Akdong Musician was later found to have made a generous donation with its prize money.
A YG Entertainment rep spoke with Newsen on May 13 and said, “Akdong Musician donated all 300 million won ($290,000+) of its prize money from SBS’s K-Pop Star 2.”
The rep added, “It was a decision made after Akdong Musician spoke with their parents. It has been said that their father has donated the money to a number of places.”
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