Singer Lim Young Woong beat other stars with extraordinary specifications and rose to the top spot in “Stars discovered by KBS”.
In episode 117 of KBS 2TV’s entertainment show “Entertainment company Live”, which aired on Jan 26th, “Stars discovered by KBS”, which were directly selected by citizens, were revealed.
“I Like to Sing” Park Ji Hyun, a singer who is called the second Lim Young Woong, ranked 8th. Actor Kang Ha Neul, who appeared on “AM Plaza” with his father in 2005, ranked 7th. Hwang Young Woong, the winner of “I Like to Sing”, ranked 6th.
“Face Genius” Cha Eun Woo ranked 5th. He received attention for his outstanding appearance when appearing on KBS’ “The Golden Bell Challenge” – Hanlim Multi Art School episode (2016) before his official debut. Cha Eun Woo, who wrote the name “Cha Eun Woo” on his whiteboard at that time, boasted, “In 2016, I’ll debut under the name Cha Eun Woo with a team called Astro.“
Song Ga In, who won the grand prize on “National Singing Contest”, ranked 4th, while Han Ga In ranked 3rd. Han Ga In first appeared on TV in 2000 at the age of 19 through an interview on “KBS News 9”.
No.2 was Song Joong Ki. He appeared on “Quiz Korea” as a freshman in the Social Science Department of Sungkyunkwan University in 2006 and even advanced to the final round. Later, Song Joong Ki revealed the behind-the-scenes story, “Someone else was supposed to come out on the show, but they suddenly withdrew from the team, so I was chosen to replace them. I stayed up 4-5 nights to prepare for it hurriedly.” Song Joong Ki, who revealed that his dream was to become an announcer at that time, made his official debut with a KBS drama 2 years later and walked the path of an actor.
The first place was Lim Young Woong. He dreamed of becoming a ballad singer and competed in all kinds of music festivals, but all failed. He walked the path of a trot singer by singing trot on “National Singing Contest” and winning the grand prize.