Survival reveals are competitions the place contestants compete with each other to get a spot in a debuting group. Along with persona and allure, trainees are evaluated on their talents in singing, dancing, rapping, and plenty of different areas, resulting in an rising variety of Okay-pop teams rising by means of survival reveals within the fourth technology. Nevertheless, within the earlier generations of Okay-pop, not many teams needed to undergo a survival present to make their debut.
Listed here are 5 veteran Okay-pop woman teams that went by means of survival reveals.
TWICE – SIXTEEN
TWICE is a famend South Korean woman group that was shaped and is managed by JYP Leisure. The group was created on account of Mnet’s woman group survival actuality present “SIXTEEN,” which ran from Might 5 to July 7, 2015. There have been a complete of sixteen JYP trainees, each from South Korea and overseas. To affix the woman group “TWICE,” the trainees confronted off in opposition to each other. The present has a complete of ten episodes. Itzy’s Chaeryeong, fromis_9’s Jiwon, soloist Jeon Somi, Chaeyeon, and Natty had been additionally members “on SIXTEEN,” along with the members of TWICE.
I.O.I. – PRODUCE 101
One other South Korean woman group, I.O.I. (Ultimate of Idol), was shaped on account of a survival present. The group was the product of the primary season of the truth survival program “Produce 101.” The present was created by CJ E&M and aired on Mnet from January 22 to April 1, 2016. There are eleven episodes in whole. Solely 11 contestants had been capable of make it to the ultimate lineup out of a complete of 101 trainees from varied leisure businesses who participated as contestants on the present. I.O.I. was actively promoted for lower than a yr and disbanded in 2017.
MOMOLAND – FINDING MOMOLAND
Momoland is a Okay-pop woman group shaped by MLD Leisure by means of the truth survival program “Discovering Momoland.” The present was broadcast on Mnet from July 22 to September 16, 2016. Seven members had been chosen from ten members for the debut of the woman group “Momoland.” In 2017, two further members, Daisy and Taeha, had been added to the group. Daisy was additionally a contestant on “Discovering Momoland.” All group members are reportedly leaving MLD Leisure following the expiration of their contracts.
FROMIS_9 – IDOL SCHOOL
Fromis_9 is a South Korean woman group managed by Pledis Leisure. By means of the truth woman group survival present “Idol College,” CJ E&M created fromis_9. There have been a complete of 11 episodes within the present, which had its premiere on July 13 and ran till September 29, 2017, on the Mnet channel. The present had 41 feminine trainees who participated as contestants on the present. Solely 9 of these trainees had been chosen to affix the woman group fromis_9 as their debut members. The group’s title means “From Idol College.”
KARA – KARA PROJECT
KARA is a veteran Okay-pop woman group shaped by DSP Media in 2007. When Kara’s members Nicole and Jiyoung departed from the group in 2014, DSP Media created the “Kara Mission” to be able to discover new members for the woman group. This system aired from Might 27 to July 1, 2014, on MBC Music. Seven trainees from Kara’s company, DSP Media, took half within the competitors and went head-to-head. Within the ultimate episode, Heo Younger-ji received the competitors and joined Kara as a brand new member.
Though fandoms for bands can develop even earlier than their debut by means of survival reveals, it could be difficult for trainees and viewers to observe the complete course of. Which methodology of group debuting—with or with out a survival present—do you like?