Though the KPop industry has been severely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, they never lose creativity and hope. There will be several new KPop groups, both boy groups and girl groups, making their step into the KPop industry. Let’s check out who debuted and will debut in 2020.
KPop Boy Groups
Many of us might recognize B.O.Y. easily as the members, Song Yuvin and Kim Kookheon, debuted under MYTEEN before participating in Mnet’s Produce X 101. They debuted on January 7, 2020, with their mini-album Phase One: YOU under Music Works. B.O.Y. stands for B Of You, Best Of You, and Both Of You.
Under Brave Entertainment, D.K.B. debuted on February 3, 2020, with their first mini-album Youth. Watch debut single of this 9-member new Kpop boy group, Sorry Mama. D.K.B. stands for Dark Brown Eyes.
- Harry June
3. DUSTIN (더스틴)
Debuting under L.P.A. Entertainment, the 7-member new KPop boy group has been actively communicating with their fans through social media. They have released their first single MV, Burn, on January 6, 2020.
- Kim Yoon
If you watched the survival program, World Klass, you might be familiar with the members of TOO or Ten Oriented Orchestra (티오오). The 10 boys had gone through the audition and debuted on April 1, 2020. Their first album is First Reason for Being: 仁, with Magnolia as the debut single.
Known for their strong vocals and powerful choreography, they already have stans since their debut on February 27, 2020. MCND stands for Music Creates New Dream. They have released a pre-debut single Top Gang in January 2020, followed by their first single Ice Age under TOP Media.
- Castle J
Under Starship Entertainment, CRAVOTY debuted on April 14, 2020. Their first track is Break All the Rules. We might have been familiar with the members as some of them appeared on Mnet’s Produce X 101.
7. UNVS (유니버스)
UNVS or Universe debuted in South Korea on February 23, 2020, under Chitwn Music with their first single, Timeless. However, they originally debuted on December 21, 2019 in Taiwan with a digital single I’ll Be There.
This new KPop boy group is gaining more fans through a reality program, Rookie King. The members get the chance to show off their real selves in the reality program, which makes fans love them more.
Debuting as an 8-member new KPop boy group, you might be familiar with two of them. They are no other than WonHyuk and Lee WonJun, who appeared on Mnet’s Produce X 101. They previously are known as EBOYZ, and their new name stands for Everlasting.
- Choi In
- Won Hyuk
This new Kpop boy group released their debut album The First Step: Chapter One in August 7, 2020 under Y.G. Entertainment. The 12 members are top contestants from Y.G. survival program, Treasure Box.
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1st SINGLE ALBUM ‘THE FIRST STEP : CHAPTER ONE’
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OUI Entertainment is debuting a new KPop boy group, OUIBOYS, or. The members surely received a systematic training system that focuses on their vocal, rap, dance, and performance skills.
Even before the debut, some KPop fans already have speculations about the possible members: Jang Daehyeon, Kim Donghan, Kim Yohan, Kang Seokhwa and two other unidentified trainees
11. B.X.K. (비엑스케이)
Scheduled to debut in July 2020, B.X.K. will be the first boy group under New Planet Entertainment. The rumor spread is that the group has impressive skills. They have released a pre-debut single Fly High at the beginning of July and expected to make their debut at the end of July.
KPop Girl Groups
1. Secret Number
Debuted on May 19, 2020, under Vine Entertainment, Secret Number has attracted some attention of KPop fans. We might have been familiar with some of the 5 members as they have appeared on T.V. programs, such as Produce 48 and KPop Star. Their debut single is Who Dis?
Secret Number members:
CRAXY, formerly known as Wish Girls, is under S.A. INTAINMENT. They debuted on March 1, 2020, with a full-length album My Universe with the track Aria.
C9 Entertainment also debuted a new KPop girl group, Cignature. Their debut single Nun Nu Nan Na was released on February 3, 2020.
- Ye Ah
4. Red Square
Do you remember Kpop girl group Good Day? It seems some of the ex-members are making a new start by joining Red Square under About Entertainment. They debuted on May 19, 2020 with a single Colorfull.
Red Square members:
Debuted on June 30, 2020, Weeekly is formerly known as PlayM Girls and Fave Girls. This 7-member girl group has released their first album We Are, with Tag Me as the single.
So, who is your most favorite new KPop groups? Have you decided who you will stan? Share your thoughts on the comment section below!
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