SBS K-Pop Star auditions come to North America!
Here’s your opportunity, future K-Pop idols in the USA and Canada! K-Pop Star is currently holding auditions in North America, in preparation for Season 5!
Produced by Seoul Broadcasting System (SBS), K-Pop Star is a highly popular South Korean singing survival TV show, where three of the largest entertainment/talent agencies in South Korea audition singers from around the world, hoping to discover their next big Korean pop star.
Audition locations and dates confirmed so far are:
- Vancouver, CANADA : 1 August 2015
- Los Angeles, CA : 8 August 2015
- Atlanta, GA : 8 August 2015 – Sonesta Gwinnett Place
- New York, NY : 15 August 2015 – Theater for the New City (TNC)
- Chicago, IL : 15 August 2015
- Toronto, CANADA : 12 September 2015
The application period has already begun. So, access the audition application at: SBS K-Pop Star Audition Application and get started! You may apply up until the day of your audition. Auditions are not limited to Koreans. All races and ages are welcome.
K-Pop Star Season 5 is scheduled to begin airing in November. The judges for the show’s upcoming fifth season are Yoo Hee Yeol of Antenna Entertainment, Yang Hyun-Seok of YG Entertainment, and Park Jin Young of JYP Entertainment. The final winner of the show will be awarded a cash prize of $285,000 USD and a record deal with one of these three judges’ labels.
The show has already discovered some terrific Korean artists, like Lee-Hi, Ji-Min Park, Akdong Musician, and Seunghoon Lee. Season 3 and 4 winners were Bernard Park (Atlanta) and Katie Kim (NYC/NJ), from the USA. If you’re a great singer, the next winner could be you. So, come on over and go for it!
Be sure to keep a close eye on the following sites/pages below for additional information and important audition updates.
(Editing by Adrian Cheng)