League of Legends: NewJeans, EXO’s Baekhyun To Headline Opening Ceremony

Get ready, K-pop and gaming fans, because the League of Legends Worlds 2023 opening ceremony is about to be a showstopper! Two powerhouses from the world of music, NewJeans, and EXO’s Baekhyun, are set to take the stage. The Grand Finals of this year’s largest League of Legends (LoL) event promise to be a truly spectacular affair. With some of the hottest names in K-pop and more, the LoL World Championship 2023 Opening Ceremony is scheduled for November 19th at 5:00 PM KST (4:00 PM SGT).

The League of Legends Grand Finals will be held at the Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul.

League of Legends: NewJeans, EXO’s Baekhyun To Headline Opening Ceremony
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Before the intense competition begins to determine the Summoner’s Cup winner, the Opening Ceremony will feature live performances of the latest LoL music hits by Riot Games Music. These performances will include popular K-pop girl group NewJeans as well as Heartsteel, including BAEKHYUN of EXO, Cal Scruby, Tobi Lou, and ØZI. Per reports, NewJeans will be giving their premiere performance of their world anthem “GODS,” while Baekhyun and the other singers voicing Heartsteel will be staging their debut performance of the virtual group’s new song “PARANOIA.”


Notably, NewJeans, a rising star in the K-pop industry, has been making waves with its unique blend of pop and hip-hop, both in South Korea and internationally. Joining NewJeans on stage will be none other than Baekhyun, a member of the legendary K-pop group EXO. With his smooth vocals, Baekhyun is sure to captivate the audience at the opening ceremony. However, the League of Legends Worlds is an annual esports tournament that brings together the best teams from around the world to compete for the championship title.

The opening ceremony is an event that sets the stage for the intense battles that will take place throughout the tournament. Each year, the opening ceremony features a lineup of performers who deliver performances that combine music, dance, and visual effects. The collaboration between NewJeans and Baekhyun is a match made in heaven. Both artists have proven themselves to be masters of their craft, with a knack for delivering show-stopping performances that leave fans in awe. Their unique styles and talents complement each other perfectly, promising an unforgettable performance.

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