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SBS Gayo Daejun 2017 Pays Tribute To Top Songs Of Yesteryear

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SBS Gayo Daejun 2017 treated South Korean music enthusiasts with burning performances by popular K-pop acts on Christmas day.

SBS Gayo Daejun 2017

SBS Gayo Daejun 2017 kicked off special holiday musical cheers by bringing in the biggest and brightest artists of the K-Pop industry.

Year-ends are synonymous with music celebrations hosted by major TV networks in South Korea. SBS took on the rein to open the musical festivity parade with the theme “Number One”.

SBS Gayo Daejun 2017

Incidentally almost all of the line-up for SBS Gayo Daejun 2017 won No. 1 at SBS music program Inkigayo.

As expected, fiery performances from popular K-pop male idol groups burst on the stage.

Watch BTS, EXO, BTOB, Got7, and Wanna One perform their 2017 hit songs below!

A tribute to beautiful top-rated songs of the past!

Hosted by respected singer-songwriter Yoo Hee Yeol and actress-soloist IU, SBS Gayo Daejun 2017 paid tribute to former No.1 hit tracks by arranging tweaked covers and collaborations performed by current K-pop groups.

Popular K-pop groups lit up the stage of SBS Gayo Daejun 2017 with charming covers of first generation idol groups’ timeless tracks!

TWICE – Fin.K.L’s “Now” + BLACKPINK – Wonder Girls’ “Hot”

WINNER – Big Bang’s “Haru Haru” + GOT7 & NCT 127 – Shinhwa’s “Hey, Come On” + Wanna One – HOT’s “We are the Future”

Breathtaking collaborations from singers also highlighted the musical event.

Heize and Lee Juck reinvented the latter’s 1995 song “Snail” from defunct duo Panic.  See the stunning song renditions 21 years apart below.

Accompanied by Yoo Hee yeol’s piano, IU gives an emotional flavor to classic 1991 song “My Love By My Side” of Kim Hyung Sik, one of South Korea’s famous musician in the 1980’s.

Hallyu royalty Uhm Jung Hwa spins her 1998 hit track “Poison” with former Wondergirls member Sunmi.

A special co-ed production number was set up for Loveholics’ “Butterfly” featuring BTOB’s Yook Sung Jae, BLACKPINK’s Rose, TWICE’s Ji Hyo, Wanna One’s Kim Jae Hwan and GFRIEND’s Yuju.

It was indeed a perfect Christmas musical gift to fans to celebrate an amazing K-pop stage.

Watch video highlights of SBS Gayo Daejun 2017 below!

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