CJ ENM ANNOUNCES THE FINAL ROUND OF ARTISTS FOR KCON:TACT 3
AB6IX, ATEEZ, HyunA, KANG DANIEL, LEE JIN HYUK, LOONA, MAMAMOO, P1Harmony, SF9, SUNMI, TOO join the star-studded KCON:TACT 3 lineup
26 Artists in Total to Perform at KCON:TACT 3 Across 9 Days from March 20-28
CJ ENM announced today the final group of artists that will join the KCON:TACT 3 lineup next month. It includes the top solo artists HyunA, KANG DANIEL, and SUNMI as well as the popular groups AB6IX, ATEEZ, Lee Jin Hyuk, LOONA, MAMAMOO, SF9 and the rookies P1Harmony and TOO.
KCON:TACT 3 producers noted, “From top solo acts to the hottest groups, as well as a wonderful group of rising stars, these 26 groups are the future of K-Pop and we are thrilled to have them take the stage for our nine day event. We are confident that the combination of this star-studded line up and our top of the line production skills at CJENM are going to put on a virtual event the likes of which the world has never seen before.”
KCON:TACT 3 has already gathered attention for their previous rounds of artists announced. Artists already set to join KCON:TACT 3 include A.C.E., BTOB, Dreamcatcher, ENHYPEN, EVERGLOW, HA SUNG WOON, iKON, ITZY, JESSI, JO1, OH MY GIRL, Stray Kids, THE BOYZ, TXT, and WOODZ.
KCON:TACT 3 is set to follow a world tour theme by recreating signature ‘KCON’ stages from past events over the years. KCON:TACT 3 will be revisiting previous countries where KCON has taken place like the USA, Japan, Thailand, and France by using the latest in AR technology. Beyond the concerts that will pull from regional trends in the different locations, KCON:TACT 3 will also showcase tailor made content to maximize the artist-to-fan interactions, furthering the event’s mission to bring the offline concert experience into the virtual space. KCON:TACT 3 will do this by utilizing Mnet’s unique and one of a kind production techniques.
Fans will be able to watch state-of-the-art performances, participate in interactive programs, and more through the KCON Official and Mnet K-POP YouTube channels. Youtube membership to watch KCON:TACT 3 will open on Tuesday, March 2nd. For more details please visit the official event page at http://Kconofficial.com/en.
More details on today’s round of artists performing at KCON:TACT 3:
First off, AB6IX will meet their global fans on the KCON:TACT 3 stage. The group has been making a name for themselves equipped with songwriting and producing skills verified on all of their albums and performances.
ATEEZ, the group all eyes are on right now, has also joined the lineup. ATEEZ was awarded “Discovery of the Year” and “Worldwide Fans’ Choice Top 10” at 2020 MAMA. PAPER magazine described them as “one of K-pop’s most successful (and ambitious) up-and-coming acts.” Also their first Japanese Mini Album reached #1 on the Oricon Daily Album Ranking, placing them on the international idols position.
HyunA also made it to the final lineup of KCON:TACT 3. Her recent 7th mini album “I’m Not Cool” hit high on the iTunes Worldwide Album charts and on China’s largest music platform QQ music. She also recorded Triple Gold for her album sales, which led to her receiving double platinum badges. HyunA’s songs, dance, and of course her style makes her a global icon and she is beloved by fans all over the world.
Making himself known on the solo artist scene, KANG DANIEL has also joined the KCON:TACT 3 lineup. His most recent digital single ‘PARANOIA’ has reached #1 on 10 different countries’ iTunes charts and the music video has over 20 million views.
Bringing his detailed expressions to the KCON:TACT 3 stage, Lee Jin Hyuk appears on the lineup as well. His first solo album ‘S.O.L’ and its title track ‘I Like That’ has made an impact due to his charms. His mini album ‘Splash!’ and its title track ‘Bedlam’ showed off his powerful performance, which has fans waiting anxiously for his comeback scheduled for the first half of the year.
The rising global stars LOONA made their mark on the global scene by placing on MediaBase’s Top 40 for their 3rd mini album song Star for three consecutive weeks in a row. LOONA has been praised by Forbes and will take on the global stage at KCON:TACT 3.
The highly talented group MAMAMOO, has also joined the lineup. Their 10th mini album ‘Travel’ reached the iTunes top album chart in 29 different regions and even the Worldwide iTunes album chart at #1. They have also made an appearance on Nippon TV’s Sukkiri making themselves known as the hottest girl group in the K-Pop scene.
Named by Time magazine as one of the “Rookie K-Pop Groups to Watch in 2021,” P1Harmony has joined the KCON:TACT 3 lineup. Debuted in October of 2020, P1Harmony was chosen as the November artist of Spotify’s RADAR Korea putting them on the global scene just weeks after their debut.
Taking the entertainment scene with not just their music but through drama, variety shows, etc. the trendy idols SF9 has confirmed their appearance at KCON:TACT 3. SF9 debuted with ‘Fanfare’ and continued onto ‘Easy Love,’ ‘ MAMMA MIA,’ ‘Good Guy’ proving their growth as idols. They have also grown in album sales as well as their global fandom where they show off their individual charms.
SUNMI is also meeting her global fans through KCON:TACT 3. SUNMI’s seductive voice and one of a kind performance with ‘GASINA,’ ‘ Siren,’ ‘Noir,’ and ‘pporappippam’ has created her own genre of and is adored by her fans for her unique musical and performance style. With her growing global fandom, she finished a world tour in 2019 and with her most recent song ‘TAIL’ she showed off her different charms.
Lastly, celebrating their 1 year debut anniversary TOO has achieved personal best records for first week album sales, global album chart, and music video views. TOO has been gathering a lot of attention due to their powerful choreography and stage presence rising them to top rookie status.