Mnet’s ‘Build Up’: THESE Idols, Trainees & Singers Join Vocal Survival Show — More DETAILS Here!

Aside from the star-studded judge lineup for the new vocal survival show “Build Up,” Mnet also revealed the contestant list, which includes K-pop idols, trainees, and singers!  

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The 40 contestants, who will have to battle to debut in a quartet vocal group were, released. Undoubtedly, the anticipation for the show skyrocketed even more after their profile photos were unveiled, revealing numerous familiar faces.

What Is Mnet’s ‘Build Up’? Release Date, Judges, Concept of Vocal Survival Show

Mnet's 'Build Up': THESE Idols, Trainees & Singers Join Vocal Survival Show — More DETAILS Here!
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Mnet’s ‘Build Up’: THESE Idols, Trainees & Singers Join Vocal Survival Show — More DETAILS Here!

In partnership with ENM and Orca Music, “Build Up: Vocal Boy Group Survivor” is a new survival show set to be launched on January 26 via Mnet channel.

The show aims to debut a four-member vocal group with combined talents, confidence and a love for singing. The show will realistically reveal the process of creating the group from the start toward the final lineup and debut.

To guide the show, Lee Da Hee will serve as the MC along with judges who all possess top-tier singing skills, such as Lee Seok Hoon, NU’EST Baekho, BTOB Seo Eunkwang, MAMAMOO Solar, Red Velvet Wendy, and former WANNA ONE Kim Jaehwan.

Mnet's 'Build Up': THESE Idols, Trainees & Singers Join Vocal Survival Show — More DETAILS Here!
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Mnet’s ‘Build Up’: THESE Idols, Trainees & Singers Join Vocal Survival Show — More DETAILS Here!

Throughout the show, special judges like SEVENTEEN Seungkwan will also appear.

Here Are Idols, Trainees, Singers Who Will Join Mnet’s Survival Show ‘Build Up’

Throughout this program, the 40 featured people with promising vocals are expected to give their all regardless of whether they have small voices powerful high notes and husky voices.

Among the 40 contestants, more than half were already familiar faces in the music industry, including:

Mnet's 'Build Up': THESE Idols, Trainees & Singers Join Vocal Survival Show — More DETAILS Here!
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Mnet’s ‘Build Up’: THESE Idols, Trainees & Singers Join Vocal Survival Show — More DETAILS Here!

K-pop idols

  • Lim Jun Hyeok (former DAY6)
  • CIX Seung Hun
  • Just B Bain
  • Just B Lee Geon Woo
  • UP10TION Sunyoul
  • KNK Jeong In Seong
  • NewKidd Lee Min Wook
  • AB6IX Jeon Woong
  • Ex-SWIN Wumuti
  • VANNER Taehwan
  • ACE Lee Dong Hun
  • FAVE1 Hyukjin
  • ROMEO Ma Jae Kyung
  • BDC Hong Seong Jun
  • IMFACT Park Je Up
  • MONT Bitsaeon
  • WEi Kang Seok Hwa
  • UP10TION Lee Hwan Hee
  • PENTAGON Yeo One

Soloists

  • Jay Chang
  • Lim Sang Hyun
  • Choi Su Hwan (Produce X 101)
  • Taewoo
  • Hwang In Hyuk
  • Jung Soo Min (LOUD, Stars Awakening)
  • Neon

Idol Trainees (*survival shows they participated in)

  • Kang Ha Yoon (LOUD and Kookmin)
  • Park Jo Hee
  • Ji Yeon Woo
  • Jang Yoon Seo
  • Kwon Eui Bin (The Idol Band: Boys Battle)
  • Kim Min Seo (The Origin – A, B, or what?)

Musical Actor

  • Choi Haram
  • Kim Sung Jung
  • Kim Seo Hyung
  • Jo Hwan Ji

New faces

  • Lee Kwang Suk
  • Hong Sung Won
  • Yoon In Hwan
  • Jang In Tae

K-Netz React to Idols Joining Mnet’s ‘Build Up’

Seeing the rosters of participants, a lot were surprised to see K-pop idols who joined despite actively promoting their current groups.

Mnet's 'Build Up': THESE Idols, Trainees & Singers Join Vocal Survival Show — More DETAILS Here!
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Mnet’s ‘Build Up’: THESE Idols, Trainees & Singers Join Vocal Survival Show — More DETAILS Here!

  • “There are a lot of familiar faces.”
  • “What’s up with Lim Jun Hyeok? But there are three people from TOP Media. They are all good at singing too. Hyukjin, Sunyoul, Hwanhee, fighting!”
  • “Lim Jun Hyeok being referred to as former Day6 20x longer than the length of his career in the group.”
  • “Lim was only active as Day6 for 6 months, and even after he already worked with other bands, he’s still carrying the group’s name with him.”
  • “Oh, Bitsaeon is here!”
  • “I know a lot of names! Good luck, everyone!”