'Introduction Stage for Kingdom’: How to live stream, date, lineup, and all you need to know about Mnet’s reality show

The prequel to ‘Kingdom’ hailed The Boyz as the winner who will be one of the top favorites for the upcoming show. Can The Boyz beat groups like Ateez and Stray Kids to hail as the ultimate King of K-pop?


                            'Introduction Stage for Kingdom’: How to live stream, date, lineup, and all you need to know about Mnet’s reality show
Stray Kids, Ateez, The Boyz, iKon and more gearing up for 'Kingdom' (Getty Images/Ateez Instagram/ iKon Instagram)

The buzz regarding Mnet’s new reality show ‘Kingdom’ is never-ending - inevitable as the dream lineup of fourth-generation K-pop superstars gear up to battle for the ultimate trophy of ‘Kingdom’. Prior to the show kickstarting its episodes from April, Mnet has announced a pre-show titled ‘Introduction Stage to Kingdom’ which will take place on February 23. From live streaming updates to all the lineup deets, here’s what you need to know.

Following the show ‘Queendom’, Mnet’s ‘Kingdom’ promises a thrilling reality show where the rising K-pop boy groups will be fighting head to head for the trophy by releasing new music, covering iconic tracks and live performances which will also be put to public voting for the final results. The prequel to ‘Kingdom’ tilted ‘Road to Kingdom’ hailed The Boyz as the winner, making them one of the top favorites for the upcoming show. Can The Boyz beat groups like Ateez and Stray Kids to hail as the ultimate King of K-pop? April will yield the answer.

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The Boyz, Stray Kids, Ateez, iKon (The Boyz Twitter, GDA Twitter, Ateez Twitter, Getty Images)

Date

‘The Introduction Stage for Kingdom’ will be aired on February 23 at 8 pm KST. The main show 'Kingdom' will start from April.

How to live stream

‘The Introduction Stage for Kingdom’ will be live-streamed from Mnet K-pop YouTube channel. Fans can participate in the voting through Whosfan mobile app.

Hosts



 

TVXQ’s Yunho and Changmin will be the hosts of the show as well as the pre-show reportedly. The SM Entertainment vocalists are gearing up this one-of-a-kind hosting experience for the first time.

Lineup

The Boyz



 

 

Ateez



 

Stray Kids

Stray Kids perform on stage during the 30th High1 Seoul Music Awards on January 31, 2021 in Seoul, South Korea. (Getty Images)

 

iKon



 

SF9



 

BTOB



 

Pre-buzz

The stage is set for ‘Kingdom’ as the fans can’t wait for the K-pop groups to see in new avatars and performing on live television. A sassy Ateez fan wrote, “Kingdom should be more concerned about investing in their stage to be more secure cause ATEEZ is going to break it in half!” A fan of The Boyz stated, “The first airing of kingdom is on kevin’s birthday btw !!! let’s give kev the best birthday present and vote on whosfan so we can get the boyz that very deserved win !!” A Stray Kids fans shared, “I rose from the dead only to say that lee minho of stray kids is my prodigal great grand son. Please support him and his group on kingdom.” An iKon fan said, “i just hope iKON will gain friends because of Kingdom coz it very rare for them to interact with other idols.. win or lose, i know iKON will do their best and enjoy the show.. iKON SHOWTIME!”



 

 



 

 



 

 



 

Teaser

Check the various teasers of 'Kingdom' below.



 

 



 

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