[Today’s K-pop] T-ara’s Jiyeon to marry baseball player Hwang Jaegyun

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Jiyeon of girl group T-ara announced on Thursday that she will marry baseball player Hwang Jaegyun.

With a handwritten letter posted to her Instagram, she said she met someone last year through an acquaintance and he became a boyfriend who taught her what happiness is. She added that he is like a gift in her life and they promised to get married in the winter.

“I will have a good and happy life with my boyfriend who supported me and gave me a shoulder to lean on,” she wrote.

The two are said to have dated for six months, as the athlete mentioned on a variety show last month that he had a girlfriend and had been seeing her for four months.

Jiyeon debuted in 2009 as a member of T-ara, which had a number of hit songs. She has also appeared in television series and films.

Meanwhile, teammate Soyeon announced last month that she would marry footballer Cho Yumin in November.

NCT launches an original show

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(Credit: SM Entertainment)

NCT launched an original series on Thursday, and new episodes will follow on the group’s YouTube channel.

In the first segment of the series titled “The NCT Show in the NCT Universe,” the group members updated fans by sharing news and treats. They also chatted over cups of tea, turning into students.

On Friday, a segment titled Music Space will be released, in which they will candidly discuss music and introduce new performances. Mark’s first solo song, “Child”, will be the first music they delve into and he will perform it live as well. The song was released last week as part of SM Entertainment’s archive project. It topped the iTunes Top Songs chart in 15 regions.

Last month, the NCT Dream sub-unit announced that they would be returning with a new album in March.

Billlie will release her 2nd EP

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(Credit: Mystical Story)

Rookie girl group Billlie will be making their comeback with their second EP on February 23.

It’s only been about two months since her single “Snowy Night,” but the second EP, titled “The Collective Soul and Unconscious: Chapter One,” will be the true beginning of her unique narrative, according to the management company. of the group.

The group debuted with six members in November last year with debut EP “The Billing of Perception: Chapter One” and Sheon, a finalist in the survival audition program through which girl group Kep1er has debuted, joined before releasing single “Snowy Night”.

2AM cancels concert after Jo Kwon tests positive for COVID-19

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(Credit: 2am)

A two-day concert starting at 2 a.m. was postponed after Jo Kwon tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday.

It was a breakthrough infection as the musician received his second booster shot. He suspended all activities after receiving the results. Members Im Seulong and Lee Changmin tested negative, according to the following local media.

The concert, named “2AM concert 22 S/S,” was to be the group’s first live concert in nine years with all four members in attendance and was to be held on February 12 and 13 in Seoul.

The quartet returned with a new album “Ballad 21 F/W” in November 2021 after a seven-year hiatus.

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