SM Entertainment Begins Global Auditions on January 2012!

S.M. Entertainment (SM), the well-oiled machinery behind huge K-Pop acts Super Junior, Girls' Generation and f(x), will hold global auditions for the next big act in music! Starting January 2012, auditions will be held across 15 cities in Korea, China, USA, Canada, and Japan.

SM's Global Auditions started in 2006 which paved the way for discovering talents like Super Junior M member Henry, a finalist from the 2006 global auditions, and f(x) member Amber who auditioned in 2007 in the US. Finalists will receive an exclusive contract with SM, covering capital expenses to launch their musical career.

The global auditions have no application fees, and it's open to anyone! If you think you have what it takes to be the next big thing, send your applications to, or upload on YouTube (

Check out the global auditions schedule below:

February 18 - New York
February 20 - Chicago
February 26 - San Francisco
March 3 - Los Angeles, Korea, Japan and Canada

International version

For information, visit SM's official website,