More details about the potential lineup of Mnet’s “Kingdom” have been revealed.
Previously, Mnet revealed they were in talks to have iKON on the show, they’re currently in the final discussion phase and the first episode is set to air in April which means not much time is left, all eyes are on the potential final lineup for the show.
Thus far, ATEEZ, Stray Kids and The Boyz are confirmed for the show.
Subsequent reports revealed that MONSTA X was offered to be on the show, however, according to Starship Entertainment, the group wouldn’t be joining the show.
SF9 also received an offer to appear on the show; FNC confirmed the reports but stated they’re still in talks for the appearance.
BTOB were also offered to compete on “KINGDOM,” but one Korean news outlet reported that the group has already turned down the offer. Later, the agency clarified that they’re still in discussions with Mnet and will share an update when it’s decided.
Hyunsik and Yook Sungjae are currently serving in the military, if BTOB agrees, it would mean four members would be competing on the show.