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Starship Entertainment Drops Trainees’ Practice Video

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Starship Entertainment Drops Trainees’ Practice Video

Starship Entertainment released additional practice video, highlighting the effort and progress of their trainees.

Starship Entertainment reveals round 1 of dance performances by trainees from upcoming survival show "NO.MERCY"

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Starship Entertainment reveals round 1 of dance performances by trainees from upcoming survival show

Starship Entertainmenthas revealed a little more of the trainees who"ll be featured in the upcoming Mnetsurvival show "NO.MERCY"!

In this new clip, the trainees are separated into two groups as they perform a dance routine to the same song. "NO.MERCY" will premiere on December 10 at 11 PM KST and will air every Wednesday for a total of 10 episodes.

Check out the video above, and let us know which team came out the victor in your eyes!

'K-Pop Star 3's Lee Chae Yeon and Lee Chae Ryung join Bernard Park as trainees under JYP Entertainment

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'K-Pop Star 3's Lee Chae Yeon and Lee Chae Ryung join Bernard Park as trainees under JYP Entertainment

Get ready for the possible debut of another "K-Pop Star" sibling duo because "K-Pop Star 3"s Lee Chae Yeon and Lee Chae Ryung have joined JYP Entertainment!

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Multiple music insiders told Joy News 24 in an exclusive, ""K-Pop Star 3" sisters Lee Chae Yeon-Lee Chae Ryung will prepare for their debut with J.Y. Park."

A JYPE rep confirmed the new recruitment to several media outlets, saying, "Lee Chae Yeon-Lee Chae Ryung signed on as JYP trainees late May. They will prepare for their debut with J.Y. Park."

Although Lee Chae Yeon and Lee Chae Ryung didn"t make it to the live broadcast finals, J.Y. Park didn"t forget about them and reportedly sent out a love call for them to join the agency as trainees. They are currently training to possibly be the agency"s next female duo following their "K-Pop Star" alumni Park Ji Min"s group 15&.

Lee Chae Yeon and Lee Chae Ryung now join "K-Pop Star 3" winner Bernard Park, who also previously decided to join the JYP Entertainment family.

Why SM Entertainment Wants Fans To Love Their Trainees, S.M. Rookies

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Why SM Entertainment Wants Fans To Love Their Trainees, S.M. Rookies The S.M. Rookies are drawing comparison to K-Pop artists they most closely resemble. After only four days, the Facebook page for S.M. Rookies has over 110,000 followers and with very simplistic use of social media, has drawn attention of K-Pop fans worldwide.Some fans are debating whether or not rookie Tae Yong resembles INFINITE's L or EXO's Kris, while others are comparing Seul Gi to the next Taeyeon.With incredibly large shoes to fill, the members of SM Entertainment's Rookie team is set to battle their way through the competitive world of K-Pop.

The most recent release ofthe S.M. rookies is a video of rookie Jeno with Super Junior's Donghae.The playful video shows the trainee interacting in the studio with his sunbae in a manner that is attention grabbing for fans.Those fans who are especially biased towards Donghae will now associate this positive image of Jeno with the Super Junior member.Although he has yet to debut, audiences are now invested in Jeno.

SM Entertainment'sEXO made a strong debut in 2012.The group whose formation resembles Super Junior has drawn comparisons to the widespread popularity of H.O.T. While many agencies launch trainees that flounder after one or two attempts, SM Entertainment has had a track record of success.With the success of EXO, Girls Generation, Super Junior, TVXQ, f(x), and those who are solo artists it is not surprising that Lee Soo Man recently reclaimed his position as the richest Korean celebrity stockholder.In figures compiled by Chaebuldotcom, as the founder of SM Entertainment Lee Soo Man's equity reached 186 billion Korean Won (about 175 million U.S. dollars) as compared to YG Entertainment's Yang Hyun Suk who came in second with 174 billion Korean Won.In short, rookies are a guarantee for the more business in the future.

YG Entertainment was successful with WIN in grabbing the hearts of fans who became interested not only in the winning team, but also the losing team.In fact, Team B drew a lot of attention as fans scrambled to begin campaigns to save the artists from expulsion from training at YG Entertainment.Fans were elated to learn that the trainees would be returning to YG Entertainment, even after losing to Team A which later became known as WINNER.

Audiences in Korea have a more tangible grasp of the trainee system and are more often exposed to news regarding those artists who have yet to debut.In the competitive and emerging market of K-Pop news, it is most often the most established news that make headlines.However, with the launch of this social media campaign, SM Entertainment has captured the attention of K-Pop fans, worldwide.

