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


  • The 37th Golden Disc Awards was held on January 7 in Bangkok, Thailand with Ive winning Digital Song of The Year Daesang and BTS Album of The Year Daesang respectively.

Debuts & Comebacks

  • NewJeans had us saying “OMG” in their latest return. Check out our MV review here!
  • Got7 Yugyeom partnered with Sik-K for “Ponytail.” 
  • Vixx commemorated their 10-year anniversary with “Gonna Be Alright.” 
  • Moonbin & Sanha made us even crazier in “Madness.” 
  • ILY:1 showed off their youthful side in “Twinkle Twinkle.

Teasers & Announcements

  • Monsta X shared the second MV teaser for their January 9 comeback with “Beautiful Liar.” 
  • SF9 will return on January 9 with “Puzzle.” 
  • Taeyang will team up with BTS’s Jimin for “Vibe” on January 13. 
  • GOT The Beat will release their first mini album Stamp On It on January 16. 
  • Yena dropped concept photos for Love War; set for release on January 16. 
  • Cignature were all smiles in their My Little Aurora concept photos; the EP is scheduled for release on January 17. 
  • Got7 Jinyoung revealed the schedule for his January 18 solo debut with Chapter 0: With. 
  • Twice will drop an English pre-release single “Moonlight Sunrise” on January 20. 
  • TXT  will return on January 27 with The Name Chapter: Temptation
  • NCT 127 revealed a schedule poster for their January 30 return with “Ay-yo.” 
  • Viviz announced they will drop a new album at the end of January.
  • Seventeen BSS teased their comeback.

Other News

  • The Lunar New Year holiday special Idol Star Athletics Championship will not be held this year. 
  • NCT 127’s Haechan will not participate in future activities to focus on recovering after suffering from heart palpitations and stuffiness. 
  • Jamie will terminate her contract with Warner Music Korea following the end of her contract period. 
  • SF9 Dawon missed a season’s greeting event to focus on rest after administering first aid to an individual experiencing cardiac arrest at a sauna he frequents. 
  • Block B Jaeho, B-Bomb, and U-Kwon concluded their contracts with Seven Seasons.
  • E’LAST‘s Seungyeop will begin his military enlistment on January 31st

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