GOT7, MONSTA X, ASTRO & More Complete Line Up For The “Love It, Live It! Pepsi Concert” In November
Pepsi brings in a collection of talented K-pop artists including GOT7, MONSTA X, Astro and more for a night of fun at the Jamsil Student Gymnasium.
Boasting a line up of 11 artists, the Love It, Live It! Pepsi Concert- RE:INTRO Concert, will be one of the most iconic concerts in Korea this year. So be sure to mark your calendars on November 16th, Friday.
If you are not able to physically go to the venue, don’t worry! The concert will be streamed online by CELUV.Tv through their social media channels on YouTube and Facebook.
The artist lineup includes YDPP, WJMK, GOT7, Mamamoo, MONSTA X, Bolbbalgan4, Soyou, ASTRO, Ailee, WJSN, and Chungha. They will be celebrating this event through expected powerful and charming performances. What could Pepsi have in store for us?
YDPP is a project boy group created by Starship Entertainment and Brand New Music. The four members, MXM’s Lim Young Min and Kim Dong Hyun and Starship’s Jeong Sewoon and Lee Kwang Hyun, were previous contestants of Produce 101 Season 2.
YDPP (Youth, Dream, Passion, Purity) officially debuted on April 5, 2018. They also won the Rising Hot Star Award on the 2018 Soribada Best K-Music Awards. Subsequently, they are hailed as one of Pepsi Korea’s ambassadors.
WJMK, short for Wuju Meki, is a project unit group between Cosmic Girls and Weki Meki. It was created by Starship Entertainment and Fantagio Music. They have four members: Seola and Luda from Cosmic Girls and Choi Yoo Jung and Kim Do Yeon from Weki Meki. Their digital single, “Strong” was released on June 1, 2018.
Powerful International Idols
Hailed as a global trend, GOT7 also comes to party with Pepsi in November. They gained popularity with their groovy hip hop tracks and powerful stage performances. On September 17, they released their latest album, Present: You, with “Lullaby” as its title track. The song topped major real time charts in Korea.
— GOT7 (@GOT7Official) September 27, 2018
Mamamoo, a four-member girl group from RBW, will also come to the Jamsil Student Auditorium for a night of fun. They are recognized for their retro, jazz and R&B concepts paired with strong, vocal prowess. On July 23, they announced that they would debut in Japan with a Japanese version of their hit song, “Décalcomanie”. Their first Japanese single is scheduled for release on October 3, under the Japanese label, Victor Entertainment.
International superstars, MONSTA X is a seven-member boy group created through the 2015 Mnet survival show No Mercy. They are famous for their unique and sepctacular stages as well as their warm relationship with their fans. They just celebrated “Monbebe Day” for their fans and released as special music video to commemorate it. Watch “If Only” below.
ASTRO, hailed as one of the best new K-pop artists in 2016, has been consistently making their mark since their debut. They are known for their dynamic performances. On July 24, they released Rise Up featuring the title track, “Always You”. They opted not to promote this album on music shows as it is considered a special gift album dedicated to their fans.
Girl Power Representatives
Bolbbalgan4 is a vocal duo formed by Shofar Music in 2016. Ahn Ji Young and Woo Ji Yoon debuted as a duo on April 22, 2016 with “Fight Day”. Since then, they have won numerous awards for their music. This year, they won the Digital Bonsang Award for “Tell Me You Love Me” at the Golden Disc Awards. They also won the Bonsang Award for both Seoul Music Awards and Soribada Best K-Music Awards.
WJSN, also known as Cosmic Girls, is a girl group formed under Starship Entertainment. They are famous for their whimsical and magical concepts. On September 19, they released their latest single, “Save Me, Save You” as part of their fifth mini album, WJ Please. Members Mei Qi, Xuan Yi and Cheng Xiao didn’t participate in the comeback. Mei Qi and Xuan Yi are preparing to debut with Rocket Girls 1o1, a temporary girl group formed through the Chinese version of survival show Produce 101. Cheng Xiao is busy filming Legend of Awakening, a Chinese historical fantasy drama which would mark her acting debut.
Iconic Solo Artists
Former member of Sistar, Soyou, will also see appearance in the event. She recently worked on Produce 48 as a vocal trainer for the aspirants. She will soon release the part 2 of her first solo album, RE:FRESH. Look out for her latest music release on October 4th.
Meanwhile, Ailee also joins the line up for the concert. Well-known and loved all throughout Korea for her vocal power, she is considered as one of the best singers in South Korea. On September 14, it was announced that she was chosen as a member of the South Korean cultural delegation, alongside other South Korean artists, for the third inter-Korean summit in Pyongyang, North Korea. She also performed her famous OST, “I Will Go to You Like the First Snow”, at the banquet.
Chungha is a former member of project girl group, I.O.I., after finishing fourth on reality girl group survival show, Produce 101. HEer latest release is album, Blooming Blue, with “Love U” as the EP’s title track. Recently, she became part of a collaboration for SM STATION with Red Velvet’s Seulgi, GFRIEND’s SinB, and (G)I-DLE’s Soyeon.
Love It, Live It! Pepsi Concert- RE:TRO Concert will be held on the Jamsil Student Gymnasium on November 16th, Friday. Tickets are won through lottery at Nene Chicken, Vons Chicken and by buying Pepsi products for a lotto entry.
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