IN THE LOOP: NCT 127 'Sticker,' BTS' United Nations Speech and Performance, and More of This Week's Hottest K-Pop Releases

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It's already the third week of September, and tons of new songs were released this past week. With numerous songs getting released on the daily, it can be difficult to keep track of our favorite artists. So, here's a rundown of some of the K-Pop songs and trending news that were released from September 15 to 21!


1. MAMAMOO - 'mumumumuch'

On September 15, MAMAMOO treated fans with the release of their best-of-album, "I Say MAMAMOO: The Best," which features their new track, "mumumumuch." Lyrically, the song is about being in love and wanting for it to last forever.

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2. SEVENTEEN Jeonghan - 'Dream'

SEVENTEEN's Jeonghan surprised fans when he announced the release of his self-composed solo track, "Dream," on September 16. "Dream" is a mellow acoustic song that is perfect to listen to on a cozy night, and is available in both Korean and Japanese versions.

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3. NCT 127 - 'Sticker'

On September 17, NCT 127 made their highly-awaited comeback after a year and six months with the release of their third album, "STICKER," and a title track of the same name. "Sticker" features an addictive hip-hop sound, with the members wishing the most important people in their life "stick" by them.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: NCT 127 'Sticker' Dominates Weekly Album Charts including Hanteo

4. HIGHLIGHT Yoseob - 'Brain'

Recently on September 20, HIGHLIGHT's Yoseob released his first studio album, "Chocolate Box," featuring his lead single, "Brain." Wanting to show a new side to him, this album release comes after nearly a decade since his last solo album, "The First Collage."

Trending News

BLACKPINK Appointed as Ambassador for United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

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Back on September 18, YG Entertainment announced that BLACKPINK was selected as the first Asian artist to become an ambassador for the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), and had received a signed letter from UN Secretary-General António Guterres.

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BTS Delivers Speech as Special Presidential Envoy at the 76th United Nations General Assembly

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BTS at the 76th United Nations General Assembly in New York

On September 20 local time, BTS attended the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, where they gave a speech at the Sustainable Development Goals Moment with South Korean President Moon Jae In. This marked BTS' first official event after being appointed as the Special Presidential Envoy by President Moon Jae In on September 14.

During their speech, the seven BTS members talked about the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic through the perspective of the youth, as well as give a message of hope for the future.

READ MORE: BTS UN General Assembly 2021 Speech: Septet Changes the Term 'Lost Generation' to 'Welcome Generation'

In addition, BTS also gave a performance of "Permission to Dance" at the assembly hall.

Watch BTS' UN Speech here:

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Written by Robyn Joan

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