KBS’s ‘Kiss The Radio’: BTOB’s Minhyuk to Host After Day6 YoungK Enlists


On October 12, YoungK, who had held the fort on the ongoing radio show, “Kiss The Radio”, bid farewell to fans given his mandatory military enlistment. YoungK was the host of KBS’s midnight radio show, “Kiss The Radio” and was quickly replaced by special DJs or fourth-generation K-pop hosts.

After Young K left for enlistment, the show was first hosted by Stray Kids’ Seungmin who followed the lead of his label mates from October 11-15. Seungmin was followed by Kino from the Pentagon who hosted the show on October 16 and 17. Golden Child’s Joochan was the third fourth-generation idol to host “Kiss the Radio” from October 18-24. Joochan hosted his last episode of “Kiss The Radio” yesterday, October 24th.


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Fourth Generation Hosts on ‘Kiss The Radio’

After Joochan, HYBE’s popular fourth-generation TXT group will have the five members who take turns hosting the radio show starting October 25. TXT’s Soobin, Yeonjun, Beomgyu, Taehyun and Hueningkai will all DJ ‘Kiss the Radio’ for a total of six nights starting tonight, October 25. The show airs on KBS Cool FM daily at 10 p.m. KST (9 a.m. ET). As the show searches for its host starting in November, after the fourth generation male idols take off, the network has announced a new second generation idol who will be the new host of KBS 2 FM’s “Kiss The Radio”.

On October 25, KBS announced that Lee Minhyun, a member of second-generation band BTOB, had been finalized as the new DJ for the late-night radio show, “Kiss the Radio.” This means that once TXT members complete their special accommodation, the radio show will have its new permanent host in the form of BTOB’s Minhyuk.

Minhyuk becomes the DJ

Minhyuk has proven himself and his talents, despite being the underdog, that he is part of the latest subunit of BTOB, the return of BTOB 4U with ‘Outside’. The album along with its title track did wonders on the charts and added a few notches to BTOB’s belt of achievement. It also adds that BTOB is still proving its popularity even after ten years since its debut. Fans are anticipating this new adventure with Minhyuk and are waiting for his first appearance as a radio show host given his excellent sense of humor, entertaining nature and lovable personality.

While explaining why the network chose BTOB’s Minhyuk to host the show, KBS Radio said, “BTOB’s Lee Minhyuk is a musician respected by young idols. He is expected to display a friendly charm while communicating comfortably with not only young musicians but listeners as well. The first episode with Minhyuk as a guest airs on November 1 at 10 p.m. KST (9 a.m. ET).

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