By Yasmin Newman
iflix expands its live streaming offering across Southeast Asia, with a special concert featuring award-winning South Korean boy band, BTS
On the 19th of Septemeber 2017 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia’s homegrown OTT streaming services provider iflix- announced that they will exclusively stream the much anticipated K-Pop concert <COMEBACK SHOWS BTS DNA>. For its premier appearance in South East Asia, BTS fans expect to see their idols Jun, Suga, J-Hope, Rap Monster, Jimin, V, and Jungkook performing in a live concert which will be aired on iflix on September 21st, beginning at 7.30pm MYT (UTC +08:00) in clear HD format.
Bangtan Boys or Beyond the Scene, commonly abbreiviated as BTS, is a South Korean boy band embodying seven members, who were formed by entertainment company “Big Hit Entertainment.” The band debuted their first album titled 2 Cool 4 Skool, which gave them numerous accolates which included the first K-Pop group to win the Billboard Music Award for Top social Artist. The Boy Band also won The Choice International Artist award at 2017’s Teen Choice Awards and Time magazine’s 25 Most Influential People on the Internet for 2017. To date, BTS’s discography catalogue has sold an estimated four million albums worldwide including achieving 1 million pre-orders for their new album “Love Yourself” in addition to their new music video (DNA), which is recognised as the 15th most viewed video on youtube.
<COMEBACK SHOW –BTS DNA> Includes exclusive features from a talk show segment as well as live performances combining their old and new BTS tracks in one performance. The concert, which will be aired for 60 minutes, will be fully subtitled and available to stream and download on iflix.
Iflix Group Chief Content Officer, Sean Carey said: “We are thrilled to extend our live streaming offering and give our users across the region, virtual front row seats to BTS’ highly anticipated concert via iflix’s world class service. We love working with hugely talented artists, such as K-pop superstar boy band BTS to further connect them with their fans. On September 21, BTS fans from all over Southeast Asia will be able to enjoy the sensational music and concert excitement of the <COMEBACK SHOW – BTS DNA> from the palm of their hand or comfort of their homes with iflix.”