su·​per·​group | \ ˈsü-pər-ˌgrüp How to pronounce supergroup (audio) \

Definition of supergroup

: a rock group made up of prominent former members of other rock groups also : an extremely successful rock group

Examples of supergroup in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web If the depiction of the superhero team seen in Zack Snyder's Justice League wasn't to your liking, don't despair; another beloved incarnation of the supergroup is returning with new stories this summer. Christian Holub,, "The best superhero cartoon is returning in comic form this summer," 22 Apr. 2021 High-profile music performances came from Justin Bieber, Diplo, The Black Keys, Doja Cat, Major Lazer and Mt. Westmore, a new West Coast rap supergroup featuring Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube, E-40, and Too $hort. Troy L. Smith, cleveland, "Rewatch Jake Paul knockout Ben Askren: How to order Triller Fight Club replay," 19 Apr. 2021 No mourners, no funerals!), the new supergroup debriefs and deliberates on its next moves. Devon Maloney, Vulture, "Shadow and Bone Season-Finale Recap: A Tale of Two Boats," 25 Apr. 2021 The prog rock supergroup Emerson, Lake & Palmer will get their first official book ELP, out later this year. Angie Martoccio, Rolling Stone, "Emerson, Lake & Palmer Get ‘Definitive’ Book," 20 Apr. 2021 As one of the seven singers in SuperM, a K-pop supergroup composed of members of a handful of already-successful acts, Baekhyun has now taken part in a full-length and an EP, both of which were globally successful. Hugh Mcintyre, Forbes, "EXO Member Baekhyun Makes History In Korea With His Latest Solo Release," 7 Apr. 2021 Her sixth nod is as a member of The Highwomen, a supergroup that also features Brandi Carlile, Natalie Hemby and Amanda Shires, which is up for group of the year for the second time. Paul Grein, Billboard, "Maren Morris, Chris Stapleton & Other Top 2021 ACM Nominees," 15 Mar. 2021 With the addition of Young, a new supergroup was born, making its live debut at Chicago’s Auditorium Theater on August 16th, 1969. Angie Martoccio, Rolling Stone, "Crosby, Stills, and Nash Detail ‘Deja Vu’ 50th Anniversary Reissue," 17 Mar. 2021 After releasing their album Be (Deluxe Edition) ahead of the holidays on Nov. 20, the K-pop supergroup are already dropping another project! Heran Mamo, Billboard, "The 13 Best Things That Happened in Music This Week (January 29)," 29 Jan. 2021

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1968, in the meaning defined above

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12 May 2021

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“Supergroup.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 May. 2021.

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