Yuehua Entertainment

Yuehua Entertainment (Chinese: 乐华娱乐) (Korean: 위에화 엔터테인먼트) is a privately held Chinese multinational entertainment group and talent agency based in Beijing.[1] The company was founded in June 2009 by former Huayi Brothers employee Du Hua. Yuehua is involved in television production and distribution, movie production, artist management and training, music and music video production, public relations, and entertainment marketing.[2] Yuehua Entertainment has partnerships with the South Korean companies Pledis Entertainment,[3] Starship Entertainment[4] and SM Entertainment.[5]

Yuehua Entertainment
TypePrivate
IndustryMusic
Entertainment
FoundedJune 2009
FounderDu Hua [zh]
Headquarters,
Key people
Du Hua (Founder, President and CEO)
Li Ruigang (President of China Media Capital (CMC))
Lee Sang-gyu (Co-CEO of YueHua Korea)
Jung Hae-chang (Co-CEO of YueHua Korea)
ProductsAlbums
Concerts
Music videos
Movies
ServicesPublishing records
Music Copyright
Artist Management
Film/TV Production
Entertainment agency
Websitehttp://www.yhfamily.cn/
http://www.yhfamily.co.kr/

Yuehua Entertainment received series-B financing from Gravity Media and CMC Capital in August 2014.[6] CMC Capital invested US$49 million into the group and became its strategic shareholder at the completion of financing.[7] In 2014 Yuehua Entertainment established a Korean branch located in Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea.[8] Yuehua announced plans for further expansion of their Korean branch operations beginning in February 2016.[9] In 2019, Yuehua Entertainment's Korean branch moved to a new building.[10]

ChinaEdit

Groups

Soloists

  • Mai Meng (2009–present)
  • Han Geng (2010–present)[13]
  • Angela (2010–present)
  • Zhang Yao (2012–present)
  • Shawn (2012–present)
  • Lucy Wang (2012–present)
  • Ma Song (2013–present)
  • Xiao Fei (2013–present)
  • Nana Tse (2013–present)
  • Ivy (2015–present)
  • Owodog (2017–present)
  • Cherry Ho (2017–present)
  • Cao Lu (2017–present)
  • Xi Wang (2019–present)
  • Aria Jin (2020–present)

Notable Artists

Actors/Actresses

Drama/Film Directors

South KoreaEdit

Groups

Soloists

Actors

ReferencesEdit

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  3. ^ "Pledis Embarks on Entering Chinese Market with YUEHUA". BNT International. Archived from the original on 24 June 2018. Retrieved 17 March 2016.
  4. ^ "Starship Entertainment forms a strategic partnership with China's Yuehua Entertainment". Yahoo Celebrity. Archived from the original on 12 March 2016. Retrieved 17 March 2016.
  5. ^ "Korean Entertainment Thrives On Beneficial But Tense Relationship With Chinese Investments". Forbes. Archived from the original on 20 December 2019. Retrieved 27 February 2018.
  6. ^ Su, Wiki. "CMC Capital Invests $49M Series B In Yuehua Entertainment". China Money Network. Archived from the original on 18 October 2014. Retrieved 17 October 2014.
  7. ^ Liu, Winnie. "CMC leads $49m round for China entertainment firm Yuehua". Asian Venture Capital Journal. Archived from the original on 18 October 2014. Retrieved 18 October 2014.
  8. ^ "China's leading entertainment agency to enter Korean market". Yonhap News. Retrieved 17 March 2016.
  9. ^ "乐华娱乐正式进军韩国娱乐市场". Sina Finance. Archived from the original on 24 March 2016. Retrieved 17 March 2016.
  10. ^ "회사 이전으로 인하여 서포트 및 팬레터 발송 주소 변경 공지 드립니다". 17 December 2019.
  11. ^ "乐华推首个虚拟女团A-SOUL:偶像经纪公司布局虚拟偶像的时机到了吗?". 36Kr. Retrieved 15 July 2021.
  12. ^ "乐华娱乐再推新女团组合 定名:NAME". BBT News. Retrieved 2 December 2021.
  13. ^ "韩庚与老东家和解". Ifeng Finance. Archived from the original on 29 March 2019. Retrieved 17 October 2014.
  14. ^ "'프듀48' 시현X이런, 위에화 첫 걸그룹 '에버글로우' 데뷔 확정 [공식입장]". Naver (in Korean). February 18, 2019. Archived from the original on July 2, 2020. Retrieved February 18, 2019.
  15. ^ "[단독]최예나, 솔로 데뷔 내년 상반기로..위에화, 형섭·의웅 新보이그룹 템페스트 하반기 론칭" [[Exclusive] Choi Ye-na, solo debut in the first half of next year.. Yue-hwa, Hyeong-seop and Ui-woong new boy group Tempest launch in the second half]. Naver (in Korean). October 4, 2021. Retrieved October 4, 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)

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