SMTOWN LIVE 2022 Breaks Record For Most Streamed Korean Online Concert
SMTOWN’s online concert was a record-breaking success!
On January 1, SM Entertainment held an online concert titled “SMTOWN 2022 : SMCU EXPRESS @KWANGYA.”
A record-breaking 51 million streams from 161 different regions was recorded for the event. This surpasses their record of 35.83 million streams from last year’s SMTOWN Live “Culture Humanity” concert and sets a new record for the highest number of streams ever achieved by a Korean online concert.
The concert, which was streamed for free, featured performances and collaborations by many of their artists, including SHINee’s Onew, SHINee’s Key, SHINee’s Minho, Girls’ Generation’s Taeyeon and Hyoyeon, aespa, H.O.T.’s Kangta, BoA, TVXQ, Super Junior, EXO’s Kai, Red Velvet, NCT U, NCT 127, NCT DREAM, and WayV’s Kun and Xiaojun.
The concert also featured a debut performance by SM Entertainment’s new project girl group GOT the beat, which consists of BoA, Girls’ Generation’s Hyoyeon and Taeyeon, Red Velvet’s Seulgi and Wendy, and aespa’s Karina and Winter.
The second half of the concert featured a DJing session by artists including DJ HYO (Girls’ Generation’s Hyoyeon), Raiden, IMLAY, DJ GINJO, J.E.B, MINIMONSTER, Mar Vista, and Hitchhiker.
Check out more photos from the concert below!