This Week in K-Pop: NCT U Make a Killer Debut, Conan O’Brien Goes K-Pop with JYP and Steven Yeun

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Curious about K-pop but don’t know where to start? Longtime veteran of the most interesting genre in music? Just an all-around happy-go-lucky music lover in general? Well, you’ve come to the right place because it’s an exciting time in the world of K-pop.

Since we at Celebuzz! love any and all music, every week we’ll be taking a look back at the best things that happened in K-Pop. This week’s highlights include: the new boyband NCT U, Conan O’Brien and The Walking Dead’s Steven Yeun’s surprise appearance in JYP’s music video, and much more!

NCT U

SM’s new boyband NCT U have made their debut with “The 7th Sense,” and it’s killer. The boys in the subgroup (Taeyong, Jaehyun, Mark, Ten, and Doyoung) are not only super cute, but their choreography is so on point, flawless and simply addicting to watch. Following the release of their music video, NCT U (which stands for Neo Culture Technology) then released a performance video showing off their entire choreographed dance.

A second music video for their song “Without You” was then released, this time featuring Jaehyun, Doyoung, and the newly revealed sixth member Taeil. Watch them all below, if you haven’t already.

“The 7th Sense”:

“The 7th Sense” Performance Video:

“Without You”:

J.Y. Park, Conan O’Brien and Steven Yeun

J.Y. Park’s newest and silly music video “Fire” brings together the unlikeliest of people: Conan O’BrienThe Walking Dead’s Steven Yeun, Wonder Girls, TWICE, and more K-Pop stars.

This all came together because Team Coco took a trip abroad to both South and North Korea (the latter of which he spent the briefest amount of time in, in the DMZ specifically, to “host” North Korea’s first late night talk show). The late night TV host also made a cameo in a Korean romantic drama, One More Happy Ending.

In addition, Park (who also founded his own entertainment company, JYP Entertainment) also released another new music video, “Still Alive”:

BtoB

BtoB took home the top prize at Mnet MCountdown, KBS Music Bank and MBC MUSIC Show Champion for their song released two weeks ago, “Remember That.” Watch their Music Bank performance below.

Block B

Block B took home the top award on SBS Inkigayo for their laid back song “A Few Years Later.” See their music video, released two weeks ago, below:

CNBLUE

Pop rock band CNBLUE took home the top prize on SBS MTV The Show for “You’re So Fine,” which you can see them perform live on Show! Music Core.

GOT7

GOT7’s live video for “See the Light” live video will have you swooning over the boys. They released it in thanks to fans after their video “Fly” surpassed 10 million views.

Watch them perform “Fly” on Inkigayo:

History

History are back with a new music video for “Queen,” and it features funky dance moves, an edgy beat and cool ensembles. The song itself isn’t too shabby and changes things up with a saxophone.

B.A.P.

This new dance practice video of “Feel So Good” from B.A.P. will definitely put you in the mood to get on your feet and blast it.

SOL-T

There’s a new 4-member girl group preparing to debut, named SOL-T. Here’s the first teaser for their upcoming video, “Curveball.”

IOI

Rookie group IOI (of Mnet’s reality TV show Produce 101 fame) have a new music video out, “Crush,” and it’s a fun dance party of sorts with the girls seen singing behind the scenes in a studio.

UP10TION

The new “Attention” teaser from UP10TION will certainly grab your attention, and not just because they’re a ten-member group. Watch it and get excited for the full MV release below.

Sleepy feat. B.A.P’s Bang Yong Guk

The new solo song from Untouchable’s Sleepy (featuring B.A.P.‘s Bang Yong Guk) “Body Lotion” is here. The duo make a great hip-hop pairing for this upbeat song.

Yoo Sung Eun and Kisum

“Jealousy” from Yoo Sung Eun and rapper Kisum is a lighthearted track perfect for your summer playlist.

Mintty

Former member of Tiny-G, Mint (now going as ‘Mintty’) recently announced her solo debut. Here’s the latest teaser of her debut song “Already Go Lady,” expected April 14.

Sam Kim

Sam Kim released a MV for his upcoming debut song “No Sense,” featuring the singer Crush.

Taewoon

Former SPEED member Taewoon released his brand new solo song, “Copy Ma Lyrics.”

Berry Good

The Berry Good girls are making their comeback with their 1st mini album soon, and here’s the first teaser video for “Angel.”