K-pop fans were sent into a buzzy frenzy on New Year’s Day as YG Entertainment finally revealed their highly-anticipated new girl group. After teasing the launch, the agency revealed that the seven-piece group is called BABYMONSTER.
The Next Movement video shared by YG Entertainment showcased the members rehearsing and featured appearances from some of the agency’s popular artists, including WINNER, BLACKPINK and AKMU. YG’s founder Yang Hyun Suk introduced them, saying, “You can think of them as a baby who has the YG genes.”
The new group’s launch will mark the first time the agency has unveiled a new girl group in seven years, with their last being BLACKPINK in August 2016. The group’s launch has fans of K-pop excited, as the anticipation has been building ever since YG Entertainment first teased the launch.