Pledis to launch global audition to find future K-pop idols

Pledis Entertainment will find future K-pop idols in the agency’s upcoming audition, ″2023 Pledis Audition Global Wonder Teens.″ [PLEDIS ENTERTAINMENT]

Pledis Entertainment is hosting a worldwide audition to recruit future K-pop stars.

Titled "2023 Pledis Audition Global Wonder Teens," the audition will be open to anyone born in 2005 or after, regardless of their gender and nationality.

Online applications are available on the agency's website until Sept. 17.

The audition will have four categories: vocal, rap, dance and "confidence."

The confidence category is open to anyone "who can showcase their talent and ability," the agency said.

"Based on the creativity and know-how to make dreams of performing at a global stage a reality, we are looking for the stars of the future," the agency said in a press release on Monday.

Pledis Entertainment, a subsidiary label of HYBE, is home to many popular K-pop artists, such as Seventeen, fromis_9, Hwang Min-hyun, Baekho and more.