BoA will succeed Jang Geun-seok as the main producer representative for “Produce 101.”
Mnet officials stated, “Produce 101 Season 2 will have one of the leading Korean solo artists, BoA, as the main producer. BoA will give out new tasks to the 101 trainees and present results for the votes.”
BoA also mentioned, “I’m very excited to be part of this popular program. I hope everyone can support the 101 boys who dream of becoming a singer.”
She then delivered a message to the boys that she sincerely hopes the boys will use this chance in Produce 101 to grow and become great singers.
Director Joon-young Ahn stated, “BoA is noted both for her charismatic side as an artist and her warm, humane side as a person. As a currently active singer she definitely has the potential to aid and help the boys to improve, giving them many advices.”
Produce 101 Season 2 is a massive project by Mnet that will have trainees from various entertainment companies compete against each other to be chosen as the final members of a male idol group. Audiences will have the opportunity to vote for the final members and select the group’s name, song, and concept.
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Translated by Ellen Kim