• 2013
  • 3 Seasons

KPOP STAR 3 is a South Korean reality television show that aired on SBS, premiering on November 24, 2013, and concluding on April 6, 2014. This reality competition show was the third season of the KPOP STAR series and featured contestants of different ages and nationalities from all over the world. The show aimed to discover and train new talented individuals who could become stars in the Korean music industry.

The format of KPOP STAR 3 involved a three-judge panel consisting of Yang Hyun-suk, JYP Entertainment's Park Jin-young, and YG Entertainment's founder, Yang Hyun-suk. The judges were tasked with evaluating the contestants and offering them advice and guidance during their performances. The show also had several guest judges, including Lee Seung-chul, Sandara Park, and John Park, among others.

The contestants of KPOP STAR 3 competed in a series of rounds, with the final prize being a contract with one of the three judges' respective entertainment companies. The show had various rounds, including the Initial Audition, which was held in multiple cities all over the world. The judges hand-picked contestants whom they believed had the potential to become stars. The following rounds were divided into different categories, including Vocal, Rap, and Dance, where the contestants competed in their respective categories.

The show also had the Challenge Round, which involved the contestants performing challenges that tested their singing, dancing, and teamwork skills. The challenges included everything from singing a song with another contestant to performing in sub-units to creating their choreography. This round aimed to test the contestants' versatility and adaptability, preparing them for the fast-paced world of the music industry.

One of the unique features of KPOP STAR 3 was the Super Match round, where the contestants were paired with other contestants to perform a duet. The duets were chosen based on the individual's strengths, and the performances were evaluated based on the chemistry and harmony of the pairing. The winners advanced to the next round, giving them a chance to prove their worth as a team player.

The final round of KPOP STAR 3 involved the Top 10 Contestants competing against each other for a chance to win the grand prize. The contestants performed songs of their choice, and the judges evaluated their performances based on their singing, dancing, and stage presence. The contestants also had to impress the judges with their unique talents, which could include playing a musical instrument or writing their own lyrics.

Throughout the show's run, viewers could see the contestants' journey, from performing in small, local auditions to performing on a grand stage in front of thousands of fans. The show also offered viewers an insight into the hard work and dedication required to become a successful musician, creating a sense of excitement and anticipation among the audience.

In conclusion, KPOP STAR 3 is an exciting and engaging reality competition show that aimed to discover and train new talents who could become stars in the Korean music industry. The show's unique format, combined with the diverse contestants and highly skilled judges, made for an entertaining and memorable viewing experience. KPOP STAR 3 provided a unique opportunity for viewers to witness the birth of new stars and was an excellent platform for talented individuals to showcase their skills and fulfill their dreams.

