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The Best YG Entertainment Artists Ever, Ranked

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Updated August 29, 2019 6.2k votes 766 voters 48.8k views 59 items

List Rules Vote up your favorite former and current YG artists.

Kpop fans, here is the full roster for all YG Entertainment artists! With so many talented groups, bands, musicians, singers, and dancers, YG Entertainment features some of the best talents in K-pop today. Who are your favorite YG artists of all-time?

Featuring YG groups, like Blackpink, 2NE1, Big Bang, and Winner, this list of YG artists also includes soloists like CL, G-Dragon, and Jennie Kim as well as artists under YG subsidiary labels The Black Label and YGX. K-pop fans will also recognize popular YG subunits like Mobb and Hi Suhyun. 

Vote up the top YG artists, which also includes disbanded groups and former YG artists.

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BLACKPINK is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best YG Entertainment Artists Ever, Ranked
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BIGBANG is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best YG Entertainment Artists Ever, Ranked
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G-Dragon is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best YG Entertainment Artists Ever, Ranked

1994–present

Kwon Ji-yong (born August 18, 1988), also known by his stage name G-Dragon, is a South Korean singer-songwriter, rapper, record producer, entrepreneur and fashion icon, often dubbed as the king ...more

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iKON is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best YG Entertainment Artists Ever, Ranked
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2NE1 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best YG Entertainment Artists Ever, Ranked
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Jennie is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best YG Entertainment Artists Ever, Ranked

2012-2013, 2016-present

Jennie Kim (born January 16, 1996), professionally known by the mononym Jennie, is a Korean singer based in South Korea and a member of the K-pop girl group Blackpink, under YG Entertainment. In ...more

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#13 of 177 The Best K-pop Dancers of All Time #22 of 114 The Best Asian Rappers of All Time #440 of 473 Famous Women You'd Want to Have a Beer With

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CL is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best YG Entertainment Artists Ever, Ranked

2007-present

Lee Chae-rin (born on February 26, 1991), better known by her stage name CL, is a South Korean singer-songwriter and rapper. Born in Seoul, South Korea, she spent much of her early life in Japan ...more

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#711 of 935 The Best Female Vocalists Ever #40 of 61 The Best New Female Artists #45 of 294 The Greatest Women Rappers of All Time

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Somi is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best YG Entertainment Artists Ever, Ranked

2018-present

Ennik Somi Douma (born March 9, 2001), professionally known by her Korean name Jeon So-mi or mononymously as Somi, is a Canadian singer currently based in South Korea. She finished first in ...more

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B.I is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best YG Entertainment Artists Ever, Ranked

2015-2019

Kim Han-bin (born October 22, 1996), known by his stage name B.I is a South Korean rapper, singer-songwriter, record producer and former leader of boy group iKon under YG Entertainment. He made ...more
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Winner is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best YG Entertainment Artists Ever, Ranked
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Taeyang is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best YG Entertainment Artists Ever, Ranked

2006-present

Dong Young-bae (born 18 May 1988), better known by his stage names Taeyang and SOL (when performing in Japan), is a South Korean singer, songwriter and dancer. He is a member of the boy group ...more

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#99 of 177 The Best K-pop Dancers of All Time #18 of 141 The Best KPop Singers of All Time #28 of 116 The Best K-Pop Solo Artists

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GD & TOP is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best YG Entertainment Artists Ever, Ranked

2010-present

GD & TOP is a South Korean duo formed by G-Dragon and T.O.P, the rappers of the K-pop boy band Big Bang in 2010. The release of their first album, GD & TOP (2010) was a commercial ...more
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GD X Taeyang is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best YG Entertainment Artists Ever, Ranked

2014-present

GD X Taeyang (also known as GDYB) is a South Korean duo from YG Entertainment, consisting of G-Dragon and Taeyang from Big Bang. After several years of appearing on each other's solo materials, ...more

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#6 of 16 The Best YG Entertainment Groups Of All-Time #5 of 43 The Best Kpop Duos Of All-Time

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T.O.P is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best YG Entertainment Artists Ever, Ranked
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Sandara Park is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best YG Entertainment Artists Ever, Ranked

2004-present

Sandara Park (born 12 November 1984), also known by her stage name Dara, is a South Korean singer, actress and television presenter. She rose to fame in the Philippines as a contestant on the ...more

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Bobby is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best YG Entertainment Artists Ever, Ranked

2013-present

Kim Ji-won (born December 21, 1995), better known by his stage name Bobby, is a Korean-American rapper and singer. He is known as a member of the South Korean boy group iKON, signed under YG ...more
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Lee Hi is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best YG Entertainment Artists Ever, Ranked

2012-present

Lee Ha-yi (born September 23, 1996), known by her stage name Lee Hi, is a South Korean singer-songwriter signed to Makeus Entertainment. She is best known as the runner-up of SBS' K-pop Star ...more

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Psy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best YG Entertainment Artists Ever, Ranked

2010–2018

Park Jae-sang (born December 31, 1977), known professionally as Psy, is a South Korean singer, rapper, songwriter, and record producer. Psy is known domestically for his humorous videos and ...more

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Mino is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best YG Entertainment Artists Ever, Ranked

2011-present

Song Min-ho (born March 30, 1993), better known by the stage name Mino, is a South Korean rapper, songwriter, producer and member of the boy group Winner, signed under YG Entertainment. He ...more
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AKMU is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best YG Entertainment Artists Ever, Ranked
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2012-present

Akdong Musician (also known as AKMU) is a South Korean duo who participated on K-pop Star 2 in 2012 and debuted under YG Entertainment in 2014 after they won the second installment of the K-pop ...more
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TREASURE 13 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best YG Entertainment Artists Ever, Ranked

2019-present

Treasure 13 is a South Korean boy group formed by YGE through reality survival program YG Treasure Box. The group consists of 13 members, who are also sub-divided into two groups Treasure and ...more
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Park Bom is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best YG Entertainment Artists Ever, Ranked

2009–2017

Park Bom (born March 24, 1984), previously known mononymously as Bom, is a South Korean singer. She is best known as a former member of the South Korean girl group 2NE1. Park began her musical ...more

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#585 of 935 The Best Female Vocalists Ever #49 of 141 The Best KPop Singers of All Time #53 of 116 The Best K-Pop Solo Artists

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MOBB is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best YG Entertainment Artists Ever, Ranked

2016-present

MOBB is a South Korean hip hop sub-unit formed by YG Entertainment in 2016. The duo consists of YG labelmates Mino from Winner and Bobby from iKon. MOBB made their debut with the release of the ...more
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Minzy is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best YG Entertainment Artists Ever, Ranked

2009–2016

Gong Min-ji (born January 18, 1994), better known by her stage name Minzy, is a South Korean singer and songwriter. She debuted in 2009 as a member of South Korean girl group 2NE1, which she ...more

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#106 of 177 The Best K-pop Dancers of All Time #63 of 141 The Best KPop Singers of All Time #24 of 59 The Best Maknae Members In K-pop, Ranked

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Daesung is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best YG Entertainment Artists Ever, Ranked

2006-present

Kang Dae-sung (Hangul: 강대성; born April 26, 1989), better known by his stage name Daesung and his Japanese stage name D-Lite, is a South Korean singer, actor and television personality who made ...more

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