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NewJeans makes historical past as the primary Okay-pop act to sing League of Legends Worlds anthem ‘Gods’

NewJeans makes historical past as the primary Okay-pop act to sing League of Legends Worlds anthem ‘Gods’

Okay-pop lady group NewJeans has teamed up with Riot Video games to carry out the Worlds 2023 anthem titled “Gods.”

The track can be launched on October 3 at 10 p.m. PST | October 4 at 5 a.m. GMT | 1 p.m. GMT+8 on YouTube, Spotify, Apple Music, and different music streaming platforms.

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Okay-pop group NewJeans to carry out ‘Gods,’ the League of Legends Worlds 2023 anthem

All 5 members of NewJeans — Danielle, Haerin, Hanni, Hyein, and Minji — will sing the track written by Riot Video games principal composer Sebastien Najand and Alex Seaver of Mako to mark the cumulation season 13.

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The anthem can be performed all through the match, which is about to happen from October 10 to November 19 in venues round South Korea.

“It was a brand new expertise for all of us,” mentioned NewJeans. “It was enjoyable to attempt a brand new style and sound. By way of this collaboration, we’re glad to current a track that includes each NewJeans’ and League of Legends’ distinctive colours. We hope it brings you a brand new sense of empowerment!”

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With this collaboration, NewJeans turns into the primary Okay-pop act to sing the Worlds anthem, and the third lady group to work with Riot Video games for League of Legends, following (G)I-DLE and Twice for Okay/DA.

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 05: Kim "Deft" Hyuk-kyu of DRX poses with the Summoners Cup in hand after victory at the League of Legends World Championship Finals on November 5, 2022 in San Francisco, CA.
Credit score: Colin Younger-Wolff/Riot Video games

The track’s music video will concentrate on Korean professional participant Kim “Deft” Hyuk-kyu, ranging from how he found League of Legends in highschool and main as much as his unimaginable victory throughout Worlds 2022.

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Followers can “anticipate to see acquainted faces and unforgettable moments reimagined” within the music video, as teased by Carrie Dunn, World Head of Inventive, Esports at Riot Video games.

Cover photo for "Gods," the Worlds 2023 anthem, featuring Deft. The 2023 Worlds Music Video will follow the story of Korean pro player Kim “Deft” Hyuk-kyu from his discovery of League in high school to his unbelievable run at Worlds 2022.
Credit score: Riot Video games

“Between Worlds happening in Korea and NewJeans’ meteoric rise, this partnership felt fated as a real cultural celebration,” Dunn mentioned. “‘Gods’ juxtaposes epic and intense manufacturing components with NewJeans’ lovely and highly effective vocals – conveying each the grind and the glory that awaits our gamers at Worlds.”

NewJeans made their debut on July 22, 2022, below ADOR, an impartial label inside HYBE led by Hee Jin Min. They intention to redefine Okay-pop with real and youth-centric music, very similar to the timeless attraction of a pair of denims.

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Their debut album, “NewJeans,” launched on August 1, 2022, grew to become an enormous success, making them the primary Okay-pop group to realize a million-seller debut. One in every of their title tracks, “Hype Boy,” maintained a record-breaking 37-week presence on the Billboard World 200 chart, an unprecedented feat for a feminine Okay-pop act.

The League of Legends World Championship, sometimes called Worlds, is the head of aggressive esports inside League of Legends. It’s an annual match organized by Riot Video games that brings collectively the perfect skilled groups from all over the world.

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Groups qualify by way of regional competitions earlier than competing on a world stage. Worlds options intense battles between these elite groups in a sequence of matches, culminating in a grand closing. Thousands and thousands of followers tune in to look at the motion, and the profitable crew is topped the world champion, incomes not solely status but additionally a considerable prize pool.

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