Group JYJ’s popularity in South America has once again been proven. JYJ’s management company C-JeS Entertainment announced on 15 January that “The 5,000 seats for the South American concert tour on 11th March sold over 80% of the tickets, and in fact the first round of tickets are sold out. “
Peru’s influential paper “El Comercio” reported this amazing news with the title “Not Justin Bieber, Not Miley Cyrus: Korean Band Breaks Peru’s Ticket Sales Records.” In the article, they reported that “Without being mentioned on the radio, and never having appeared on television programs such as MTV, and their albums are not sold in Peru, yet they have created a new record in our country. Their fans got together and created a record of buying half the total number of tickets within 30 minutes for this concert , a proof of their popularity.”
The main organisers of the Latin America concerts said that “The first round of tickets for the Chile and Peru concerts were sold out within three days. Aside from popular American artists, it is rarely possible for others ‘ concerts to sell out in South America. The current situation has already shocked the Latin American locals. The popularity of JYJ among the locals is amazing.”
In this Peru concert, seat categories are named with the title tracks of “The Beginning” such as “Be the One” and “Be my Girl,” as well as other album titles. The passionate Peruvian fans camped out the day before tickets went on sale so that they could buy the “In Heaven” VIP section tickets.
The JYJ Latin American concerts, which has been receiving a great response since it was announced, will be held on 9 and 11 March. The first concert will be at Teatro Caupolican in Santiago, Chile, which is the stadium where heavy metal band Korn and X Japan had previously performed. They will then perform at Explanada Sur del Estadio Monumental in Lima, Peru on 11 March, which is where Britney Spears, Black Eyed Peas and Avril Lavigne performed.