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EXO and BTS are preparing for special performances at the SBS Gayo Daejun 2017.Twitter/MAMA

SBS Gayo Daejun 2017, the annual music event that is also known as the battle of the bands, will be held at the Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul on December 25.

This year, popular K-Pop groups, including the South Korean Chinese boy band EXO and the seven-member boy band under Big Hit Entertainment BTS, are planning to set the stage on fire.

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Check out the complete celebrity line up below:

Wanna One - the 11-member boy group under CJ E&M, Red Velvet - the five-member girl group under SM Entertainment, Black Pink - the four-member girl group under YG Entertainment, BTOB - the seven-member boy band under Cube Entertainment, Twice - the nine-member girl group under JYP Entertainment, WINNER - the four-member boy band under YG Entertainment, GFriend - the six-member girl group formed by Source Music, Bolbbalgan4 - the popular singing duo formed by Shofar Music, former Wonder Girls member Sunmi, Don't Know You singer Heize, whose real name is Jang Da Hye and the Palette hit maker Lee Ji Eun, who is known by her stage name IU.

Meanwhile, the theme for this year is Number One and all the performances will be based on it. So, the organisers have included this year's Inkigayo winners in the celebrity line-up.

Who is hosting SBS Gayo Daejun 2017?

This year, the annual music programme will be hosted by singer and songwriter Yoo Hee Yeol in association with Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo star IU. Both of them have been the MCs of the event before. While IU was the host in 2015, Yoo Hee Yeol was the MC last year.

When and where to watch the show online

The programme will be broadcast live on SBS from 5.50 pm KST on December 25. K-Pop fans across the globe can watch the show live online here