To say that BIGBANG leader G-Dragon’s kick off concert for his “Act III: MOTTE” was an eventful comeback would have been an understatement. Not only was he greeted on stage by his superstar friends, he was also interrupted by an overzealous fan but the show must go on, and G-Dragon did so in flourish. The lead up to G-Dragon’s fourth solo concert was physically and mentally exhausting for the BIGBANG leader but for the kick off of his 19 city world tour, G-Dragon showed a side of himself that fans have hardly caught a glimpse of, making his concert a memorable experience for the YG artist and for his supporters. Here’s everything you may have missed at G-Dragon’s first stop of his “Act III: MOTTE” World Tour. G-Dragon sold out the venue in 8 minutes . Yes, G-Dragon sold out the 65,000-seater Seoul World Cup Stadium in eight minutes as soon as the tickets were made available. Talk about strong support from VIPs, BIGBANG’s official fandom as well as G-Dragon’s fans. “Kwon Ji Yong” achieved an All Kill an hour after release, topped iTunes charts in 40 countries . G-Dragon’s solo comeback album achieved an all kill in real time
G-Dragon is setting another trend as he released his solo comeback “Kwon Ji Yong” which is completely dominating local and international charts. The BIGBANG leader is doing away with CDs for the physical copies and will be releasing the album in a one of a kind USB format. According to a report by Soompi , G-Dragon’s “Kwon JI Yong” will be available in a special USB that is designed to contain the BIGBANG leader’s details. The title of his solo comeback album “Kwon Ji Yong” is also G-Dragon’s real name. The USB also bears his birthdate which is August 18, 1988, his blood type “A” in his handwriting. Fans are already excited to get their hands on the physical copy of the album whose songs are already dominating the charts. A lot of his supporters also lauded the choice to switch to USB since a lot of devices no longer accommodate CDs. USBs are also considered more useful. G-Dragon, upon releasing the album last night was able to achieve an all-kill on all six real-time charts last night barely an hour after the album’s release. All of his five songs have also dominated the charts. The Top 3 spots of
It comes as no surprise that G-Dragon’s most awaited solo comeback album “Kwon Ji Yong” has achieved an all kill in real time Korean charts merely an hour after its release. G-Dragon’s track “Untitled, 2014” took the # 1 spot in 6 charts. According to a post by the Kpop Charts Data , G-Dragon’s title track “Untitled, 2014” topped the charts in MelOn, Mnet, Bugs, Genie, Naver and Soribada as of 7 pm yesterday. The song was released a few minutes before 6 pm. G-Dragon also amazingly took all three of the top spots in the MelOn charts as Untitled immediately became the # 1 song, “Bullsh*t” took the second spot and “Middle Fingers Up” took the third slot. G-Dragon’s “Superstar” also took the fifth spot while this “Outro: Divine Comedia” narrowly missed the Top 10 as it landed on # 11. His songs “Bullsh*t” and “Superstar” are also dominating other real-time charts. Fans who were waiting for G-Dragon to drop “Bullsh*t” as the first song from the album were surprised that the BIGBANG leader switched it up and released the melancholic “Untitled, 2014” as his title track. Many fans believe that his decision may be due to the ordeal
Fans of global fashion icon and K-pop superstar G-Dragon will finally get their chance to dress like him when he auctions off some of his pre-loved clothes for a charity event. Some of G-Dragon’s stuff are up for grabs at an auction at the Myeongdong branch of Shinsegae Duty Free . According to a report by Hello K-pop , four of the outfits that G-Dragon wore for the shoot of his endorsement video for the Duty Free shop is currently being auctioned through the store’s website. The outfits went up for auction last April 28 and will close the bids on May 17. The outfits that G-Dragon wore to the promotional video may be familiar to many as video for Shinsegae Duty Free was viewed a whopping 20 million times on the Chinese website Weibo. The number does not include the views from other platforms. The good news is that all the proceeds for the sale of the BIG BANG leader’s clothes will be donated to charity. G-Dragon, who is considered a global fashion trendsetter is one of the most influential celebrities not just in Korea but all around the world. He recently led the global campaign for Nike’s Vampormax
