Girl group IVE performed a special opening stage with lyrics changes for the seniors at the 2022 MBC Entertainment Awards.
At the 2022 MBC Entertainment Awards held on December 29th, IVE showcased “Love Dive” and “After LIKE” as celebratory performances. In particular, the “After LIKE” stage drew keen attention as its lyrics were rewritten with the names of the entertainers who attended the event. IVE members performed both songs live.
The first entertainer whose name was called was Code Kunst from “I Live Alone”. Hearing the line with his name sung by Lee Seo, which was “What’s important is that I’m totally into Code Kunst”, Code Kunst shook to the rhythm with an emotionless face.
Liz called another name and this time it was Yoo Jae Suk. Surprised by the unexpected performance. Yoo Jae Suk and “Hangout with Yoo” members clapped their hands loudly. When her name was mentioned, Hong Hyun Hee also sang along to IVE’s chorus to boost the excitement.
Especially, Jang Won Young received favorable responses from netizens after the sang the line “Be careful. That blue flame named Gu Ra sunbaenim will be hotter than the sun”. At that time, the camera focused on Kim Gu Ra, but the entertainer did not notice the lyrics change because he was busy talking with Yoo Se Yoon.
Park Na Rae and Kian84 also shouted louder when their names were called. In fact, Lee Kyung Kyu showed the most welcome reaction. He waved his hand and smiled brightly upon hearing his name. Lee Young Ja looked surprised at the mention of her name and responded by dancing with her shoulder. In addition, IVE members also added Ahn Young Mi, Jeon Hyun Moo, and Kim Sung Joo to the lyrics.
Netizens who watched the broadcast commented, “The most polite and well-mannered lyrics change in the world”, “The girls are so cute, pretty, warm and nice”, “I was surprised by how well their live singing was”, “They had good sense. The seniors seem to like it a lot”, “The lyrics change showed their sincerity and the entertainers’ reactions were also good”, “The line ‘Be careful. Gu Ra sunbaenim’ is so funny”, “They called Jeon Hyun Moo their ‘one pick’ and he won the Grand Prize”, etc.