News / Interviews

As SM Trainees to Become Like SNSD and Super Junior, What's Most Difficult?

By Staff Writer | May 10, 2012 02:52 PM EDT

Trainee
Trainee (Photo : .)

What is most difficult of being a trainee of SM Entertainment, known as one of the top K-Pop management agency?

Rookie group EXO-K shared in an interview with Sports Chosun, “It was whenever we heard people say, ‘Are they SM trainees? So when are they debuting? It was very painful.”

Like Us on Facebook

SM Entertainment is one of the top management companies in K-pop as one of the most sought after agencies that star wannabes wish to enter. It’s an honor just too even pass the audition as they will join the likes of popular stars such as BoA, TVXQ, Super Junior and Girls’ Generation.

However SM trainees share that true hardship starts right after passing the audition. It’s because it begins a fierce competition among the trainees who have excellent talents to run towards their debut. The trainee periods before the debut vary from different people. Such as the leader of EXO-K went through trainee for 6 years while Baekhyun was trained for just one year.

It’s most difficult for trainees to see their fellow trainee-mate or junior to have their debut before themselves. In fact, the instance of SHINee’s debut was such case for EXO-K’s Suho.

However for trainees their biggest dream is their debut. Suho said, “I would like to encourage the trainees to challenge themselves. The ones who are supposed to make it will do so,” with a smile.

Tagged :  EXO-K, SM Entertainment, BoA, TVXQ, Super Junior, Girls Generation

Featured

Comeback / Teaser / Music Video 07.29.15 | 10:06AM EDT

K-Pop Triple Threat: YG Entertainment Announces September Releases From Big Bang, Psy And iKON

The Korean record label hopes to dominate K-pop music charts in September with releases from two top acts and the highly anticipated debut of a new group.

Comeback / Teaser / Music Video 07.29.15 | 09:51AM EDT

Girls' Generation To Begin 2nd Phase Of Summer Comeback With 'Lionheart' And 'You Think'

Girls’ Generation will be wrapping up promotions for “Party” and start preparing for their August promotions and full album release.

Comeback / Teaser / Music Video 07.29.15 | 08:19AM EDT

Eric Bellinger Says No Foul Play In Crush's 'Oasis' Controversy

Eric Bellinger, the artist Crush has been accused of plagiarizing with his latest hit "Oasis," has finally given his thoughts on the matter.

Comeback / Teaser / Music Video 07.29.15 | 09:49AM EDT

Big Bang’s ‘MADE' Single Tracks Take 3 Spots In Top 5 Most Watched Music Videos In Korea So Far This Year

Three of Big Bang's most recent singles were especially popular among YouTube users.

KpopStarz Is Looking For Enthusiastic Entertainment Contributors Reach Millions On The Web.
Real Time Analytics