Welcome to another edition of SB Week in Review. Here’s all the news you might have missed over the past week:
- Exo‘s Xiumin has tested positive for Covid-19 and is following recovery protocol. The rest of the members have tested negative, but are in self-quarantine for two weeks.
Debuts & Comebacks
- Sunmi returned with “You Can’t Sit With Us“, a funky retro MV full of zombies, fighting, and dancing.
- Oneus dropped a powerful dance MV for “Shut Up, Crazy Hot“.
- Weeekly were ready for a vacation in their latest video for “Holiday Party“.
- Golden Child came back with a Moombahtoon-inspired track “Ra Pam Pam“.
- Somi returned with an addictive, rhythmic “Dumb Dumb“.
- Astro‘s colourful comeback with “After Midnight” was a cheerful, summery affair.
Teasers & Announcements
- The Boyz are gearing up for the August 9 release of Thrill-ing.
- ONF are due for a August 9 comeback with Popping.
- Hyo will team up with BiBi for “Second,” also out on the 9th.
- Ten of NCT/WayV returns on August 10 with “Paint Me Naked“.
- August 10 sees Sistar‘s Hyolyn and Dasom reuniting for “Summer or Summer“.
- Park Jihoon drops My Collection on August 12.
- Red Velvet‘s Queendom – Homecoming drops on August 16.
- TXT‘s repackaged album — The Chaos Chapter: Fight or Escape — releases on August 16.
- CIX come back on August 17 with “Wave“.
- Cravity return with The Awakening: Written In The Stars on August 19.
- Stray Kids will make a comeback with Noeasy on August 23.
- Verivery‘s 6th mini-album, Series ‘O’ Round 2: Hole, drops on August 23.
- BTOB4U will make a comeback in late August, though exact details remain unknown.
- Twice‘s first English single, “The Feels“, will drop in September.
- JYP Entertainment has teased their new girl group with a Cardi B dance cover, featuring Jinni, Jiwoo, and Kyujin.
- Jang Hyunseung has left Cube Entertainment after 11 years.
- OnlyOneOf‘s Love has withdrawn from the group.