CJ ENM Reveals Second Round of Headline Artists for the World’s No.1 K-culture Festival – KCON 2022 LA
ATEEZ, INI, JO1, Kep1er, LIGHTSUM, LOONA, NCT DREAM, and TO1 added to the star-studded concert lineup as the event celebrates ten years – August 19 – 21, 2022.
Leading entertainment company CJ ENM announced today the second round of performing acts at KCON 2022 LA running from August 19th through 21st at the Los Angeles Convention Center and Crypto.com Arena. The 10th anniversary of KCON will see a hybrid event mixing the offline and digital, featuring special programs for everyone to immerse into K-culture.
KCON has previously announced that this year’s concert headliners would include CRAVITY, ENHYPEN, ITZY, NMIXX, STAYC, THE BOYZ, and WJSN. The additional performers to the star-studded lineup are as follows (in alphabetical order):
More details about the world’s No.1 K-culture festival will be available at www.kconusa.com/la.
First held in 2012 in the U.S., KCON’s growth has married the spread of K-pop and K-culture worldwide. The event has amassed millions of fans across nine cities/regions, including North America, Europe, Asia, and more. From its first event that attracted 10,000 visitors, KCON has seen an incredible growth gathering 291,000 attendees in 2019 (the last in-person event).
During the pandemic, the event went virtual with ‘KCON:TACT,’ which saw more than 22 million K-pop fans tune in over the last two years. In addition, ‘KCON 2022 Premiere’, held in May, attracted more than 6 million participants across 171 territories.
For more information on KCON tickets and business inquiries, please visit kconofficial.com or kconusa.com.
ABOUT KCON USA
KCON USA (kconusa.com) is the largest fan festival in North America, celebrating Korean culture and music. The convention launched in 2012 with over 10,000 fans and has more than doubled annually 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 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 a leading entertainment company that originated in Korea. Since 1995, the company has engaged 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 Oscar-winning film Parasite, Tony Award-winning musical Kinky Boots, record-breaking Korean 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.
In addition, 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), the world’s No.1 K-pop 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.