Simon Cowell Hopes To Create British Version Of K-Pop and BTS

Simon Cowell is on the search for new British talent that can rival those found in K-Pop. He is currently working on a new show called X Factor The Band which will create the next big thing in terms of girl groups and boy bands.

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In an exclusive interview with magazine The Sun, he revealed that he “wants to find a new pop phenomenon to compete with Korean K-Pop acts such as the top-selling boy band BTS“.


He recognizes that K-Pop is a growing business with great potential. He hopes to grow UK-Pop in the same way.

K-Pop is ruling the world. This is a show to find a band to launch UK-Pop.

– Simon Cowell


He has high hopes that the winners of his show can create a similar effect that K-Pop has done and create a new music phenomenon.

It’s more than winning a record contract, it’s starting a new music wave. Every group will be put together by us — just like One Direction, Little Mix and Fifth Harmony. It’s people who represent Britain’s version of K-Pop. That was always our plan. We’ve just brought it forward a bit.

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Simon has previously managed top British acts such as One Direction, Little Mix, and Fifth Harmony after they participated in his show The X Factor. He plans on launching the new X Factor The Band in 2020.

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