BTS’s right to dance on stage – Seoul concert grossed $32.6 million

K-pop stars BTS performed their first show in Korea since 2019 over the weekend.


The second day (Saturday, March 12) of the three-day BTS Permission to Dance on Stage event in Seoul was streamed live in cinemas worldwide and grossed $32.6 million in theaters. ticket room.

The film was shown in 3,711 cinemas in 75 countries and regions in just one day.

According to HYBE (the company behind BTS) and event screening company Trafalgar, the live stream was the first worldwide live broadcast of a concert from South Korea.

HYBE and Trafalgar also said that BTS broke the global event cinema record with a worldwide box office receipt of $32.6 million.

The previous global record holder, according to HYBE and Trafalgar, for a global cinema event, was BTS’s 2019. Bring the soul the event takes place in a limited two-week screening in 2019 grossed about $24.3 million.

In North America alone, the BTS cinematic event grossed more than $6.84 million, according to HYBE and Trafalgar, with a per-screen average of more than $8,500 across 803 theaters screened.

The event is HYBE and Trafalgar’s fourth global title alongside BTS, including 2018 Burn the Stage: The Movie2019 Bringing Soul: The Movie and in 2020 Break the Silence: The Movie.

BTS closed the three nights of BTS allowed to dance on stage – Seoul at the Seoul Olympic Stadium, on Sunday (March 13).

HYBE and Trafalgar say the live stream drew 1.02 million viewers from 191 countries/regions.

The three-day live concert was attended by a total of 45,000 people.

“[we] is excited to provide an alternative experience for fans to enjoy live concerts. ”

DJ KIM, Hybe

DJ Kim, President of HYBE 360, said, “As the pandemic makes it difficult to access the concert venue, we wanted to create an opportunity for fans to gather and watch the concert together.

“We came up with the idea of ​​’LIVE VIEWING’ in theaters and are excited to offer an alternative experience for fans to enjoy a live concert.”

“We are delighted with the record success.”

Marc Allenby, Trafalgar

Marc Allenby, CEO of Trafalgar Releasing, added: “We are delighted with the record success of this project, not only for Trafalgar Releasing but the entire event film industry.

“It is testament to both the overwhelmingly dedicated fandom of ARMY and the overall comeback of cinemas on a global scale.”

The news of BTS’ record-breaking success is another milestone for the Korean group’s success.

On February 24, the band Crowned the winners of the year 2021 IFPI Global Recording Artist of the Year Award.

This news marks a “critical moment” for the recording industry, IFPI said at the time, the Korean group was the first group to win the award for two consecutive years.Worldwide music business BTS’s right to dance on stage – Seoul concert grossed $32.6 million

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