20160923_seoulbeats_song_ji_eun_bobby_dollHello and welcome to this edition of SB Week in Review! In case you missed it, here’s all the news from this past week.

Serious News

  • G-Dragon‘s personal Instagram account was hacked. Pictures of him and model (and rumored girlfriend) Komatsu Nana were then leaked online. YG plans to take legal action.
  • Kim Hyun-joong was found not guilty of the false accusation charges filed by his ex girlfriend.

Debuts & Comebacks

  • Did BtoB Blue‘s unit debut tug at your heartstrings?
  • Song Ji-eun (Secret) wants to be your “Bobby Doll.”
  • Jooyi of Rania debuted as a soloist under the name Cosmic Girl. Aside from her official debut single, “So Then What Are You Gonna Do,” she has also co-written a handful of OST tracks since leaving the group.
  • Mamamoo released an apple commercial the pre-release track “New York.”
  • Jung Hyung-don returned from his hiatus with “Decision.” Alongside his musical return, came the announcement that he plans to return to Weekly Idol soon. He also will make his debut as a scriptwriter for an upcoming web movie. However, a return to Infinite Challenge seems unlikely at this point, as he is trying to limit his stress level.
  • Infinite is back with “The Eye,” and the full album, Infinite Only.
  • Our SM Station track for the week is Ryeowook and Bada‘s “Cosmic.”

Teasers & Announcements

  • 20160922_seoulbeats_dal_shabetQuirky queens, Crayon Pop, will be back on September 26 with “Do Doom Chit.” Anyone else reminded of “Careless Whisper”?
  • Ready for the return of Dal Shabet? “FRI.SAT.SUN.” drops on the 27th.
  • Lay will be the first Exo member to debut as a solo artist. Reportedly, we can expect a Mandarin album this October. Lee Sooman’s is also finally going to let Chanyeol do a little rap with the Far East Movement.
  • Starship Entertainment‘s Yoo Seung-woo is coming back on September 27.
  • High4 sub-unit, High4 20 (har har) will debut with “Hook.”
  • Tiger JK will return with Drunken Tiger‘s ninth album. We can look forward to a lot of collaborations, too!
  • The flight log has become turbulent for GOT7 in the latest batch of teasers for “Hard Carry.” The choreography teaser looks promising, too!
  • Casting news: Exo‘s Suho will appear in the The Universe’s Star; bandmate D.O. was also cast in an upcoming web drama; SNSD‘s Sooyoung will star in another medical drama, Polyclinic Doctor; Vixx‘s Hongbin and N are confirmed for the web drama What’s With These Kids? with AOA‘s Chanmi; soon all the members of FT Island and CNBlue will be part of the drama My Only Love Song; Yoona and Im Siwan will appear in TvN‘s Incomplete Life; Bomi and Choi Tae-joon are next up for WGM.
  • SM launched a new variety series My SM Television. That title sounds familiar…
  • Ravi and Superbee will ask “Who Are U” on September 27.
  • Sandeul will be the first B1A4 member to debut solo!
  • It’s almost time for the Pink Revolution.

Other News

  • Super Junior‘s Ryeowook will enlist this October.
  • SwiftLee rumors happened. When will it become cannon?
  • The Wonder Girls Yeeun and 2am‘s Jeong Ji-woon have been in a relationship for three years! Congrats!
  • Following her American debut, CL is launching her first North American concert tour.

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