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.
- The group was also nominated for the Best Pop Performance Grammy.
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
- Chungha‘s “Killing Me” MV teaser promises a darker comeback. The MV will be out on November 29.
- Kai shared multiple concept teasers and photos ahead of his November 30 return with Peaches.
- Cignature will be back on the same day with “Boyfriend.”
- Everglow dropped highlight medley and short choreography teaser ahead of their December 1 comeback with “Pirate.”
- Ive will debut with “Eleven” on December 1.
- Wendy will lend her vocals to the Black Skirt‘s song “Airport Goodbyes,” also out on December 1.
- Gaho will release “Part Time Lover” and the full album Fireworks on December 1.
- T141 will release the digital single “Red Light Green Light” on December 2.
- GSoul will be back on the same day with Natural.
- The first MV teaser is out for ONF‘s “Goosebumps,” which drops on December 3.
- Mino is gearing up for a solo comeback with To Infinity on December 7.
- Ravi announced a collaboration track with G-Idle‘s Seoyeon, due out on December 7.
- Monsta X will release their English album The Dreaming on December 10.
- Ateez will be back on December 10 with Zero: Fever Epilogue.
- Girl’s Planet 999 final group Kep1er is set for a December 14 debut.
- NCT are building up their “Universe” ahead of the group’s December 14 comeback.
- 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.