Nikkei Entertainment released the top 50 artists of their “2017 Concert Crowd-Pullers” rankings and various Korean artists have had great results on the list!
According to the statistics, BIGBANG came in at second place with a total of 1.022 million people attending a total of 20 concerts. TVXQ was in seventh place with 571,000 people at 11 concerts and SHINee was close behind in eighth place with 539,000 people at 29 concerts.
There were other Korean artists who made the top 50. iKON came in at 12th place with 463,000 people attending their 33 concerts while BTS came in at 26th place with 309,000 people at 15 concerts. BIGBANG members Daesung and G-Dragon also made the list as solo artists, ranking 30th with 273,000 people at 43 concerts and 34th place with 259,000 people at 5 concerts respectively, and CNBLUE was in 42nd place with 202,000 people at 20 concerts.
BIGBANG previously topped the list for two consecutive years in 2015 and 2016. This year’s first place went to Sandaime J Soul Brothers, who attracted 1.803 million people to their 37 performances.
Congratulations to all of the artists who made the list!