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CNBLUE & TWICE Among K-Pop Artists To Perform In KCON New York This Summer

By Inami | April 07, 2017 05:06 AM EDT

KCON USA recently revealed its first line-up performers for the biggest overseas K-Pop event that will be held in New York this June. Trending K-Pop girl group, TWICE, and pop-rock band CNBLUE are going to get East Coaster K-Pop fans screaming for their fantastic performance.

Billboard reported that CNBLUE and TWICE will be kicking off the New York show at Prudential Center on June 23-24. The two phenomenal groups will perform alongside a set of performers that will be announced soon. Similar to last year, KCON USA will still feature two days of workshops, panels, food trucks, meet-and-greets, convention and, of course, two days of concerts. KCON also expands its exhibitions in K-Beauty, K-food, and E-Sports in addition to fans' beloved K-Pop. The beauty session will be presented by Korean's prominent skincare mogul, Mr. Son & Park.

Meanwhile, CNBLUE has been blasting multiple music charts with their recent album "7℃N". The group landed the 9th spot on Twitter Top Tracks Chart, and ranked in a high position of Chinese music video chart for their hit track "Between US". CNBLUE reigned the chart alongside several world's renowned musicians like Ed Sheeran, Bruno Mars, and Kendrick Lamar, according to Soompi. The group had also performed in 2014 KCON in LA and will also take on the stage at KCON Japan in May.

TWICE has also been making a significant progress since they debuted in 2015. The nine-member-group has landed three of their EP tracks on Worlds Album Chart. Since the debut TWICE has made multiple record-breaking achievements including 500 million collective YouTube views. The girl group had also performed at KCON LA and Japan last year and will bring along their cheerful pop energy to KCON New York on summer.

The Los Angeles show will take place at LACC and Staples Center this year. Additional announcements regarding KCON performers and ticketing information will be announced within the weeks and months leading up to the event of both KCON New York and Los Angeles.

Tagged :  KCON, Twice, CNBLUE, new york, Los Angeles


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