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.
- 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.