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The Okay-pop trade is experiencing a generational shift as a brand new wave of boy and lady teams is about to debut.
Excellent 4th era idols corresponding to TXT, ENHYPEN, Stray Children, ITZY, aespa, (G)I-DLE, IVE, LE SSERAFIM, NewJeans, have been attaining exceptional outcomes due to their international reputation. It’s clear that they are going to proceed to dominate the Okay-pop trade for a while to come back.
Nonetheless, a number of teams are already claiming to be the vanguard of the fifth era, a model new period. These new teams include recent ideas and Okay-pop followers are eagerly anticipating their debut.
One such group is ZEROBASEONE (ZB1), a nine-member boy group that was born by Mnet’s “Boys Planet.” ZB1 might be lively as a mission group for two years and 6 months and is predicted to observe within the footsteps of profitable mission teams from Mnet’s survival reveals particularly I.O.I, Wanna One and IZ*ONE.
One other extremely anticipated fifth gen group is BABYMONSTER from YG Leisure. The group is getting launched seven years after BLACKPINK’s debut. Though their debut has not been confirmed but, they’re receiving a number of consideration. The group has been selling their debut mission by the truth present “Final Analysis” on YouTube. The ultimate lineup might be introduced on Might twelfth.
Consideration can be on BOYNEXTDOOR, a six-member rookie boy group underneath KOZ Leisure led by Zico and HYBE, BOYNEXTDOOR has teased three music movies for 3 title tracks, indicating a formidable debut with high-quality music. The group will debut on Might thirtieth.
The Wind, the youthful brother group of HIGHLIGHT underneath the label Round Us, can be debuting this yr. The Wind is attracting consideration because the “youngest fifth gen boy group,” with a median age of solely 16.8.
Fantagio can be introducing a brand new boy group, LUN8, round seven years after ASTRO’s debut. LUN8 is about to debut within the first half of this yr.
As well as, Pledis Leisure, SEVENTEEN’s company, will launch a brand new boy group later this yr, 8 years after SEVENTEEN’s debut. They are going to be HYBE’s 2nd rookie boy group debuting in 2023, including to the joy of followers.
JYP Leisure can be getting ready a gaggle chosen by SBS’s survival program “LOUD” and the Chinese language boy group “Undertaking C,” in addition to a boy group model of NiziU. SM Leisure can be getting ready for the debut of the subunit NCT Tokyo.