Hello K-pop fans! Here’s your daily dose of K-pop News for December 9, 2023. Let’s dive into today’s headline-making stories. Read about who will direct IU’s MV featuring BTS’ V, NCT 127’s winter single details, Jessi and Jay Park debunking rumors about their business relationship, 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.
NCT 127’s Be There For Me physical album delayed
NCT 127’s winter single album Be There for Me will have a delay in its physical release, originally scheduled for December 26. SM Entertainment recently announced that the album will now be available beginning December 27.
However, the digital version and the music video for the title track will still be released on December 22 as planned. This delay has caused a stir among fans, but the anticipation for the album remains high.
BTS Jungkook’s Hate You visualizer honors ARMYs
BTS’ Jungkook has released an emotional official visualizer for his song Hate You from his album Golden. The cinematic visualizer features Jungkook starting out in black-and-white. Eventually, he regains his colors after ARMYs wave their light sticks. Fans were deeply moved by the visual representation of how much their love and support means to Jungkook.
This release comes just before Jungkook’s enlistment for mandatory military service on December 12, adding to the emotional impact for fans. Check out the visualizer below:
Kwon Eun-Bi makes acting debut
Kwon Eun-Bi will make her acting debut in the Japanese film Stolen Identity 3. The popular Japanese film series was also adapted into the Korean film Unlocked earlier this year.
The film follows the story of a woman whose life takes a thrilling turn when her cell phone falls into the hands of a dangerous man. Fans can look forward to Stolen Identity 3 in the fall of 2024.
BLACKPINK’s Lisa and Jisoo shop in Paris
Fans spotted BLACKPINK members Lisa and Jisoo having a delightful day out shopping in Paris. This outing comes after YG Entertainment confirmed that all BLACKPINK members have renewed their contracts for group activities.
Fans enjoyed seeing the duo together, especially amidst uncertainties regarding the group’s future. The members’ recent activities, including attending a state banquet at Buckingham Palace, have continued to highlight their global influence.