K-Pop News 080224: NEWJEANS, FIFTY FIFTY, HyunA and more

Hello K-pop fans! Here’s your daily dose of K-pop News Digest for February 8, 2024. Let’s dive into today’s headline-making stories. Read about NEWJEANS’ upcoming performance at the Billboard Women in Music event, FIFTY FIFTY making their much-awaited return, HyunA and her controversial boyfriend spotted in public for the first time, 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.

NEWJEANS to perform at Billboard Women in Music Awards


Attention, Bunnies! NEWJEANS will perform at the 2024 Billboard Women in Music awards. The group are also Group of the Year honorees. They will be performing alongside artists like Karol G, Charli XCX, Ice Spice, Kylie Minogue, and Victoria Monet.

The event, hosted by Tracee Ellis Ross, takes place on March 6 in Los Angeles and airs on March 7. This performance marks a significant milestone for NewJeans, showcasing their rising international popularity.

FIFTY FIFTY announces comeback

Keena will be the center of a new FIFTY FIFTY lineup. – www.instagram.com/@we_fiftyfifty

Girl group FIFTY FIFTY is planning a comeback with a reorganized lineup centered around member Keena. Group label ATTRAKT said a new lineup will be announced by April, with new music expected in June. This follows legal disputes between members and the label over exclusive contracts, leading to contract terminations for some members.

HyunA spotted on date with Yong Jun-Hyung

HyunA and boyfriend Yong Jun-Hyung

HyunA and boyfriend Yong Jun-Hyung were recently seen at a mall in Gangnam. Despite the controversy surrounding their relationship, the couple appeared to be enjoying their time together. They were holding hands and seemingly indifferent to public attention. HyunA and Yong Jun-Hyun revealed their relationship in January, which drew mixed reactions due to his controversial past.

Fans speculate over Winter’s absence from AESPA doc

Winter of AESPA

A recent post questioning Winter’s future in AESPA went viral after a promotional poster for an AESPA documentary film omitted her image. Fans expressed concern and criticism towards SM Entertainment, especially since Winter performed at the concert featured in the poster. This incident has sparked discussions about Winter’s role in the group and her potential future endeavors.

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