On November 12th KST, Daily International revealed in an exclusive that Park Jin Young of JYP Entertainment earned a total of 2 billion won in royalties during 2015. Placing him at number 1 royalty maker of 2015 in Korea.
According to entertainment personnel on November 12th, Park Jin Young was placed #1 on the most amount of money made through copyrights out of all the artists registered in “Korean Music Copyright Association”. His work during 2015 included composing, editting and writing lyrics for songs royalties from all of which came to approximately 2 billion won.
The top 10 earners in the list netted from 800 million won to 2 billion won. The second place went to writer Cho Young Soo and the 10th to Busker Busker’s Jang Beom Joon.
Koreaboo has collected reactions from Netizens who commented on the original article from our Korean source. The below comments are the most popular comments at the time of this article being published.
[+ 3094, – 452] Honestly there is no JYP song that’s not likeable
[+ 2612, – 221] He deserves it. Besides didn’t JYP have a great year? Starting from Baek Ahyeon to JYP himself
[+ 2197, – 188] He really is a genius…his artists call him the devil in the studio meaning he takes part in every thing and teaches his artist in every department
[+ 2107, – 336] He looks kind and honest so his artists are all innocent ㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋ
[+ 1513, – 106] I’m envious…
Source: Daily Intenational