Set to be debuting the group iKON under their agency early next year, YG Entertainment releases the teaser spot for the final match of MIX & MATCH.
On October 28th, YG Entertainment released the teaser clip of the upcoming 8th episode of MIX & MATCH, highlighting moments taken from the recent final match of the program. All nine members training to be included in the agency’s upcoming idol group participated in the final match held at the Korea University Gymnasium on October 22nd.
The members showcased what they’ve learned from their 180 days of training through their performances as they battle to hold a spot for the debuting group.
Meanwhile, Goo Jun Hwae, Kim Dong Hyuk, Song Yun Hyung, Jung Chan Woo, Jung Jin Hyung, and Yang Hong Suk also participated in a special category as they battle through three matches: free song, self-written and dance.
In attendance to witness their performances were YG Entertainment’s Yang Hyun Suk, G-Dragon, Taeyang, Epik High, 2NE1’s Dara, Minzy, CL, Lee Hi and Akdong Musician. Yoo Inna and Daesung, on the other hand, filled in as hosts of the event.
Kim Jin Hwan, B.I and Bobby are confirmed as the first three members to debut in this 7-member group (iKON), while the remaining four of six trainees Goo Jun Hwae, Kim Dong Hyuk, Song Yun Hyung, Jung Chan Woo, Jung Jin Hyung, and Yang Hong Suk must compete in the final episode of MIX & MATCH, which is set to air on October 30th.
Meanwhile, YG Entertainment stated that after iKON is formed, the group will be making their debut by January of 2015 and plans to expand into the Chinese music market as soon as possible.
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