K-Pop News Weekly Headlines: “SF9, ATEEZ, Ong Seong Wu Comeback Announcement”, “Red Velvet Comeback”, “VICTON, WINNER & MONSTA X Tours” & More
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*Covers K-Pop News from December 8 to December 14
K-Pop News Corner
- BTS Bags 5th MV To Exceed 600 Million Views With “MIC Drop (Steve Aoki Remix)”
Continuously wowing everyone with their incredible long-list of feats, worldwide idol boy band BTS has bagged yet again another impressive record on the YouTube platform.
- EXO To Livestream “EXO PLANET #5 – EXplOration” Encore Concert In Seoul Through V Live+
In partnership with V Live+, EXO will be holding a live stream of their upcoming EXO PLANET #5 – EXplOration dot encore concert in Seoul!
- V Live Wraps Up 2019 By Naming Artist Channels With The Most Hearts, Comments, Views, Followers, And More
Naver V Live delivered a heartfelt “thank you” to fans who helped make a wonderful 2019 by naming the most glorious moments that the video streaming app had witnessed for the entire year!
- GOT7 Sells Out Their First Stadium Concert In Bangkok And Adds Another Day Due To High Demand
GOT7 has successfully sold out their first-ever stadium concert for next year, and due to the high demand, JYP Entertainment has added another day for the show!
- Stray Kids Expresses Sincere Gratitude To Stays In Emotional “You Can STAY” Music Video
Showing their sincere gratitude for the never-ending love and support they have received, Stray Kids tugged on fans’ heartstrings as they shared the music video for “You Can STAY” on December 22.
- BTS’ Jimin Shows Incredible Idol Power As Top K-Pop Boy Group Member For Already A Year
Jimin of worldwide K-Pop boy group BTS continues to wow fans with his impressive consistency in the brand reputation rankings for idol members.
K-Pop Celebrity News
- DAY6 Grants Fan With Leukemia’s Dream Of Meeting Them Through Make-A-Wish Korea
DAY6 gave beautiful memories to a thirteen-year-old fan named Amaya Ruiz when she visited their concert in Seoul this December for a wonderful Christmas to remember!
- Red Velvet’s Wendy Obtains Various Injuries After Incident On SBS Gayo Daejeon + SBS Issues Apology
Red Velvet’s Wendy is badly injured after a faulty stage has led her to fall badly while practicing for her collaboration stage with Oh My Girls’ Seunghee, GFRIEND’s Eunha, and MAMAMOO’s Solar at the 2019 SBS Gayo Daejeon.
- WINNER’s Song Mino Debuts As A Painter In The “SEEA 2019 Art Exhibit”
WINNER’s rapper, Mino, immerses himself into the world of art as he participated in this year’s Special Exhibition for Emerging Artists 2019 (SEEA) held at the Seongnam Art Center on December 17-25.
- Super Junior’s Shindong Generously Helps Neglected Pets Through “Save Pet Challenge” Campaign
Super Junior’s Shindong shone with his generosity and compassion as he successfully donated 330 kilograms of feed for neglected animals!
K-Pop Comeback News & Teasers
- SF9 Reveals “Golden-Rated” First Full Album Headlined By Title Track “Good Guy”
SF9 is about to make 2020 their golden year as they gear up for their much-awaited comeback – this time, with their first-ever full album for FANTASY!
- ATEEZ Gifts Fans With Precious “TREASURE EPILOGUE: Action To Answer” Comeback Announcement
The boy group revealed that their precious TREASURE series is not yet over as they hold on for one more mini-album release under it titled TREASURE EPILOGUE: Action To Answer!
- Ong Seong Wu Confirmed To Release A Digital Single In January
Fantagio confirmed on December 26 that Ong Seong Wu is scheduled to release a digital single this January 2020!
- Stray Kids Brings A Fun Concept To The Classroom In Teaser Photos For “Mixtape: Gone Days” + MV Teaser
Stray Kids brought a fun and lively concept in the colourful classroom-themed teaser photos they revealed as Christmas gifts to Stays on the midnight of December 25 for their upcoming project “Mixtape: Gone Days”! The group has also unveiled the music video on December 26.
K-Pop Comeback Spotlight
- K-Pop Comeback Spotlight: Red Velvet’s “The ReVe Festival: Finale”
The queens of unique concepts are back! With the last installment of their latest album – The ReVe Festival: Finale; Red Velvet proves they can pull off any concept.
- 2019 Hellokpop Best Of The Best: Rising
With everyone being completely talented and hardworking, there is no doubt that so many K-Pop artists are on the rise both domestically and internationally. Although not as popular as others just yet, they have racked up notable achievements of their own and proved their musical prowess with the outstanding comebacks they held in 2019.
- 2019 Hellokpop Best Of The Best: Rookies
A lot of rookie artists had shone brightly this 2019, and it was almost hard deciding who to name as the winners in respective categories. These rookie artists definitely did an outstanding job in showing that – despite being new to the K-Pop scene, they could even line up next to even some of the industry’s biggest names in terms of making K-Pop phenomenal.
K-Pop Concert, Event & Fan Meeting News
- Exciting Idol Collaborations You Should Watch Out For At The “2019 SBS Gayo Daejeon”
Christmas day is set to become even more enjoyable for K-pop fans as SBS announced its plans for exciting stages in this year’s Gayo Daejeon.
- EXO-SC To Get Closer With Japanese Fans In Their First Showcase
EXO’s second sub-unit’s long-awaited showcase for the Japanese EXO-Ls is finally happening. The showcase will be a two-day show at the Makuhari Messe International Exhibition Hall in Chiba. The shows will be on January 28 and January 29.
- Bolbbalgan4 Sets To Spread “Love” All Over Japan In January
The indie-pop duo is releasing their first original Japanese single, “Love”, on January 15. Along with the new release of the album, there will be a Japan tour series slated when the new year begins.
K-Pop Concert & Fan Meeting Recaps
- VICTON Beautifully Wraps Up First Asian Tour “Voice To ALICE” With A Memorable Fan Meeting In Manila
Rising K-pop boy group VICTON has recently graced the Manila stage with their variety of charms through Voice To ALICE at the Skydome in SM North Edsa on December 21.
- WINNER Astounds Fans Through Heart-Stopping Performances In The Jakarta Stop Of Their “CROSS” Tour
Completing WINNER ‘CROSS’ Tour in Jakarta, the group overwhelmed fans with amazing performances. The 150-minute concert stage vaunted show-stopping stages after a year since Jinwoo, Seunghoon, Mino and Seungyoon visited their Indonesian fans in 2018 for EVERYWHERE concert series.
- MONSTA X Reunites With Steve Aoki + Hypes Up MDL Beast Music Festival In Saudi Arabia
MONSTA X delivered a grand closing ceremony to the MDL Beast Music Festival as they hit the Saudi Arabian stage for the very first time on December 21!