Welcome to another edition of SB Week in Review! Here’s all the news you might have missed:
- Scripts for popular drama Sky Castle‘s upcoming episodes were leaked online. JTBC plans to take strong legal action.
- The 28th Seoul Music Awards were held on January 15. Ikon‘s “Love Scenario” took home Best Song, while BTS won another Daesang. Bonsangs went to Red Velvet, Exo, Momoland, Wanna One and more.
- Big Hit continues to find new outlets for BTS content. This week, the Save Me webtoon went live on Naver.
Debuts & Comebacks
- G-Friend came back with “Sunrise” and shared a selfie MV version of the title track for Dingo.
- BtoB‘s Minhyuk debuted as Huta in his first solo, “Ya.”
- Ateez broke out of their comfort zone in “Say My Name.”
- Astro brought spring a little early in the MV for “All Night.”
- NCT‘s most recent sub-group WavV made their Chinese debut with “Regular.”
- GWSN‘s Lena teamed up with Jack Walton to say, “We Need a Change.”
- Bang Yongguk was somber in his first release since leaving TS Entertainment, “Hikikomori.”
- Hyomin‘s “U Um U Um” sounds vaguely like a Justin Bieber song, but still makes you want to dance.
- To celebrate their second anniversary, Dream Catcher shared “Over the Sky.”
Teasers & Announcements
- Seventeen are ready to say “You are My Dawn,” on January 21.
- Cherry Bullet‘s debut “Q&A” looks like retro fun.
- Hotshot‘s Taehyun has begun to tease his solo album Birthday.
- Tiffany is ready to be “Born Again” on January 24.
- Imfact will also come back with “Only U” on January 24.
- 2PM‘s Junho second solo album Two will arrive on January 25.
- CLC are ready to return on January 30 with No. 1.
- Big Hit has begun to reveal the members of their new boy group, TXT on Instagram.
- Neon Punch will go through a line-up change: Terry is leaving the group to focus on her health, and new member Dohee will join the group.
- The Asia Culture Awards awarded Exo‘s Suho the 2018 best new actor for his work in the musical, The Man Who Smiles.
- Both Minho and Key plan to enlist in the army during the first half of this year.
- BtoB‘s Changsub began his enlistment this week.
- EXID member’s contracts are due to expire this spring, and their future with Banana Culture is up in the air.