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Sun, Apr 13, 2014
21. Sun, Apr 13, 2014
April 13, 2014
It's the season finale of KPOP STAR! Between Bernard Park and Sam Kim, who will be the 3rd K-pop star? A collaborative stage by JYP, You Hee-yeol, and the contestants; 15&'s comeback stage; and a special stage by BoA and the TOP10 finalists!
Sun, Apr 6, 2014
20. Sun, Apr 6, 2014
April 6, 2014
This week is Antenna Music week and the TOP 3 semifinal begins! Akdong Musician will be making their debut on today's show. With Kwon Jina, Bernard Park, and Sam Kim left, who will make it to the season finale?
Sun, Mar 30, 2014
19. Sun, Mar 30, 2014
March 30, 2014
The TOP4 live show begins! This week is JYP week. Only one from the four finalists will be eliminated. Who will be the TOP3 finalists?
Sun, Mar 23, 2014
18. Sun, Mar 23, 2014
March 23, 2014
The TOP6 live show begins! This week is YG week. The total score is calculated from judges' score 60% and viewers' vote 40%. 4 teams with the highest total score will advance to TOP4 and the remaining 2 teams are eliminated.
Sun, Mar 16, 2014
17. Sun, Mar 16, 2014
March 16, 2014
The TOP8 live show begins! After a 1:1 battle, 4 will make it to the TOP6 and 4 will become candidates for elimination. Among the 4 candidates, one will be chosen by the three judges and the other one will be chosen by viewers' votes.
Sun, Mar 9, 2014
16. Sun, Mar 9, 2014
March 9, 2014
Kwon Jin-ah, the Shorties, and Almeng made it to TOP8. Sam Kim and Bernard Park are candidates for elimination. Who will make it to TOP8 from Group B and which two teams will be eliminated?
Sun, Mar 2, 2014
15. Sun, Mar 2, 2014
March 2, 2014
The TOP10 finalists will battle for the TOP8. The finalists will be divided into 2 groups consisting of 5 teams. 2 from each group will become candidates for elimination. Who will make it to the TOP8 live show?
Sun, Feb 23, 2014
14. Sun, Feb 23, 2014
February 23, 2014
Kwon Jin-ah, Almeng, Sam Kim, and Heejun Han made it into the TOP10. All the 2nd place contestants will have a rematch after the last battle. Who will take the remaining 6 seats?
Sun, Feb 16, 2014
13. Sun, Feb 16, 2014
February 16, 2014
Kwon Jin-ah and Almeng made it into the TOP10 so far. Yao Weitao vs Sam Kim vs The Shorties. Complete Chae vs Something vs Jang Hanna. Peter Han vs Heejun Han vs Brody. Who will take the remaining 8 seats?
Sun, Feb 9, 2014
12. Sun, Feb 9, 2014
February 9, 2014
The battle audition finally begins! Each representative from JYP, YG, and Antenna Music will battle each other for the TOP10. First place gets into the TOP10, second place receives a chance for a rematch, and third place is eliminated.
Sun, Feb 2, 2014
11. Sun, Feb 2, 2014
February 2, 2014
The casting audition ends and the three agencies send out their representative in the mini battle before the actual battle audition begins!
Sun, Jan 26, 2014
10. Sun, Jan 26, 2014
January 26, 2014
The casting audition continues. Some memorable contestants are the Lee sisters, the Shorties, Bad Girl, and more!
Sun, Jan 19, 2014
9. Sun, Jan 19, 2014
January 19, 2014
Round 3 wraps up with Chaldduk-Kongdduk vs Mystery Song and DietR vs Dolmengi. Round 4 Casting Audition starts off with 2Minute and Lee Chae-young.
Sun, Jan 12, 2014
8. Sun, Jan 12, 2014
January 12, 2014
This is the final match of Round 3. All Chae vs Something, YaHong vs Lovely Girls, and 1/2 vs E.Q.
Sun, Jan 5, 2014
7. Sun, Jan 5, 2014
January 5, 2014
Round 3 continues with the team mission showcase and then the team vs team final match. Some memorable contestants are 2Minute, All Chae and others.
Sun, Dec 29, 2013
6. Sun, Dec 29, 2013
December 29, 2013
Round 2 wraps up with the Average Group, and Round 3 team mission begins. Some memorable contestants are R, E.Q, and others.
Sun, Dec 22, 2013
5. Sun, Dec 22, 2013
December 22, 2013
Round 2 continues with the rest of the group. Some memorable contestants are Farm Kids, Jang Hanna, Heejun Han, and others.
Sun, Dec 15, 2013
4. Sun, Dec 15, 2013
December 15, 2013
The contestants that passed Round 1 receive a ratings test and are divided into good, average, or bad. The ratings audition is held for the first time this season for Round 2. Some memorable contestants are Jung Se-woon, Heo Eun-yul, Nam Young-joo, Brody.
Sun, Dec 8, 2013
3. Sun, Dec 8, 2013
December 8, 2013
Last day of Round 1. Some of the memorable contestants are a former JYP trainee, a teuroteu prodigy, the singing primates, a cute girl from Los Angeles, and many more.
Sun, Dec 1, 2013
2. Sun, Dec 1, 2013
December 1, 2013
Round 1 of the audition continues. Some of the memorable contestants are a former chef from China, Yao Wei Tao, the dancing Lee sisters, Farm Kids, and many more.
Sun, Nov 24, 2013
1. Sun, Nov 24, 2013
November 24, 2013
Contestants from all over the world competing to win.
  • Premiere Date
    November 24, 2013