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5 K-Pop Comebacks to Look Forward to this January 2021

From Super Junior to Epik High and DIA



Because of the pandemic, several events have been put on hold. As with other K-Pop fans, you may have been saddened by the cancellation of your favorite idol groups’ concerts and live performances. Thankfully, you can stay connected with your idols through virtual concerts. Enter: Globe.


The telco giant is partnering  with V Live, a South Korean live video streaming platform, to bring K-pop news and exclusive content to K-pop fans despite such circumstances.


With all the things to look forward to in 2021, K-Pop comebacks are among the most anticipated among K-Pop stans. If you haven’t heard yet, these are the groups that will be back this January. 


Get ready to add their new songs to your K-pop playlist, and make sure to share your love for your biases at Kmmunity PH


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Super Junior

In celebration of the group’s 15th anniversary, Super Junior is launching their 10th full album, The Renaissance. After its postponement for release in December 2020, the album will finally come out this January. No definite date has been announced, but ELFs can keep watch of teasers, promotions and announcements on Super Junior’s official social media channels. 


In the meantime, get a glimpse of the inspiration behind their 10th album by watching The Renaissance Story Teaser: The Start of a New Chapter here.


DIA

DIA is starting their 2021 with a comeback. They are regrouping as a 6-member group with Jung Chae Yeon returning for promotions after their last stint as a 5-member unit last June. While it’s sad that Somyi won’t be joining them, new music from DIA is always something to look forward to for the fans. 


The official release date for their return has not been announced yet, so make sure to follow them on their social media accounts (Twitter, Instagram) to stay updated! 


(G)I-DLE

Listen up, Neverland! (G)I-DLE is making a comeback on January 11 with a mini-album entitled I Burn. It has been reported that Soyeon co-composed and wrote lyrics for the mini-album. Yuqi and Minnie also took part in the composition and lyrics for some of the songs. 


Check out their dreamy concept photos on Instagram. You can also spot the teasers and the tracklist in there!


Epik High

The 3-member hip-hop group is also gearing up for a comeback with a double album entitled Epik High is Here in tow—their 10th full-length record. 


The group is celebrating its 17th year in the industry. They have played on various stages worldwide since—fun fact: they were the first Korean act to perform in Coachella. 


Tablo released a teaser of the first part to be released on January 18. You can also view Part 1’s tracklist here



Yubin

Wonder Girls stans, where you at? Your girl Yubin is set to release a digital single entitled Perfume on January 13, following her last hip-hop and R&B single Wave. She also recently released teasers showing a stunning silhouette. 


Her release comes with four tracks, namely Intro, Perfume, Bloom’d and Perfume Instrumental. The track Intro is produced by co-Wonder Girls member Sunmi. 


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New K-Pop Music to Start the Year

There you have it—2021 begins with many exciting releases from your favorite Korean artists and groups. These releases will definitely set some new K-Pop style inspiration for the fans. 


Turn on your notifications and keep your eyes peeled for teasers, promotions, K-Pop videos and announcements to make sure you hear the latest tracks from your bias!



Art Alexandra Lara

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