Survival Audition K-pop Star 5 (Korean: 서바이벌 오디션 K팝 스타 시즌5) is a South Korean reality television competition show on SBS. The fifth season of K-pop Star premiered on November 22, 2015. Yang Hyun-suk, Park Jin-young, and You Hee-yeol will return as judges. The final winner will debut with the company of his or her choice (YG, JYP, Antenna), along with a cash prize of three hundred million won (approx. 300,000 U.S. dollars), two brand new vehicles, and many other prizes.
- Audition applications + Preliminary auditions (May - September 2015)
- Preliminary auditions were held in Seoul, Busan and Gwangju, with global auditions being held in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Toronto, Atlanta and Vancouver.
- Round 1: Talent Audition (Airdate: November 22 - December 6, 2015)
- Round 2: Ranking Audition (Airdate: December 6 - TBA)
- Yang Hyun-suk: YG Entertainment founder, CEO, producer, singer
- Park Jin-young: JYP Entertainment founder, CEO, producer, singer, songwriter
- You Hee-yeol: Antenna Music Singer, songwriter, composer, pianist