Welcome to another edition of SB Week in Review. Here’s all the news you might have missed over the past week:
- The 2021 Mnet Asian Music Awards were held on December 11 with BTS sweeping all top four categories.
Debuts & Comebacks
- Xdinary Heroes debuted with “Happy Death Day.”
- Mino played with virtual reality in “Tang.”
- Ravi and Soyeon got imaginative in “Ani.”
- Monsta X tried out disco for the English release, “You Problem.”
- FT Island made a long awaited return with “Unthinkable.”
- Lucy tried to just make it through another monotonous day in “Rolling Rolling.”
- Ailee and Wheein (Mamamoo) teamed up for “Solo Christmas.”
- A lot of musical influences and visual references came together in Ateez‘s “The Real” MV.
- NCT pre-released their title track “Universe.” The second title track MV for “Beautiful” will be out on December 14.
- Minzy declared herself “Fantabulous.”
Teasers & Announcements
- Billlie will mix the holidays and mystery in their “Snowy Night” comeback on December 14.
- Purple Kiss will release their holiday single “My My” on December 18.
- Kang Hyewon (formerly Iz One) will put out her special album, W on December 22.
- Kep1er‘s debut has been postponed to January 3.
- Alexa will make a comeback on January 6.
- Enhypen will be back with their repackage album Dimension: Answer on January 10.
- Victon shared a comeback spoiler ahead of their January return.
- Up10tion announced their January comeback with Novella. An official date has not yet been given.
- Kyuhyun also confirmed a January comeback.
- After introducing the members over the past couple of months, JYP‘s new girl group will debut soon.
- Yoo Hee-yeol, Choi Siwon (Super Junior), and Yoon Eun-hye, have tested positive for COVID 19.
- Jang Gyuri will be taking a short break from formis_9 activities following her doctor’s advice.
- Taeyang and Min Hyo-rin welcomed the birth of their son. Congratulations!