KPOP STAR 2

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  • 2012
  • 2 Seasons

Kpop Star 2 is a South Korean reality competition show focusing on finding the newest kpop stars. The show is hosted by Yoon Do Hyun of Yoonband and Boom. The show's judges are Yang Hyun-suk of Seo Taiji fame and founder of YG entertainment, Park Jin-young the founder of JYP entertainment, and famed pop star BoA. The show is setup as a knockout competition. The preliminary auditions and applications are submitted and held around the world in the US, Canada, Australia, and England. First round is a talent audition. Second round is ranking by the judges. Third round provides contestants with training sessions at one of the three companies. Final two rounds are battles and stage auditions. One of several prizes is a debut with one of three prestigious record label and talent agencies (SM, YG, or JYP Entertainment). Contestants are able to chose which company they would like to work with. In addition, they are awarded a cash prize of about $300,000 and two brand new cars. The most recent season spawned several potential stars including Bang Ye-dam, the duo 2000, and Akdong Musician. This season's winner chose to sign with YG Entertainment.

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Seasons
Sun, Apr 14, 2013
22. Sun, Apr 14, 2013
March 24, 2013
KPOP STAR Dream Stage! A collaborative battle between the casts of Seasons 1 and 2!
Sun, Apr 7, 2013
21. Sun, Apr 7, 2013
April 7, 2013
The long-awaited finals! Will the winner be the youngest or the first teenage singer-songwriter?
Sun, Mar 31, 2013
20. Sun, Mar 31, 2013
March 24, 2013
The final round before the finals! A collaborative stage with SHINee, BIGBANG, Wonder Girls, miss A, and 2AM!
Sun, Mar 24, 2013
19. Sun, Mar 24, 2013
March 24, 2013
Professional training at SM, YG, and JYP! The TOP4 will perform their first casting stage! Who will be the TOP3 semi-finalists?
Sun, Mar 17, 2013
18. Sun, Mar 17, 2013
March 17, 2013
SM, YG, and JYP will start casting! The judges' final mission that shocked the TOP5! Which TOP4 finalists will get casted?
Sun, Mar 10, 2013
17. Sun, Mar 10, 2013
March 10, 2013
They challenge to be a true K-pop star! The last battle of the TOP6! A special comeback stage by last year's runner-up, Lee Hi!
Sun, Mar 3, 2013
16. Sun, Mar 3, 2013
March 3, 2013
The 2nd round is fiercer! The TOP8 shows amazing transformation each round!' Their performance will surprise everyone! Another 1:1 battle! The battle for TOP6 continues!
Sun, Feb 24, 2013
15. Sun, Feb 24, 2013
February 24, 2013
2,000 won vs Bang Ye-dam! Shin Ji-hoon vs Raccoon Boys! 5 teams are candidates for elimination! Who are the lucky finalists chosen by the judges and viewers?
KPOP STAR 2
14. KPOP STAR 2
February 17, 2013
Potential talents from around the world compete in this audition to become the next K-pop star. The final winner will debut with the company of his or her choice (SM, YG, or JYP), along with a cash prize of approx. $300,000, and two brand new vehicles.
Sun, Feb 10, 2013
13. Sun, Feb 10, 2013
February 10, 2013
The last round of the battle audition! The unpredictable consolation match!
Sun, Feb 03, 2013
12. Sun, Feb 03, 2013
February 3, 2013
Bang Ye-dam is the 1st finalist! Who will the others be?; What is the fate of Shin Ji-hoon?; A contestant that shocked the judges will turn the tables!
Sun, Jan 27, 2013
11. Sun, Jan 27, 2013
January 27, 2013
Battle Audition! The final gateway to the live broadcast! The fierce training of the three agencies for a place in the TOP10!
Sun, Jan 20, 2013
10. Sun, Jan 20, 2013
January 20, 2013
Tablo roots for Akdong Musician! They return with their 3rd song Reinterpretation of Stevie Wonder's classic by the youngest dark horse, Bang Ye-dam! A fierce survival match among the contestants in their last chance for casting!
Sun, Jan 13, 2013
9. Sun, Jan 13, 2013
January 12, 2013
SM/YG/JYP special training! Amazing reinterpretation by Raccoon Boys, the male SuPearls! Shin Ji-hoon, the book on high notes, and battle between SM and JYP girl groups!
Sun Jan 13 2013
9. Sun Jan 13 2013
January 13, 2013
SM/YG/JYP special training! Amazing reinterpretation by Raccoon Boys, the male SuPearls! Shin Ji-hoon, the book on high notes, and battle between SM and JYP girl groups!
Sun, Jan 6, 2013
8. Sun, Jan 6, 2013
January 5, 2013
The birth of litte "Seo Taiji and Boys"!; Dreaming of becoming the next SuPearls! The talented female vocalist group!; A performance brimming with character available only on KPOP STAR!
Sun Jan 6 2013
8. Sun Jan 6 2013
January 6, 2013
The birth of litte "Seo Taiji and Boys"!; Dreaming of becoming the next SuPearls! The talented female vocalist group!; A performance brimming with character available only on KPOP STAR!
