Boy band Big Bang will be holding special year-end concerts for fans at the Gocheok Sky Dome from December 30-31. Titled "Big Bang 2017 Concert in Seoul," this will be the boys' first concert since they complete 10 years in the industry. Its member T.O.P, who was kicked out of his military duty as a conscripted policeman after being caught with smoking marijuana, will not take part in the concert.
The boys last performed together to promote their album, "Fxxxk It". This was the boy group's last album together due to T.O.P's military enlistment. It also garnered 100 million hits on YouTube within a short span.
The five members - G-Dragon, T.O.P, Taeyang, Daesung and Seungri, band has been a runaway hit ever since their debut in 2006. They became the only KPop to be featured in American business magazine Forbes' list of top-earning celebrities under the age of 30. Interestingly, the band was placed 54th on Forbes' "Celebrity 100" in 2016.
Meanwhile, Korean Herald has now reported that EXO will hold its fourth solo concert "EXO Planet #4 -- The ElyXiOn" from November 24-26 at the same venue. The report added, "Gocheok Sky Dome, the first domed baseball stadium here, accommodates more than 22,000 spectators. EXO was the first-ever act to hold a concert at the site and will again be the first to hold the second concert."
Their latest album 'The War' created record after topping the iTunes Worldwide Albums Chart in more than 34 countries including Canada, Greece, Japan, Mexico, Sweden, Vietnam, Finland, Israel, Macau, Peru, Romania, Taiwan, and more. The boys already created a record with a pre-order of more than 800,000 copies.