BTS’s Suga Proves His Power As A Soloist And Sets Multiple Historic Records With His Tour

BTS’s Suga Proves His Power As A Soloist And Sets Multiple Historic Records With His Tour

From the best Korean soloist to the best rapper…

In June 2022, the BTS the members shared that they will be taking a temporary break from releasing music as a group and focusing on promoting as solo artists for the time being. The news, followed by the announcement of their military enlistment, left fans worried about what the future held for them.

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But one by one, as the members began their solo projects, fans realized that they wouldn’t run out of new music or content from BTS anytime soon. While J Hope took a big leap and became the first member of the group to release their solo album jack in the box, Suga picks up another for the team and goes on a world tour as a soloist.

Suga released his solo album D-Day on April 21 and launched its SUGAS | AGUST D world tour on April 26 at UBS Arena in New York. Although BTS are already stadium-filling artists, Suga wanted to do an arena tour because he was doing the solo shows. But that did nothing to dampen the demand. His concert tickets sold out at lightning speed, and he had to add two new dates in Asia before the tour even started!

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The US leg of Suga’s tour included 11 shows in five different cities between April 26 and May 17. After successfully concluding his concerts in the United States, the rapper returned to Korea on May 19. Although he returned to promote his album the very next day. , the impact left by his solo tour in the United States was so great that it took a few days to be processed.

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Suga set several milestones with this tour as a rapper and solo. First, he became the Korean soloist with the highest-grossing concert in the United States with his two nights at UBS Arena alone.

Subsequently, its tour became the highest-grossing tour by an Asian group in United States history. The total revenue generated from his 11 shows was $30.2 million.

His solo tour is also now the fourth best-selling tour by an Asian group in the United States, preceded by that of BTS. Love: Do you speak And permission to dance visits and NOIRPINKIt is born pink.

Finally, Suga made history as the first rapper to earn over $3 million from a single concert at an arena in the United States. His three Los Angeles shows grossed an estimated $3.164 million per night.

On several occasions, Suga has stated that he decided to go on a solo tour to fill the void left by his band’s temporary hiatus. He didn’t want to keep fans waiting any longer, so he took the blame on his shoulders. Considering the massive success of this tour, it seems BTS has nothing to fear when they finally reunite after their military service. Because BTS may not be breaking records with their music yet, but their own members are creating new ones!


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