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

Debuts & Comebacks

  • The Boyz enjoyed the sun and beach in “Lip Gloss.” Keep an eye out for our album review!
  • Somi released the MV for “Fast Forward” ahead of her August 14 album drop. Stay on the lookout for our album review!
    • The Black Label issued an apology concerning plagiarism accusations in the MV, and scenes with the animations were edified out.
  • U-Know returned with a flourish in “Nexus
  • NCT ‘s Jaehyun went on a journey in new MV “Horizon.”
  • Jo Yuri made her return with “Taxi.”
  • BTS V dropped MVs for “Love Me Again” and “Rainy Days.”
  • Tan came back with “Heartbeat.”

Teasers & Announcements

  • DKB teased the tracks on We Love You, set to release on August 14. 
  • StayC continued to gear up for the release of TeenFresh on August 16.
  • Lucy revealed MV teaser for their August 17 comeback with “Haze” 
  • LOVElution continued to tease their August 17 return with “Girls Capitalism.” 
  • Twice Jihyo will be making her solo debut on August 18 with “Killin Me Good.”
  • Everglow will make their long-awaited return with “Slay” on August 18.
  • Aespa is also planning to drop an English single “Better Things” on August 18.
  • J-Hope will release the Hope edition of Jack In the Box on August 18.
  • Le’V will release his debut EP A.I.Bae on August 18.
  • Sorn will team up with Seungyeon for “Rowdy,” set to drop on August 18.
  • AKMU revealed the “Love Lee” character poster for their August 21 comeback.
  • Vanner looked dreamy in concept photos for their August 21 return with Veni Vidi Vici.
  • Yerin created a TikTok challenge ahead of her August 23 release of Ready, Set, Love
  • NCT invited fans to NCT Nation in preparation for their August 28 comeback with Golden Age.
  • Tiot will also release their debut album on August 28. 
  • Cignature continued to release individual photos ahead of their August 29 comeback with Us in the Summer. 
  • Hyoyeon is also scheduled to have a comeback later this month.

Other News

  • Ravi has been sentenced to two years of probation and 120 hours of community service for attempting to evade military service. 
  • Hybe will fully acquire Belift Lab by purchasing the remaining ownership from CJ ENM.
  • Kim Minkyu decided to part ways with Jellyfish Entertainment
  • B1A4 ‘s Sandeul was discharged from the military and the group is preparing for a comeback later this year.
  • Ciipher‘s Hyunbin, Hwi, and Keita will continue to promote as a trio following the departure of four members from the group. 
  • SM Entertainment has filed a criminal complaint against an individual who made death threats against Aespa’s Winter online. SM will also strengthen the security around the group.
  • SNSD‘s Sunny announced her departure from SM Entertainment.

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