Korea’s hottest and most anticipated rookie group, iKON will rock the Singapore Indoor Stadium on 24th July 2016 with their first ever Singapore concert, “iKONCERT 2016 SHOWTIME TOUR IN SINGAPORE”!
Tickets are priced at $318* (VIP Standing Pen), $268* (Standing Pen), $228*, $188*, $148* (*excludes booking fee) and will be available for sale from 12 May, 10am onwards. To book, call 3158 7888 or log onto www.sportshubtix.sg. Also available at the Singapore Indoor Stadium Box Office and all Singpost outlets islandwide. Fans who buy tickets to the VIP standing pit will receive a limited edition concert poster and the opportunity to join iKON at the sound check party.
Formed and managed by Y.G Entertainment, iKON comprises of seven members namely, B.I, JINHWAN, BOBBY, YUNHYEONG, JU-NE, DONGHYUK AND CHANWOO. Upon their debut in 2015, the group quickly emerged as the hottest rookie of the year and was named as one of the “Top 5 K-Pop Artists to Watch in 2015” by Billboard.
Dubbed “Monster Rookie”, iKON first showcased their talents and potential in survival programs, “WIN” and “MIX & MATCH”, gaining them fans from Korea and all over the world even before they officially debuted. With their stylish, powerful, explosive music and performance style, iKON acheived unparalleled recognition immediately after their debut. Their first single, “My Type”, swept top positions on Korean music charts soon after its release and topped eight music charts including Melon, Mnet, NAVER Music, etc. The group went on to release their first full album, “Welcome Back”, where hits like “Dumber & Dumber”, “What’s Wrong “ and “I Miss You So Bad” tipped the top of the charts all at once, setting an impressive record.
Living up to their title of “Monster Rookie”, iKON is the first group in eight years to accomplish “Grand Slam” by sweeping all rookie related awards at the 2015 Melon Music Awards, 2015 MAMA, the Seoul Music Awards, the Golden Disc Awards, and the 5th Gaon K-POP Chart Awards. They are also the first ever artist to win both “Rookie of the Year” and “Artist of the Year” at the 5th Gaon K-POP Chart Awards, further attesting their popularity and potential.
In the same year, iKON held their debut concert “SHOWTIME” at the Olympic Gymnastics Hall, one of the biggest concert halls in Korea, and became the first rookie group to hold a large scale concert at the prestigious venue. Their formidable ticket draw was proven when all 13,000 tickets to the concert were sold out immediately upon launch. When the group held their second concert, “iKONCERT 2016 SHOWTIME” tour in Seoul, Daegu and Busan, over 40,000 tickets to the four shows were sold out in mere 10 minutes.
As a global sensation, iKON is also highly popular in Japan. Within a month of debuting in Japan, they held a fan meet at the Nippon Budokan, making iKON the fastest foreign artist to do so. Their subsequent concert tour was a huge success as they attracted over 146,000 fans in total from 5 cities across Japan.
As “iKONCERT 2016 SHOWTIME TOUR IN SINGAPORE” is iKON’s first foray into Singapore, much thought and effort has been put into every aspect of the show. From staging to costumes and props, all components of the concert will be specially flown in to provide fans with the best concert experience. With the special runway stage, the iKON members will be able to interact closely with their fans as they perform their hit songs such as “Anthem”, “Rhythm Ta” and “Climax”. Come 24th July, join Korea’s most highly anticipated rookie group, iKON, at their one night only, first ever Singapore concert.
“iKONCERT 2016 SHOWTIME TOUR IN SINGAPORE” is proudly brought to you by STBG and Unusual Entertainment.
Name: iKONCERT 2016 SHOWTIME TOUR IN SINGAPORE
Date: 24 July 2016, Sunday
Venue: Singapore Indoor Stadium
Ticket Pricing: $318* (VIP Standing), $268* (Standing), $228*, $188*, $148* (*excludes booking fee)
To book, call 3158 7888 or log onto www.sportshubtix.sg
Tickets also available at Singapore Indoor Stadium Box Office and all Singpost outlets islandwide.