'Burn Up: Billboard Challenge' has its eyes on the charts
DSP Media Entertainment and JTBC Studio are collaborating on an upcoming K-pop competition program, the agency announced on Wednesday.
The show is opening auditions to anyone who wants to apply. The program is currently accepting applicants online through a global digital platform service called “Ttja” (http://ttja.net).
According to DSP Media, their artists — girl group April, mixed-gender group KARD and Hur Young-ji of the former girl group KARA — will appear on the show as M.C.s.
Titled “Burn Up: Billboard Challenge” (translated), the first episode will be released at the end of June on YouTube.
A total of 30 participants will appear on the show. In the final round, the two finalists will be tasked with debuting on the Billboard charts.
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