SEVENTEEN, Stray Kids and others to perform at Japan’s Kōhaku Uta Gassen

K-pop groups more than one leader

Japan’s highly anticipated year-end show, Kōhaku Uta Gassen, has unveiled an exciting performer lineup featuring prominent K-pop acts. SEVENTEEN, Stray Kids, TWICE’s MISAMO, and LE SSERAFIM are set to grace the stage, promising an unforgettable musical spectacle for viewers.

During the live press conference, representatives from Stray Kids, MISAMO, and SEVENTEEN conveyed their gratitude and excitement about being part of Kōhaku Uta Gassen. Bang Chan from Stray Kids expressed the group’s honor, pledging to deliver a memorable performance for the audience. MISAMO’s Mina conveyed her excitement, emphasizing the honor of participating in the event in the same year as their Japanese debut. SEVENTEEN, through a video message, expressed their happiness, highlighting the achievement as one of their goals since debuting in Japan.

Kōhaku Uta Gassen: A Prestigious Year-End Tradition

NHK’s Kōhaku Uta Gassen, also known as the Red and White Song Battle, stands as a representative year-end program in Japan. The event, scheduled for December 31 at NHK Hall in Tokyo’s Shibuya city, attracts a massive audience every year. The inclusion of SEVENTEEN, Stray Kids, LE SSERAFIM, and MISAMO amplifies the international flair of the show, further solidifying its status as a global music celebration.

JYP Entertainment’s NiziU Adds to the Excitement

Adding to the stellar lineup, JYP Entertainment’s Japanese girl group NiziU, which recently marked their Korean debut, is set to perform at Kōhaku Uta Gassen for the fourth consecutive year. Their participation adds an extra layer of anticipation as fans eagerly await the diverse musical offerings from these talented acts.

Anticipation Building for a Musical Extravaganza

With this diverse and globally acclaimed lineup, Kōhaku Uta Gassen 2023 is poised to be a musical extravaganza, blending the vibrancy of K-pop with Japan’s rich music culture. As fans count down to December 31, the excitement surrounding this prestigious event continues to grow, setting the stage for a memorable year-end celebration.