YG Entertainment to Hold Global Auditions
D-Bo , Aug. 7, 2015, 10:33 a.m.
YG Entertainment has announced that they will holding global auditions. The poster revealing information about the global auditions features members of Winner and iKON. YG Entertainment is specifically looking for males between the ages 11 and 23, meaning applicants must have been born anytime from 1993 to 2005. Second, they are looking for people with vocal, rap, or dance talent. Individuals can either apply beforehand or on-site.
The first audition will take place in Busan on August 29. Then an audition will be held in Seoul on September 5 at YG’s global training center. September 12 is the date for the Los Angeles audition. Similarly, an audition will occur in New York on September 19. The dates for following auditions in Tokyo and Osaka have not been determined yet.
YG Entertainment is a South Korean entertainment company founded by Yang Hyun-suk based in Seoul, South Korea. The company operates a record label, talent agency, clothing line, cosmetics firm, event management and concert production company, music Production Company as well as its own music publishing house. The name of the company, "YG", is an abbreviation for "Yang Goon", a nickname given to the Executive Director/Founder Yang Hyun-suk.