Week in Review, 10/24 to 10/30

Welcome to another edition of SB Week in Review. Here’s all the news you might have missed over the past week:


  • At least 154 people are dead after a Halloween crowd crush in Seoul’s Itaewon neighborhood. Our condolences to all who have been impacted by this tragedy.
    • Following the incident, the government declared a period of national mourning through November 4. As such, many entertainment and music related events have been postponed or cancelled out of respect for the victims.

Debuts & Comebacks

  • Jo Yuri was “Loveable” in her latest MV. Check out our album review here.
  • Monsta X’s Kihyun reminiscenced on his “Youth” in his latest solo.
  • NCT’s Ten wanted to make every night your “Birthday” in his new NCT lab release.
  • Class:y made their first comeback with “Tick Tick Boom.”
  • Epex made their love known in “Hymn to Love.”
  • BTS’s Jin made his solo debut with “The Astronaut.”

Teasers & Announcements

  • Note: Due to the Itaewon tragedy, many release dates are subject to change.
  • Drippin will start November off with Villian: The End, scheduled for release on November 1.
  • Jeong Eunji reveals a highlight melody for November 2 comeback with Log. 
  • Xdinary Heroes will make their first comeback with Overload on November 4.
  • Alexa is Back in Vogue on November 11.
  • Oh My Girl’s YooA shares album details for Selfish, scheduled for release on November 14.
  • VeriVery will also return on November 14 with Liminality
  • Victon shares track list for November 15 comeback with Choice. 
  • Just B announce the promotion schedule for November 16 return with Neun. 
  • B.I tease concept for Love or Loved: Part 1, set to drop November 18.
  • BIBI released two MVs ahead of her November 18 release of Lowlife Princess: Noir. 
  • Kara will reunite on November 29 for their 15th-anniversary album Move Again.
  • Red Velvet will be making their comeback in late November.

Other News

  • Son Yejin and Hyunbin are expecting a baby boy in December. Congratulations to the couple!
  • Exo’s Chen “Last Scene” and Younite’s comeback with “Bad Cupid” has been postponed from its original October 31 release.
  • Oneus will become a 5 member group after the voluntary departure of Ravn.
  • Huiyeon and Jian will be leaving Lightsum, the group will continue as 6.
  • Spire Entertainment’s CEO is accused of assaulting and abusing members of Omega X and leaving them stranded in LA after their concert there. The members reportedly had to purchase flights home through their own financial means.

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