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KBS Song Festival unveils first lineup including BTS and Wanna One

By Yim Hyun-su

  • Published : Dec 11, 2018 - 11:36
  • Updated : Dec 11, 2018 - 11:36

Popular K-pop acts like BTS and Wanna One will perform at the 2018 KBS Song Festival later this month.

The full lineup is as follows: BTS, Wanna One, Red Velvet, Seventeen, GFriend, BTOB, Apink, Hwang Chi-yeul, Sunmi, Chung Ha, Norazo, Oh My Girl and (G)I-DLE.

The yearly program’s officials said more artists are expected to be unveiled in the coming weeks.

K-pop fans are in for a treat in the next few weeks as a series of music awards shows and year-end specials will take place including the Mnet Asia Music Awards which is currently taking place this week.

The Golden Disc Awards will be held on the first weekend of January with the Gaon Chart Music Awards scheduled just a few weeks later.

The 2018 KBS Song Festival, which has been dubbed “one big K-pop party,” will air live on KBS 2TV at 8:30 p.m. on Dec. 28.

By Yim Hyun-su (hyunsu@heraldcorp.com)