iKON is reportedly in the final series of discussions to join the lineup of Mnet‘s boy group competition show Kingdom.
According to an exclusive report from Sports Donga, iKON is currently in the final stages of coordinating their appearance on Kingdom. In response to the report, Mnet shared to Sports Donga that iKON is indeed currently coordinating the possibility of joining the show lineup.
In addition, it was also confirmed by Mnet to Newsen that TVXQ would be the MC’s for the show.
Kingdom is the sequel to Mnet’s show Road to Kingdom, which saw THE BOYZ as the final winner. Alongside THE BOYZ, who earned a spot in Kingdom with their win on Road to Kingdom, ATEEZ and Stray Kids were confirmed to join the show during a teaser revealed at 2020 MAMA.
Expectations are growing for what kind of stages iKON will create for their performances on Kingdom, should they confirm their appearance. Mnet also shared more details on the show.
We are currently discussing iKON’s appearance. We are in the final stages.
We will release the rest of the lineup soon, including iKON, Stray Kids, ATEEZ, and THE BOYZ.
The first episode is scheduled to air in April.