SuperM, NCT Label Announce ‘SM Talent Show’ Auditions For English-Speaking K-Pop Hopefuls – Billboard
Korea’s SM Entertainment – the label behind SuperM, NCT, Super Junior, Exo and other global superstars – is on the hunt for aspiring English-speaking K-pop stars, with online auditions for SM Talent Show 2021 Vol.2 opening this week Billboard can advertise.
Online auditions will begin Thursday, July 29 at 11 a.m. ET for English-speaking men worldwide who were born between 1997 and 2009, so between the ages of 11 and 24. Entries must include an intro video and evidence that the contestant sings, dances, performs. and/or speaking skills – will be accepted for just over two weeks, until August 15, followed by individual video auditions for those who move on to the next round. Entrants will have the opportunity to sign a contract with SM Entertainment, and winners from each country will receive AirPods Pros as prizes.
Go to Audition.SMtown.com and SM Entertainment social accounts to find all the details of SM Talent Show Vol.2 online auditions. Winners will be selected until September.
SM Entertainment was established in 1995 and has produced dozens of groups and solo artists, many of whom are still active today and are part of a current global wave of K-pop. The company’s roster includes SuperM, which is a K-pop supergroup that features seven members all from SM acts, including SHINee, Exo, NCT 127, and WayV.
So, are you the next K-pop superstar? Submit your application to become an SM trainee and maybe, one day, a K-pop idol.