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Excitement For Big Bang's Comeback Builds As Beyoncé-Jay-Z Concert Crew Joins Group's 2015 World Tour

By Staff Writer | April 08, 2015 09:37 AM EDT


One of the most popular music spectaculars in the history of pop music was held in three countries with multiple shows, aired on HBO, and featured one of the most popular music couples in the world today.

Now, the crew behind Beyoncé and Jay-Z's On The Run Tour will be joining Korea's YG Entertainment.

On April 8, YG Entertainment revealed that the company has contracted the staff of On The Run to join Big Bang's 2015 world tour, kicking off in Seoul on April 15.

According to YG Life, YG Entertainment had been looking to work with the crew behind On The Run for some time.

"CEO Yang Hyun Suk's long-time efforts [to scout the tour staff of Beyoncé and Jay-Z] have borne fruit now," said one insider. "Being able to present the best-quality stage to fans that have waited for Big Bang for a long time is CEO Yang's intention and resolution."

YG Entertainment did not announce which members of the staff from Beyoncé and Jay-Z's tour series will be joining Big Bang. Over fifty people were involved in behind-the-scenes planning during On The Run, according to the Official On The Run Tour Program issued by Parkwood Entertainment.

According to Big Bang fansites, LeRoy Bennett, Ed Burke, Gil Smith II, and Jonathan Lia will join Big Bang's concert tour.

During On The Run, Bennett designed the performance environment, while Burke acted as a creative director. Smith is a music director at YG Entertainment, while Lia directs music videos andstagesforartists like Mika, Haim, and The Lonely Island.  

Big Bang's 2015 World Tour in Seoul is sponsored by Korean company Naver. YG Entertainment announced that the tour series will included 70 concerts throughout three continents, held in 15 countries.

Other than Seoul, YG Entertainment also announced stops in China, Japan, and Southeast Asia.  

The group's upcoming World Tour will be presented in conjunction with their first comeback since 2012's Alive album.

Tagged :  BigBang, Big Bang, jay z, Beyonce


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