KOZ Entertainment, the subsidiary agency under HYBE Labels founded by rapper Zico, is on the lookout for more aspiring idols! 

The label has launched its 2023 KOZ Global Audition titled “You Become What You Believe.” 


Only individuals born after 2006, regardless of gender or nationality, are eligible to apply. 

Additionally, those interested in audition should showcase their talents in either dance, vocal, rap, songwriting, or playing a musical instrument. 

Moreover, all applications should complete the mandatory online registration that can be found on KOZ Entertainment’s website

After the online applications, only those who pass the initial screening will be able to attend the on-site global audition on the specified dates. 

The audition tour will span over 20 cities. The list includes Seoul, Los Angeles, New York, Toronto, Vancouver, Sapporo, Fukuoka, Nagoya, Osaka, Tokyo, Okinawa, Taipei, Kaohsiung, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Sydney, Melbourne, Auckland, Bangkok, and Chiang Mai. 

Auditions are set to run until November 18. 

HYBE’s growing number of artists 

KOZ Entertainment is home to rookie boy group BOYNEXTDOOR. The six-piece act, who made their debut on May 30, will release their first mini-album Why on September 4. 

Aside from KOZ Entertainment, BIGHIT Music is also holding an online global audition. Said agency is home to groups BTS and Tomorrow X Together (TXT). 

Moreover, BIGHIT MUSIC is one of the many record labels housed under HYBE. Recently, HYBE acquired BELIFT LAB, ENHYPEN’s agency. 

Featured image: BOYNEXTDOOR during their Music Broadcast special stage. Credit: Facebook/BOYNEXTDOOR