Review the news from March 2022.
HyunA Got Positive for Covid
HyunA felt a slight fever over the weekend, so she underwent a rapid antigen test and then a PCR test that came back positive for coronavirus. In this way, the interpreter of "Ping pong" began her social isolation at home.
“HyunA has completed her second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and will suspend all scheduled activities to focus on home quarantine. We will do everything possible to guarantee the speedy recovery of our artist, complying with the quarantine guidelines dictated by the health authorities,” explained P Nation.
Red Velvet Shows Off First Stills From “Feel My Rhythm”
Red Velvet returns with new music since their 2021 Comeback with “Queendom”
On February 18, 2022, the company of SM Entertainment announced the official return of Red Velvet with a new concept that will surprise the fans of the group. It was only on March 1 that they confirmed that the girl group's next job will be called "Feel my rhythm." However, Reveluv has started to theorize with the photos.
On March 8, Red Velvet accounts posted promotional images of the girls with “Feel my rhythm.” They are seen as ballet dancers atop a music box, which is wrapped around various objects including flowers, butterflies, teddy bears, and a dog-shaped clock. The background refers to someone's room from the 20th century.
On the same day, photos of the members were also posted. The first was Seulgi and then Joy, Irene, Yeri and Wendy. Finally, there is the group image. Each one is wearing a doll dress and posing on top of the music box and in the room.
Bangtan celebrated Suga's birthday during the show in Seoul
Joy and excitement on the first day of BTS's concerts in South Korea. In the show held on Thursday, March 10, the seven members of Bangtan dedicated a few minutes of their reunion with ARMY to celebrate Suga's birthday with the 15,000 attendees at the Jamsil Olympic Stadium.
The venue, which had reduced capacity due to the anti-COVID-19 protocol, was filled with purple lights on the first date of Permission to Dance on Stage. ARMY, despite the prohibition of shouting (rule of the local authorities), made their emotion felt with applause and the noise of their 'clappers'.
After two hours of the show in which hits like "DNA", "Black Swan" and "Dynamite" resounded, the idols sang the traditional "Happy birthday" to Suga who turned 30 the day before (March 9th) .
An image of the Daegu-born rapper was projected on the screens, who reacted with a spontaneous dance on the main stage. RM, Jin, J-Hope, Jimin, Taehyung, and Jungkook sang the melody, as fans were also not allowed to sing out loud.
How did ARMY participate? Fans of BTS held up banners prepared in advance and clapped energetically to the rhythm of “Happy Birthday.”
Mamamoo’s Solar returns with “FACE’’
Mamamoo's group is recognized as one of the most vocal fourth generation K-pop girl groups. Solar, one of the members, is preparing to release her first mini album, which was announced on February 12th, 2022 by the Rainbow Bridge World (RBW) record company. Although the singer was diagnosed with COVID-19 on February 24, she is currently recovered.
As mentioned, the official account of Mamamoo and RBW confirmed - on February 22nd at 12:00 p.m. in South Korea time - Solar's comeback premiere for March. Also, the name of the title track “HONEY'' and the cover of the soloist's first mini album on February 27 were revealed.
The theme song will be “HONEY”; this information was already known since February. However, the official setlist for the album “FACE” was released on Mamamoo's account. The singer has collaborated with the compositions for this new material, which will have five songs. It should be remembered that Solar has written some girl group songs throughout her career, such as “Gogobebe” or “Decalcomanie”.
According to the schedule Mamamoo posted, the “FACE” album and video premiere would be on March 16 at 6:00 p.m. (KST).
The physical album of “FACE” will have two versions, one is the Face and the other Persona. Each will bring a 128-page photo book, CD, letters from the singer, which will have an exclusive image of Solar, stickers, photocards, and a random poster. This will be available on official stores like KTown4u.