Who are SBS Inkigayo's new hosts? IZ*ONE Ahn Yujin, NCT Sungchan and TREASURE Jihoon take over from MinNaHyun
SBS Inkigayo, the weekly music broadcast show of SBS will have new hosts from the month of March, and the new lineup of hosts consists of IZ*ONE’s Ahn Yujin, NCT’s Sungchan and TREASURE’s Jihoon. The news had fans thrilled with excitement as they lookrf forward to seeing the chemistry of the K-pop stars on screen.
The previous hosts of SBS Inkigayo — Monsta X’s Minhyuk, April’s Naeun and NCT’s Jaehyun — will have their last show on Sunday, February 28. The trio, famously named as MinNaHyun, entertained fans for a year and four months and, according to a producer of SBS, they are also the longest-running hosts of SBS Inkigayo. The new trio has big shoes to fill as fans are anticipating a new chapter on the show.
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Prior to the trio of new K-pop stars taking over the show in March, here are some interesting facts about them.
Iz*One’s Ahn Yujin
Ahn Yujin, more commonly known as Yujin debuted with Iz*One in 2018 after appearing in Mnet’s survival show ‘Produce 48’. Along with her successful career with Iz*one, Yujin is also known as the youngest participant on 'Masked Singer'.
The 18-year-old K-pop star is famed for her knowledge in hip-hop and piano. Apart from Iz*one, Yunjin has also appeared in Jung Sewoon’s ‘Just U’ MV, Soyou and Baekhyun’s ‘Rain’ MV, Ailee and Mad Clown’s Thirst’ MV, and last but not least, Yoo Seungwoo and Sandeul’s ‘Oppa’ MV.
SM Entertainment’s NCT is known to be one of the fiercest fourth-generation K-pop groups with their multitalented lineup. Sungchan was revealed to be part of NCT in 2020. The 20-year-old K-pop star has already made a place in fans’ hearts within one year of NCT fame with his bright persona and playful nature.
YG Entertainment’s Treasure debuted only in 2020 but he has been in the limelight since 2018 when he participated in YG Entertainment's new survival show, ‘YG Treasure Box’.
The 21-year-old K-pop star also appeared in an episode of Stray Kids (JYP vs YG battle) and known to be training since 2016. Jihoon once got the fan votes for ‘most promising entertainment star’ and with the new Inkigayo emcee stint, fans are looking forward to seeing the K-pop singer in a new avatar.
SBS Inkigayo is aired every Sunday at 3.40 pm KST on SBS TV. Catch the new hosts from March.