K Pop Star 5 Contestant Jung Jin Woo Impresses with Smooth R&B Skills
Michael Song, Nov. 23, 2015, 10:26 a.m.
Fans can rejoice as the hit variety singing show K Pop Star is back with its fifth season! On the November 22 broadcast of SBS’s “K-Pop Star,” contestant Jung Jin Woo sings his self-composed song, ‘Satellite.’ Jung Jin Woo had previously auditioned for the show back in the third season.
K Pop Star is a South Korean reality TV competition series where the three largest entertainment/talent agencies in South Korea hold worldwide auditions to find the next potential K-Pop stars. Preliminary auditions are held around the world in Asia, North America, South America, Europe, and Australia. The final winner will debut with the company of his or her choice (SM, YG, or JYP), along with a cash prize of three hundred million won (approx. 300,000 U.S. dollars), two brand new vehicles, opportunities to become commercial models and casting in dramas, and many more benefits.
YG’s Yang Hyun Suk, JYP’s Park Jin Young, and Antenna’s Yoo Hee Yeolall press the “pass” button even before the song has ended. Yang Hyun Suk says, “This is the artist that will be able to follow the footsteps of Zion.T and Hyukoh.” Yoo Hee Yeol also says, “Sign a contract with me.” Finally, Park Jin Young says, “You wrote the melody of the song well. This type of melody will be very popular. There is nothing to teach or fix about your singing.”