SHINee vs Infinite: Who will win the epic K-pop Verzuz? Date, time, setlist and all about the battle
In the season finale of K-pop Verzuz, two heavyweight K-pop groups SHINee and Infinite will be battling it out with fan-made epic playlists. Date, time, where to tune in, here’s everything you need to know about the K-pop fan arranged Verzuz battle.
For the unversed, K-pop Verzuz is a concept taken from the Apple Music show 'Verzuz' battle series presented by legendary beatmakers Swizz Beatz and Timbaland where they pit different musicians against each other for a head to head battle. For K-pop Verzuz, fans arrange a legitimate setlist for both the participating groups and an equal number of songs are prepared, which get played in a live-stream session back to back. Based on whose music hit the hardest, the winner is decided through social media voting.
NEXT WEEK's VERZUZ (SEASON FINALE):— K-Pop Verzuz (@officialverzuz) December 28, 2020
SHINEE VS INFINITE
TUNE IN ON SUNDAY THE 3RD AT 9 PM EST!#KpopVerzuz pic.twitter.com/sodQHZMM3K
For the latest season of fan-arranged K-pop Verzuz, some of the most prominent K-pop groups of earlier age have been pitted against each other with their best-of playlist. K-pop groups Loona and G-Idle (stylized as (G)I-dle), Girls' Generation and 2NE1, APink vs Girl’s Day, K-pop Verzuz lent a platform for fans to imbue in the nostalgia of K-pop groups of the past along with promoting the currently active groups as well.
For the final round, a playlist of SM Entertainment's Shinee stylized as SHINee will be played against Woolim Entertainment’s Infinite. While Shinee debuted in 2008 with five members and made their name as the ‘Prince of K-pop’, Infinite debuted two years later in 2010, and their album ‘New Challenge’ in 2013 was one of the best selling albums of the year.
Here’s what you need to know about the final stint of Kpop Verzuz.
Date and time
The final edition of Kpop Verzuz will take place on January 3 at 9 pm EST.
Where to watch
Keep an eye on this Twitter handle to check out the Kpop Verzuz’ latest edition.
Both SHINee and Infinite hold a vast discography and some of the best bangers of all time. SHINee’s ‘Ring Ding Dong’, ‘Lucifer’ and the album ‘Sherlock’ are sone of the best-known tracks of Kpop while Infinite has produced bops like ‘Last Romeo’ which topped the Billboard Twitter Emerging Artists chart, becoming the first Korean act to do so and hitting No. 33 on Billboard Twitter Top Tracks. To know about the playlist for the next week’s battle, keep an eye on this space.
K-pop enthusiasts are hyped for the grand finale of K-pop Verzuz as both the groups are known to be on friendly terms with each other. A fan shared a Twitter thread of the two groups' ever-lasting friendship while another commented, “gonna use this to finally listen to infinite discography."
December 28, 2020
@xaxadotcom gonna use this to finally listen to infinite discography— hans (@voteforhani) December 28, 2020