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The Best YG Entertainment Artists Ever, Ranked

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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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2016-present

Black Pink, stylized as BLACKPINK, is a South Korean girl group formed by YG Entertainment. Consisting of members Jennie, Jisoo, Lisa, and Rosé, the group officially debuted on August 8, ...more
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G-Dragon is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best YG Entertainment Artists Ever, Ranked

1994–present

Kwon Ji Yong, better known by his stage name G-Dragon, is a South Korean rapper, singer-songwriter and record producer. After 6 years as a trainee under the record label YG Entertainment, ...more
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BIGBANG is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best YG Entertainment Artists Ever, Ranked

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2006-present

Big Bang (stylized as BIGBANG) is a South Korean boy band formed by YG Entertainment. The group consists of 4 members: G-Dragon, T.O.P, Taeyang, and Daesung. Member Seungri retired from the ...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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2015-present

iKon, stylized as iKON, is a South Korean boy band formed in 2015 by YG Entertainment. The group was first introduced in the reality survival program WIN: Who is Next as "Team B." ...more
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Somi is listed (or ranked) 5 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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GD X Taeyang is listed (or ranked) 6 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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B.I is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best YG Entertainment Artists Ever, Ranked

2015-2019

Kim Han-bin (born October 22, 1996), better known by his stage name B.I, is a South Korean rapper, songwriter, and record producer. He is the leader of the South Korean boy group iKON, signed ...more
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2NE1 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best YG Entertainment Artists Ever, Ranked

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2009-2016

2NE1 was a South Korean girl group composed of Bom, CL, Dara, and Minzy, formed by YG Entertainment in 2009. After appearing alongside boy band Big Bang in the song "Lollipop", a ...more
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Taeyang is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best YG Entertainment Artists Ever, Ranked

2006-present

Dong Young-bae, better known by his stage name Taeyang or Sol is a South Korean singer-songwriter. After appearing in Jinusean's music video "A-yo", Taeyang began training under YG ...more
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GD & TOP is listed (or ranked) 10 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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CL is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best YG Entertainment Artists Ever, Ranked

2007-present

Lee Chae-rin (born 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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Winner is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best YG Entertainment Artists Ever, Ranked
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2014-present

Winner is a South Korean boy band formed in 2013 by YG Entertainment and debuted in 2014. It currently consists of four members, Jinwoo, Seunghoon, Mino and Seungyoon. Originally a five-piece, ...more
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AKMU is listed (or ranked) 13 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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T.O.P is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best YG Entertainment Artists Ever, Ranked

2006–present
 

Choi Seung-hyun (born November 4, 1987), better known by his stage name T.O.P, is a South Korean rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer and actor who rose to fame in the mid-2000s as one of ...more
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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, better known as Dara, is a South Korean idol singer, actress, and model. She is best known as being a member and the director of communications of the South Korean girl group 2NE1. ...more
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Lee Hi is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best YG Entertainment Artists Ever, Ranked

2012-present

Lee Ha-yi, also known by her stage name Lee Hi, is a South Korean singer under YG Entertainment. She is known as the runner-up of SBS's K-pop Star Season 1. Her debut single "1.2.3.4", ...more
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Bobby is listed (or ranked) 17 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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Jennie is listed (or ranked) 18 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.
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Zion.T is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best YG Entertainment Artists Ever, Ranked

2016-present

Kim Hae-sol (born April 13, 1989), known as Zion.T, is a South Korean hip hop and R&B singer signed to The Black Label, a subsidiary label of YG Entertainment managed by Teddy Park and Kush. ...more
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TREASURE 13 is listed (or ranked) 20 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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Daesung is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best YG Entertainment Artists Ever, Ranked

2006-present

Kang Daesung (Hangul: 강대성; born April 26, 1989) is a member of K-Pop group Big Bang. Daesung was born in Itaewon, South Korea and attended high school (KyeongIn High School) but he dropped out ...more
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Epik High is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best YG Entertainment Artists Ever, Ranked

2012–2018

Epik High is a South Korean alternative hip-hop group from Seoul, composed of Tablo, Mithra Jin and DJ Tukutz. The group is known for combining different styles of hip hop, along with different ...more
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Teddy Park is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best YG Entertainment Artists Ever, Ranked

1998-present

Park Hong-jun, better known by his stage name Teddy Park or Teddy, is a South Korean-born American rapper, songwriter, and record producer. Born in South Korea, Park moved to the United States ...more
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Mino is listed (or ranked) 24 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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MOBB is listed (or ranked) 25 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