Broadcasting channel KBS‘s annual year-end music festival Gayo Daechukje has announced another expansive lineup of artists this year.
Along with an impressive lineup touting the industry’s top artists, the show will also once again feature some of the most interesting collaborations of the year as well. The show will take place on December 29th at 8:30PM KST, and will be hosted by actor Park Bo Gum and AOA‘s Seolhyun.
- “Into The New World” – Red Velvet, GFRIEND, TWICE, I.O.I
- Special Collaboration Stage – Oh My Girl, LABOUM, UP10TION, WJSN, ASTRO and NCT Dream
- Dance Stage – Taemin (SHINee), Jimin (BTS)
- Twenty Years Old Stage – Jungkook (BTS), BamBam (GOT7), DK (SEVENTEEN), Eunha (G-Friend)
- Seo Taiji Tribute – BTS
- H.O.T Tribute – B.A.P
- Best Male Vocalist – Onew (SHINee) and Yonghwa (CNBLUE), Chen (EXO) and Hwang Chi Yeol
- Special Stage – Uhm Jung Hwa, Monsta X, Hwasa (MAMAMOO)
- 97-line – Jungkook (BTS), Yuju (G-Friend), Eunha (G-Friend), Jung Chaeyeon (I.O.I), Jihyo (TWICE), Yugyeom (GOT7), BamBam (GOT7), Mingyu (SEVENTEEN), Dokyeom (SEVENTEEN), The 8 (SEVENTEEN)
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In addition to the eight previously-announced special stages, the music festival has announced that there will be two additional special stages performed by the main dancers of some of the top rising groups in the industry. The two gender-swap dance performances are as follows:
- “Be Mine” (by INFINITE) – Momo (TWICE), Seulgi (Red Velvet), SinB (G-Friend), Yoojung (I.O.I), Chungha (I.O.I)
- “Bad Girl Good Gir” (by miss A) – BamBam (GOT7), Youngjae (BAP), Minhyuk (BTOB), Minhyuk (MONSTA X)
It was also announced that TWICE’s Mina will be performing ballet on Hwang Chi Yeol’s stage.
What other stages are you looking forward to seeing?