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K-Pop Star 3 is a South Korean reality television show that is in its third season. It focuses on a competition to discover the next Korean pop music star. It is set up to include the application process, which was open to auditions throughout South Korea as well as the United States, Australia, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and France. The participants who were selected then move through five additional rounds while being filmed.

The show focuses on the competition between the top ten contestants to be names the next Korean pop star. The finals are filmed and broadcast live in front of an audience, and both the judges and the viewers determine who moves on. There are three overall judges including a CEO/singer, a singer/song writer, and a composer/pianist, and the audience can vote via SMS text message.

The final winner takes home many prizes. They get to sign with a music company, three hundred-million won (approximately $300,000 US dollars), two cars, and many more opportunities to become celebrities. Viewers get to experience the emotions that competitors go through as they move through the rounds on the way to becoming famous.

3 Seasons, 21 Episodes
November 24, 2013
International, Music, Reality

KPOP STAR 3 Full Episode Guide

  • 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!

  • 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?

  • 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?

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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?

  • 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?

  • 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?

  • 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?

  • 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.

  • The casting audition ends and the three agencies send out their representative in the mini battle before the actual battle audition begins!

  • The casting audition continues. Some memorable contestants are the Lee sisters, the Shorties, Bad Girl, and more!

  • 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.

  • This is the final match of Round 3. All Chae vs Something, YaHong vs Lovely Girls, and 1/2 vs E.Q.

  • 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.

  • Round 2 wraps up with the Average Group, and Round 3 team mission begins. Some memorable contestants are R, E.Q, and others.

  • Round 2 continues with the rest of the group. Some memorable contestants are Farm Kids, Jang Hanna, Heejun Han, and others.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Contestants from all over the world competing to win.