A.C.E, CNBLUE, EVERGLOW, fromis_9, LOONA, OH MY GIRL, P1Harmony, SEVENTEEN, THE BOYZ, and TO1 Added to the World’s Largest Virtual K-Culture Festival – June 19-27
CJ ENM announced the final round of artists to join the KCON:TACT 4 U are A.C.E, CNBLUE, EVERGLOW, fromis_9, LOONA, OH MY GIRL, P1Harmony, SEVENTEEN, THE BOYZ, and TO1.
The world’s largest virtual K-Culture festival, KCON:TACT 4 U, will continue with a world tour concept visiting previous key countries where KCON has been held in the past while connecting artists and fans through virtual events. The concert series and fan engagement extravaganza will occur from Saturday, June 19 through Sunday, June 27 on the KCON official and Mnet K-POP YouTube channels.
A.C.E was awarded the ‘APAN Choice Global Hallyu Star’ award at the 2020 APAN Music Awards, proving once again their global popularity. Fans are highly anticipating A.C.E’s special performances to be revealed at KCON:TACT 4 U.
This will mark CNBLUE’s first KCON:TACT appearance.
EVERGLOW has gained global appeal since the announcement of their newest single, ‘LAST MELODY.’ The group announced they’d be showcasing a more powerful and strong performance for the upcoming KCON:TACT.
Awarded the ‘Rising Star’ award during the 2018 Asia Artist Awards, fromis_9 has proven the title as stars of global K-pop. Their most recent album placed on top of the charts, making fans wonder what their KCON:TACT stage will showcase.
With the release of their recent mini-album ‘[12:00]’ last November, LOONA placed on the ‘Billboard 200’ list and their song ‘Star’ placing on ‘Mediabase’s Top 40 chart’ for eight weeks straight, a first for any K-Pop girl group.
Since the release of their 8th mini-album, Oh My Girl has broken personal records of album sales since their debut. Fans expect their stage at KCON:TACT 4 U to be full of positive energy, unique to the girl group.
P1Harmony has left a lasting impression on fans by being strong in their music, concepts, and performances, making them one of the rising talents.
Announcing their comeback for June, SEVENTEEN has also joined the KCON:TACT lineup. The group has been nominated for the ‘Top Social Artist for the 2021 Billboard Music Awards and their recent 3rd Japanese single reaching #1 on the charts.
With the release of their 1st mini, TO1 has officially joined the KCON:TACT 4 U lineup. Following up their attendance from last season, the group is expected to show off their crisp signature choreography and strong performances this summer as well.
KCON:TACT 4 U will continue with a world tour concept similar to previous events. With the best lineup, upgraded ‘fan friendly’ content, groundbreaking stage production, and realistic on-site technology, KCON:TACT 4 U has risen to become something beyond just a solution to the pandemic and has evolved into the online event that takes the fans’ needs and creates the best online event.
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 launched in 2012 with over 10,000 fans attending 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 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 contents, 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.