Recently, the prestigious newspaper SpotTv updated the plan for 2020 of the 5 biggest entertainment companies in Korea. It is known that these are only expected activities and may change in the future. Anyway, let’s see what it is!
SM Entertainment In 2020, SM Ent will continue to strengthen the activities of SuperM – the group with the participation of many members of EXO, NCT, SHINee. In addition, the company will also hold the next solo concert for Taeyeon (SNSD). Popular boy groups Super Junior and Taemin (SHINee) will also make a comeback in 2020.
JYP Entertainment Most of JYP’s plans in 2020 will be to bring artists on tour. More specifically, Day 6 will be organized by the company to tour Asia, Stray Kids and Itzy will tour the US and Twice will hold the second dome tour in Japan. It is possible that Twice will make a comeback after this tour.
BigHit Entertainment & Source Music After waiting for fans to wait for the Boy With Luv music product, BTS will officially return in the first half of 2020 and then a mysterious project called Tour. Not only BTS, GFriend will also return in early 2020 and specifically in February. Rookie male TXT will also be strengthened by the company.
YG Entertainment After a turbulent year of 2019, YG will bring BlackPink comeback first half of 2020 and iKON will return as planned. In addition, the members of BlackPink will debut solo in turn in order of R
FNC Entertainment In 2020, CNBLUE member Jung Yonghwa will focus on his individual activities and AOA will continue to promote with a 5-member lineup. In addition, Seo Dongsung will join N.Flying and SF9 will be back. Along with that, FNC’s new boy group will also debut before the end of 2020.
2018 is nearing the end but Kpop is still very exciting with a series of new products from the leading entertainment companies.
Although 2018 is entering the end of the year, it seems that this is a golden time for a large group of idolgroup back. In the last two weeks of 2018, fans will enjoy a wide range of new music from celebrity groups and singers, not to mention the representatives. came from Kpop trio “boss” like SM and YG.
More specifically, with the YG artists, WINNER will release their single “Millions” on December 19th. It is known that the studio album of the group is expected to debut next year. As for iKON, the group will be releasing their debut album on December 31st.
Meanwhile, the SM boygroup DBSK will release their 15th anniversary special album on December 26th. Thus, these two guys will be in the situation of being “sandwiched” by two groups of men YG on the Kpop racing floor last year.
Besides, Kpop fans will be meeting 2 members of popular girl group 2nd generation Sooyoung (SNSD) and Jiyeon (T-ara). With the long legs of the national girlgroup, this is the first time to debut with Sooyoung’s solo singer after leaving SM and focusing on acting career. She will be releasing “Winter Breath” on December 20th. Similar to Jiyeon, the single “One Day” aired on Dec. 22 is also T-ara’s first musical “goddess” after nearly a year leaving MBK.
In addition, the idolgroup will also be taking advantage of the last days of 2018 to release new songs like Kim Minseok (MeloMance) debuting their single on December 18, SEVENTEEN with “Getting Closer” on December 21, Andy ( Shinhwa) with “A’NDY to Z” on December 24th.
2018 continues to be a very unsuccessful year for GFRIEND as two of the group’s music releases last year did not leave much of a mark as the six girls did in previous years. Although “Time For The Moon Night” is a step upstream on the music charts, but the summer song “Sunny Summer” is a complete failure when not bring GFRIEND any trophy. on the music stage last week. However, the fans do not need to worry anymore because the source management company has confirmed that GFRIEND will come back in January with the second full album of his career. This is the group’s first comeback since July, 1818, and also the first full album since “LOL” released in mid-2016.
Before the end of year ceremonies, awards in Korea, various of K-pop groups and artists all return the race with qualified music products.
Fired a shot for the beginning of November 2018 is the return of EXO – the king of Gen 3 pop music. Releasing the hit “Don’t Mess Up My Tempo” on 2nd, November, EXO recorded their name on Billboard with more than 1,1 millions of pre-orders. That proved their fans’ expectations after a long time waiting for their comeback.
After having the impressive cut in album “Summer Nights”, the top girl group TWICE will come back with their third album in this 2018. Once – their fanclub name – expect to have a breakthrough towards a series of grand prizes at the end of the year as TWICE’s previous comeback was fairly secure.
The boy band coming out of Mnet’s Produce 101 season 2 will be making their final comeback on November 19th before officially disband at the end of this year. “Spring Breeze”- the titled song is a deep ballad with soft melodies, covering the 58 seconds of teaser is a colorful scene suiting for each member of Wanna One. This final album has two version and is considered to be confronted with EXO at year-end awards.
LEGGO- EXID’s official fanclub is definitely excited for this return as this is the return of all 5 member of EXID after Solji being diagnosed with hyperthyroidism in 2016. This album is also marked their first time to play role as musicians.
The new release in November 2018 was the last time NU’EST W appearing on K-pop map. After Hwang Min-hyun took over for Wanna One, the other four members of NU’EST formed a unit group called NU’EST W. With Wanna One preparing to break up, the group will return to 5-member squad. Their fans responded enthusiastically when NU’EST W announced the final product and then officially disbanded.