June 2022 K-Pop comebacks and debuts: Watch out for BTS, Wonho, KARD, TWICE Nayeon, and others
From BTS to KARD, as well as Mnet 'Queendom 2' contestants, Loona and Kep1er alongside Wonho and TWICE's Nayeon, a list of June 2022 K-pop releases
After the roaring debuts and non-stop releases from the K-pop industry in the month of May 2022, fans cannot wait for what is in store this June. The fifth month of the year saw third-gen groups like Seventeen and GOT7 making their comebacks and fourth-gen boy group TXT dominating sales and charts. The month of May also saw debuts of girl groups like Le Sserafim and CLASS:y as well as new boy groups like TNX and BLANK2Y.
The month of June will mark the first-ever solo debut from third-gen girl group TWICE as Nayeon finally gets her first mini-album. HYBE's Seventeen, TXT, Ehypen, and Le Sserafim all made way for the 'big daddy' group of K-pop, BTS, who will soon be releasing their anthology album, 'Proof,' while MLD Entertainment will be debuting Lapillus, their first girl group after Momoland. Other unconfirmed comebacks from Mnet's 'Queendom 2' groups like Kep1er and Loona also have fans on their toes.
Meanwhile, K-pop's only co-ed group KARD will be making its first comeback since J.Seph's return from the military. Here is a breakdown of all the K-pop comebacks and debuts from June 2022 to look forward to
K-pop debuts in June 2022
Lapillus - MLD Entertainment is ready to debut the label's second girl group after the success of Momoland as well as their third K-pop group in general with the six-member girl group, Lapillus. The name of the girl group drew a lot of attention online ahead of its debut. While there is no confirmation about their debut release, it has been stated that Lapillus will make their debut on June 20 this year.
Girls’ World - The new girl group from Liz Entertainment, Girls’ World is a four-member upcoming girl group. The lineup for the girl group consists of Windy, Kyrin, Hari, and A-ra. They were originally supposed to debut on May 23, 2022, but it was moved to June 20, 2022.
TWICE Solo Nayeon - The oldest member of the JYP Entertainment girl group TWICE will be making her solo debut with her eponymous mini-album, 'Im Nayeon' on June 24 at 1 pm KST (12 am ET). Nayeon's solo debut is one of the highly anticipated debuts this year as it comes seven years after her debut with the girl group, TWICE.
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June 2022 Comebacks
Adora - Soloist Adora who was known for being Big Hit Music's in-house producer and song-writer for acts like BTS and TXT will be releasing her first comeback single, 'Trouble? Travel!' on June 1 at 6 pm KST (5 am ET).
Jo Yuri - Former IZ*ONE member who made her solo debut in October of 2021 will be making her comeback with her first mini-album, '<𝑶𝒑.𝟐𝟐 𝒀-𝑾𝒂𝒍𝒕𝒛 : 𝒊𝒏 𝑴𝒂𝒋𝒐𝒓>' on June 2, at 6 pm KST (5 am ET).
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Dvwn - Koz Entertainment's solo singer, DVWN (Jung Da-woon) will be making his comeback with his single album, 'lost' on June 2, at 6 pm KST (5 am EST).
Secret Number - The girl group, Secret Number has announced the release of their fourth single album, 'Doomchita' that drops on June 8.
TRENDZ - After their recent debut, the boy group TRENDZ will be making their speedy comeback with their second mini-album, 'BLUE SET Chapter 2. CHOICE' on June 8.
woo!ah! - The five-member girl group woo!ah! from NV Entertainment will be releasing their first mini-album 'Joy' on June 9 at 6 pm KST (5 am ET).
BTS - Big Hit Music's boy group BTS will be making their comeback with their first-ever anthology album, 'Proof' on June 10, at 6 pm KST (5 am ET). The album will be released with 45 songs in total.
Wonho - Soloist Wonho will be releasing his third mini-album, 'Facade' on June 13, at 6 pm KST (5 am ET) which will be a five-track EP dropping months after his February single album release, 'Obsession'.
bugAboo - Months after their successful debut the girl group from Mystic Story, bugAboo will be releasing their second single album, 'Pop' on June 13 at 6 pm KST (5 am ET).
Drippin - The boy group will be making a comeback with their second single album, 'Villain : ZERO' on June 15 at 6 pm KST (5 am ET).
Japanese releases in June 2022
Stray Kids - JYP Entertainment's Stray Kids will be making their Japanese comeback with their second Japanese mini-album, 'Circus' on June 22.
CLASS:y - One month after their Korean debut, the 'My Teenage Girl' girl group, CLASS:y will be making their Japanese debut with the single, 'Shut Down' which will be released on June 22.
Rocket Punch - The girl group will release their first single, 'Fiore' on June 29.
Unconfirmed June 2022 comebacks
Other than the ones mentioned above, K-pop groups like Loona and Kep1er have announced their first comebacks after appearing on the survival show, 'Queendom 2'. After being in the news for having not one but two members as main leads in a BL drama, Omega X is also rumored to be making a June comeback. Other than that, K-pop's only co-ed group KARD will be making their comeback with 'Re: Member' this June while girl group fromis_9 and soloist Tiger JK have also hinted at possible June comebacks.