Welcome to another edition of SB Week in Review. Here’s all the news you might have missed over the past week:
- Performances by Ateez, TXT, and NCT Dream had to be cancelled after dangerous weather at Music Bank Chile 2022.
- More details of mistreatment of Omega X at the hands of the company and CEO of Spire Entertainment came to light this week after the CEO’s resignation on November 7. The company officially apologized for the controversy and mistreatment, but the future of group remains unclear.
Debuts & Comebacks
- Highlight were futuristic and funky in “Alone.”
- Kim Jonghyeon looked to the stars in “Lights.”
- Nine.i celebrated their youth in “Young Boy.”
- Trendz embraced a metal sound and challenging choreography for “Vagabond.”
- Treasure unit Hyunsuk x Yoshi x Haruto also took on a metal/hip hop sound for “Volkno.”
- Alexa came “Back in Vogue.”
- Xdinary Heroes‘s “Hair Cut” was a playful twist on the amusement park setting.
Teasers & Announcements
- YooA has be sharing pre-release MVs ahead of her November 14 comeback with Selfish.
- Chen‘s Last Scene will be out on the same day after a two week delay.
- VeriVery will try a more throw-back sound in “Tap Tap,” out on November 14.
- Drippin‘ expanded the universe for the Villain: The End comeback with the “Villain Series.” The MV for “The One” will be out on November 15.
- Victon shared the first MV teaser for “Virus.” The mini Choice will also be released on the 15th.
- Woo!Ah!‘s “Rollercoaster” MV teaser calls back to summer fun. Their single album Pit-a-pat is scheduled for release on November 16.
- B.I. will be back with Love or Loved Part 1 on November 18.
- Bibi‘s Lowlife Princess will officially be out on the same day.
- The track list is out for Tempest‘s On and On, with the title track “Dragon.” Both will be out on November 22.
- BoA will also be back on the 22nd with Better.
- TO1‘s Up2You will be out on November 23.
- Kang Daniel also shared the track list for his November 24 repackage, Retold.
- Red Velvet‘s ReVe Festival: Birthday has an official release schedule.
- RM‘s first solo album Indigo will be out on December 2.
- Jungkook (BTS) will be performing at the Wold Cup 2022 in Qatar opening ceremony.
- Bang Yedam and Mashiho have left Treasure and YG.
- Both D-Crunch and Bvandit announced their disbandments.
- Mnet will no longer count Twitter votes for the 2022 MAMAs.