Want to be a K-pop star? SM Entertainment announces global audition schedule

Marane A. Plaza – Philstar.com

February 2, 2022 | 14:15

MANILA, Philippines – SM Entertainment, considered one of South Korea’s top three talent agencies, is opening its doors through global auditions in hopes of discovering the next K-pop sensation.

SM Entertainment is the big force behind some of the most successful K-pop groups, namely Girls’ Generation, Red Velvet, EXO, SHINee, NCT and Super Junior.

On social media, the entertainment company announced the start of their auditions called “2022 SM Global Audition Kwangya.” Online registration started last Monday, January 31st.

Anyone born from 2003 to 2011, regardless of nationality, is eligible to apply. The global auditions in 2022 have four categories to choose from: vocals, dance, rap and acting. To apply, simply fill out the form on SM Entertainment’s website. Among the necessary information are height, country and a representative of applicants under 14 years.

An unedited or unfiltered facial image and a video showing your talent in any category are also required. The first round of auditions will be conducted online through the submitted photographs and videos, while the next round will be conducted offline at each country’s branch office.

SM Entertainment will receive applications until February 20th. More information such as schedules can be found on their website where the final result will also be published.

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