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Overseas concerts sold out for top K-pop boy groups

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Updated : June 07 2015

Two of K-pop’s biggest acts, Big Bang and Beast, held sold-out concerts in China and Taiwan over the weekend.

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Big Bang performs at the Beijing MasterCard Center (YG Entertainment)

Big Bang hit the stage at the Beijing MasterCard Center on June 5 and 6 on their “MADE” tour. The 25-song set list included past hits like “Tonight” and “Bad Boy,” as well as “Loser” and “Bae Bae” from their “M” EP and “Bang Bang Bang” and “We Like 2 Party,” the two songs from their most recent “A” EP released a week ago. Beijing was the first city to see “Bang Bang Bang” performed live on stage.

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Beast performs at Tianmu Stadium in Taiwan (CUBE Entertainment)

Meanwhile, boy group Beast was in Tianmu Stadium in Taipei on June 6 for its concert “2015 Beautiful Show in Taiwan.” The two-hour concert included Beast’s most popular dance tracks such as “Good Luck,” as well as slower ballads such as “12:30” and “On Rainy Days.” The members gave individual performances to show off their individual strengths as well.

Taiwanese fans also prepared a surprise birthday party for member Dongwoon. The 4,500 tickets to Beast’s first solo Taiwan concert in three years sold out in just one hour.

By Won Ho-jung (hjwon@heraldcorp.com)

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