2021 has really been picking up in terms of K-Pop comebacks, and May is set to be yet another month full of exciting releases! Here are all 18 comebacks and debuts that have been confirmed so far, some with set dates and others yet to be announced.
May 3: HIGHLIGHT Comeback
On May 3, HIGHLIGHT will be releasing their third mini-album, The Blowing, at 6PM KST/5AM EST!
May 3: Yesung (Super Junior) Solo Comeback
Also on May 3, Super Junior’s main vocalist, Yesung, will be releasing his 4th mini-album, Beautiful Night! On April 23, he came out with a pre-release single, “Phantom Pain”, ahead of the album release date.
May 4: I.O.I Reunion/Anniversary Comeback
On May 4 at 7PM KST/6AM EST, I.O.I will be making a long-awaited reunion comeback for their fifth anniversary since they disbanded! It will be in the form of a broadcast called I.5.I – Yes, I Love it!.
May 5: MONSTA X Japanese Comeback
On May 5, MONSTA X will drop their 3rd Japanese album, Flavors of Love! They already released the song “Flavors of Love” on April 23.
May 7: Ailee Comeback
On May 7, Ailee will release a “pre-release” album, Lovin’, as a gift for her fans before dropping a full studio album later this year!
May 10: NCT Dream Comeback
Crazy Jalapeño #MARK
— NCT DREAM (@NCTsmtown_DREAM) April 20, 2021
On May 10, NCT Dream (including Mark!) will come out with their first full-length album, Hot Sauce, with a title track of the same name.
May 10: Oh My Girl Comeback
OH MY GIRL 8TH MINI ALBUM
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— OHMYGIRL_official (@8_OHMYGIRL) April 18, 2021
Also on May 10, at 6PM KST/5AM EST, Oh My Girl will release their 8th mini-album, Dear OhMyGirl, with the title track “Dun Dun Dance”!
May 11: ONEUS Comeback
— ONEUS (@official_ONEUS) April 22, 2021
On May 11, ONEUS will drop their 5th mini-album, Binary Code, with the title song “Black Mirror”! This will be their second release of 2021 after their first studio album, Devil, came out in January.
May 12: TWICE Japanese Comeback
On May 12, TWICE is planning on releasing their 8th Japanese single album, Kura Kura, with a title track of the same name (which the music video for was released already on April 20!).
May 12: BLITZERS Debut
Also on May 12, pre-debut boy group BLITZERS will be debuting under WUZO Entertainment. They have 7 members — Go_U, Juhan, Jinhwa, Sya, Chris, Lutan, and Wooju — and have already released two pre-debut singles, “Blitz” and “Drawing Paper”.
May 12: Cosmic Girls The Black Unit Debut
Finally on May 12, Cosmic Girls’ sub-unit The Black, featuring members Seola, Exy, Bona, and Eunseo, will be releasing their first single album, My Attitude.
May 19: PIXY Comeback
On May 19, rookie girl group PIXY will make their first comeback since debut with their first mini-album, Chapter 2. Bravery.
May 21: BTS Comeback
On May 21 at 11PM KST/10AM EST, BTS will be coming out with a new digital single, “Butter”! It will be their second English-language single, and is described as “a dance pop track brimming with the smooth yet charismatic charm of BTS.”
TBA: Taemin (SHINee) Comeback
Beyond LIVE – TAEMIN : N.G.D.A
5/2 SUN 3PM (KST)
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— SHINee (@SHINee) April 23, 2021
Though an official date hasn’t been announced yet, SHINee’s Taemin is expected to have one more comeback in mid-May before his enlistment on May 31! He will also have an online solo concert on May 2.
TBA: TOO (Rebranded as TO1) Redebut
TOO originally debuted under both n.CH Entertainment and Stone Music Entertainment in April 2020, and in May, they will re-debut as TO1 fully under Stone Music Entertainment! They will still have the same line-up of 10 members as they did before.
TBA: TXT Comeback
— ً͏ (@txtonnews) April 7, 2021
Sometime in late May, TXT has also been confirmed to be making a comeback with a new album!
TBA: Woo!ah! Comeback
Also sometime in May, rookie group woo!ah! will be making a comeback, likely sometime near the end of the month.
TBA: TRI.BE Comeback
And finally, newly debuted girl group TRI.BE is also reportedly going to have their first comeback in May!