SM Entertainment has just revealed to allkpop that they’ll be holding their SM Global Auditions in five different countries this year!
SM is famous for producing many of Korea’s top K-Pop stars, such as BoA, TVXQ, Super Junior,Girls’ Generation, SHINee, and f(x). A few of those stars were discovered through the SM Global Auditions, such as Super Junior-M‘s Henry, a finalist of the 2006 Global Auditions, and f(x)‘sAmber, who participated in the 2007 U.S. auditions.
For this year, SM will be holding auditions in South Korea, Japan, China, Canada, and the United States. The American audition dates and locations are as follows:
– Saturday, February 18th: New York, New York
– Monday, February 20th: Chicago, Illinois
– Sunday, February 26th: San Francisco, California
– Saturday, March 3rd: Los Angeles, California
Auditions are open to anyone and there is no application fee.
Applications can be sent via e-mail to: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, or YouTube (www.youtube.com/audition)
Finalists will be given the opportunity to sign an exclusive contract with SM Entertainment. This contract will cover all initial costs in launching a musical career.
For more details and information, please check the SMTOWN official website.
Good luck to all applicants!