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YG Entertainment Releases Video Of Young Trainees, 'Future 2NE1'

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YG Entertainment Releases Video Of Young Trainees, 'Future 2NE1' asdfYG Entertainment revealed a video of the "future 2NE1."

On July 2, YG entertainment released a video of 12 and 13 year-old YG trainees on their official blog.

In the video, are young YG Entertainment trainees during their monthly evaluation.

In the clip are elementary and middle school students dancing powerfully to Usher's song, "OMG."

Also, one trainee with long straight hair is showing off her vocals with Kelly Rowland's song, "I'm Dat Chick."

Internet users commented, "They're young but you can already tell that they're talented", "I can already see a strong group like 2NE1 being created in the future" and "I'm curious as to how they'll be in 4 years."

JJ Project discusses the various lessons they received as trainees under JYP Entertainment

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JJ Project discusses the various lessons they received as trainees under JYP Entertainment

JYP Entertainments hot new rookie group JJ Project participated in an interview with Newsen where they briefly talked about their life as JYPE trainees. As many of you know by now, both JB and Jr. were chosen as the top winners from JYPs 5th Auditions back in 2009, and the two ended up debuting together as a team.

JB said during the interview, Up until now, I had a goal that I wanted to achieve so living as a trainee wasnt so hard. The hardest thing was that I used to live very freely, but as a trainee, I had to adhere to lesson and practice schedules. It is obvious for this kind of career, but i think it was hard because I lived very freely prior to.

Jr. added, Because I am the youngest out of three, I was always extremely loved, so living away from my family was very difficult and lonely. I didnt have many friends in Seoul so I only went back and forth between the office and school everyday.

As everyone already knows, JYPE is famous for emphasizing the importance of education. Not only do they receive lessons in singing and dancing, their trainees and artists receive special lessons in language, reading, and even sex education. J.Y. Park himself recently made an appearance on SBS Healing Camp and stated, Theres a mandatory reading list for the kids. I made Rain read and scrap newspaper everyday. If their grades are low, they become disqualified as trainees.

J.Y. Park also said that the trainees receive sex education, and JB and Jr. were no exception. JB stated, When people hear sex education, they think of weird things, but a professional instructor comes in and gives us a very legitimate lecture. He also added, We receive sex ed about once or twice a year.

Not only do the trainees receive sex education, they also receive mental and psychological care so that they can be prepared for different situations that they may face during their careers as celebrities. JB said, It helped me a lot during my trainee days. I learned to have control over my mind in any kind of situation.

Although the trainees may seem like they are being chained to the office, Jr. stated otherwise. He commented, Time management, practice times, and other general things are very structured, but they do not impose in our personal lives. I liked that they gave us space.

Jr. also added, If I tell them that I have something that I want to learn, they teach me. They care a lot about their artists.

SourcePhoto: NewsenJJ Project official Twitter

Korean government steps in to prevent entertainment agencies from defrauding trainees

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With more cases of fake entertainment agencies surfacing, tricking young hopefuls out of their dreams, the government has decided to step in with preventive measures.

On May 9th, the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism announced that they will be investigating entertainment agencies and launch a database that requires agencies and managers to register to be considered legal, as a preventive measure.

The ministry will be working with the Korean Entertainment Management Association to create a database that houses basic information of entertainment agencies like the number of staff and public figures they manage. The database will be made into a safe and reliable tool for parents and trainees to use to find or verify agencies.

In addition, entertainment agencies that dont pass the standards set will be banned from running as a business. In order to register, agencies must submit proof verifying that they have the assets fit to run a business along with an office building registered under their name.

The ministry concluded, Recently, several entertainment agencies have been causing a stir in society for the unlawful acts theyve committed against trainee hopefuls. We plan to stop unfit agencies from entering the market and focus on building a clear and responsible market.

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J.Y. Park reveals his standards for selecting JYP Entertainment trainees

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J.Y. Park reveals his standards for selecting JYP Entertainment trainees

Singer and producer J.Y. Park revealed his standards for selecting trainees for JYP Entertainment.

On the April 30th episode of SBS Healing Camp, J.Y. Park revealed, My standards for selecting a K-POP STAR winner are different from my standards for selecting a trainee.

I like the hopefuls who are natural, who cannot hide their real selves, he continued. Those types always stand out to me. I tend to select the ones that I cant help but like even when just looking at them.

Thats why none of our artists do well on variety shows, he added. Jo Kwon is an exception, but if you get to know him, hes actually really sensitive and introverted.

