On January 25th, SBS music show Inkigayo celebrated its 800th episode since it first aired in 1998, marking the incredible milestone with special performances by hit 90’s bands in addition to the usual hot performances by top artists.
In this special episode, 1PUNCH debuted with “Turn Me Back” and After School‘s Lizzy and CNBLUE‘s Yonghwa made their solo debuts. In addition, 9MUSES, Davichi, Eddy Kim, and U-KISS made their long awaited comebacks with amazing stages.The usual MCs were joined by special MCs Super Junior‘s Heechul and actress Song Jihyo.
Shinhwa, Turbo (Kim Jong Kook and Mickey), and the MCs (Girl’s Day Minah, Yonghwa, Heechul, and Jihyo) also came out to perform some very special stages in celebration of the show’s 800th episode. Rookie girl group SONAMOO also did a special stage, performing Shinhwa’s debut title track “Resolver.”
Mad Clown took the #1 trophy for this episode with “Fire,” after a fierce competition with his fellow nominees, Noel and EXID.
Other performances for the night included EXID, G-Friend, JJCC, Mad Clown, NC.A, Noel, and SHINee‘s Jonghyun.
MC Special Stage [Star + You]
Shinhwa and SONAMOO [Intro + Resolver + T.O.P + Brand New]
Turbo [Reminiscence + White Love]
1PUNCH [Turn Me Back]
After School’s Lizzy [Not An Easy Girl]
CNBLUE’s Yonghwa [Mileage ft. YDG + One Fine Day]
9MUSES [Intro + Drama]
Davichi [Cry Again]
Eddy Kim [My Love]
EXID [UP & DOWN]
G-Friend [Glass Bead]
Mad Clown [Fire ft. Jinsil]
N.CA [Coming Soon]
Noel [Your Voice]
SHINee’s Jonghyun [Crazy]
SONAMOO [Deja Vu]