On August 18, YG Entertainment announced that all members of Winner agreed to renew their contract for 5 more years.
WINNER is a group of 4 members: Kang Seung Yoon, Lee Seung Hoon, Song Mino, and Kim Jinwoo. The group received love for having a variety of music colors and could express different kinds of emotions through their songs regardless of genre. With full support and trust from YG Entertainment, they have established their group’s name as a global star for the past 7 years and will continue to grow more in the future.
The members of WINNER decided to re-sign early to repay the love of their fans. On August 17, WINNER celebrated their 7th anniversary at YG’s headquarter. At the same time, the members signed the agreement to renew their contracts with YG Entertainment.
Therefore, WINNER has become a reliable partner with YG in music. Winner has always received favorable reviews and great attention from the public for their high-quality music. As a result, Winner is expected to achieve more milestones with their future activities.
Through the company, WINNER’s members expressed, “We really want to say that we respect our Inner Circle (WINNER’s fandom name), who have always been by our side. Thanks to you that we could exist today. Therefore, we want to make more memories with you in the future, on a music trip with no final destination.”
Winner won the survival show “WIN: Who Is Next” in 2013 and was able to use the team name “Winner”. After spending a long time preparing, they made their debut with the first full album, “2014 S/S” in August 2014.
Starting with “Empty”, all of their title songs, including “Baby Baby”, “Really Really”, “Love Me Love Me”, “Every”, “Millions”, “Ah Yeah”, “Hold” and “Remember” charted on top of Korea’s major music charts and international charts.
Currently, 2 members, Kim Jin Woo and Lee Seung Hoon, are taking a break from their group activities in order to finish their military services. Kang Seung Yoon and Song Min Ho have just released their solo albums and have been active in various fields, such as acting, entertaining, and art.