Tuesday, December 27, 2016
[SBS GAYO-DAEJEON] BIGBANG’s finale performance for SBS “GAYO-DAEJEON”… Special performances of top producers gave even greater entertainment
Along with group BIGBANG’s finale, special performances of famous producers shined on the stage of this year’s SBS “GAYO-DAEJEON”.
On December 26 in the night, SBS “2016 SAF GAYO-DAEJEON” was hosted at COEX D Hall located in Samsung-dong, Seoul. Singer Yoo Hee-yeol, Yuri from girl group Girls’ Generation, and Baekhyun from group EXO hosted the festival as MCs.
In the festival, BIGBANG gave the finale performance, boasting their unrivalled charisma by singing “LAST DANCE” and “FXXK IT”, the double title tracks of their third full album, as well as “BANG BANG BANG” that recorded a great hit last year. BIGBANG fascinated all the audience of the festival, living up to their name as the top idol boy group in Korea.
In SBS “GAYO-DAEJEON” that celebrated its 20th anniversary this year, special performances by famous producers fascinated the audience. Yoo Young-jin from SM Entertainment, TEDDY from YG Entertainment, Park Jin-young from JYP Entertainment, Yoon Jong-shin from mistic89, and duo 10cm presented special performances for K-pop artists which they produced,.
ROSÉ of girl group BLACKPINK, Jihyo of girl group TWICE, and Chanyeol of EXO presented a special acoustic performance produced by 10cm. Then, group BIGBANG’s GD, CL, and rapper BewhY and Okasian poured out their intense rapping for a song produced by TEDDY. Then, girl group Apink’s Jung Eun-ji, Gugudan’s Kim Sejung, boy group Super Junior’s Kyuhyun, and Yook Sung-jae gave a ballad collaboration performance produced by Yoon Jong-shin. The next was the performance produced by Park Jin-young for girl group TWICE, GFRIEND, and GOT7. The last special performance was H.O.T’s “Wolf and Sheep” produced by Yoo Young-jin and performed by EXO and NCT.
Uhm Jung-hwa came back as a singer after eight years of absence from the music scene, by presenting performances in this year’s “GAYO-DAEJEON”. She came upon the stage with her new song “Watch Me Move”. Uhm Jung-hwa in a silver suit gave a sexy performance, boasting her sensuous figure. She changed into a black outfit for the performance of “Dreamer”, overwhelming the audience with her red lips and enchanting eyes. Then, she gave the performance of her legendary hit song “Rose of Betrayal”. After that, T.O.P appeared on the stage to perform “D.I.S.C.O” with Uhm Jung-hwa. The intense chemistry between the two caught the eyes of everyone.
Notably, Yang Hee-eun gave a healing performance. She sang “Evergreen Tree” after saying, “We’re having a very hard time in this year of 2016. I hope we don’t lose our hope and stand up again”. Yang’s voice resonated with candle light display, to heal the hearts of the audience.
SECHSKIES performed the new 2016 versions of “Chivalry” and “Couple”. Many other idol groups also presented fascinating performances.
Special performances of top producers raised the quality of the festival and diverse concepts gave a greater entertainment, but there were some room for improvement for “GAYO-DAEJEON” as well. Before the performance of girl group TWICE, GFRIEND’s AR was played for about five seconds. However, TWICE was not surprised and finished their performance well.