January Comebacks And Debuts On The Way
January is loaded with lots of comebacks, debuts, and new releases as the world of K-pop kicks off the new year!
Check out what’s coming in the first month of 2019 below.
Singer Shaun will share his new mini album on January 1. This will be his first release in six months since the album “Take.” It included the song “Way Back Home,” which became the center of a controversy over its digital chart rankings.
Super Junior’s Ryeowook releases his new mini album “Drunk on Love” on January 2, after a delay from its planned release in December due to his diagnosis of Influenza A. He previously gifted fans with the pre-release track “One and Only.”
Chungha makes a comeback that day with her second single “Already Midnight.”
N.Flying shares their second “Fly High Project” single “Rooftop” on January 2. This is their first release as a four-member band following the departure of Kwon Kwang Jin.
New boy group M.O.N.T from FM Entertainment will debut that day with “Will You Be My Girlfriend?”
iKON’s album “New Kids Repackage: The New Kids” including the title track “I’m OK” comes out that day.
KNK makes a long-awaited comeback on January 7 with their single “Lonely Night.” This will be their first promoted release in a year and a half, as well as their first following the group’s departure from YNB Entertainment, the withdrawal of member Youjin, and the addition of new member Lee Dong Won.
January 9 will feature two debuts by boy groups!
Jellyfish Entertainment debuts their new boy group VERIVERY on January 9. The agency is also home to VIXX and gugudan.
RBW Entertainment’s boy group ONEUS also debuts that day with their first album. Other RBW artists include MAMAMOO, VROMANCE, and ONEWE.
ASTRO makes a comeback on January 16 with their first full album “All Light.”
More to look forward to
SM will debut their new Chinese boy group WayV in January, which includes members of NCT and may join NCT’s activities in the future. LOONA also recently released a teaser video that may be a hint at a new release coming in January.