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


  • Escape to Mogadishu took home the top prize at the 2021 Blue Dragon Film Awards.
  • BTS took home Artist of the Year at the 2021 American Music Awards.

Debuts & Comebacks

  • SF9 returned with “Trauma” and the mini Rumination. Check out our MV review and keep an eye out for album review!
  • According to our writer, Onewe shone bright in “Star.”
  • Bang Yongguk returned with “Race.”
  • Lee Seungyoon returned with the album Even if It Becomes Ruins. Our album review will be out shortly!
  • Hwasa proclaimed “I’m a B,” but was held back by her guilt, according to our reviewer.
  • Things got dark for Ghost9 in “Control.”

Teasers & Announcements

Other News

  • Black Pink‘s Lisa, Victon‘s Heo Chan, and Pentagon‘s Kino tested positive for COVID 19.
  • Jannabi drummer Yoon Kyul is facing assault charges after an incident at a wedding. Peponi Music clarified that although Yoon Kyul is active with the band, he is not under contract with the agency.
  • Park Shin-hye and Choi Tae-joon announced their upcoming marriage and child. Congrats!
  • After months of legal investigations, Apink‘s Chorong‘s representatives updated that the bullying accusations raised against her were proven to be untrue.
  • Brave Entertainment plans to appeal last week’s ruling regarding Samuel’s contract termination.

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