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SM Town Concert Sets New Record by Gathering Total of 1 Million Fans

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2014.10.06 09:42 Newsen Hwang Hye Jin Translation Credit : Yeawon Jung

SM Entertainment’s performance brand SM Town Live set a record of having gathered a total of 1 million fans through the Tokyo concert.

Since launching the first tour in 2008, SM Town Live has been successfully held in Seoul, New York, Los Angeles, Tokyo, Beijing, Shanghai, Bangkok, Singapore and other major cities around the world and has gathered spotlights for setting numerous eye opening records, such as ‘the first Korean single brand concert to be held in Paris, France,’ ‘the first Asian singers to perform in New York’s Madison Square Garden,’ ‘the first foreign singers to hold solo concert in China’s Beijing National Stadium,’ and more. Now, the concert has set the great record of gathering over 1 million audience so far (1,014,000 total), proving its status as one of the best global music festivals.

SM Town Live World Tour IV in Tokyo was held over two days on October 4 and 5 in Tokyo’s Ajinomoto Stadium and featured many of SM’s artists, such as Kangta, BoA, TVXQ, Super Junior, Girls’ Generation (SNSD), SHINee, f(x), EXO, Red Velvet, Super Junior-M’s Henry and Zhou Mi, J-Min and more, gathering passionate response from 120,000 fans over two days.

SM Town Concert Sets New Record by Gathering Total of 1 Million Fans

As SM’s artists have actively promoted in Japan, gathering great popularity, they performed their hit songs, including those released in Japan, as well as various collaboration stages, captivating the fans with their fantastic and eye catching performances.

This concert, which was held in Tokyo’s grand sized stadium, gathered the largest number of audience out of all SM Town concerts held in Japan so far, and more than 600,000 fans requested tickets.

Due to the request of the fans who could not purchase the tickets, the concert was aired live in 135 theatres around Japan, including in Tokyo, Hokkaido, Osaka, Kyoto, Hiroshima and more, allowing 100,000 more fans to watch the concert through the movie screens.

Meanwhile, SM Town Live World Tour IV will continue to be held in Shanghai on October 18.

Photo credit: SM Entertainment

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