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


  • Astro’s Moonbin passed away, and the industry mourns his passing. May he rest in peace. 
  • The Ministry of Culture, Sports & Tourism has passed the “Lee Seunggi Crisis Prevention Act.”

Debuts & Comebacks

  • NCT DoJaeJung debuted with “Perfume.” Keep an eye out for our MV review!
  • Tempest were so “Dangerous” in their latest MV. Look out for our album review!
  • Lee Gikwang mesmerized in “Predator” MV.
  • Drippin wanted to take it nice and slow in newest MV for “Seven Sins.”
  • Penomeco partnered with Zico for “Rindaman.”
  • Agust D returned with a thrilling MV for “Haegeum.”

Teasers & Announcements

  • Seventeen dropped the MV teaser for their April 24 comeback with “Super.” 
  • Blitzers showed a youthful charm in MV teaser for “Macarena,” set to release on April 24.
  • Taeyang will team up with Blackpink’s Lisa for “Shoong!” on April 25.
  • Xdinary Heroes released the highlight film sampler ahead of their April 26 return with “Freakin’ Bad.”
  • Epex gave a preview of their album Growing Pains. scheduled to drop on April 26. 
  • Woodz will also return on April 26 with “Who Knows.” 
  • Le Sserafim sported sweats in new concept photos for “Unforgiven,” set to drop on May 1.
  • Aespa will release pre single “Welcome to my World” on May 2 ahead of their May 8 album drop of My World.
  • BTOB will return on May 2 with “Wind and Wish.” 
  • Ikon dropped the comeback schedule for their May 4 comeback with Take Off.
  • Oneus revealed the track list for Pygmalion, scheduled for a May 8 release. 
  • (G)-idle will make their comeback with I Feel on May 15. 
  • Lovelyz Mijoo will make her solo debut on May 17.

Other News

  • Victon’s Hanse, Byungchan, and Subin leave IST Entertainment after contract expiration. 
  • BTS’s J-Hope made his enlistment into the military on April 17.
  • Monsta X’s Shownu was discharged from the military on April 21.

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