Gold Typhoon Group was founded in 2003. On the 1st January, 2011, it became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Pacific Global Management Asia (PGMA) under the leadership of Chairman Louis Pong.
As one of the most influential music and artist management companies in greater China, Gold Typhoon represents many Chinese and international artists, and has offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Chengdu, Taipei and Hong Kong. With more than 100 employees it is one of the most powerful entertainment companies in greater China.
Gold Typhoon’s senior management and production staff, along with its artist management and agent teams, work at the very highest standards, releasing albums and digital music, and providing a full range of management and support services for artists and agents, including the arrangement of commercial performances and brand ambassadorships.
Gold Typhoon 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 Show Lo, Elva Hsiao, LOLLIPOP F, Jing Chang, Shin Lung; Mainland China artists Johnny Bug Chen, Tan Jing, Qin Lan, Han Xue, Peiyi Yang and Hong Kong aritst Wu Jing, Rubberband, Louis Cheung, Terry Zou, AOA, goldEn and Nick Ng.
With its professional A&R team and rich experience, Gold Typhoon has a proven track record in creating successful careers and developing and promoting new artists; Gold Typhoon has slowlly established its own scouting brand GT Star
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 Xuefei Yang, Sarah Chang and Niu Niu.
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.
Sponsor and Brand Ambassador
Gold Typhoon has partnerships with many well-known Chinese and international brands.
Gold Typhoon’s business development department has wide experience in arranging brand ambassadorships for its artists, such as Yundi (Zegna), David Tao and A-Mei (Masterkong Ice Tea), Fahrenheit (Masterkong 3+2), David Tao and S.H.E. (Daphne), Elva Hsiao (Revlon), 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 4’s tour.
Other business partners includes Hutchison Telecom Hong Kong, Chivas, Chung Yuen Hong Kong, Shiseido, Levis, EPS, Giorano and so forth.
Copyright Corporation and Digital Distribution Channels
Since 2004, Gold Typhoon has been developing copyright of new media and digital music in greater China, and - together with China’s major wireless carriers, portals, handset manufacturers and other enterprises - has developed digital copyright value-added services in greater China.
Gold Typhoon was the first to develop a business model similar to those in international digital music copyright markets, yet with a marketing model and product design system appropriate to China.
As a founder of digital music copyright protection in greater China, Gold Typhoon has built strategic partnerships with TOM, Sina, Tencent, NetEase, Moto, Nokia, Baidu, Google in Mainland China; Moov, KKBOX, Musiccholic, Music One, Golden Dynamic, M-tech in Hong Kong; and KKBOX, EZPEER, Omuisc, Walksgame and Rockmobile in Taiwan and other enterprises.
Gold Typhoon also established wireless music platforms with China Mobile, China Unicom and China Telecom in Mainland China, PCCW, CSL, SMartone and Hutchison in Hong Kong as well as CHT, TWN and FET in Taiwan. With its catalogue of more than 600,000 songs, Gold Typhoon has become a major supplier of copyrighted digital music in greater China.
Gold Typhoon’s digital music copyright team has great industry experience. With the fast changes in market demand and digital technology innovation, Gold Typhoon is constantly exploring and developing new business models, and maintains its position as the industry’s leading digital supplier.