BTS have broken records with Bang Bang Con: The Live.
The virtual concert was staged from Seoul by label Big Hit Entertainment in partnership with livestreaming solutions firm Kiswe Mobile.
According to Big Hit, the performance hits a peak of 756,000 live viewers in 107 countries – the equivalent of 15 stadium shows with a 50,000-capacity. It was the biggest audience for a paid virtual gig.
Big Hit said that Bang Bang Con: The Live also helped swell the BTS ARMY fan club by 10,000 members.
The performance, set in BTS’ virtual house, was streamed using six multi-view screens.
"Despite the difficulties the concert industry is going through due to Covid-19, BTS is being evaluated as opening new possibilities through its online concert," Big Hit said.