NCT 127 Set to Perform At 'Global Citizen Vax Live' Concert in May

NCT 127 is scheduled to appear on a charity concert called "Global Citizen VAX Live," which is part of the American large-scale charity music event "Global Citizen Festival."

NCT 127 Will Perform at "Global Citizen VAX Live" Concert in May

On April 28, it was announced that SM Entertainment's boy group NCT 127 will be performing at a charity concert, particularly at "Global Citizen VAX Live." The event is scheduled to be broadcast on May 8 and the band is expected to give an incredible performance.

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With the theme, "VAX Live: The Concert to Reunite the World," the event is part of the effort to help prevent and end the spreading of the coronavirus infection (COVID-19). The charity concert also aims to advocate the fair vaccine distribution in every country around the world.

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In addition to SM Entertainment's NCT 127, world-class stars such as Selena Gomez, Jennifer Lopez, Eddie Vedder, Foo Fighters, Jay Balvin, H.E.R, and more will attend the "Global Citizen VAX Live" concert and decorate the stage with outstanding performances.

On May 8 at 8 p.m. (U.S. Eastern Time), the charity concert will be broadcast on ABC, CBS, iHeart, and "Global Citizen" YouTube channel.

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"Global Citizen Festival" is a charity music festival held every year since 2012 by the Global Poverty Project, an organization that improves social awareness of poverty.

This is not the first time that NCT 127 will take part in the "Global Citizen Festival." Back in 2019, the 10-member boy group became the first K-pop artist to appear at the event that was held at Central park, New York in the United States.

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At that time, NCT 127 took the stage along with global stars such as Adam Lambert, Alicia Keys, Pharrell Williams, Queen, Hugh Jackman, and more.

Are you going to tune into NCT 127's performance at the "Global Citizen VAX Live" concert?

NCT 127's Latest Japanese Comeback with "Loveholic"

Meanwhile, SM Entertainment's boy group made their Japanese comeback this past February. On Feb. 17, NCT 127 dropped their second Japanese extended play titled "Loveholic." The EP contains a total of five songs including the title track "gimme gimme."

On Feb. 18, "Loveholic" scored the No. 1 position on the daily album chart of Oricon, Japan's biggest music statistic site. The EP had an estimated sales of 97,808. The album went on to top the weekly album chart, becoming NCT 127's first entry on the Oricon weekly rankings.

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The Japanese EP further continued to earn sales until it reached 100,000 units. With this, "Loveholic" has been certified gold in Japan in March. The album, hence, becomes the sixth bestselling album on Oricon this year.

NCT 127's new Japanese album has also placed first on Billboard Japan's weekly top album sales chart, Line Music's daily ranking, and Rakuten Music's real-time chart.

Furthermore, "Loveholic" dominated the iTunes Top Albums chart in 11 different countries. The EP also peaked at No. 43 on the worldwide iTunes Album chart on Feb. 18.

Check out the music video for NCT 127's "gimme gimme" below!

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Written by Mhaliya Scott

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