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Kep1er Postpones its Debut to Next January

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Credit: WAKEONE, SWING Entertainment

On the 9th, WAKEONE Entertainment and Swing Entertainment announced that Kep1er’s first mini-album “FIRST IMPACT” is rescheduled to release on January 3rd.

Kep1er is a girl group formed by Mnet’s audition program Girls Planet 999. The entire members got tested for COVID-19 preemptively and received negative results after one of the on-site staff members tested positive for the virus on the 4th. All associated staff members have received PCR tests, and there have been no new confirmed cases as of now.

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The agency wrote, “Considering the safety of artists and staff, we have decided to cancel Kep1er’s performance on 2021 MAMA and adjusted the album release schedule to avoid any further risk of spreading the virus.”

Kep1er is a nine-member girl group formed by the winners from Mnet’s survival show Girls Planet 999. The members include Choi Yu Jin, Shen Xiaoting, Sakamoto Mashiro, Kim Chae Hyun, Kim Da Yeon, Ezaki Hikaru, Huening Bahiyyih, Seo Young Eun, and Kang Ye Seo. The act was initially set to debut on December 14th.

 

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