Energetic music, fascinating music video concept, and enchanting visual of Kpop artists are the image of Kpop or ‘Korean pop.’ To become Kpop idols, they have to pass Kpop global auditions and become a trainee until debuting. For those who want to enroll in Kpop global auditions, there are essential things that must be considered and prepared. Here are the top 7 Kpop idols global auditions tips.
The 7 Best Tips for Kpop Global Auditions in becoming the Next Kpop Idols
1. Work on your talent at an early age & apply for more than one audition
The minimum age for someone who can enroll in a Kpop audition is 12 years old. If you are ready to hit the Kpop audition, don’t wait any longer, you might be debuted at a young age as young as B.A.P Zelo at 15. Meanwhile, the average age for teens that took the audition is between 14 to 19.
If you have talent in dancing, singing, rapping, and acting, you should work on it at least one or two years before you are ready to go to the audition.
Apply as many as auditions. If you still haven’t passed the audition, learn something from it for your next auditions.
2. Basic Korean on the introduction
In Kpop global auditions introduction, it would be a plus if you know how to greet in Korean and English besides your own language. Moreover, Korean and English language skill is needed as if you’re accepted as a trainee as you will live in Korea and have interaction with the company and fans around the world.
In the future, you will be singing mostly in Korean, and you might have a chance to write a song in Korean as well. So, learn yourself basic Korean and English from now on, although you are not a Kpop idol yet.
3. Make an extraordinary concept for the audition video
Due to COVID-19, many entertainment companies are holding online auditions through their website, and it’s open to all nationalities. Besides filling a form, you have to attach a video of your talent in singing, rapping, dancing, play an instrument, or acting. Make it a clear and extraordinary concept. Also, show them the best of you with confidence.
Although you are good at one of these skills; dancing, singing, rapping, or acting, spare your time to try other things that might support your career as a Kpop idol in the future. Like, if you are good at dancing, try to train your voice. You might find a hidden talent inside of you in singing or rapping.
4. Perform a popular Korean & English song
For the audition, the companies will mostly ask you to sing an English song and a Korean song. You can practice the song with the original style or your own style. Choose a song that you can make improvisation by singing it in fast-paced at the beginning and then slow it down, or on the contrary. It will show your ability as well as creativity in singing at the same time. Moreover, for the Korean song, it is better to choose a song from the same agency.
5. Attitude & personality development
Being a Kpop idol, there are many restrictions to keep the image clean from any scandals before and after being famous. One of them is to behave appropriately online and offline. As social media can be accessible to many people, including media, it is vital to keep a low profile on SNS.
6. Stay fit and have a minimalist makeup
Although the most important thing is your skills and performance on the Kpop audition, Korean entertainment agencies have a certain beauty standard. Such as for female Kpop idols is under 50kg, while male Kpop idols are under 75kg. Moreover, it would be best if you kept hairstyles and makeup looks simple as well.
7. Prepare a dance choreography & wear comfortable clothes
Whether you are good at dancing or not, you should learn and remember the basics of dances and types of dances. It can help you to dance to any music that you are dancing to. You can also learn the dance cover from YouTube. Moreover, wear comfortable clothes that allow you to perform your dance smoothly.
List of Kpop Global Auditions:
- Big Hit Entertainment auditions
- JYP Entertainment auditions
- SM Entertainment auditions
- YG Entertainment auditions
- FNC Entertainment auditions
- Cube Entertainment auditions
- SG Entertainment auditions
- Woollim Entertainment auditions
- Pledis Entertainment auditions
- Starship Entertainment auditions
- Top Media Entertainment auditions
- Jellyfish Entertainment auditions
- Mystic Entertainment auditions
- DSP Media auditions
- Fantagio Music auditions
- KQ Entertainment auditions
- BrandNew Music auditions
- C9 Entertainment auditions
- MLD Entertainment auditions
Do you have more tips for Kpop global auditions to become Kpop idols? Please write your comments below.
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