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


  • South Korean has passed a law that gives successful, accomplished artists to defer their mandatory military enlistments until they turn 30, as compared to the previous age requirement of 28 years-old.
  • The 2020 Melon Music Awards took place on Dec 5. BTS took home the awards for Artist, Album, and Song of the Year with Map of the Soul: 7 and “Dynamite, respectively. Congratulations to the team!

Debuts & Comebacks

Teasers & Announcements

  • The Boyz are ready to be “Christmassy!” on Dec 7.
  • Iz*One makes a comeback with “Panorama” on Dec 7.
  • 2PM‘s Jun K teased the Dec 9 release of 20 Minutes with a track film titled “Parallel Lines“.
  • Lee Seunggi makes a long-awaited return as a singer with “I Will” on Dec 10.
  • Ghost9‘s Pre Episode 2: W.All drops on Dec 10.
  • Chungha‘s third pre-release single, X, releases on Dec 10.
  • Infinite‘s Sunggyu returns with Inside Me on Dec 14.
  • Dec 15 welcomes Taeyeon‘s return with What Do I Call You.
  • Some updates about upcoming award shows and music festivals:
    • The 41st Blue Dragon Film Awards will be held on Dec 11.
    • KBS’ Song Festival will take place on Dec 18, with TVXQ‘s Yunho, Astro‘s Eunwoo and Shin Yeeun as emcees.
    • The 35th Golden Disc Awards will be held on Jan 9 and 10, 2021.
    • MBC‘s Music Festival takes place on Dec 31, of which one host will be Kim Seon-ho.

Other News

  • Twice made their US debut with “I Can’t Stop Me” on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.

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