As the countdown for MBC Gayo Daejejun 2019 begins, the broadcasting network has released new details about the popular South Korean music show. Along with the names of hosts, the organizers also revealed the complete celebrity line-up for this year's annual star-studded event that will be held on December 31.
The music show is held every year on the New Year's Eve since 1966. For nearly four decades, it followed the format of a singing competition. MBC changed the format in 2005. Since then, it is held as a program to feature the live performances of popular singers and K-Pop bands.
Here is what you need to know about 2019 MBC Gayo Daejejun: The Chemistry
Date, venue and live stream details – The popular South Korean music show will be held at the MBC Dream Center in Ilsan on December 31 from 8.55 pm (KST). The annual music festival will be streamed live through MBC in Korea. K-Pop fans from various parts of the world, including Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan, Indonesia, Malaysia and India, can watch the star-studded event live online here.
Host – MBC announced the MCs (main conductors) for this year's song festival on Monday, December 16. The star-studded event will be hosted by ASTRO singer Cha Eun Woo and Girls' Generation member YoonA once again this year. The K-Pop idols will be joined by announcer Jang Sung Kyu. While YoonA is returning as a host for the fifth consecutive year, Cha Eun Woo will be back as a host for the third year. Meanwhile, it will be a first time experience for Jang Sung Kyu.
Celebrity line-up – The popular Korean singers and K-Pop bands lining up to set the stage of MBC Gayo Daejejun 2019 on fire with their stunning performances are AOA, ASTRO, Celeb Five, Chungha, DAWN, (G)I-DLE, GOT7, Guckkasten, Hong Jin Young, HyunA, ITZY, Jang Woo Hyuk, Kim Jae Hwan, Lee Seok Hoon, Lovelyz, MAMAMOO, MONSTA X, NORAZO, NCT Dream, NCT 127, NU'EST, Oh My Girl, Red Velvet, SEVENTEEN, SHINee member Taemin, Song Ga In, Stray Kids, Sung Si Kyung, Super Junior member Kyuhyun, TWICE and WJSN.