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What were some of K-pop's biggest moments in 2016 from July, August, and September?
8 Dec 2016 - 1:59 PM  UPDATED 8 Dec 2016 - 1:59 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 July, August, and September!


The whole world was swept up in the Pokemon GO craze when it was released in July, and everyone - including K-pop stars like Eric Nam and EXO's Chanyeol - was on the bandwagon!

Hot off the heels of her latest solo release "Why", Taeyeon then went on her first solo concert tour in Korea - and absolutely nailed it!

Topp Dogg paid SBS PopAsia a visit and brought along some sweet dance moves!

Miss A's Suzy was in Melbourne in July - and she was loving it!


Hard to believe that Red Velvet debuted back in 2014, but may there be many more anniversaries to come!

From a rocking performance from BTS to TWICE doing an awesome cover of "Uptown Funk", the 2016 edition of LA KCON was off the hook!

Despite only releasing one SM Station single, Girls' Generation were certainly not forgotten this year. Bring on their 10th anniversary in 2017!

After much waiting and teasing, Black Pink finally made their big debut with "BOOMBAYAH" and "Whistle" - and it was totally awesome!

BIGBANG celebrated their big 1-0 in the only way they know how - by holding an absolutely massive concert!

SEVENTEEN brought their "Shining Diamonds 2016" tour to Australia and New Zealand - and it was an absolutely unforgettable experience!


A very happy 7th anniversary to f(x) and may there be many more to come!

In way of generating hype for their new album, BTS decided to release seven short films - all of which certainly got fans confused and searching for answers until "WINGS" was released!

What better way to kick off the Chuseok holidays than a series of happy greetings from your favourite K-pop artists?

We were stoked for Xia Junsu and Hani when they revealed they were dating, so it was doubly painful when they announced their break-up in September.

From relays and archery to popularity contests, the 2016 Idol Star Athletics Championships had it all!

Hackers managed to get a hold of G-Dragon's private Instagram photos before leaking them out, causing a scandal. Needless to say, it wasn't a particularly pretty incident and YG Entertainment is ultimately taking legal action against the hackers.

Did we miss any big moments from July, August, and September? Let us know! 

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