Welcome to another edition of SB Week in Review. Here’s all the news you might have missed over the past week:
- P Nation addressed PSY’s Summer Swag 2022 concert in Gangneung that resulted in a foreign worker passing during the stage’s take down. P Nation noted that actions will be taken to prevent further incidents and will take responsibility for the individual’s wake.
Debuts & Comebacks
- NewJeans made their debut with “Cookie,” which caused some discourse surrounding the song’s lyrics. Look out for our review!
- Yena returned with a bright and colorful MV for “Smartphone.” Keep an eye out for our reviews!
- Benny Blanco teamed up with BTS and Snoop Dogg to make “Bad Decisions.”
- Girls’ Generation are “Forever 1” in their latest release to celebrate the group’s 15 year anniversary.
Teasers & Announcements
- Golden Child shared an album preview for upcoming album Aura, set to drop August 8.
- The Boyz are also returning August 8 with “Timeless,” ahead of their album Be Aware scheduled to release on August 16.
- Kard’s BM teased his August 9 comeback with “Strangers.”
- Pentagon’s Kino is set to make solo debut with “Pose” on August 9.
- Junny shared the tracklist for Blanc that is scheduled for release on August 12.
- ONF teased their August 16 comeback with Storage of ONF.
- Bae173 shared concept photos for Odyssey:DaSH set to drop August 17.
- Luminous also dropped concept photos for Luminous in Wonderland, out on August 17
- Skyle announced they will return with “Bye Bye Bye” on August 18.
- Blackswan’s Fatou will make her solo debut with Pwapf on August 19.
- Ive released their comeback schedule for After Like, drops on August 22.
- CIX revealed “458” will be their title track for their August 22 comeback.
- Vixx’s Leo shares the tracklist for Piano Man, out on August 23.
- Twice will return August 26 with “Talk that Talk.”
- Mark Tuan gave a sneak peak for his August 26 return with The Other Side.
- Lee Jinhyuk announced his return with 5ight on August 29.
- Blackpink will release a pre single in August before their album Born Pink’s release in September.
- Lucy confirmed to be releasing an album sometime this month
- SBS Inkigayo bans cheering/shouting to comply with new Covid regulation and guidelines.
- NCT 127’s Jaehyun and Johnny have tested positive for Covid-19.
- Rainbow’s Woori will be getting married on October 3.
- Nuksal will tie the knot with his non-celebrity girlfriend in September.
- Judy and Youngheun are leaving Blackswan.
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