5 things we know and can expect from NCT Hollywood. Maybe you will feel interested in this information!
When the founding father of SM Entertainment, Lee Soo Man announced his plans to come back up with NCT Hollywood, fans went through several stages of emotions. Some were confused, shocked, and even angry at the choice that there’ll be even more members added to this 23-member NCT.
It was revealed that SM Entertainment had partnered up with MGM Worldwide Television Group to release an audition program within the U.S. the chosen contestants will undergo rigorous training in SM Entertainment in Korea before they’re chosen to hitch the group.
While more information about NCT Hollywood is yet to be revealed, fans hope to look up more clues, and here is what we expect we are able to expect from the upcoming new group.
1. Wide age range
Based on the initial reports, fans already know that SM Entertainment is searching for potential members aged between 13 to 25. this could only mean that the age range of NCT members will be broader than before.
Currently, the oldest member in NCT is TaeIl born in 1994 (28 years old Korean age). The youngest member is JiSung who was born in 2002 (20 years old Korean age).
2. All American group
Once again as reported earlier, NCT Hollywood will contain members who hold American nationality.
The announcement of the audition for NCT Hollywood has brought the controversy about ‘Can non-Asian become a K-Pop idol?’ back to light. While everyone has differing opinions about who is ‘eligible’ to become a K-Pop idol, many also know that K-Pop could be a musical style and will not discriminate supported their appearance or ethnicities.
3. Huge promotion for NCT
Since the audition program is partnered up with MGM Worldwide Television Group, this might only mean exposure for NCT. MGM Worldwide Television Group had produced popular programs like “The Voice,” “Survivor” and even “Shark Tank”.
There is little doubt that through this program, many would get to grasp who NCT is and even understand more about K-Pop.
4. Created thanks to inactive members from SuperM
While this is often just speculation from fans, many believe that NCT Hollywood is made thanks to the inactive members of SuperM.
Baek Hyun had headed to serve his military duties and shortly later, Tae Min will be entering the military. While Kai still encompasses a year before he enlists, there’ll soon be only 4 members left within the team.
As such, it’d be hard for SuperM to continue their promotion within the U.S, and hence, fans believe that NCT Hollywood is formed.
5. World domination of K-Pop
With the increasing amount of NCT sub-units and speculations of even more to come back, it seems as if SM Entertainment is going to spread K-Pop across the globe.
Targeting the Chinese audience, there’s WayV and in no time, there’ll even be NCT Hollywood that targets the U.S market.
Since there are also rumors that SM Entertainment is attending to have NCT Vietnam, NCT Thailand then on, there’s little question that one in all their main goals is to dominate the planet with K-Pop.
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