The official 2016 KBS Gayo Daejun Twitter account made the announcement on December 16. Calling the group the “21-team lineup of the top singers of 2016,” KBS revealed that this year’s event will feature performances from Girls’ Generation’s Taeyeon, SHINee, INFINITE, CNBLUE, APink’s Jung Eun Ji, EXO, B.A.P, BTOB, VIXX, EXID, AOA, BTS, Han Dong Geun, GOT7, Red Velvet, MAMAMOO, MONSTA X, SEVENTEEN, GFRIEND, TWICE, and I.O.I.
<2016 KBS 가요대축제>의 1차 라인업을 오픈합니다?
스페셜한 무대가 가득!
12월 29일 목요일 PM 8:30
<2016 KBS 가요대축제>
?다음 공개 될 라인업은 뉴규?!?? pic.twitter.com/5vUrPBVhHE
— 2016 KBS 가요대축제 (@kbsgayo2016) December 16, 2016
This is only the first official lineup announced by KBS, and fans were left guessing as to who else will be performing because the tweeted ended with, “Who will be in our next lineup?”
The 2016 KBS Gayo Daejun will be held on December 29 at 8:30 p.m. KST.