in which bona strikes a pose, (g)i-dle continues their streak, jackson outlasts the rest of the world, jimin’s rep ranks high & more
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Wooyoung delighted fans by sharing that he’s hard at work writing songs for the new 2PM album. Meanwhile, Taecyeon invited (G)I-DLE‘s Miyeon to write a song for them upon learning that she’s a big fan. Clearly, the man has vision.
AB6IX returned to Music Core with a great stage of Stay Young.
Cha Eunwoo of Astro reached number nine on the Korean Business Research Institute’s individual idol reputation rankings for January 2021.
Jennie of BLACKPINK held the number two spot on the Korean Business Research Institute’s individual idol reputation rankings.
Younghoon, Hyunjae and Sunwoo of The Boyz got up to some shenanigans for a Cosmo photo shoot.
BTS‘ Suga, RM, Jin, Jungkook and V all earned spots in the top 10 Korean Business Research Institute’s individual idol reputation rankings. Jimin held the number one spot. It’s the 17th time he’s come in on top, and he’s the only male idol to have ever made that achievement. Also, the choreography version of Dynamite became the group’s 31st MV to break 100 million YouTube views.
Cherry Bullet rocked sunny yellow for Love so Sweet on Music Core.
CIX gave us an audio sneak peek of their new album HELLO Chapter 0.
DreamCatcher had our eyes on them during their Music Core performance of Odd Eye. The group also sold an incredible 60,000 copies of their album in the first three days after its release, setting a new record for themselves.
E’LAST was back on Music Core in black and red with Dangerous.
(G)I-DLE gave a relay performance of 미쳐(Crazy) by 4MINUTE. The girls also won on Music Core with HWAA. It is the song’s eighth win.
Golden Child treated us to a double feature with Burn It and Cool Cool on Music Core. The boys also showed off their multilingual skills, singing in three languages for ROLLING, and released a lip version of their new single.
HyunA and her big boots stood out on the Music Core stage with I’m Not Cool. She also performed Party, Feel, Love on Sketchbook.
Bobby of iKON performed two of his new songs, Devil and U Mad, on Music Core.
Jang Wonyoung and Kim Minju of IZ*ONE modeled Miu Miu for Elle.
Jackson Wang wandered through a desolate world in his new music video for 個人 Alone.
Kang Daniel held the seventh spot on Korean Business Research Institute’s individual idol reputation rankings for January 2021.
MCND gave another fun performance of Crush on Music Core.
Oh My Girl looked divine in a new photoshoot with Harper’s Bazaar.
Oneus energized the Music Core stage with No Diggity.
Purple Kiss shared dreamy photos of Ireh, Chaein and Swan as part of promos for their upcoming pre-debut release.
SECHSKIES & Yoo Heeyeol shared a teaser for their upcoming video Don’t Look Back.
Kyuhyun of Super Junior performed Moving On on Sketchbook.
T1419 continued their debut with a performance of ASURABALBALTA on Music Core.
Treasure was cute as can be on Music Core with My Treasure.
TVXQ!‘s Yunho (U-KNOW) ranked number 8 on the Korean Business Research Institute’s individual idol reputation rankings for January 2021. He also performed Eeny Meeny on Music Core.
VICTON delivered a bold performance of What I Said on Music Core.
Bona of WJSN smiled for the camera for a photoshoot in Marie Claire.
woo!ah! released a performance version of I Don’t Miss U.
in case you missed it
here’s what we got up to this week:
- We celebrated fromis_9’s anniversary with kpop in pictures.
- BG shared a few of her kpop favorite things.
- Lucy gave their take on Hoppipolla’s And Then There Was Us.
- BG analyzed the symbolism of Golden Child’s Burn It MV.
- We celebrated IMFACT’s anniversary with kpop in pictures.
- We traced the history of capers and clues in kpop MVs.
- BG dove into the meaning of Dreamcatcher’s Odd Eye.
- Lucy wondered what those animals were doing in kpop MVs.
- We asked you to cast your ballot for best kpop song of January 2021.
- We celebrated National Puzzle day with a kpop playlist.
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 TRI.BE Twice Up10TION Verivery Victon WEi WJSN