K-Pop superstars BTS (Bangtan Sonyeondan) have just announced their first dates and locations for a 2018 world tour.
The announcement comes following the release date for their next “Love Yourself” album, called “Love Yourself: Tear”, which is set to be released on May 18th.
The tour includes two dates in the UK:
- 09.10.2018 – London, The O2 Arena
- 10.10.2018 – London, The O2 Arena
However, the tour announcement poster promises that more dates will be coming soon.
Tickets are going on sale at 9am on June 1 through ticket seller LiveNation.
BTS even shared a tour trailer to their Twitter account.
— BigHit Entertainment (@BigHitEnt) April 26, 2018
The record-breaking group are continuing to gain popularity in the USA and the UK after they performed their song “DNA” at the American Music Awards in 2017. They also won Top Social Artist at the Billboard Music Awards last year, and Choice International Artist at the Teen Choice Awards.
Their latest song ‘Euphoria’, sang by youngest member Jungkook, was released on April 5 and already has over 18 millions views on the site:
K-Pop fans are already getting excited about the tour, especially on the micro-blogging platform Twitter:
remember when bts announced their tour and said they’re coming to the uk 2 hours ago pic.twitter.com/7P1haB0buO
— aisha (@fitwonho) April 26, 2018
— cloe (@Kookiexo_) April 26, 2018
This is the first time EVER @BTS_twt are coming to the UK AND they’re performing TWO shows at the O2 ARENA?! If that’s not LEGENDARY than I don’t know what is! That’s roughly 40,000 people for 2 nights!! BTS really are global phenomenon/superstars!!!#LOVE_YOURSELF_TOUR pic.twitter.com/GP1rkLV80k
— Muni [LoveYourselfTearIsComing!] (@ItsMuniQ_x) April 26, 2018
Will you be going to see BTS live this fall?