The top 8 contestants for the music audition show “Kpop Star 3” have been chosen. The top 8 were chosen from the top 10. The top 10 was split into two groups of five, and the top three contestants of each group would move on to next round. The last four contestants face elimination, and the audience chooses who they believe should move forward to the live show. The top two vote receivers will move forward. The show airs on SBS at 4:55pm KST on Sundays. Group A consisted of Sam Kim, Jjarimongddang, Kwon Jin Ah, Bernard Park and Almeng. Group B consisted of Han Hee Jun, Bae Min Ah, Nam Young Ju, Jang Han Na, and Something. Former American Idol Han Hee Jun ranked first in his group. Here is the breakdown.
|Episode #||Group||Order||Name||Song – Original Artist||Rank||Result|
|15||A||1||Sam Kim||That XX – G-Dragon||Elimination Candidate||Top 8|
|2||Jjarimongddang||BrownCity – Browneyed Soul||2nd||Top 8|
|3||Kwon Jin-ah||See Through – Primary||1st||Top 8|
|4||Bernard Park||Words I Want to Say – Kim Tae-woo||Elimination Candidate||Top 8|
|5||Almeng||Miss Cigarette – Song Chang-sik||3rd||Top 8|
|16||B||1||Han Hee-jun||Regrets – Kim Gun-mo||1st||Top 8|
|2||Bae Min-ah||Day by Day – As One||3rd||Top 8|
|3||Nam Young-ju||Behind You – Park Jin-young||Elimination Candidate||Eliminated|
|4||Jang Han-na||Caution – Tashannie||2nd||Top 8|
|5||Something||21st Century Chameleon- Self-Written Song||Elimination Candidate||Eliminated|
*chart from Wikipedia Below is Bae Min Ah’s performance of As One‘s Day By Day. Here is Han Hee Jun’s emotional performance of “Regrets” by Kim Gun Mo. You can watch more performances on Kpop Star 3’s Youtube channel.