KCON.TV (www.kcon.tv), the leading short form online video destination dedicated to fans of K-pop and beyond, announced today a partnership with sister platform Mwave to livestream both the red carpet and star-studded concerts at KCON 2017 LA. Fans will be able to access the livestream on KCON.TV or through KCON USA’s official app. Mwave, which is produced by Mnet, is a one-stop K-pop destination where fans can watch MCountdown shows, live chat with their favorite artist, buy K-pop merchandise, vote for their artists for various K-pop ranking charts, and get the latest news.
KCON.TV has livestreamed the biggest events in Korean entertainment including MAMA (Mnet Asian Music Awards), KCON USA, SIA, and more. The livestream of KCON 2017 NY onKCON.TV in June of this year saw over 27,000 concurrent viewers during the two-day event. KCON 2017 Mexico in March attracted 200,000 total viewers, 30,000 of which were concurrent.
Headlining the concerts are ASTRO, COSMIC GIRLS, GIRL’S DAY, GOT7, HEIZE, K.A.R.D, NCT 127, SEVENTEEN, SF9, SUPER JUNIOR D&E, VIXX, and WANNA ONE, with special star guests Kim Tae Woo and Oh My Girl.
The KCON livestream for the red carpet will air at 6:00pm PDT and the concert will begin airing at 7:00pm PDT on both KCON.TV and Mwave. In addition to red carpet and concert coverage,KCON.TV will be inviting special guests to their studio at the convention for interviews, which will broadcast live on KCON.TV throughout the three-day event. Scheduled guests include TV personality Sam Okyere, Steven Lim from Buzzfeed, Youtuber Sunny Dahye, GoToe, HeyitsFeiii and more.