girls, 2PM, 2AM and Miss A.

For his upcoming anniversary show, Park will take the stage along with some of his label’s artists including HA:TFELT, Sunmi, 15&, GOT7 and rookie solo artist Bernard Park.

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