The Voice of Korea

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The Voice of Korea
The Voice of Korea S3 Logo.png
Created byJohn de Mol
Presented by
Country of originSouth Korea
Original languageKorean
No. of seasons3
No. of episodes30
Executive producerOh Kwang-suk
  • Lee Sang-yoon
  • Hwang Sung-ho
  • Jeon Ji-hyun
Production locationsSeoul, South Korea
Production companyCJ ENM
Original networkMnet
Original release
  • Original:
    10 February 2012 (2012-02-10) – 5 May 2013 (2013-05-05)
  • Reboot:
    29 May 2020 (2020-05-29) – present (present)

The Voice of Korea is a South Korean reality singing competition and local version of The Voice first broadcast as The Voice of Holland. Its first season started on February 10, 2012, on Mnet. The second and final season started on February 22, 2013, on Mnet.[1] A reboot was announced in February 2020, and premieres on May 29, 2020.[2]

One of the important premises of the show is the quality of the singing talent. Four coaches, themselves popular performing artists, train the talents in their group and occasionally perform with them. Talents are selected in blind auditions, where the coaches cannot see, but only hear the auditionee.


Coaches of The Voice of Korea

Seasons 1 and 2[edit]

Season 3 (2020)[edit]

Season summary[edit]

Artist's info
Season First aired Last aired Winner Runner-up Third Place Fourth Place Winning coach Hosts Coaches (order)
1 2 3 4
1 Feb 10, 2012 May 11, 2012 Son Seung-yeon Yoo Sung-eun Ji Se-hee Woo Hye-mi Shin Seung-hun Kim Jin-pyo Kangta Shin Baek Gil
2 Feb 22, 2013 May 5, 2013 Lee Ye-jun Yoon Sung-ki Yoo Da-eun Lee Si-mon Kangta
3 May 29, 2020 July 10, 2020 Kim Jihyun Park Daeun Jeon Chulmin Kim Minkyung BoA Jang Sung-kyu Si Kyung Jong Kook BoA Dynamic Duo

Season 1 (2012)[edit]

Son Seung-yeon won the first season with Shin Seung-hun as her coach. Yoo Sung-eun finished as runner-up, followed by Ji Se-hee and Woo Hye-mi in third and fourth places, respectively.

Each coach was allowed to bring six artists to the live shows.

Logo used in the first season.
Team Kangta Team Seung-hun Team Ji-young Team Gil
Ji Se-hee Son Seung-yeon Yoo Sung-eun Woo Hye-mi
Jung Na-hyun Lee So-jung Kang Mi-jin Ha Ye-na
Bae Keun-seok Jung Seung-won Huh Gong Jang Eun-ah
Hong Heok-su Jang Jae-ho Park Tae-young Choi Jun-young
Jang Jung-woo Lee Eun-ah In Ji-yoon Shin Cho-yi
Kim Hyun-min Sam Koo Shin Ji-hyun Nam Il

Season 2 (2013)[edit]

Logo used in the second season.

The series was renewed for a second season with all coaches returning. Lee Ye-jun of Team Kangta won the second season with Yoon Sung-ki in second. Yoo Da-eun in third, and Lee Si-mon in fourth.

Each coach was allowed to advance three artists to the live shows.

Team Kangta Team Seung-hun Team Ji-young Team Gil
Lee Ye-jun Yoon Sung-ki Lee Si-mon Yoo Da-eun
Shin Yu-mi Bae Du-hun Song Pu-reum Kim Hyun-ji
Lee Jung-seok Park Eui-sung Ham Sung-hun Song Su-bin

Season 3 (2020)[edit]

Logo used in the third season.

A third season was produced after a seven-year hiatus.[3] Sung Si-kyung, Kim Jong-kook, BoA, and Dynamic Duo were introduced as the new coaches.[4] Television personality Jang Sung-kyu became the new host of the show.[5]

Each coach was allowed to advance two artists to the live shows.

Team Si Kyung Team Jong Kook Team BoA Team Dynamic Duo
Kim Yeji Jung Yujin Kim Jihyun Park Changin
Jeon Chulmin Park Daeun Lee Saebom Kim Minkyung


  1. ^ "프로그램 소개 보이스 코리아2". Archived from the original on 2013-04-02. Retrieved 2013-04-23.
  2. ^ "'보이스 코리아 2020' 상반기 첫방송, 제2의 손승연 나올까(공식입장)". (in Korean). Retrieved 2020-05-03.
  3. ^ "보이스코리아 2020". Retrieved 2020-04-06.
  4. ^ "보아, Mnet ´보이스 코리아 2020´ 코치 합류". (in Korean). 2020-05-03. Retrieved 2020-05-03.
  5. ^ "Mnet 보이스 코리아 2020 on Instagram: "[보이스코리아2020] MC 장성규를 소개합니다! 참고막 여러분께 세상을 TURN할 목소리를 소개해줄🎤 의 꿀보이스 MC, 장성규!". Instagram. Archived from the original on 2021-12-24. Retrieved 2020-04-25.

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