A star-studded SM TOWN LIVE 2022 awaits K-pop fans. Three years after the last installment, SM Entertainment announced the concert offline. The unexpected news caused a ripple effect in the industry. The concert will see popular SM artists such as BoA, SHINee’s KEY, KAI, Red Velvet, aespa and many more take the stage with heart-pounding performances.
After three years of waiting, SM Entertainment has relaunched the SM TOWN LIVE concert with its artists. The concert will also take place offline in Tokyo, Japan over two consecutive days. The company announced the coveted concert with an interesting poster that represents the artists lined up according to their seniority.
SM TOWN LIVE 2022 lineup reveals aespa, TVXQ, HOT and more
On April 26, SM Entertainment announced their highly anticipated multi-star concert, SM TOWN LIVE 2022. A major change to this year’s concert is that the show will be held offline, a first for the company in three years. The last offline concert was in 2019 before the pandemic in Japan. During the pandemic, the company held free SM TOWN LIVE concerts online.
Titled SMTOWN LIVE 2022: SMCU [email protected], the exciting lineup features artists from K-pop’s first generation to the present day. Besides the idols, two artists from SM Entertainment will also perform at the two-day concert.
The quirky announcement poster lists artists by seniority and debut. The lineup includes Kangta, BoA, TVXQ, Super Junior from HOT, Taeyeon and Hyoyeon from Girls’ Generations, Onew, KEY and Minho from SHINee, Suho, Chen and KAI from EXO, Red Velvet, NCT, aespa and DJ Raiden and GIJO.
Although performances are a given at the upcoming concert, SM TOWN LIVE 2022 will also have special collaboration stages with different groups and their members.
The concert will take place at Tokyo Dome on August 27 and 28, 2022.
SM TOWN LIVE’s latest concert took fans into the world of KWANGYA, the universe created by SM Entertainment, bringing together all of its artists. The special stage collaboration featured the song ZOO by Taeyong, Jeno, Hendry, YangYang and NCT’s aespa Giselewhich became an instant hit.
SM TOWN 2022: SMCU [email protected] also became the most-streamed online concert in K-pop history, with 51 million streams across 161 regions. For this year’s concert, fans have high expectations.