K-Pop in the UAE: Super Junior to Headline Concert on March 20 alongside THESE four South Korean bands
The wait is over! The upcoming Super Concert will witness Super Junior taking centre stage and singing some of K-Pop’s mightiest hits. NCT 127, RGP, LABOUM and Jun will also perform
K-Pop fans based in the UAE were gripped with excitement yesterday when Coca-Cola Arena posted a teaser about which South Korean band will be performing in the country this March. While many placed their bets on various troupes, the highest demand seemed to be for Super Junior. It seems like the prayers of avid K-Pop followers have been answered and the upcoming Super Concert will witness Super Junior taking centre stage. The renowned boy band will headline the event on March 20, belting out catchy melodies and some of the genre’s greatest hits. Global icon NCT 127 will also perform at the extravaganza. Organised by Grace & Co, the show will see an incredible line up of other big K-pop acts too. With a huge fan-base in the region and a following of more than 10 million worldwide, RGP, LABOUM and Jun will also perform alongside NCT 127 and headliner, Super Junior.
Super Junior, also known as SJ or SuJu, garnered global fame after the release of their best-selling single, Sorry, Sorry in 2009. As K-pop’s best-selling artist four years in a row, the band has received a number of accolades including 13 music awards from the Mnet Asian Music Awards, 19 accolades from the Golden Disc Awards and are the second singing group to win Favourite Artist – Korea at the 2008 MTV Asia Awards, as well as International Artist and Best Fandom in the Teen Choice Awards 2015. In 2019, the group released their ninth studio album, Time Slip as well as headed to their eighth music tour.
NCT 127 made their official debut with NCT #127 in 2016. The debut reached number two on the Gaon Album Chart and topped the charts by the third week of its release. It recently dropped its first live album, Neo City: Seoul – The Origin and also performed at the 2019 MTV Europe Music Awards in Spain. In fact, they were the first-ever K-Pop group to be invited to play at the ceremony. Fans can pre-register for tickets from 8am on Wednesday, January 22, until 11:59pm on Thursday, January 23, at www.coca-cola-aena.com. Pre-registered fans will then have early access to ticket purchases from www.coca-cola-arena.com at 9am on Sunday, January 26.