Hello K-pop fans! Here’s your daily dose of K-pop News for November 10, 2023. Let’s dive into today’s headline-making stories. Read about Jungkook’s performance in Times Square, new music releases by AESPA and STRAY KIDS, and more. Check out today’s K-pop News Digest to catch up on the most buzzworthy moments and milestones that have captured the hearts of fans worldwide.
Jungkook’s golden performance in New York
BTS’ Jungkook delivered an electrifying surprise performance earlier today at the TSX stage in New York on November 10. The event, which drew a massive crowd of fans and locals, saw Jungkook perform hits like Standing Next to You, Yes or No, 3D, and more from his album. Earlier this week, Jungkook delivered a show-stopping performance on NBC’s The Today Show. Jungkook is also preparing for his first solo concert in South Korea on November 20.
AESPA’s cyberpunk comeback with Drama
AESPA has made a striking return with their fourth mini-album, Drama. The music video for its lead track shows the girls back in the virtual world Kwangya. The unique cyberpunk aesthetic fits the song perfectly, as the girls dance and sing to the catchy hip-hop beat. The album also includes tracks like Trick or Trick, Don’t Blink, Hot Air Balloon, and You. AESPA’s Karina is also set to release collaboration project titled NOBODY, involving Soyeon from (G)I-DLE, and Wonyoung from IVE.
YG Entertainment sets debut date for BABYMONSTER
YG Entertainment has finally set the stage for the debut of its new girl group, BABYMONSTER. This will be their first girl group launch since BLACKPINK. The debut date is locked in for November 27, as revealed by a teaser that has sparked excitement among netizens. BABYMONSTER, consisting of Ahyeon, Ruka, Chiquita, Haram, Pharita, Rora, and Asa, emerged from a survival show called Last Evaluation. The group released a pre-debut single Dream this May.
STRAY KIDS drop LALALALA MV
STRAY KIDS have returned to the music scene with a bang, releasing their newest EP Rock Star. The boy group also dropped an electrifying music video for the title track LALALALA. The music video showcases the group’s dynamic energy and powerful choreography, dressed in striking black and white, setting the stage ablaze. Rock Star is a blend of joy and rock ‘n’ roll, crafted by the group’s in-house production team 3Racha, along with various collaborators. It features 8 fresh tracks, each embodying the theme of finding delight in life.
Jennie asks fans to choose Christmas covers
Jennie of BLACKPINK is calling on fans to get into the festive spirit by helping her choose a Christmas song to cover. In a recent Weverse post, she reached out to BLINKs for song recommendations that capture the essence of Christmas and winter. Following the success of her second single You & Me, Jennie plans to gift her fans with a special song cover for the holiday season. She emphasized the importance of fan participation in the selection process, making it a collaborative effort to spread cheer. This sets the stage for a highly anticipated musical treat from the K-pop star.