There may be artists under JYP Entertainment who are lacking when it comes to vocal talent, but none of them are unnatural, he said, displaying his pride in his disciples.

J.Y. Park also revealed the well-organized lifestyle he has maintained for the past 17 years, as well as a behind-the-scenes story about Yang Hyun Suk.

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Open World Entertainment CEO arrested for alleged sexual harassment on artists and trainees

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Open World Entertainment CEO arrested for alleged sexual harassment on artists and trainees

The CEO of Open World Entertainment, the agency that houses The Boss, X-5, and Jun Jin, has been revealed to be arrested on alleged charges of sexual harassment.

On April 10th, he was arrested by undercover investigators near Gangnam for allegedly sexually harassing, assaulting, and raping his agencys artists and trainees. Reports to investigators were filed a month earlier and officials have been working on the case since then, interviewing over 20 victims and testifiers, gathering further evidence on the case.

Investigators finally arrested him the day following his return from Japan and were cleared for a search and seizure warrant on the entire company building. Because investigators speculated that he and his associates would attempt to get rid of the evidence, they stood guard for five hours, interviewing group The Boss and their label mates to confirm all the details.

Police were able to find that the sexual assaults occurred on the companys fifth floor along with the choreography rehearsal studio, which is located in the basement. Police were able to confiscate all CCTV (Closed Circuit TV) footage present in the building.

An official stated, Weve been receiving countless reports that the CEO was using his higher position to regularly sexually harrass and assult his trainees. Over 30 victims are involved in the case.

Meanwhile, actor Go Joo Won as well as Shin Ji Soo was also housed under Open World Entertainment, and there were also a large number of girl group trainees. Jang is currently denying the charges made against him.

Source + Photos: TV Report via Naver

Ex-SM Entertainment trainee unearths the truth of trainee life

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Ex-SM Entertainment trainee unearths  the truth of trainee life

Share on FacebookShare on TwitterWhile the physical and emotional demanding situations of being a trainee are not a secret, the major points have now been showedby way ofa prior SM Entertainment trainee.

Although most of the hot idol teamsbelowthe present limelight debuted with the assistance ofmore than a fewtvtechniquessimilar to WINNER, iKON, TWICE, and MONSTA X, just to call a few, the struggles that many trainees face are definitelynow not to be ignored.

The former trainee has shared the privatestories and challenges while being a trainee in a letter.

If youre past due or crossopposed tothe guidelinesyou will want sing while running round theprepare room 10 times. You teach by making a song while doing sit-ups and while anyone hits your abdomenso as to broaden muscle and vocal power. While you makeanything else wrong, you write about what you did wrong and you arent allowed to practice tillyou'llobviously state what you did wrong.

They take a glance at your framefats percentage each month and teach you manners and attitude. All the style through meditation you've gotto take a seat there for an hour and you cant even open your eyes and once they tell you to write what you did wrong that week. They teach you tools and play random notes at the piano and make you bet which note it is.

Everything is on time table and theres homework. Its more uncomplicatedto visitfaculty for 30 years. They say studying pop songs is significant and language is thought about as very important. If you dont strengthenyet youre lovely they tell you to stick underwater and dangle your breath for fivemins and make you sit down in a V and drop basketballs for yourbellywhile you breathe. I sought afterto headto university and consume and hang out with buddies so I cried a lot. In the path ofsuggest fourth dimension if you assertyou want to have to do the ones things, they say if you can like to do that, that you'd beready to leave. Its been some time and I used to think changing into a singer used to be my simplesttrail and I'd die if I couldnt be one but now that I hand overI think like Im fine unlikely that path. Actually ane feel better. Itss been a while but still I cant disregard those days.

Experiences like these are occassionally captured by lovers such as a up to date incident relating to Pledis Entertainments remedy of rookie boy groun SEVENTEEN.

See what netizens had to mention below:

Koreaboo has gathered reactions from Netizens who commented on the fashioned article from our Korean source. The beneath comments are the maximumsmartly liked comments at the time of this newsletter being published.

223, 4 Its loopy that even after that there are individuals that cant sing well

137, 2 I suspecthere's real. SNSD statedremaining time that they used to scrub the cafeteria and stuff when they were trainees. They said that lady groups at the moment have it easy.

120, 3 I feel like this is totally real. Did you suspect ITturned intosimple to grow to be a celebrity? What did you expect?

75, 1 The preserving breath underwater thing is genuineGiant Mama said they trained like that

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