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


Pub Construction is filling a lawsuit against SM Entertainment over unpaid construction costs for SMTown LA. Other companies involved in the construction have also not been paid for construction and may join Pub Construction in taking legal action. 

Debuts & Comebacks

  • BoyNextDoor returned with “Earth, Wind & Fire.”  Make sure to keep an eye out for our MV review!
  • Loossemble is ready to start a “Girls’ Night” in latest MV.
  • Illit are a bunch of lucky girls in MV for  “Lucky Girl syndrome.” 
  • Lay thinks you might be “Psychic” in latest comeback.
  • Riize shows off killer footwork in the “Impossible” MV. 
  • Apink celebrate 13th anniversary in “Wait Me There.”
  • Astro’s JinJin released a duet with vocals of the late Moonbin in “Fly.”

Teasers & Announcements

  • NCT’s Doyoung will make his solo debut with “Little Light” on April 22nd. 
  • Kim Woojin will also return on April 22nd with “I Like The Way.” 
  • (G)I-dle’s Yuqi will drop her 1st mini album, YUQ1 on April 23rd.
  • Zerobaseone bask in the sunlight in concept photos for “Sweat,” set to drop on April 24th. 
  • Be’o shared the album preview for Affection, scheduled to release on April 24th.
  • Jay Park will return on April 25th with “Your/My.”
  • Zico will team up with Blackpink’s Jennie in “Spot!”, scheduled for release on April 26th 
  • Seventeen looked dashing in concept photos for April 29th comeback with 17 is Righ Here.
  • Ive revealed track list for Ive Switch, set to release on April 29th.  
  • Xdinary Heroes will release Troubleshooting on April 30th.
  • Solar and the house of love dazzle in MV for Colours, set to drop on April 30th.
  • Doh Kyung Soo will release “Popcorn” on April 30th ahead of his May 7th comeback.

Other News

  • Ichillin will temporarily promote as a 6-member team, as Chowon is recuperating after being struck in the back of the head by a foul baseball. While there are no noted abnormalities in her condition, she is currently resting.
  • NCT’s Renjun will halt activities due to poor health condition and anxiety. SM Entertainment also plans to take legal action against malicous comments targeting Renjun and other SM artist.
  • Lovelyz’s Lee Mijoo and football goalkeeper Song Bumkeun are in a relationship. Congratualtions to the couple!
  • Shinhwa’s Andy will set up his own one-man agency following his departure from TOP Media after 19 years.
  • Vixx’s Hyuk has enlisted and will be service as a public service worker.

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