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TXT Yeonjun becomes new MC for SBS 'Inkigayo', fans say, 'So proud of our boy'

Alongside actors Roh Jeong-eui and Seo Beom-jun, boy group TXT’s oldest member Yeonjun is set to appear as the MC for SBS 'Inkigayo’
UPDATED MAR 15, 2022
TXT's Yeonjun becomes the second member of the group to become an MC on SBS 'Inkigayo' from April 2022 (
TXT's Yeonjun becomes the second member of the group to become an MC on SBS 'Inkigayo' from April 2022 (

After MC Soobin took over the hearts of many fans as well as K-pop idols for his cute synergy as the long-time MC (host) of the KBS2 TV show ‘Music Bank’, a second member of the boy group TXT has been selected as an MC for another music show. On March 15, SBS as well as the makers of the long-running music show ‘Inkigayo’ announced that the HYBE label’s boy group Tomorrow X Together’s Yeonjun will take over and become the new MC for 'Inkigayo'.

It was also announced that Yeonjun will be accompanied by two popular actors, making him the only idol who will be the new presenter of the music show. Actress Noh Jeong-eui, who was last seen in K-dramas like ‘18 Again’ as well as ‘Our Beloved Summer’, will be the new female MC on the show replacing former IZ*ONE member Ahn Yujin. The show will also be presented by actor Seo Beom-jun who was seen in ‘Nevertheless’ and is currently a part of the ongoing Kang Daniel K-drama ‘Rookie Cops’. The two will join Yeonjun becoming the three new MCs of SBS ‘Inkigayo’, starting from April 2022.


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TXT Yeonjun to host SBS Inkigayo

Sharing stage alongside these famous rookie actors is our super rookie K-pop idol Yeonjun from TXT who alongside his members has been garnering a lot of attention not only in South Korea but also globally. TXT recorded a steady international growth as they won one place on the ‘3 Best Albumbs’ for their Japanese debut album ‘Chaotic Wonderland’ at the 2022 Japan Golden Disc Award for the second consecutive year in a row.

Not only that but TXT also recorded immense popularity on the ‘Billboard 200’ chart gaining a lot of new fans for their record-breaking unique music. While this will be Yeonjun’s first official comparatively long-term appearance as an MC, the singer had also acted as a special MC for SBS ‘Inkigayo’ back in 2019. Other than Soobin and Yeonjun, members Taehyun and Huening Kai also appeared as special MCs in the past leaving Beomgyu as the only remaining TXT member to star as an MC on any music show.

Former MCs of the SBS music show namely TRCNG’s Jihoon, former IZ*ONE member Ahn Yujin, and NCT’s Seongchan who have been hosts of ‘Inkigayo’ for the past 13 months will finally retire on March 27, greeting fans with their final address as MCs. Beginning from April 3, MC Yeonjun will take over the weekly show becoming the new presenter for SBS’ ‘Inkigayo’.


'I'm so proud of him'

Fans started praising TXT's Yeonjun and telling him how proud they were of him. One fan said, "I'm so proud of you Choi Yeonjun our mc Yeonjun from Fridays with mc Soobin now we will be having Sunday with mc yeonjun." One fan said, "Mc yeonjun im so proud of you my boy." One more fan said, "Yeonjun being an inkigayo mc i’m so proud of him."

One more fan said, "WE'RE GONNA GET MC YEONJUN AND TAEHYUN ON LEE MUJIN'S SERVICE EPISODE WAS SO GOOD!!! IM SO PROUD OF THEM BOTH." Another fan said, "First thing i log onto twitter and see this morning is the mc yeonjun announcement. im so proud." And one other fan said, "So proud of you, mc yeonjun!! i’m sure you’ll do well."