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|Industry||Music, Artist management|
|Founded||2004 (Gold Label Entertainment)
2008 (Gold Typhoon Entertainment)
|Area served||Macau CHN, Hong Kong CHN, China, Taiwan|
|Key people||Chiara Scaglia, Group CEO, CEO(China)
Desmond Lee, Group COO, CEO(Hong Kong)
Tony Hwang, General Manager (Taiwan)
|Employees||more than 150|
|Parent||Pacific Global Management
Universal Music Group
|Subsidiaries||Gold Typhoon Pictures Ltd
Gold Typhoon Music Co.Ltd
Gold Typhoon Beijing Ltd
Famous Star Entertainment Berhad
|Website||Gold Typhoon official website|
Gold Typhoon Group is an independent, China-based entertainment company. Gold Label was founded in 2003 in Hong Kong, launched with the support of EMI, and acquired EMI Music Taiwan / EMI Music China (Typhoon Records) in 2008, reforming to Gold Typhoon. On 1 January, 2011, it became a wholly owned subsidiary of Pacific Global Management Asia (PGMA) under the leadership of Chairman Louis Pong.
Gold Typhoon represents many Chinese and international artists, and has offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Chengdu, Taipei and Hong Kong. In 2004, former Go East Entertainment CEO Paco Wong decided to not work with the parent company of Go East, Universal Group Hong Kong, but to instead work for EMI Hong Kong as they promised to launch a new label. Paco Wong was to have total control of the new label which became Gold Label Entertainment.
In 2004, former Go East Entertainment CEO Paco Wong decided to not work with the parent company of Go East, Universal Group Hong Kong, but to instead work for EMI Hong Kong as they promised to launch a new label. Paco Wong was to have total control of the new label which became Gold Label Entertainment.
All products of Gold Label Entertainment share the same ISRC and bar-code system with EMI which include, "07243-", "00946-" and newly released "50999-". Gold Label under EMI has released the first DRM-free music downloading agreement with Hong Kong's local mobile brand CSL mobile. In addition to marketing and distribution, the company is also involved in artist and concert management.
EMI Music Hong Kong decided to delegate its local activities to Gold Label, leaving EMI to concentrate on international artists. Gold Label has also taken over EMI Hong Kong's local artists roster, which includes Kary Ng, Stephy Tang, Cookies, Ping Pung, Edmond Leung. With the launch of Capitol Music Taiwan by EMI, Gold Label is now working to market Taiwanese diva Jolin Tsai in Hong Kong. The label has signed local singers Miriam Yeung and Sandy Lam. Together, with re-shaping local stars Ronald Cheng, Leo Ku and Edmond Leung, Gold Label is now one of the largest music companies in Hong Kong.
The company also promotes new artists. Justin Lo, a singer-songwriter from the United States, won all new artist's awards in Hong Kong in 2005 by having the top-10 best selling records in Hong Kong 2005.
In the circulated materials such as the Red Bus Airplay Calculation, Gold Label Entertainment is still referred as EMI.
In July 2008, EMI Group and Gold Label announced EMI would sell all its 50% stakes at Gold Label Entertainment Ltd., Push Typhoon Records and the whole EMI Music Taiwan to Typhoon Group. And Gold Label Records and Gold Label Entertainment would change its name to Gold Typhoon with branches in the Greater China region. Also, EMI would appoint Gold Typhoon as its only distributing partners in the region. Conversely, Gold Typhoon would release through EMI internationally.
On 1 January, 2011, Gold Typhoon Group became a wholly owned subsidiary of Pacific Global Management. （PGM）
Gold Typhoon Group is the exclusive licensee of EMI’s physical and digital music in China and Taiwan. Gold Typhoon also releases albums from European and American, Korean and Japanese artists. Gold Typhoon’s catalogue contains more than 600,000 Chinese and international songs. As one of the biggest record labels and artist management companies in greater China, Gold Typhoon represents more than 50 Chinese pop artists, including Taiwan artists A-Mei, Show Lo, Elva Hsiao, Lollipop F, Jing Chang; Mainland China artists Xu Wei, Li Jian, Zhang Wei, Fu Xinbo, Peiyi Yang and Hong Kong aritst Ronald Cheng, Wu Jing, Edmond Leung, Rubberband, Louis Cheung and so forth.
Gold Typhoon also acts as an agent for international artists, and provides distribution and marketing in greater China for artists including Coldplay, Katy Perry, Kylie Minogue, Robbie Williams, Lady Antebellum, David Guetta, Maksim, Michael Learns To Rock; Japanese artists including Utada Hikaru, AKB48, Glay, MIYAVI; Korean idol Jang Keun-Suk, After School; and classical musicians Yundi Li, Xuefei Yang, Sarah Chang and Niu Niu.
Sponsor and brand ambassador 
Gold Typhoon has partnerships with many well-known Chinese and international brands. Gold Typhoon’s business development department arranges brand ambassadorships for its artists, such as Yundi Li (Zegna), David Tao and A-Mei (Masterkong Ice Tea), Fahrenheit (Masterkong 3+2), David Tao and S.H.E. (Daphne), Li Jian and Anson Hu (Nokia), Bibi Chou (Bossini, Aoni Stereo)
Brands sponsored shows for Gold Typhoon Artists include: Show Lo’s live performance in Hong Kong sponsored by SaSa, Pepsi Coke and Fortress; Chow Tai Fook Jewellery sponsored Stephy Tang’s concert; Rubberband received supports from Samsung and Volkswagen sponsored Big Four’s tour.
