Posted by : KPopRanter November 17, 2012
However, though 2012 was arguably YG Entertainment's most successful year, there was
Through this prolonged (more than 2 years) inactivity, 2NE1 could have easily even attempted the trick that Girls' Generation pulled in 2009 and released more than 1 song and album (like with Gee and Tell Me Your Wish), increasing promotion to pull in the audience, releasing songs as bombastic as I'm the Best and as slow as Lonely. However, alongside Girls' Generation prolonged Korean hiatus, 2NE1 also took this year to take a seemingly indefinite hiatus as well and release 2 non-chart topping Japanese songs, 1 song for INTEL's Ultrabook and another song in which was supposed to be their title track for their album in July, however was delayed for so long, one would have to think twice before being full of pity for YG Entertainment for their constant delays.
In conclusion, though seeming unreachable to some, to others, this may seem realistic. 2NE1 is already the number 2 girl group in Korea and only needs move up another step to reach the top. And even though 2012 was a great year for YG Entertainment as a whole, it can be even at the least thought of that it could have been much better if 2NE1 had tried harder and maybe even became number 1.