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


  • Historical drama Snowdrop has received major backlash since the airing of the first two episodes. Petitions calling for its cancellation have begun to circulate online. JTBC released a statement that the drama will continue to air, and they hope that future episodes clear up any interpretations of “historical distortion.”
  • The 2021 KBS Entertainment Awards were held on December 25, with Moon Se-yoon taking home the grand prize.

Debuts & Comebacks

  • Moonbyul shared a special MV for “Chemistry” ahead of her third mini album 6equence on January 19.
    • Another pre-release single will drop on December 30.
  • Hyolyn had a warm Christmas in the MV for “A-Ha.”
  • TXT released their holiday song, “Sweet Dreams.”
  • Stray Kids goofed around in their “company version” MV for “Placebo” as part of the release of SKZ 2021.
  • Somi gifted fans the MV for “Anymore” on Christmas.

Teasers & Announcements

  • Bam Bam put out another concept teaser for the pre-release single “Who Are You” (ft Red Velvet‘s Seulgi) which drops on December 28.
  • Kim Jaehwan released the concept film for his December 28 mini, The Letter.
  • IU shared a sneak peek of her December 29 single, “Pieces.”
  • Kep1er will debut with First Impact on January 3.
  • P1Harmony will also return on the third with Disharmony: Find Out. The group also shared the MV teaser for “Do It Like This.”
  • Up10tion will release Novella, also on January 3.
  • On the same day, Blisterz will return with “Bobbin.”
  • On January 4, Onewe will be back with the mini album Voyager.
  • WJSN Chocome will make their return with “Super Yuppers” on January 5.
  • Omega X have released a handful of video teasers for Love Like Me, out on January 5.
  • New boy group Trendz will debut on January 5 with Chapter 1.
  • H1-Key will also debut with Athletic Girl on the same day.
  • Alexa will be back on January 6.
  • Eric Nam‘s new album There and Back Again is scheduled for a January 7 release.
  • Wheein will release her solo album Whee on January 16.
  • APink is confirmed for a February comeback.

Other News

  • BTS‘s Suga, RM, and Jin have all tested positive for COVID19. We wish them a smooth recovery.
  • Following his sentencing last week, Ilhoon (formerly BtoB) released a lengthy Instagram apology for his past marijuana usage.
  • Honey Lee announced her upcoming marriage. Congrats!

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