There is high possibility that following the two weeks of cancellation of music shows, KBS Music Bank will be again canceling its live music show “Music Bank” on April 9.
According to Music Bank homepage on April 6,
“The show on 9th April will be canceled in view of the CheonAh
naval ship sinking.” The show was canceled last week on April 2
after the sinking accident on 26th March.
There were 46 naval officers who lost their lives in the
sinking and considering the societal atmosphere, the show will be canceled for 2 weeks in the row.
Music shows and comedy shows airing have been affected by the
naval sinking, and it seems that this week, MBC Music Core and SBS
Inkigayo shows are also likely to be canceled. Last week, all the music shows had been canceled.
The decisions have not been set for the other two broadcast companies
for their music shows, but it is possible that with KBS Music Bank’s
decision will influence the
decision for the others. MBC is not only being affected by the naval
sinking, but is also facing its own labor walkout. Even though there is
a pre-recording of the show on 3rd April, the production team was in a
With the weekly shows being canceled for two weeks in a row in
April, many planned comebacks by singers have been affected.