When Studio Choom chooses a member of a K-pop group as Artist of the Month (AOTM), fans celebrate the honor even before the video is released. Thanks to the artist of the month, the chosen idol has the opportunity to express themselves as they see fit by selecting the song, the mood and the choreography. Each video is beautifully shot and edited, giving the performer’s personality a chance to shine through. While there were plenty of impressive performances from the AOTM, here are the top five.
Stray Kids Hyunjin – “Motley Crue”
For the October 2021 AOTM video, Stray Kids member Hyunjin chose a remix of Post Malone’s song “Motley Crew.” During a behind-the-scenes video, he said, “I didn’t want to do something that people are expecting.” Compared to his beautiful music video “Play With Fire” released a few months ago, Hyunjin gave fans something totally different with “Motley Crue.”
An indicator of what was to come from Stray Kids’ magnetic performer, Hyunjin is sexy, dangerous, and powerful. He goes hard with hip hop and krumping elements, but his facial expressions steal the show. A switch-up at 2:05 is particularly memorable.
TxT’s Yeonjun – “Watermelon Sugar” and “Blow”
TxT’s lead dancer gave fans a refreshing vibe during his performance on “Watermelon Sugar” in July 2021. The charismatic performer begins his routine by relaxing on a couch. Yeonjun then performs a fun choreography with a guitar to Harry Styles’ hit.
After falling asleep, Yeonjun is ready for more action with a rock performance to Bruno’s Mars’ “Blow.” In a world dominated by hip hop and swag, it was a bold move that paid off for Yeonjun. The performance showcased his charismatic personality and impressive dancing skills.
Itzy’s Ryujin – “Therefore Am I”
Itzy member Ryujin consistently stands out with his daring dance moves. With a bad girl vibe, Ryujin showed why she’s considered one of K-pop’s top dancers during her November 2021 AOTM. Performing on Billie Eilish’s “So I Am,” Ryujin showed off her incredible pace. and his “I don’t care” attitude. Wearing purple lipstick, she performed athletic moves with confidence.
ATEEZ’s Wooyoung – “Bad”
ATEEZ member Wooyoung brought a grown man atmosphere to his AOTM in June 2021. Wearing a black suit with two-tone hair, he took the opportunity to show off his sexy side. Wooyong chose to dance to Christopher’s song “Bad”. He committed to the bad boy persona with winks, smiles, and a memorable smirk to drive ATINY wild. The dance moves are rhythmic, cool and precise.
GFriend’s SinB – “Press”
In November 2020, GFriend’s SinB brought their signature bob haircut to AOTM. She performed a swag-filled dance to Saweetie’s “Tap In.” The underrated SIN B makes complex hip hop moves effortless. His confidence and facial expressions help sell the performance. GFRIEND has disbanded, but SinB’s dance moves can now be seen in the trio, Viviz,
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