JYP Entertainment and Republic Records are teaming up to search for members of the next global girl group!
On July 25 KST, the music labels announced the launch of 'America2Korea,' their North American search for a girl group that will be cooperatively managed by both companies. According to the announcement, in-person auditions will be held in Atlanta, Chicago, New York City, Dallas, and Los Angeles this September. Those who pass auditions will then 'bootcamp' in Los Angeles, and semifinalists will be flown to JYP Entertainment in Seoul, where they will undergo intensive training.
Those who audition must be from the United States or Canada, identify as she/her/them, be 12-16 years old, and be a singer, dancer, or rapper. More details about the search can be seen in the video above as well as on the 'America2Korea' official website.