BLACKPINK’s “In Your Area” World Tour Named As Most Successful Tour By K-Pop Girl Group
BLACKPINK’s first world tour is a success!
In 2019, BLACKPINK met fans across the globe through their world tour “In Your Area,” placing heavy emphasis on their activities abroad and becoming one of the top K-pop girl groups in terms of tour earnings and scale.
On January 1, Touring Data, which reports aggregate data on U.S. concerts, posted on their official social media, “In 2019, BLACKPINK’s ‘In Your Area Tour’ became the most successful concert tour by a Korean female group in history.”
According to the reports from Touring Data, BLACKPINK earned $38,130,043, selling a total of 266,296 tickets at the average price of $143.19 per ticket.
During their world tour, BLACKPINK held a total of 36 concerts with 15 concerts in Asia, seven in North America, four in Europe, and two in Oceania. More specifically, they held six shows each in Thailand and the United States, two shows each in Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, and the United Kingdom, and they had one show each in the Philippines, Macau, Canada, and Singapore.
In terms of the different areas, BLACKPINK earned $20,032,548 in the Asian leg of the tour with a total of 134,871 tickets sold. They earned $11,184,758 in North America from 75,597 tickets, $4,178,691 in Europe from 29,338 tickets, and $2,734,046 in Oceania from 26,490 tickets.
With BLACKPINK’s successful results abroad, fans are already excited for what awaits the group in 2020. Already in 2019, their hit album and title track “Kill This Love” entered the Billboard 200 and Hot 100 charts. Recently, YG Entertainment revealed that BLACKPINK will be making their long-awaited comeback in the first half of 2020.