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New Car Launching Event, Online Concert Mixed into Virtual Showcase

New Car Launching Event, Online Concert Mixed into Virtual Showcase

SEOUL, Oct. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s largest entertainment and auto companies plan to introduce an unprecedented virtual showcase combining an online concert and a new car launching event next month, according to an announcement Wednesday. SM Entertainment and Hyundai Motor Co. said they will jointly unveil a new concept virtual showcase, titled “Beyond [...]

BTS’ Online Concert Draws Nearly 1 mln Viewers from 191 Countries

BTS’ Online Concert Draws Nearly 1 mln Viewers from 191 Countries

SEOUL, Oct. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — Nearly 1 million viewers watched an online concert of K-pop superstar BTS held over the weekend, the band’s agency said Monday. Some 993,000 viewers from 191 countries and territories watched “BTS MAP OF THE SOUL ON:E” that was streamed online due to the pandemic, according to Big Hit Entertainment. [...]

BTS Online Concert: the Best of an Online Gig, Complete with ARMY

BTS Online Concert: the Best of an Online Gig, Complete with ARMY

SEOUL, Oct. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — The new coronavirus has proven to be a longer-than-expected obstacle that has pushed the global music industry out of its comfort zone and into uncharted land where the heat and energy of live gigs no longer exist. But it couldn’t stop BTS and its dedicated fan base ARMY from [...]

SM Entertainment, JYP Entertainment to Launch Joint Online Concert Company

SM Entertainment, JYP Entertainment to Launch Joint Online Concert Company

SEOUL, Aug. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — SM Entertainment and JYP Entertainment, two of South Korea’s leading K-pop labels and agencies, have announced the launch of a joint company for virtual concerts. The company, Beyond Live Corp. (BLC), will operate to expand the paid Beyond Live online concert series, created earlier this year between SM and [...]

BTS Sets New Guinness Record for Most-watched Online Concert

BTS Sets New Guinness Record for Most-watched Online Concert

SEOUL, July 23 (Korea Bizwire) — K-pop superstars BTS’ latest online concert has set a new Guinness world record for most viewers. “BTS have achieved a new Guinness World Records title for most viewers for a music concert livestream,” the Guinness World Records website said Thursday. “756,000 fans from over 100 countries tuned in to [...]

BTS’ ‘Bang Bang Con’ Becomes World’s Biggest Paid Online Concert

BTS’ ‘Bang Bang Con’ Becomes World’s Biggest Paid Online Concert

SEOUL, June 15 (Korea Bizwire) — A concert streamed by K-pop giant BTS on Sunday became the world’s biggest paid online music event in terms of number of viewers, the band’s management company said Monday. Big Hit Entertainment announced that “Bang Bang Con: The Live,” which was streamed over around 100 minutes remotely from a [...]

BTS’ Online Concert: Intimate Viewing Experience for a Global Streaming Event

BTS’ Online Concert: Intimate Viewing Experience for a Global Streaming Event

SEOUL, June 14 (Korea Bizwire) — For a global streaming event, BTS’ first online concert, Bang Bang Con: The Live, held live on Sunday, couldn’t have felt more private and intimate. With the new coronavirus pandemic hampering live entertainment around the globe, the K-pop industry, which saw a string of canceled overseas promotions and tours, [...]