According to 'MAMA' on December 10, one representative of a total of six K-Pop groups currently leading the 4th generation will collaborate for a special opening stage at the upcoming award ceremony. The representatives from each group include Stray Kids' Hyunjin, ATEEZ's Wooyoung, ITZY's Yeji, TOMORROW x TOGETHER's Yeonjun, aespa's Karina, and ENHYPEN's Heeseung.
With the news that these idols from the 4th generation will be coming together to put on a special performance, netizens have gathered to an online community to share their thoughts. Netizens commented, "This is exciting," "Hyunjin?" "I'm looking forward to Hyunjin's performance," "I love Karina," "Yeonjun!" "I'm surprised Hyunjin is added to this group," "Isn't one of them a school bully?," "I think this line up is okay," "Karina is the best," "They could have only included five lol," "This is exciting, I hope they don't do individual performance, I hope they do one together," "I wonder why they didn't choose Lee Know," and "I'm definitely going to watch the opening performance."