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


  • South Korea’s National Security chief officer Kim Seong–han resigned after it was revealed he withheld at least six reports relating to Jill Biden’s decision to invite Blackpink to perform at the state dinner.

Debuts & Comebacks

  • Ive exuded confidence in pre-release single “Kitsch” ahead of the April 10 release of I’ve Ive. 
  • BamBam was “Sour & Sweet” in new MV. 
  • Billlie were dreamy in “Eunoia.” 
  • Mamamoo+ couldn’t help but fall for the bad boy in “GGBB.” 
  • Holland made his return with “Number Boy.” 
  • Blackpink’s Jisoo debuted with “Flower.”

Teasers & Announcements

  • Kim Wooseok droped the MV teaser for his April 3 comeback with “Dawn.” 
  • Apink revealed the mood film for Self, set to release on April 5. 
  • Heize announced she will also be returning April 5 with “Round and Round.
  • NCT’s Mark showed off his charms in the concept photos for the release of “Golden Hour” on April 7. 
  • Kep1er had some baseball fun in mood clip for “Giddy,” set to drop on April 10. 
  • Lee Chaeyeon will make her first solo comeback with “Knock” on April 12. 
  • Park Jihoon will also return April 12 with “Blank or Black.”
  • Yeeun will make her solo debut on April 13 with The Beginning
  • BOL4 released a visual teaser for 사랑.zip, which will drop on April 16. 
  • NCT will debut a new unit DoJaeJung on April 17 with “Perfume.” 
  • Tempest will also be making their comeback on April 17 with Before the Storm
  • Seventeen will release their 10th mini album FML on April 24. 
  • Bigbang Taeyang, Drippin, Stray Kids and Xdinary Heroes are all preparing for an April comeback.

Other News

  • The Glory co-stars Lee Dohyun and Lim Jiyeon confirmed that they are dating. Congratulations to the couple!
  • Up10tion’s Xiao has decided not to renew his contract with Top Media
  • Victon’s Sejun will begin his military enlistment on June 13.
  • Monsta X’s Hyungwon and actress Kim Jieun will become MCs along TXT Yeonjun for SBS Inkigayo starting April 9. 
  • B.A.P’s Yongguk has signed to YY Entertainment
  • Chungha is now a free agent after deciding not to renew her contract with MNH Entertainment.

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