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Can a non Korean become a K-pop Idol?

Can a non Korean become a K-pop Idol?

According to EXP Edition – the first K-pop group to be made up entirely of non-Koreans – the answer is yes. “What divides pop from K-pop is the K,” said Seoul-based David Kim, who runs the popular K-pop Youtube channel DKDKTV.

What do you think about non asian K-pop idols?

I think non-asian kpop idols are fine. I mean like, as long as they speak Korean decently, have talent, and can sing and dance, they are fine. In my opinion the “k” in kpop is is still there as long as you’re keeping the culture, and of course the language.

Can non asian audition for K-pop?

It’s not like kpop entertainments reject foreigners completely. If you are considered pretty and match with the Korean Beauty standards, you could always get in to most of the companies out there. Certain companies give priority to visuals too. You don’t always have to be perfect when it comes to singing or dancing.

Are there non asian K-pop idols?

However, non-Asian idols are still very much a rarity. Whilst “foreign” K-pop idols are numerous, most of them tend to be of Asian origin or at least half-Korean. As an industry concerned first and foremost with domestic sales, it’s no wonder K-pop as an entertainment industry reflects its primary demographic.

Can an Indian become a KPOP Idol?

Anyone interested in K-Pop. No age restriction. Korean Nationalities are not allowed to enter. Indian Nationals currently living abroad can also participate, as long as they are able to attend the regional round in India.

Are there any Filipino kpop idols?

One of the most notable artists who came from the Philippines is Sandara Park, better known by her stage name Dara, from the famous girl group 2NE1. For a while, Dara was well-known in the K-Pop industry for being from the Philippines. Today, there are more Filipino artists representing the music genre.

Does Bighit accept female trainees?

Trending Topics. Bighit Entertainment has not been accepting female trainees for a while now. However, the company is currently accepting male trainees for a boy band.

Can only Asians become kpop idols?

That would be almost impossible, unfortunately. The K-POP industry is quite homogeneous. As an idol, you have to be atleast partially of Korean/East Asian descent to debut. The trend among the few mixed idols also seemed to be half-caucasian half-asian e.g. SEVENTEEN’s Vernon, I.O.

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