round up: jan 13 2021

in which BTS breaks 1.1 billion, (g)i-dle burns the world, Kyuhyun prepares to haunt the opera, Wei cracks up & more

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AB6IX took in the lights in the first teaser for their upcoming MV Stay Young.


aespa won Rookie of the Year Digital at the Gaon Chart Music Awards.


Alexa gave off wintry vibes in the teaser for her new MV Never Let Me Go.


ATEEZ was honored as world k-pop rookie of the year at the Gaon Chart Music Awards.


BLACKPINK‘s How You Like That and Lovesick Girls won Gaon Chart Music Awards Digital Artist of the Year awards. The group also took home the Mubeat Global Choice Award and the Social Hot Star of the Year Award from the virtual event.


The Boyz announced that their first full-length Japanese album, Breaking Dawn, will be released in March.


BTS‘s Boy with Luv became the group’s second video to surpass 1.1 billion views.The group also won multiple awards at the 10th Gaon Chart Music Awards, including Artist of the Year for three of the 12 months, first and fourth quarter Album of the Year and Best Retail Album of the Year.


Chung Ha broke out the cover for her upcoming album Querencia.


CIX released the concept jacket for the upcoming comeback for their fourth mini album Hello, Chapter ร˜. Hello, Strange Dream.


DreamCatcher celebrated their fourth anniversary, unveiling their official light stick and a new robe to commemorate the occasion. Gotta say, I like the look of the new stick. It suits the witchy themes that make the girls stand out.


ENHYPEN won rookie of the year physical album at the Gaon Chart Music Awards.


EPIK HIGH, Zico and CL hung out in the hallway in the teaser for their upcoming MV Rosario.


EXO’s Baekhyun’s Delight won the Gaon Chart Music Awards Artist of the Year Physical Album award for the second quarter of 2020.


(G)I-DLE‘s new mini album I Burn has reached the top of the iTunes charts in more than 50 countries, including Canada, Italy, Russia and New Zealand. Yuqi and Soyeon also appeared in a guessing interview for Marie Claire.


Golden Child’s Lee Jangjun had his turn in black and white in a concept video for Yes.


Hoppipolla released a teaser for the trackWhere Is off of their upcoming mini album And Then There Was Us.


ITZY was named world k-pop rookie of the year at the Gaon Chart Music Awards. Plus, Lia and Ryukin’s episode of 2TZY debuted on YouTube.


IU ‘s eight (prod. & feat. Suga of BTS) won 10th Gaon Chart Music Awards Artist of the Year award for the month of May. Her song Blueming also earned her the Music Steady Seller of the Year, and she was given the lyricist of the year award during the online event.


IZ*ONE received the girls’ award for Hot Performance of the Year at the Gaon Chart Music Awards.


Kingdom released a new concept photo for their upcoming debut. Meet Ivan in his suit of armor.


Lovelyz’s Ryu Soojung brought beautiful vocals to Color Rush with a new video featuring the stars from the drama of the same name.


MCND performed Crush in a special clip for ESQUIRE Kora.


MY.st announced that Minho will be beginning his military service.


NCT Jaehyun’s new drama Dear. M has a premier date: February 26, 2021. The group also gave NCTZEN a behind the scenes look at the recording of Light Bulb. At the Gaon Chart Music Awards, the group was honored with the Top Kit Seller of the Year Award and World Hallyu Star Award.


Oh My Girl’s Nonstop won the 10th Gaon Chart Music Awards Artist of the Year award for the month of April.


OneusKeonhee looked heavenly in the concept video for No Diggity. RAVN also got the concept treatment in a video you can find here.


OnlyOneOf’s Mill released a new vlog.


Red Velvet’s Wendy and Super Junior’s Kyuhyun teased their new talk show Record Shop. The two will appear with singer-songwriter Yoon Jongsin and trot singer Jang Yoonjung as the hosts. The show is set to premier on January 22, 2021.The group also won the Gaon Chart Music Awards Digital Artist of the Year award for December 2019 with Psycho.


Seventeen appeared on The Kelly Clarkson show in the US, performing Left & Right. The group also won the Gaon Chart Music Awards Artist of the Year Physical Album award for the second quarter of 2020 for Heng:garae.


SF9’s Chani was announced to be putting out his first solo OST for True Beauty PART 5.


Stray Kids received the boys’ award for Hot Performance of the Year at the Gaon Chart Music Awards.


Super Junior’s Kyuhyun has been cast in the lead role for the upcoming musical Phantom, the latest imagining of the early 20th century novel The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux.


TOO became caught in the center of a controversy between CJ ENM and the company that represents the group, n.CH Entertainment. The much larger company has opted to edge out the smaller agency from their seven-year contract. While the group will be staying together, their future activities may be delayed due to the conflict. Let’s hope things get straightened out soon so the boys can get back to work.


TVXQ!‘s Yunho (U-KNOW) showed off a sci-fi edge in the NOIR Film EP.4 Time Machine trailer.


Soohyun and Hoon from U-KISS released a scheduler for their upcoming duo release I Wish.


Verivery got into the spirit of the season in a new vlog.


VICTON performedWhat I Said, relay style.


WEi got shell-shocked doing battle with some eggs.


Wonder GirlsYubin went glam in her new MV for Perfume.


Woodz hit the beach in a new vlog.


Youha, a new solo artist under Universal Music, raided the fridge and peered into the dollhouse in her MV for Abittipsy.


Zico‘s Any Song and Summer Hate won the Gaon Chart Music Awards Digital Artist of the Year awards for January and July 2020, respectively.

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