BTS Suga, also known as Agust D, has made history as the Korean solo artist with the highest-grossing concert in the U.S. His two-night “D-Day Tour” concert at the UBS Arena in Belmont, New York, from April 26th to 27th, garnered a revenue of $5.94 million, making an estimate of $2.95 billion for each night. The concert attracted a total of 29.4 thousand audience members.
The concert’s success highlights Suga’s growing popularity as a solo artist and member of the K-pop group BTS. Suga marked his solo album “D-Day” released on April 21st, just five days before the start of his tour. The album features the singles “People Pt.2” and “Haegeum”. His documentary “Suga: Road to D-Day” was also released on the same day as that of the album.
Suga’s “D-Day Tour” comprises a total of 25 destinations, separated into two legs, North America and Asia. He has already completed a one-night concert in Newark on April 29th, a three-night concert in Rosemont from May 3rd to 6th, and two out of three nights of performance in Inglewood. He will wrap up the North American leg with a two-night concert in Oakland.
K-pop has gained a massive following worldwide, and BTS, in particular, has been breaking records and setting new milestones for Korean music.
Suga‘s “D-Day Tour” is a historic milestone for Korean music and culture, as well as for Suga himself. As a member of BTS and as Agust D, Suga has proven his talent and influence as one of the most prominent artists in the world.