On May 4, 2019, Mnet posted a video to their official YouTube channel revealing their partnership with Big Hit Entertainment for a new project group.
Global auditions will be held to find members for the groups. Auditions will be held on:
- May 11 – Busan, Korea
- May 26 – Seoul, Korea
- June – Taiwan, and Vietnam
- July – Thailand, and Japan
- August – USA
They are looking for males born between 1997-2008. The categories they can audition for are:
Big Hit Entertainment is known for housing superstar boy group BTS as well as rookie monsters TXT.
Mnet is known for their numerous survival shows, including the Produce series, Show Me the Money, and High School Rapper.
For more information on how to audition, you may visit the official BELIFT KOREA website.