2NE1’s Global Tour Expected To Draw 200,000 People
2NE1′s first global tour, New Evolution 2012, is expected to gather more than 200,000 people to its shows.
The group has been touring the world ever since the tour took off in Korea in July and has gathered 14,000 people in New Jersey and L.A. stateside. In Japan it has drawn 120,000 people, showing a strong audience number rare for a girl group.
More concerts have been confirmed for Taipei, Taiwan, Jakarta, Indonesia, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia, for a total of 17 concerts in 11 cities.
YG Entertainment has said it expects the tour to bring in an audience larger than 200,000.
2NE1 has even made its way into the Current Box Score chart on Billboard, making it as high as number 29, becoming the first Korean girl group to do so.
2NE1′s New Evolution 2012 is being directed by Travis Payne, co-director for Michael Jackson′s This Is It tour, and has been backed by a session band led by former Beyonce tour band leader Divinity Roxx.
The tour will end its journey in Malaysia on December 8.