Sun Dec 30 2012
7. Sun Dec 30 2012
December 30, 2012
The Casting Audition has finally begun! Who will be casted to SM, YG or JYP? Akdong Musician and Bang Ye-dam team up! The birth of KPOP STAR's own girl group! The appearance of the next SuPearls!
Sun, Dec 30, 2012
7. Sun, Dec 30, 2012
December 29, 2012
The Casting Audition has finally begun! Who will be casted to SM, YG or JYP? Akdong Musician and Bang Ye-dam team up! The birth of KPOP STAR's own girl group! The appearance of the next SuPearls!
Sun Dec 23 2012
6. Sun Dec 23 2012
December 23, 2012
Female keyboardists will go against Choi Ye-geun!; The Performance Team composed of the best swaggers!; The Sentimental Vocal Team will stir your emotions with their sweet voice!
Sun, Dec 23, 2012
6. Sun, Dec 23, 2012
December 22, 2012
Female keyboardists will go against Choi Ye-geun!; The Performance Team composed of the best swaggers!; The Sentimental Vocal Team will stir your emotions with their sweet voice!
Sun Dec 16 2012
5. Sun Dec 16 2012
December 16, 2012
KPOP STAR 2 gems "Little Michael Jackson" and swag dancer Kim Min-jung make viewers fall in love; Male musicians soul vocalist Yoon Joo-suk, singer-songwriter Choi Hee-tae, German guitarist Ha Minh Son, Californian McKay Kim
Sun, Dec 16, 2012
5. Sun, Dec 16, 2012
December 15, 2012
KPOP STAR 2 gems "Little Michael Jackson" and swag dancer Kim Min-jung make viewers fall in love; Male musicians soul vocalist Yoon Joo-suk, singer-songwriter Choi Hee-tae, German guitarist Ha Minh Son, Californian McKay Kim
Sun Dec 9 2012
4. Sun Dec 9 2012
December 9, 2012
Contestants begin receiving an intense, 1:1 training with BoA, JYP, or YG as they prepare for a ranking audition; Vocalists contend with one another using their diverse skills; Duet groups perform their best with personally-written music and songs
Sun, Dec 9, 2012
4. Sun, Dec 9, 2012
December 8, 2012
Contestants begin receiving an intense, 1:1 training with BoA, JYP, or YG as they prepare for a ranking audition; Vocalists contend with one another using their diverse skills; Duet groups perform their best with personally-written music and songs
Sun Dec 2 2012
3. Sun Dec 2 2012
December 2, 2012
- A songwriter who helped arrange BoA's "Only One", Andrew Choi - Asian Figure Skating trophy winner dreaming to become a K-pop star, Shin Ji-hoon - BoA's ideal guitarist and singer, Minh Son Ha - Returning with confidence from Season 1, Sung Soo-jin
Sun, Dec 2, 2012
3. Sun, Dec 2, 2012
December 1, 2012
- A songwriter who helped arrange BoA's "Only One", Andrew Choi - Asian Figure Skating trophy winner dreaming to become a K-pop star, Shin Ji-hoon - BoA's ideal guitarist and singer, Minh Son Ha - Returning with confidence from Season 1, Sung Soo-jin
Sun Nov 25 2012
2. Sun Nov 25 2012
November 25, 2012
Powerful voice with Pooh-like charm of keyboardist Yoon Joo-suk; 11 year-old who sings like a young Michael Jackson, Bang Ye-dam; Younger sister of Season 1's Winner Baek Ah-yeon, Baek Je-yeon; Easygoing soulful guitarist from San Diego, McKay Kim.
Sun, Nov 25, 2012
2. Sun, Nov 25, 2012
November 24, 2012
Powerful voice with Pooh-like charm of keyboardist Yoon Joo-suk; 11 year-old who sings like a young Michael Jackson, Bang Ye-dam; Younger sister of Season 1's Winner Baek Ah-yeon, Baek Je-yeon; Easygoing soulful guitarist from San Diego, McKay Kim.
Sun, Nov 18, 2012
1. Sun, Nov 18, 2012
November 17, 2012
250 contestants from all around the world made it to the first round of the final audition in Korea. Who will become the next K-pop star?
Description

Kpop Star 2 is a South Korean reality competition show focusing on finding the newest kpop stars. The show is hosted by Yoon Do Hyun of Yoonband and Boom. The show's judges are Yang Hyun-suk of Seo Taiji fame and founder of YG entertainment, Park Jin-young the founder of JYP entertainment, and famed pop star BoA.

The show is setup as a knockout competition. The preliminary auditions and applications are submitted and held around the world in the US, Canada, Australia, and England. First round is a talent audition. Second round is ranking by the judges. Third round provides contestants with training sessions at one of the three companies. Final two rounds are battles and stage auditions.

One of several prizes is a debut with one of three prestigious record label and talent agencies (SM, YG, or JYP Entertainment). Contestants are able to chose which company they would like to work with. In addition, they are awarded a cash prize of about $300,000 and two brand new cars.

The most recent season spawned several potential stars including Bang Ye-dam, the duo 2000, and Akdong Musician. This season's winner chose to sign with YG Entertainment.

  • Premiere Date
    November 17, 2012