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Become an artist

K-POP CONTEST

K-Pop lovers, become an artist on music streaming platforms such as Spotify or iTunes!

K-Pop is growing in influence globally, and now you can be a part of it!

A chance for any K-Pop fans, songwriters, artists, or any Korean culture enthusiast to showcase their creative talent and kick-start or advance their careers. The winner of the K-Pop Contest will debut as a lyricist or album art designer, with an official credit on online music platforms.

Apply now to make your K-Pop dreams a reality. 

[Application Window - 19 April to 2 June 2021]

K-Pop is growing in influence globally, and now you can be a part of it!

A chance for any K-Pop fan, songwriter, or Korean language student to showcase their creative talent and kick-start or advance their careers.

 

Sneak peek at the benefits for the K-Pop Contest winner: 

  • You will be registered as a lyricist on the track. 

  • You will be credited as a lyricist on the music streaming platforms the song is on including Spotify, iTunes, Melon and KakaoMusic. 

  • Korean professional vocalists and student artists from York St John University will record a song with your lyrics. 

  • The song will be released as a single album - with the winning album cover design.

  • You will be presented the winner prize by the Head of the School of the Art at York St John University at the upcoming Yor-K (Korea festival in York). 

  • Your song or artwork will be presented at the upcoming Yor-K (Korea Festival in York) at York Theatre Royal. 

CONTEST JUDGES

  • Dr. Robert Wilsmore, Head of the School of the Arts, York St John University

  • Dr. Yeji Han, Lecturer in Korean and Linguistics, Languages and Linguistics, York St John University

  • HoyeonSeo, Nomad Music producer

  • Korean Cultural Centre UK 

  • Special judges will be announced soon