BREAKING: Girl's Generation and Bangtan Boys to perform at KCON 2014!
KCON 2014, the "All Things Hallyu" convention, is coming to LA this summer, and it has just been announced that the lineup of artists will include internationally famous K-pop groups Girl's Generation and Bangtan Boys!
Watch the official trailer announcing the exciting new here:
Today's KCON press release stated:
This year’s celebration will increase the number of marquee acts spreading the music over two nights, creating two separate outstanding concerts. For a second year in a row, the concerts again will be produced by #1 K-pop chart show, M COUNTDOWN, which is known for drawing the hottest names in Korean pop music. Additional artists will be announced in the coming weeks.
One of the most internationally known acts in Korean pop music, Girls Generation, also known as SNSD, is a nine member girl group under S.M. Entertainment. Last year, their music video, “I Got A Boy,” was named Best Video at the inaugural YouTube Music Awards. Recently the combined views of their music videos on YouTube surpassed the 1 billion mark, joining the ranks of Lady Gaga, Eminem and Justin Bieber. This also makes Girls Generation the most viewed girl group overall (ever). In February, Girls Generation released a new single - “Mr.Mr.” which has already tallied over 21 million views.
Bangtan Boys (BTS) are a seven member hip-hop boy group from Big Hit Entertainment. Debuting just last year, the group has already gathered a strong following of fans. BTS released their second mini album in February titled – “Skool Luv Affair,” which features the music video “Just One Day.”