G-Dragon really has a way to creatively promote the products he endorses with the use of social media. Interacting with his 13 million fans on Instagram, the BIG BANG leader recently displayed a unique use for his peaceminusone merchandise that may prove to be helpful for pet lovers and pet parents like himself. In a short video upload , G-Dragon shared a clip of himself having fun using his peaceminusone keychains as a way to get his cat to exercise. Hanging the cute keychain on a long string and a stick much like a mini fishing rod, G-Dragon engaged his cat with playtime. But of course, peaceminusone keychains are a tad more expensive than regular keychains. And the problem is mainly how to get them as they’re always sold out as one of the bestsellers among G-Dragon’s merchandise. Aside from engaging pets with peaceminusone merchandise, fans should not forget that the true purpose of G-Dragon’s fashion line is for the BIG BANG leader to have an avenue to share his unique fashion sense with the world. G-Dragon also posted some stylish peaceminusone hand painted slip ons, some decked out Nikes, and some clothes that are expected to come out in
After BIG BANG leader G-Dragon successfully sold out all 65,000 seats of the Seoul World Cup Stadium in just 8 minutes, many fans are still looking for tickets. It seems that G-Dragon’s third solo concert is one of the most anticipated concert events of the year but it may be up to YG whether they will give in to fan clamor for more tickets. Fans of G-Dragon are hoping that YG Entertainment will announce a second night for the much-anticipated solo concert entitled Act III: MOTTE or Mother’s Womb. While it did not come as a huge shock that the concert would be sold out, it was amazing how quickly fans sold out all available tickets in such a short amount of time. It can be recalled a few weeks ago that reports hinted that YG Entertainment was in the planning stages for G-Dragon’s solo concert according to a YG insider. A week days later, both YG and G-Dragon confirmed the date and title of the concert on their official social media accounts along with the time and date that the tickets would go on sale, Soompi reported. Save for a couple of posts on G-Dragon’s Instagram, YG did not
BIG BANG leader G-Dragon may be known to the world as a global fashion icon, a trendsetter, an artist, a K-pop idol and a heartthrob. But his recent Instagram posts show a different side to this K-pop superstar. And he’s proud to be a mama’s boy. Most males usually steer clear of overt signs of affection to their parents when they hit a certain age but it seems that G-Dragon is proud to show his love to his dear mother even when he’s nearing his 29 th birthday. In two of his posts, he shared a childhood letter he wrote to his mom, Koreaboo reported. It was G-Dragon’s favorite poem as a child which he dedicated to his mother in a handwritten note. But that’s not all, at the bottom of the note, he wrote his personal promise to his mother. “This poem is my favorite poem..As of now, if I learn more poems then I’ll recite more poems for you…,” he said. In another one of his posts, he shared his note to his mother, which simply said: “Hello Mom. I am your one and only son, Kwon Ji Yong.” G-Dragon’s 13 million Instagram followers were really touched by
G-Dragon has confirmed that he will be staging his third major solo concert on June 10. The global superstar took the time to update his 13 million followers on his Instagram of the exciting event. Based on his Instagram post, G-Dragon revealed that he will be having his concert at the Seoul World Cup Stadium. The concert will be entitled “G-Dragon 2017 concert: Mother’s Womb” which is expected to also feature songs in GD’s upcoming solo album, Good Music reported. On his post, G-Dragon listed the ticket price at 111,000 won. It can be recalled that in January, YG Entertainment reps confirmed that G-Dragon was already working on his solo album while BIG BANG was on a break following T.O.P.’s mandatory military enlistment. YG reps said that G-Dragon and Taeyang were both working on their individual albums and would be releasing them in the first half of the year. YG reps also confirmed that the label is already in the planning stages of the solo G-Dragon concert which will happen in the summer. Early reports did not mention the exact date but not even a day has passed that GD personally posted the details on his Instagram and Twitter accounts.