KPOP STAR 2

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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.

SBS
2 Seasons, 30 Episodes
November 17, 2012
Game Show, International, Music, Reality
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KPOP STAR 2
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KPOP STAR 2 Full Episode Guide

  • KPOP STAR Dream Stage! A collaborative battle between the casts of Seasons 1 and 2!

  • The long-awaited finals! Will the winner be the youngest or the first teenage singer-songwriter?

  • The final round before the finals! A collaborative stage with SHINee, BIGBANG, Wonder Girls, miss A, and 2AM!

  • Professional training at SM, YG, and JYP! The TOP4 will perform their first casting stage! Who will be the TOP3 semi-finalists?

  • SM, YG, and JYP will start casting! The judges' final mission that shocked the TOP5! Which TOP4 finalists will get casted?

  • 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!

  • 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?

  • 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.

  • The last round of the battle audition! The unpredictable consolation match!

  • 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!

  • Battle Audition! The final gateway to the live broadcast! The fierce training of the three agencies for a place in the TOP10!

  • 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!

  • 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!

  • 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!

  • 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!

  • 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!

  • 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

  • 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

  • - 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

  • - 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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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?