Welcome to another edition of SB Week in Review. Here’s all the news you might have missed over the past week:


  • Burning Sun CEO Lee Moon-Ho received a suspended sentence for habitual drug usage. Instead of the original 30-month prison sentence demanded by the prosecution, The CEO is set to serve a 18-month prison sentence, with 3 years of probation and 200 hours of community service.

Debuts & Comebacks

  • The ladies of Red Velvet craved the summer sun in “Umpah Umpah“.
  • Viini made his solo debut with “Genie“. Check out our review here!
  • Up10tion drew fans in with “Your Gravity“.
  • Everglow debuted with a beat-heavy chorus for “Adios“.
  • The Boyz returned with D. D. D.
  • A-pink‘s Hayoung had her solo debut with “Don’t Make Me Laugh“.
  • Kim Kookheon and Song Yuvin made their debut as a duo with “Blurry“.
  • The members of IZ reminisced over their “Final Kiss” in their latest video.

Teasers & Announcements

Other News

  • Infinite‘s L has announced his departure from Woollim Entertainment.
  • Myteen has announced their disbandment.
  • Big Hit Entertainment had their own version of a Keynote speech, in which they mentioned the following:
    • The company has acquired the music-game company Superb.
    • There will be a BTS-based drama revolving around around their The Most Beautiful Moment in Life storyline. The characters of BTS will not be played by the members of the group, but instead by other actors in the drama industry.
    • Extending the system from just Korean concerts and fan-meets, Big Hit will be implementing the lottery/raffle-system of ticketing worldwide.
    • There’ll be a joint audition held by Big Hit and Source Entertainment for a new girl group.

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