On March 2, it was confirmed that Song Minho from K-pop group Winner will begin his mandatory military service. His agency YG Entertainment released a statement saying:
“Songmin will begin his alternative service as a public service worker on March 24. The reason for his physical exam grade falls under personal information, so please understand that it is difficult to speak. [on this matter]”
He will be the third member of his group to join the army. He was preceded by members Kim Jin-woo and Lee Seung-hoon, who have now both served.
The group came out with their long-awaited comeback Holiday in 2022, which included tracks such as Family, sweet home And little finger. Since their debut in 2014, the group has been steadily on the road to success.
The first album that was called 2014 S/S topped the Korean charts, and so did their subsequent comeback.