Music industry insiders are predicting that artists won"t be holding much promotions until two weeks later.
Many are pointing out that the Sewol incident is turning into a bigger tragedy each day since it sunk on the 16th, and predict that more time is needed for grieving. Music broadcasts are currently canceled, but it will probably not start again this week. During the Cheonam sinking in 2010, the music shows were cancelled for a month.
However, even when the broadcasts start, it will be burdensome to have a comeback right away. One insider related to an artist having a comeback soon said, "Their comeback schedule will be heavily effected by when the music shows start airing again. However, the comeback will probably happen not on the first week, but the week after."
Another comeback insider said, "Time has passed, and it"s not possible to go through the schedule as released through promotions