round up: jan. 23, 2021

in which blackpink gets a special request, v reaps a sweet award, (g)i-dle does it again, seulgi & yunho pose & more

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AB6IX busted out the props for a special stage of Stay Young and performed the song against a whimsical backdrop on Show! Music Core.


aespa was named one of the six rookie k-pop groups to listen to in 2021 by Time magazine.


ATEEZ was the guest on SBS Hanbam’s Meat Up.


BLACKPINK got a special request from Chrissy Teigen: she wants the girls to collaborate with her husband, John Legend. It just might happen! After all, John Legend already worked with kpop ladies with 2018’s Written in the Stars, a duet performed with Wendy of Red Velvet. In other news, the girls also were number two on Korea Institute of Corporate Reputation rankings for all kpop groups for January 2021.


BtoB 4U gave an online concert today.


V of BTS won the APAN Star Award for Best OST for OST Sweet Night from ‘Itaewon Class.‘ In other news, BTS was number one on Korea Institute of Corporate Reputation rankings for all kpop groups for January 2021.


Cherry Bullet bopped before balloons, performing Love So Sweet on Show! Music Core.


CRAVITY performed a double feature with My Turn and Mammoth on Show! Music Core. Serim, Minhee and Wonjin also appeared in a smoky black and white photo shoot for Singles.


ENHYPEN was named one of the six rookie k-pop groups to listen to in 2021 by Time magazine.


Everglow released a dance cover relay of Kara‘s Mister.


SM welcomed DO of EXO home from his military service with a necklace and key chain set. Also, EXO was number eight on Korea Institute of Corporate Reputation rankings for all kpop groups for January 2021.


Gfriend was number nine on Korea Institute of Corporate Reputation rankings for all kpop groups for January 2021.


(G)I-DLE brought home their fourth music show win in four days with HWAA on Show! Music Core. The song received 9,831 points. The girls also took turns bringing to life cute kpop girl group songs on MBC M and were number four on Korea Institute of Corporate Reputation rankings for all kpop groups for January 2021.


Golden Child has released a webtoon for their new song Burn It, due to debut Monday. You can check it out here.


HyunA teased I’m Not Cool with the help of Yang Se HyungLee Soo GeunSeo Jang HoonHeechul of Super Junior and Jo Se Ho.


IZ*ONE was number five on Korea Institute of Corporate Reputation rankings for all kpop groups for January 2021.


Jeong Sewoon shone while performing In the Dark on Show! Music Core.


Mamamoo was number 10 on Korea Institute of Corporate Reputation rankings for all kpop groups for January 2021.


NCT was number six on Korea Institute of Corporate Reputation rankings for all kpop groups for January 2021.


ONEUS showed both their charismatic and adorable sides with a Gap Crush version of No Diggity. They also gave the song the dance relay treatment and performed it on Show! Music Core.


P1Harmony was named one of the six rookie k-pop groups to listen to in 2021 by Time magazine.


Seulgi of Red Velvet and Yunho released more teaser photos for their upcoming duet Eeny Meeny, which drops Monday.

Seventeen was number seven on Korea Institute of Corporate Reputation rankings for all kpop groups for January 2021. The group also gave an online concert, In-Complete.


STAYC was named one of the six rookie k-pop groups to listen to in 2021 by Time magazine.


T1419 brought their hip hop debut song ASURABALBALTA to the Show! Music Core stage.


Treasure gave a fun, colorful performance of MY TREASURE on the Show! Music Core. The group was also one of the six rookie k-pop groups to listen to in 2021 by Time magazine.


Yunho (U-KNOW) of TVXQ! showed off his smooth dancing skills with a cover of my strange ‘addiction’ X ‘Vices. He also performed Loco (House Party) and Thank U on Show! Music Core.


Twice was number three on Korea Institute of Corporate Reputation rankings for all kpop groups for January 2021.


VICTON gave a fiery performance of What I Said on Show! Music Core.


Weeekly was named one of the six rookie k-pop groups to listen to in 2021 by Time magazine.


Yubin of Wonder Girls shimmered in pearls performing Perfume on Show! Music Core.


Yang Da Il gave an impressive vocals only performance of his new song Hurt.


In case you missed it…

Here’s quick rundown of what happened on our blog this past week:

ab6ix astro ATEEZ baekhyun blackpink bts chung ha cix cravity dreamcatcher DRIPPIN exo gidle golden child got7 hoppipolla ikon itzy iu Kang Daniel mamamoo MCND mirae MONSTA x nct Oh My Girl Oneus ONF OnlyOneOf Pentagon PIXY Purple Kiss Red Velvet Seventeen SHINEE stray kids Super Junior T1419 Twice TXT Up10TION Verivery Victon WEi WJSN

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