Welcome to another edition of SB Week in Review! Here’s all the news you might have missed:
- The Golden Disk Awards took place over two days this weekend. Ikon took home the digital daesang for “Love Scenario,” while BTS took home the physical daesang for Love Yourself: Her.
- Dispatch’s new year couple is Exo‘s Kai and Black Pink‘s Jennie. Let the Instagram deep-dives begin.
- Both Black Pink and HyukOh will be performing at Coachella 2019.
Debuts & Comebacks
- Chungha established herself as the January comeback queen with “Gotta Go.” Check out our review here.
- NFlying made their first comeback as a now four-member band with “Rooftop.”
- Jimin gifted fans the surprise solo track “Promise.”
- Luna‘s “Even So” tugged at the heartstrings.
- Ryeowook gave us two MVs this week of his new mini Drunk on Love: “I’m not Over You” and “Drunk in the Morning.”
- M.O.N.T debuted with “Will You Be My Girlfriend“
Teasers & Announcements
- It looks like Loona will be making a comeback soon, though no release date has been given following the mysterious teaser.
- It’s time to “Feel the V” with the debut of NCT‘s Chinese unit, WayV.
- BtoB‘s Minhyuk‘s first solo album HUTAZONE is set for a January 15 release.
- Astro will be back on January 16 with the spring-themed “All Light.”
- Hyomin will drop ” U Um U Um” on January 20.
- Seventeen will be back on January 21. Pledis promised more details soon.
- We might get something new from Tiffany on January 24.
- FNC is gearing up to launch their new girl group, Cherry Bullet.
- Kang Sung-hoon announced this week that he will be leaving both Sechskies and YG Entertainment. Kang has not been active with Sechskies since his Tawiwanese fan meeting and fanclub controversy last September.
- Clara tied the knot on January 6. Congratulations!
- Son Seung-won was arrested for drunk driving following a car accident on December 26.
- Lee Kwangsoo and Lee Sun-bin are officially an item.