CJ ENM announced the second round of artists to join the KCON:TACT 4 U lineup are ASTRO, HA SUNG WOON, ITZY, JO1, PENTAGON, Stray Kids, VERIVERY, and Weeekly. These artists join the previously announced BTOB, Golden Child, Highlight, iKON, ONEUS, ONF, SF9, and Weki Meki. The event will take place from 6/19 (Saturday) through the 27th (Sunday).
Following the release of their 2nd studio album ‘All Yours,’ ASTRO placed on top of the Oricon charts and gathered admiration from their fans worldwide. Following last year, they have joined the summer KCON:TACT lineup.
Composer, writer, and producer of his songs, Ha Sung Woon, has shown his true creative side throughout his career and his previous KCON:TACT performances. He has proven his top solo artist status. Ha Sung Woon is expected to show off more of his musical and creative stages in the upcoming KCON:TACT 4 U.
ITZY became one of the leading K-Pop groups with their debut song ‘DALLA DALLA’ and followed that up with ‘ICY,’ ‘WANNABE,’ ‘Not Shy,’ and ‘In the morning,’ which have topped all the global charts. Fans are expecting ITZY to show off once again their powerful performances on the KCON:TACT stage this summer.
With the release of their 3rd Single’ CHALLENGER,’ JO1 charted #1 on the Oricon Daily Single Chart on its release. They also topped the Weekly Single Chart proving once again their popularity in Japan. This was their 3rd consecutive time placing #1 on the Oricon Weekly Single Chart.
PENTAGON placed high on the Guatemala, Taiwan, Malaysia and 14 different iTunes charts with their 11th mini ‘LOVE or TAKE.’ Fans are excited to see the group in the upcoming KCON:TACT this summer.
As current performers in the show ‘Kingdom: Legendary War,’ Stray Kids have been loved by their fans worldwide and promised excellent stages on the upcoming KCON:TACT 4 U.
With every album, VERIVERY has grabbed the attention of their fans with unique concepts and precise choreography. They are expected to stun their global fans with their intense stage presence and performance at KCON:TACT.
Weeekly charted #1 on the Spotify Viral 50 – Global Daily Chart for their 3rd Mini title song ‘After School.’ This will be their first time at KCON:TACT.
The World’s Best Visual K-Culture Festival KCON:TACT 4 U will take place from 6/19 (SAT) through the 27th (SUN) on the KCON official and Mnet K-POP YouTube channels.
Since 2012, CJ ENM’s KCON has taken place in the US, France, Australia, Mexico, and Japan for over 24 shows, gathering a cumulative 1.1 million attendees. Last year they expanded to the online installation due to COVID-19 and created the online K-Culture Festival KCON:TACT.
Up until March of this year, they completed 3 KCON:TACTs which featured 86 Artist teams and hosted over 12.4 million K-Culture fans who communicated with their favourite artists, making them once again the World’s Best K-Culture Festival.
Live and On-Demand Streams will be available on the KCON Official YouTube Channel (www.youtube.com/kcon) & Mnet K-Pop YouTube Channel (www.youtube.com/mnet). KCON:TACT will again be streamed to countries worldwide through YouTube to fans with a membership.
More information can be found at www.kconofficial.com.
ABOUT KCON USA
KCON USA (kconusa.com) is the largest fan festival in North America celebrating Korean culture and music. The convention was launched in 2012 with over 10,000 fans attending and has more than doubled annually since to over 158,000 fans. KCON is now established in Los Angeles as the annual flagship event for American fans of Hallyu and Asian pop culture, providing the largest forum for fans to connect directly and artists and professionals from the Korean entertainment industry.
In 2017, the brand further expanded internationally, presenting KCON in Mexico and Australia and returning to Japan. KCON has also held events in France, UAE and Thailand.
ABOUT CJ ENM
CJ ENM is Asia’s leading entertainment and merchandising company headquartered in Seoul, Korea. Its entertainment division engages in a wide array of businesses across the industry spectrum, including media content, music, film, performing arts, and animation, providing its top-notch, original content to various media platforms.
CJ ENM has created, produced and distributed globally acclaimed content, including Cannes-winning film Parasite, Tony Award-winning musical Kinky Boots, record-breaking box office hits Roaring Currents, Extreme Job, Ode to My Father, along with sought-after television series such as Mr. Sunshine, Guardian: The Lonely and Great God, Grandpas Over Flowers, I Can See Your Voice and more.
To offer the best K-Culture experiences worldwide, CJ ENM presents KCON, the world’s largest K-culture convention & festival celebrating Hallyu and Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA), Asia’s most prominent music awards. With regional offices in Asia, Europe and the U.S., CJ ENM currently employs over 3,600 people. For more information, please visit http://www.cjenm.com.