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The Big Three SM, YG and JYP Plan to Release New Groups for 2014!

The big three entertainment agencies plan to reveal new groups next year, making it the first time in Korea's music industry.

Dec 22, 2013 08:50 PM GMT
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The year 2014 will be all new as SM, YG, and JYP plan to debut new groups next year. This will be first time that the big three entertainment labels are to release new rookie groups all in the same year.

YG Entertainment is set to release WINNER, which has been prepared all this time. The 5-member group has been the ones chosen in the reality show of "WIN:Who is Next." Showing their talents, and even introduced themselves, WINNER is the next boy group that won in a competition between YG trainees. Kang Seung Yoon, Lee Seung Hoon, Song Min Ho, Nam Tae Hyun, and Kim Jin Woo are expected to blow the K-pop industry as the next boy group released by YG Entertainment since BIG BANG‘s debut back in 2006. WINNER will be debuting in the first half of 2014.

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While, JYP Entertainment revealed that they are to debut three teams in 2014: first is 5Live, a six member girl group, and another boy group. The anticipated members of the two male groups have been revealed in MNET’s “WIN: WHO IS NEXT,” after battling against YG's trainees. On December 19, JYP's representative said, “We will release a six member girl group and two boy group teams. We are preparing the teams’ names and members. We do not know the exact debut date.” The group, 5Live have shown their singing skills by singing “Lovely Girl” for KBS2TV’s “Pretty Man’s” OST. Also, one member of 5Live appeared on Park Jin Young’s episode of jTBC’s “Hidden Singer.”

SM Entertainment will be debuting a new group two years after EXO. The said group will be debuting next year however, it is still unknown on who the members will be. But, it was just recently when SM has revealed photos of trainees under the title “SM Rookies,” showing teasers of the identities of possible debuting trainees. SM Entertainment's representative said, “’SM Rookies is a brand that previews future stars. The revealed identities might debut, but not revealed trainees might also debut. We haven’t decided the official debut date for next year. However, we are always planning a rookie group."

With all these, who do you think will have the most promising star next year?

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