Jung Hyung Don Says Seventeen Is The Usain Bolt Of The Idol World

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Jung Hyung Don Says SEVENTEEN Is The Usain Bolt Of The Idol World
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Jung Hyung Don Says SEVENTEEN Is The Usain Bolt Of The Idol World

During the July 30 broadcast of JTBCs new variety show Night Goblin (literal title), the cast members were delighted to see SEVENTEENs Seungkwan appear as a guest.

After seeing the idol, Lee Soo Geun talked about SEVENTEEN, saying, This group is no joke these days.

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Jung Hyung Don continued, If we were to compare all the existing idols to sprinters[SEVENTEEN] would be Usain Bolt. They ferociously rise to the top.

Jung Hyung Don sheds tears during 'Weekly Idol' after watching Yoon Jong Shin's performance
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Jung Hyung Don sheds tears during 'Weekly Idol' after watching Yoon Jong Shin's performance

MC Doni of 'Weekly Idol' teared up after watching Yoon Jong Shin's performance. 

The July 12 episode of the idol show featured Yoon Jong Shin and his ''slaves'' or artists under his label. 

During the talk, Jung Hyung Don revealed that he was a huge fan of Yoon Jong Shin's songs. He reminisced the old days and said, "There's a song titled 'Girl on the Second Floor'. I really loved that song."

He then requested Yoon Jong Shin to sing the song live at the studio. Yoon Jong Shin happily accepted his request and sang for the MC. 

Seventeen's 'Al1' becomes the idol album with 2nd highest first-week sales in 2017
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Seventeen's 'Al1' becomes the idol album with 2nd highest first-week sales in 2017

Seventeen keeps growing.

The boys' most recent 'Al1' is their most sold album yet, with 192,399 first-week sales compared to the 131,998 first-week sales of their last mini album 'Going Seventeen'. This puts them at 2nd highest idol first-week sales in 2017, and 10th highest idol first-week sales of all time.

SEE ALSO: [MVAlbum Review] Seventeen -- 'Al1

Congratulations to Seventeen.

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Seventeen's first variety show appearance for their comeback will be on 'Weekly Idol'
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Seventeen's first variety show appearance for their comeback will be on 'Weekly Idol'

Seventeen has been confirmed to appear on MBC Every1's 'Weekly Idol,' making it their first variety show appearance since their comeback.

According to broadcast reps, Seventeen will participate in the recording of 'Weekly Idol' on May 31, and the episode featuring the group is scheduled to air in the middle of June.

Making their comeback on May 22, Seventeen has been focusing on their album promotions, and this will be their first solo appearance on 'Weekly Idol'. It's been a year and 7 months since their last appearance on 'Weekly Idol' which was back in October 2015. The first time they appeared they were a relatively unknown rookie group but now they are one of the most popular groups.

DIA's Jung Chae Yeon cast in new SBS drama 'Into the New World'
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DIA's Jung Chae Yeon cast in new SBS drama 'Into the New World'

According to MBK Entertainment, DIA's Jung Chae Yeon has been cast in the upcoming SBS drama 'Into the New World'.

The company stated, "We are currently discussing and sorting out the details. We will be trying our very best to provide you great enjoyment through the new drama". 'Into the New World' is a fantasy romance genre drama that centers around an 18-year-old boy and 31-year-old woman.

The new drama is expected to air sometime in July after 'Suspicious Partner' every Wednesday and Thursday.