The hype for the 4th season of SBS‘s music survival program K-pop Star continues to accumulate profusely, with its first episode being just around the corner!
The special place that survival programs hold in the hearts of all those who appreciate the entertainment industry is, by far, one of the most irreplaceable. But what exactly is it about these programs that are so alluring that we wait all year just for the next season? What makes them so enticing that we itch and twitch at the fact that we must wait yet another week to find out whether or not our biases have gone through to the next round?
The answer can only be the overwhelming amount of extraordinary talent that gets uncovered through these shows. It is the idea those who are seemingly as normal as the person next door could possibly be the next K-pop star. And this is exactly the reason why K-pop Star 4 has been gathering such an impressive amount of anticipation and excitement.
The highly esteemed judges of the show, YG Entertainment‘s CEO Yang Hyun Seok, JYP Entertainment‘s Park Jin Young and Antenna Music‘s Yoo Hee Yeol have helped to further increase the hype, by commenting on the fact that they were thoroughly surprised by the amount of immense talent that has already been observed in the first two rounds of auditions.
The producers of the show are also helping to contribute further to the overhwleming excitement by claming that, “We have prepared for this long and hard an the teamwork between the judges are better than ever. The amount of talent and potential in participants is at an all-time high this season.”
They then went on to comment, “We are confident that from this show, musicians will change the course of the Korean music market, and viewers will be able to see completely new forms of music and musicians.” Who could possibly sit still at such overwhelming praise?
K-pop Star has been one of SBS‘s more recent successes, with viewer ratings that have reached the roof numerous times and the undeniable amount of mind-blowing talent that the show has been able to uncover. Those who reach the final rounds of the show are expected to achieve amazing heights, with Akdong Musician, Lee Hi, WINNER‘s Seunghoon, Yoon Hyun Sang, 15&‘s Park Jimin, Baek A Yeon, Almeng and Bernard Park serving as proof of this assumption-turned-fact.