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Korea’s top audition TV show, SBS ‘KPOP STAR’, will be holding its global auditions in the United States this September.

This will be a great opportunity for talented individuals, especially in San Francisco, as this is the first time KPOP STAR will be holding auditions there.

Auditions on the West Coast are as follows:

Los Angeles

Saturday, September 3, 2016
The LINE Hotel

San Francisco

Saturday, September 10, 2016
Santa Clara Marriott Hotel


Saturday, September 10, 2016
Impact Hub Seattle

‘KPOP STAR’ is one of Korea’s top audition programs with 3 judges representing YG Entertainment (PSY, Big Bang, 2NE1), JYP Entertainment (Wonder Girls, 2PM), and Antenna (Yoo Hee­Yeol).

Many successful participants in past seasons have gotten their start from auditions in the U.S. Season 3 winner Bernard Park (JYP) is from Atlanta, and Sam Kim (Antenna) who came in second is from Seattle. Season 4 winner Katie Kim (YG) comes from New Jersey, and Season 5 winner Soo Jung(Crystal) Lee (Antenna) is from Chicago.

There are no limitations on who can apply, so anyone talented in singing, dancing, and playing instruments is welcome.

Those who wish to participate can download the Application on the SBS Homepage ( and follow the directions provided.

The winner of KPOP STAR Season 6 will receive 300 million Won and a chance to release an album with the help of one of Korea’s most influential entertainment companies: JYP Entertainment, YG Entertainment, or Antenna.

KPOP STAR Season 6 will hold auditions worldwide in August and September, and will start broadcasting in November.