CJ ENM announced today that the second round of artists to join the KCON:TACT 4 U lineup are ASTRO, HA SUNG WOON, ITZY, JO1, PENTAGON, Stray Kids, VERIVERY, and Weeekly. These artists join the previously announced BTOB, Golden Child, Highlight, iKON, ONEUS, ONF, SF9, and Weki Meki. The event will take place from Saturday, June 19 through Sunday, June 27.
Following the release of their 2nd studio album All Yours, ASTRO placed on top of the Oricon charts and gathered admiration from their fans worldwide. Following last year, they have joined the summer KCON:TACT lineup.
Composer, writer, and producer of his own songs, Ha Sung Woon has shown his true creative side throughout his career and through his previous KCON:TACT performances. He has proven his top solo artist status. Ha Sung Woon is expected to show off more of his musical and creative stages in the upcoming KCON:TACT 4 U.
ITZY became one of the leading K-Pop groups with their debut song ‘DALLA DALLA’ and followed that up with ‘ICY,’ ‘WANNABE,’ ‘Not Shy,’ and ‘In the morning’, which have topped all the global charts. Fans are expecting ITZY to once again show off their powerful performances on the KCON:TACT stage this summer.
With the release of their 3rd single “CHALLENGER,” JO1 charted #1 on the Oricon Daily Single Chart on the day of its release. They also topped the Weekly Single Chart proving once again their popularity in Japan. This was their 3rd consecutive time placing #1 on the Oricon Weekly Single Chart.
PENTAGON placed high on the Guatemala, Taiwan, Malaysia and 14 different iTunes charts with their 11th mini album LOVE or TAKE. Fans are excited to see the group in the upcoming KCON:TACT this summer.
As current performers in the show Kingdom: Legendary War, Stray Kids have been loved by their fans worldwide and promised amazing stages on the upcoming KCON:TACT 4 U.
With every album, VERIVERY has grabbed the attention of their fans with unique concepts and precise choreography. They are expected to stun their global fans with their strong stage presence and performance at KCON:TACT.
Weeekly charted #1 on the Spotify Viral 50 – Global Daily Chart for their 3rd mini title song “After School.” This will be their first time at KCON:TACT.
Since 2012, CJ ENM’s KCON has taken place in the US, France, Australia, Mexico, and Japan for over 24 shows, gathering a cumulative 1.1 million attendees. Last year they expanded to the online installation due to COVID-19 and created the online K-Culture Festival KCON:TACT. Up until March of this year they completed 3 KCON:TACTs which featured 86 Artist teams and hosted over 12.4 million K-Culture fans who got to communicate with their favorite artists making them once again as the World’s Best K-Culture Festival.
Live and On Demand Streams will be available on the KCON Official YouTube Channel (www.youtube.com/kcon) & Mnet K-Pop YouTube Channel (www.youtube.com/mnet). KCON:TACT will again be streamed to countries around the world through YouTube to fans with a membership.