|K-pop Star 5|
|Hosted by|| Jun Hyun-moo |
|Judges|| Park Jin-young |
|Original release||November 22, 2015 –|
April 10, 2016
The fifth season of the South Korean reality television competition show K-pop Star premiered on SBS on November 22, 2015, airing Sunday evenings at 6:10 pm KST as part of the Good Sunday lineup.  Yang Hyun-suk, Park Jin-young, and You Hee-yeol returned as judges. The contest began receiving applications in May, with preliminary auditions taking place in Seoul and throughout South Korea, as well as the United States, Europe, Asia, and Australia until September 2014.  The season ended on April 10, 2016, with Lee Soo-jung crowned as winner and choosing to sign with Antenna Music. 
|Group||Order||Name||Song – Original Artist||Rank||Result|
|Top 8 Finals (Feb 28 & March 6)|
|15||B||1||Lee Si-eun||빨래 – 이적 (Lee Juck)||Elimination Candidate||Top 8|
|2||Ju Mi-yeon||아니 – 거미 (Gummy)||Elimination Candidate||Eliminated|
|3||Ahn Ye-eun||미스터 미스터리 (Mister Mystery) – 자작곡 (Self-Written Song)||1st||Top 8|
|4||Mazinger S||HER – (Block B)||3rd||Top 8|
|5||Park Min-ji||우주를 건너 – 박예린 (Baek Ye-rin)||2nd||Top 8|
|16||A||1||Woo Ye-rin||우울한 편지 – 유재하 (Yoo Jae Ha)||1st||Top 8|
|2||Lee Soo-jung||시간이 흐른뒤 (After Time Passes) – 윤미래 (Yoon Mi-rae)||2nd||Top 8|
|3||Jung Jin-woo||너에게 – 서태지와 아이들 (Seo Taiji and Boys)||3rd||Top 8|
|4||Sophie Han||미쳤어 (Crazy) – 손담비 (Son Dam-bi)||Elimination Candidate||Eliminated|
|5||Jei Yu||고해 – 임재범 (Yim Jae-beom)||Elimination Candidate||Top 8|
|Group||Order||Name||Song – Original Artist||Judge's Decision||2nd|
|Top 6 Finals (March 13 & March 20)|
|17 & 18||1||1||Lee Soo-jung||Twenty Three (스물셋) – IU (아이유)||Mazinger S||Mazinger S||Mazinger S||2nd||Top 6|
|2||Mazinger S||그녀는 예뻤다 – Park Jin-young (박진영)||N/A||Top 6|
|2||3||Lee Si-eun||이 밤이 지나면 – Yim Jae-beom (임재범)||Ahn Ye-eun||Lee Si-eun||Ahn Ye-eun||1st||Top 6|
|4||Ahn Ye-eun||하얀 원피스 (White Dress) – 자작곡 (Self-written song)||N/A||Top 6|
|3||5||Woo Ye-rin||허쉬 (Hush) – Miss A (미쓰에이)||Woo Ye-rin||Woo Ye-rin||Woo Ye-rin||N/A||Top 6|
|6||Jung Jin-woo||동화책 없어 (No Fairy Tales) – 자작곡 (Self-written song)||–||Eliminated|
|4||7||Jei Yu||"I Want To Fall in Love (사랑에 빠지고 싶다) – Kim Jo-han (김조한)||Jei Yu||Jei Yu||Park Min-ji||N/A||Top 6|
|8||Park Min-ji||Rough (시간을 달려서) – GFriend (여자친구)||–||Eliminated|
|Order||Name||Song – Original Artist||Judges Score||Result|
|Top 4 Finals (March 27)|
|19||1||Woo Ye-rin||잠 못 드는 밤 비는 내리고 – Kim Gun-mo (김건모)||85||90||91||Eliminated|
|2||Lee Si-eun||한숨 (Breathe)- Lee Hi (이하이)||87||95||96||Top 4|
|3||Jei Yu||Hit the Road Jack – Ray Charles||86||85||90||Eliminated|
|4||Mazinger S||둘이서 (Two of Us) – 채연 Chae Yeon||97||95||94||Top 4|
|5||Lee Soo-jung||소녀 (A Little Girl) – Lee Moon-se (이문세)||100||97||95||Top 4|
|6||Ahn Ye-eun||If Spring Comes (봄이 온다면) – 자작곡 (Self Written Song)||98||95||93||Top 4|
|Top 2 Finals (April 3)|
|20||1||Lee Si-eun||취중진담 – 김동률||87||92||90||Eliminated|
|2||Lee Soo-jung||니가 사는 그집 (Your House) – Park Jin-young (박진영)||95||94||94||Top 2|
|3||Ahn Ye-eun||호구 – 자작곡 (Self Written Song)||88||95||95||Top 2|
|4||Mazinger S||Hero – Mariah Carey||90||94||89||Eliminated|
|Finals (April 10)|
|21||Round 1: Choice|
|1||Ahn Ye-eun||Just say it- 자작곡 (Self Written Song)||92||95||97||–|
|2||Lee Soo-jung||편지 (The Letter) – Kim Kwang-jin (김광진)||92||92||93||–|
|Round 2: Song Previously Sung by opponent|
|1||Ahn Ye-eun||Part-time Lover – Stevie Wonder||98||100||98||Runner-up|
|2||Lee Soo-jung||Stick-er – (자작곡) Ahn Ye Eun||100||100||100||Winner|
In the individual show ratings below, the highest rating is in red, with the lowest in blue. (Note: Individual show ratings do not include commercial time, which regular ratings include.)
|Episode #||Original Airdate||TNmS Ratings ||AGB Ratings |
|1||November 22, 2015||10.1%||11.5%|
|2||November 29, 2015||9.3%||12.0%|
|3||December 6, 2015||9.3%||12.6%|
|4||December 13, 2015||9.3%||11.4%|
|5||December 20, 2015||10.0%||12.7%|
|6||December 27, 2015||9.6%||12.4%|
|7||January 3, 2016||9.6%||13.3%|
|8||January 10, 2016||9.9%||12.4%|
|9||January 17, 2016||10.6%||12.4%|
|10||January 24, 2016||11.2%||13.1%|
|11||January 31, 2016||11.8%||12.5%|
|12||February 7, 2016||9.6%||11.2%|
|13||February 14, 2016||11.5%||14.4%|
|14||February 21, 2016||9.5%||10.8%|
|15||February 28, 2016||–||11.7%|
|16||March 6, 2016||–||12.3%|
|17||March 13, 2016||–||13.1%|
|18||March 20, 2016||–||11.3%|
|19||March 27, 2016||–||12.2%|
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