We’re starting the year on a good note as K-pop artists such as MONSTA X, GOT the Beat, TXT, and more have officially announced their comebacks this January. We also have high hopes for other K-pop groups and solo artists who have teased their comeback plans for 2023.
K-Pop comebacks happening in January 2023
9 January - MONSTA X
MONSTA X consists of Shownu, Minhyuk, Kihyun, Hyungwon, Joohoney, and I.M. Reason will be released on 9 January and will be the group's 12th mini album.
9 January - SF9
SF9 boasts of popular idol-slash-actors Chani (Sky Castle) and Rowoon (The King’s Affection). The group’s other members are Jaeyoon, Dawon, Zuho, Taeyang, Hwiyoung, Inseong, and Youngbin. SF9 will be releasing their 12th mini album THE PIECE OF9 with the title track ‘Puzzle’ on 9 January. They will be performing as a seven-member act as Inseong and Youngbin are currently in the military.
13 January - Big Bang’s Taeyang (featuring BTS’ Jimin)
The stars have aligned for VIPs and ARMYs because Big Bang’s Taeyang will be releasing a brand-new single, ‘Vibe’, featuring BTS’ Jimin. Fans are expecting it to be the collab of the year as it will blend the soulful voices of two charming artists. It will be out on 13 January at 1PM SGT via THEBLACKLABEL’s official streaming platforms.
16 January - GOT the Beat
GOT the Beat is SM Entertainment’s supergroup which is made up of solo artist BoA, Taeyeon and Hyoyeon from Girls’ Generation, Wendy and Seulgi from Red Velvet, and Karina and Winter from aespa. The group will be releasing the mini album Stamp on It on 16 January. The performance video of their title track was released during their company’s New Year’s Day concert.
18 January - GOT7’s Jinyoung
20 January - TWICE
25 January - LE SSERAFIM
27 January - TXT
30 January - NCT 127
Highly anticipated K-pop comebacks of 2023
While there are no official release dates yet, K-pop groups EXO, SuperM, and solo artists Yesung from Super Junior and G-Dragon from Big Bang have announced that they will be launching their comeback projects in 2023. Stay tuned for more details.
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