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What were some of K-pop's biggest moments in 2016 from April, May, and June?
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7 Dec 2016 - 2:01 PM  UPDATED 7 Dec 2016 - 2:01 PM

From big debuts, groups disbanding, groups returning, new music, controversies, and various scandals, a lot has happened in the world of K-pop in 2016. As the year winds down, let's take a look back at some of the biggest K-pop moments that have happened throughout 2016.

Today, we're taking a look at the biggest moments from April, May, and June!

April

"Kaistal" became something of a shipping favourite among SM Entertainment fans - and it ultimately came true in real life when Kai and Krystal were spotted on a date! 

After months of weird behaviour, news finally came out that Hyunseung would be leaving BEAST and would be continuing as a solo artist. While BEAST have since managed to soldier on as a five-member group, "Fiction" won't ever sound the same again without Hyunseung...

In a massive shock, YG Entertainment announced that Minzy would be leaving 2NE1 and continuing on with her solo career. While there were assurances that 2NE1 would continue as trio, we all know how that ultimately turned out...

May

  • BTS release "Fire"

Before "Blood, Sweat, & Tears" was a thing, BTS made headlines with the release of "Fire", which turned out to be one of the biggest songs of the year!

  • Girls' Generation's Tiffany & Jessica Jung have their solo debuts

The former Girls' Generation group mates made headlines by having their solo debuts just one week after another - both of which were wildly successful!

In what's been a continuing storyline in 2016, news broke about Jia leaving Miss A, which subsequently broke many fans' hearts. Thankfully, it was all amicable and Jia is still on good terms with JYP Entertainment!

June

After a year since their last full-length studio album, EXO made a hugely-successful comeback with their third record 'EX'ACT" and have rode that wave of momentum ever since!

After literally years of teasing, YG Entertainment finally pulled the curtains back on its new girl group - Black Pink!

After a long and protracted legal battle between former EXO members Kris and Luhan, and SM Entertainment, it appeared that things were finally coming to an end in June. 

Did we miss any big moments from April, May or June? Let us know! 


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