Artist Management 
Gold Label was started as a small artist management agency. Paco Wong was named the "Golden Agent" in Hong Kong as he helped many once unsuccessful artists build up their careers, including Jacky Cheung, Andy Lau, Aaron Kwok, Sammi Cheng, Miriam Yeung, Sally Yeh, Sandy Lam, and Leo Ku. Generally speaking, rosters from Gold Label Management are signed to its music department when artists start their singing career. Before EMI Music Hong Kong delegated local artist activities to Gold Label Entertainment, Gold Label Management was already home of EMI's rosters, including Edmond Leung and The Cookies.
Now Gold Typhoon Group is the artist manager of many artists like Xu Wei, Li Jian in Mainland, Lollipop F in Taiwan, Terry Zou, AOA and other artists in Hong Kong. Gold Typhoon also shared the rights to manage other artists like A-mei, Elva Hsiao, Show Lo etc.
Concert production 
In 2004, Gold Label began concert production. The first concert produced was Miriam Yeung's KungHiFatChoi Concert Vol. 3 in February 2004 in association with East Asia Entertainment, Abbas Entertainment Hong Kong and Yiu Wing Entertainment. After gaining experience through independent concerts, they are now producing for their own rosters by outsourcing to other entertainment firms and production houses. Other concert productions include Edmond Leung's I love Kitchen Concert, Jolin Tsai's Pepsi Dancing Diva Live Hong Kong, Leo Ku's Magic Moments Live 2007, Stephy Tang's See Thru Concert 2007 and Kary Ng's Lady K Concert 2008.
Gold Typhoon has an experienced live performance production team, and has held and helped arrange successful performances in recent years, for artists including David Tao, Show Lo, A-Mei, Elva Hsiao, Bibi Chou, Yundi, Xu Wei, Li Jian, Ronald Cheng, The Flowers/Zhang Wei, Rubberband, Michael Learns To Rock, Maksim, and Niu Niu.
Artist rosters 
Hong Kong 
- Kay Tse (謝安琪) (singer)
- RubberBand (pop/rock band)
- Louis Cheung (張繼聰) (singer)
- Terry Zou (鄒文正) (singer)
- Abella Leung (梁佑嘉) (singer)
- Takki Wong (王若琪) (singer)
- AOA (singer)
- goldEN (singer/songwriter)
Mainland China 
- Zhou Bichang (周筆暢) (singer)
- Anson Hu (胡彥斌)
- The Flowers (花兒樂隊) (pop rock group, disbanded)
- Hu Ge (胡歌)
- Blue Bird Flying Fish (青鳥飛魚)
- On Han Il (金韓一)
- Ding Shaohua (丁少華)
- Li Wei (李巍)
- Wu Jing (吳京) (actor)
- Li Jian (李健)
- Lynn Cheung (張蓮) (singer)
- Yang Peiyi (楊沛宜)
- Go Go Club (兄弟聯)
- Eastern Angels (東方天使)
- David Tao (陶喆)
- Show Luo (羅志祥)
- A-mei (張惠妹)
- Lollipop F (formerly Lollipop 棒棒堂) - renamed in October 2010
- OD (歐漢聲)
- Elva Hsiao (蕭亞軒)
- Jing Chang (張芸京)
- Huang Wen Xing (黃文星)
- Erica Jiang (江明娟)
- Miu Zhu (朱俐靜)
- Shinlung (辛龍)
- Fong Fei Fei (鳳飛飛) (Passed away on January 3, 2012)
- Choc7 (超克7)
South Korea 
- Derrick Hoh (何維健)
- Nana Mizuki
- Hikaru Utada
- Momoiro Clover Z
- Yo Hitoto
- Tokyo Jihen
- Kana Uemura
- Kreva (rapper)
International artists 
- Evanescence (2011-present)
Classical artists 
Previous artists 
- Stefanie Sun (孫燕姿)
- Theresa Fu (傅穎)
- Miki Yeung (楊愛瑾) (singer/actress)
- Leo Ku (古巨基) (singer/actor) (2003–2009)
- Miriam Yeung (楊千嬅) (singer/actress) (2003–2006)
- Richie Ren (任賢齊) (EMI Music Taiwan) (2005–2008)
- Awaking Band (元衛覺醒) (Capitol Music Taiwan) (2007–2008)
- Jolin Tsai (蔡依林) (Capitol Music Taiwan) (2005–2008)
- Stanley Huang (黃立行) (Capitol Music Taiwan) (2006–2008)
- Nicholas Teo (張棟樑) (Virgin Music Taiwan) (2005–2008)
- Penny Dai (戴佩妮)(EMI Music Taiwan)
- Seven (YG Entertainment Korea)
- Alex Lee (李崗霖)(Virgin Music Taiwan)
- Cookies (singing group, disbanded)
- Sandy Lam (林憶蓮) (singer)
- Chelsea Tong (唐素琪) (actress) (2007-2009)
- Celina Jade (Actress/singer)
- Sammy Leung (森美) (CRHK DJ/TVB artist)
- William So (蘇永康)
- I Love U Boy'z (CRHK DJ/TV personality) (signed in Jan, 2009)
- Khloe Chu (朱紫嬈) (singer)
- Big Four (pop group)
- SoftHard (pop group)
- Ping Pung (punk and pop rock group)
- Stephy Tang (鄧麗欣) (singer/actress/author) (2002-2011)
- Kary Ng (吳雨霏) (singer/actress) (2002-2011)
- Alex Fong (方力申) (singer/actor) (2000-2011)
- Jan Lamb (林海峰) (singer/actor/CRHK DJ)
- Cyndi Wang (王心凌）now in Universal
- Justin Lo (側田) (singer/actor/songwriter)