The 9 candidates we would like to see after Boys Planet
The competition heats up, with Boys Planet eliminating half of its contestants in the final episode. A total of 9 boys will debut with the team.
With all this excitement about K-pop’s next big boy band, we’ve handpicked our top 9 nominees based on their performance on the show, both on and off commission.
This list is unranked and is based solely on what we have seen of these contestants so far, not their past success, popularity or current ranking. More importantly, this list has been compiled from our opinion and does not attempt to make any predictions.
- Lee HoeTak / Company
There’s no doubting Lee HoeTaek’s skills. Every time he takes the stage, fans are spoiled. With this knowledge and his vast experience in the K-Pop industry, he is one of the candidates who gets a lot of support from fans.
In all episodes aired to date, HoeTaek has shown tremendous grace as a veteran performer, but also a sense of humility, a willingness to learn and grow, and an open-minded attitude that drew viewers.
- Sung Hanbin
Sung HanBin also attracted attention for his radiant energy and vocal power. He’s one of those contestants that fans are eagerly awaiting to see on screen.
Sung HanBin is a hard worker, talented and with a lot of potential. It’s a powerhouse waiting to be used. Not only has he displayed outstanding skills on the show, but his charisma, star quality and likeability are exceptional.
Keita is another contestant that fans will look forward to as he receives the well-deserved recognition. Luckily, he’s one of the standout candidates who are pleasantly surprising fans of the show.
Multi-talented (rap, vocals, dance), he brings a unique power to his performance that is second to none. With breathtaking duality, Keita commands the stage and the spotlight, drawing the audience into the performance.
- Zhang Hao
Zhang Hao is known for not leaving any crumbs when he leaves the stage. His dancing style and vocal power are often praised, and he plays a variety of instruments, which encourages his musicality.
In an ever-changing industry that creates new trends faster than ever before, Zhang Hao is perfectly suited to dominate. In addition to his remarkable talent with the violin, he also has one of the most stable voices on the show and his stage presence is out of this world.
- Seik Matthew
Seok Matthew won the hearts of fans with his overflowing charm. He is known for his attention to detail in his performances, especially when it comes to dancing. He is also known for being generally likable to anyone who watches him play.
He’s charming, caring, kind – the perfect energy we love and adore, but he’s also an incredible performer with a natural affinity for the stage. His dance lines are neat and elegant, which makes any choreography he performs more dynamic.
- Jay Chang
Jay Chang is one of the contestants who has made a bold impression on many fans with his stage presence and captivating performances so far. For many “Boys Planet” viewers, he’s already an obvious choice.
The boy is blessed with the most beautiful and resonant voice polished to perfection. From ballads to rock – Jay can do it all! For those who may not know, Jay is a songwriter too!
- Kum Jun Hyeon
In just four episodes, Kum JunHyeon has captured the hearts of fans around the world. From his iconic and endearing personality to his comedic timing, he’s a variety star here!
Especially in the context of “Boys Planet” JunHyeon proves again and again that he is meant for the stage. It is therefore not surprising that he is such an exceptional, emotional and precise performer.
- Park GunWook
Park GunWook has been identified as one of the series’ most popular all-around Apprentices. He’s a former contestant on the survival show Extreme Debut: Wild Idol, and fans are thrilled he’s getting a second chance and renewed appreciation.
From his sculptural physique, powerful dancing, punchy rapping and singing, and intimidating looks to his ability to remain strong and level-headed under difficult circumstances, Park GunWook is well-equipped to take on the K-pop industry.
After all, this team wouldn’t be complete without Haruto – the multi-talented apprentice with endless charms. From Aegyo to Allure, Haruto has it all.
Her unrivaled facial expressions add just the right extra spice to her already flawless performance, an art that can easily take years to master.
How is your perfect group made up?