‘SBS Gayo Daejeon in Daegu’ 2020: Date, time, host, how to live stream and lineup featuring BTS, Momoland and Stray Kids

The theme for SBS Gayo Daejeon is ‘The Wonder Year’ and the event will be broadcast virtually without the presence of a live audience


                            ‘SBS Gayo Daejeon in Daegu’ 2020: Date, time, host, how to live stream and lineup featuring BTS, Momoland and Stray Kids
BTS, Momoland and Stray Kids (Getty Images)

The annual SBS music festival, SBS Gayo Daejeon, will be held on December 25 in Daegu with a star-studded lineup that includes BTS, Momoland and more. The theme for SBS Gayo Daejeon is ‘The Wonder Year’ and the event will be broadcast virtually without the presence of a live audience. 

The annual music festival of Seoul Broadcasting System started back in 1997 and the literal translation of the Korean name refers to SBS ‘Battle of the Bands. From 1997 to 2003, SBS Gayo included an award ceremony along with the live performances of K-pop stars to honor the achievements of their musical artistry. The award ceremony returned in 2014 but was discontinued from the following year.

BTS for SBS Gayo 2019 (YouTube/Bangtan TV)

SBS Gayo Daejeon is built around a particular theme each year, Last year, the grand ceremony took place in the dome-shaped baseball stadium ‘Gocheok Sky Dome’ with the theme, ‘Touch’, where almost every major K-pop groups, including BTS, EXO, Mamamoo, Blackpink, Stray Kids, The Boyz, NCT, Twice, Red Velvet, Monsta X, GOT7, Momoland, GFriend, Seventeen, Wannaone, BtoB and more joined in the celebrations. 

This year, with the theme of ‘The Wonder Year’, SBS Gayo has announced its first lineup, which includes BTS. Another report has stated that Momoland and T1419 will be attending the special stage as well. A Seventeen fan group reported that the group will appear for SBS Gayo. A GFriend fan group also stated the group’s presence on the show. A complete list of performers hasn’t been released by SBS yet.



 



 

Date and time

‘SBS Gayo Daejeon in Daegu’ will take place on December 25 at 7.30 pm KST. 

Host

K-pop girl group April’s Naeun will be one of the MCs for SBS Gayo. She was earlier seen hosting SBS’ Inkigayo.

How to live stream

SBS music festival will be broadcast from SBS TV. For international fans, keep an eye on the YouTube channel SBS World for live streaming information.

Lineup

Though, SBS hasn’t released a list of the final lineups yet. Here’s what we know so far.

BTS
Momoland
T1419
Seventeen
Twice
GFriend
IZ*ONE
Aespa
ITZY
Stray Kids
(G)-Idle
GOT7

Pre-buzz

Kpop fans are super hyped about the music festival as it marks the ending part of year-end festivities. Fans have been coming p with a number of speculations about the performances and lineup. After BTS Jimin dropped a special Christmas track on December 24, a fan asked, “and if jimin performs christmas love tomorrow on sbs gayo? tHEN WHAT.” Fans have also asked, where is the lineup. A fan posted, “how come there's no lineup for sbs gayo? is it a surprise?” Another fan shared, “Sbs gayo I trust you to pick lineup that different from other gayo and award shows this year. Please. It's always the same lineup same songs and its getting boring. I need a unique lineup for Christmas.”



 



 



 

Trailer 

There’s no official trailer released for SBS Gayo yet. Stay tuned for updates. Take a look at last year’s SBS Gayo’s grand ceremony below:



 

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