2021 has already got off to a great start with some exciting K-Pop comebacks in January, and February is looking to be pretty fun as well! Here are all 10 comebacks and debuts that have been confirmed so far for the second month of the year.
February 2: CIX Album Release
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On February 2, CIX will be releasing their fourth mini-album, HELLO Chapter Ø. Hello, Strange Dream. Their latest comeback was on October 27, 2020 with the album HELLO Chapter 3: Hello, Strange Time, with the title track “Jungle”.
February 8: Kim Wooseok Album Release
On February 8, Kim Wooseok will making his first comeback as a solo artist with the album 2nd Desire: Tasty. This comes after the UP10TION member’s solo debut, 1st Desire: Greed, with the title track “Red Moon”, on May 25, 2020.
February 15: Chungha Album Release
Chungha will finally be releasing her first full-length album, QUERENCIA, on February 15 at 6 PM KST, after several delays due to her contracting COVID-19. Leading up to the album drop, she has had several pre-release singles that came out in 2020 such as “Stay Tonight”, “Play”, and “Dream of You”, as well as her 2021 song “X” that was just released.
February 16: Super Junior Album Release
Super Junior’s latest and 10th full-length album, The Renaissance, was originally supposed to be released in December 2020 after they dropped the pre-release single “The Melody” on November 6. However, it was delayed until 2021 in order to “improve the album’s quality”, and it will now be released on February 16.
February 17: NCT 127 Japanese Album Release
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On February 17, NCT 127 is planning on releasing their second Japanese mini-album, Loveholic. Their first Japanese mini-album, Chain, was released on May 23, 2018, so this will be their first Japanese album comeback in over a year and a half.
February 18: KINGDOM Debut
On February 18, new boy group KINGDOM will be debuting with the single “Excalibur”. The group has 7 members, and is under the label GF Entertainment.
TBA: WEi Album Release
Though the date hasn’t yet been confirmed, WEi is planning to release their second mini-album sometime in the month. This will be their first comeback since their debut, Identity : First Sight with the title track “Twilight” that came out on October 5, 2020.
TBA: SHINee Comeback
In one of the industry’s most highly anticipated comebacks, SHINee is planning to release a new album sometime in February as well. This will be their first comeback since they released their sixth repackaged album, The Story of Light-Epilogue, now that Minho, Key, and Onew are back from their military enlistments, making this their first release in over 2 years.
TBA: L (INFINITE) Solo Debut
INFINITE member L is set to release his first album as a solo artist sometime in February. This will come out shortly before his mandatory military enlistment set for later in the month.
TBA: TRI.BE Debut
TRI.BE is a seven-member girl group that is planning to debut in February under TR Entertainment, co-produced by Shinsadong Horangi and Universal Music. Their name is short for “triangle” (TRI), a symbol of perfection, and “be” (BE), which means existence, which together mean “a perfect existence”.