BIGBANG 2015 World Tour [MADE] in Australia: They are ready to give everyone a BANG. (Photo credits: Award Entertainment Global)
All V.I.P in Australia, are you ready?
It has sparked a lot of speculation previously about whether BIGBANG is coming to Australia as part of their 2015 World Tour [MADE].
Finally BIGBANG will bring the World Tour [MADE] to Australia! This will be the first time they visit Australia. Award Entertainment Global, IME and Live Nation are proudly to be the promoters of this great event in Australia.
Artist Introduction : BIGBANG
BIGBANG, formed by YG Entertainment, is the hottest Korean artist group consisted of G-Dragon, T.O.P, Taeyang, Daesung, and Seungri. Since their debut in 2006, BIGBANG has evolved and exerted their influences as the style icon of the era, widely worshipped by world-renowned artists and fashionistas both locally and internationally.
The music of BIGBANG garnered every bit of attention and received enormous recognition. Their official YouTube channel has accumulated over an amazing 1.2 billion views, among which their hottest hits “Fantastic Baby”, “Blue” and “Bad Boy” have accounted for more than 250 million views! The MV of “Fantastic Baby” also won them the “Music Video of the Year” in YouTube in 2015 as well as the “World’s Best Video” in World Music Awards 2014. The MV “Monster” gained over 3 million views on the first day of its release, setting record for the most views received by a KPOP artist within the shortest period of time. Their worldwide success won them lots of the prestigious awards, including the “World’s Best Group” at World Music Awards 2014, “Best Worldwide Act” at MTV Europe Music Awards 2011. They are also the first Asian artist to be awarded the “Best Fan Award” in MTV Italy TRL Awards in 2012, firmly established their dominance in international music industry.
Brand-new tour [MADE] plus new music BANG the world again!
The first announcement of BIGBANG 2015 WORLD TOUR [MADE] includes major cities in China, Hong Kong, Bangkok, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, and Jakarta. This tour will expand to other cities in Asia, Australia, North America, and beyond.
YG Entertainment also announced that BIGBANG will release new music on the 1st of every month between May and September. BIGBANG has been carrying out “MADE” project since May, releasing two songs on the 1 of every month. They are conquering the music scene for three months in a row, with “LOSER” and “BAE BAE” released in May and “BANG BANG BANG” and ” WE LIKE 2 PARTY” released in June recording great success successively.
The song released on the 1 of this month is drawing a big popularity, staying in the No.1 place on Melon, Korea’s biggest music-streaming website, as of July 6 at 7am. In addition, it is also being ranked in top places on other major music charts, along with “SOBER”.
“IF YOU” is a sad and sentimental song that is different from other BIGBANG songs. G-DRAGON took part in composing and writing the lyrics of the song, while PK who composed BIGBANG’s “MONSTER” and Dee.P who composed TAEYANG’s solo “EYES, NOSE, LIPS” with TEDDY worked on the song for composition and arrangement. A sad BIGBANG in this midsummer is giving fans and the public a fresh entertainment.
International Production Staff
Leroy Bennett, Creative Director and Production Designer of BIGBANG 2015 WORLD TOUR [MADE], is famous for his lighting and production design work with numerous awards as the Designer of the Year. Bennett’s work began with artists like Prince and Scorpions in the 80’s and 90’s. Nowadays, his musical and architectural vision have been delivered through tours of artists such as Beyonce, Paul McCartney, Lady Gaga, Bruno Mars, Rammstein, and Rihanna. To name some of his notable work: Maroon5 World Tour 2015, Beyonce and Jay-Z’s On The Run Tour 2014, Nine Inch Nails Tension Tour 2013, and Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett Cheek to Cheek Tour 2015.
Ed Burke, Co-Creative Director and Visual Director of BIGBANG 2015 WORLD TOUR [MADE], has been Beyonce’s videographer for seven years. Critics highly appraise his successful work in discovering and delivering Beyonce’s talent through screens. His close relationship with the artist gave him access to capture some of the footages that no other directors could. His famous work includes Beyonce and Jay-Z’s On The Run Tour 2014, 7/11 Music Video, and the 57th Grammy Awards 2015 Live Performance.
The BIGBANG Band continues their work on this tour. Originally just a motely crew of musicians, the members of what would become the band first met when Gil Smith and Adrian Porter brought in a team of musicians for their recent project: BIGBANG’s Alive World Tour. Through their success in tackling a new music genre in a new environment, the group developed a strong bond and soon established themselves in the public’s eyes as a full-fledged band. As a result, what started as a short-lived collaboration became a long lasting partnership. For the members of the Band Six, the group became a channel to further each other’s pursuits as well as a way to have fun, enjoy music, and share their knowledge and music with people all over the world. The band members are Gil Smith, Adrian Porter, Justin Lyons, Bennie Rodgers, Dante Inferno, and Omar Dominik and have supported artists like BIGBANG and 2NE1.
Award Entertainment Global, one of the most professional entertainment companies in Australia, had successfully organized the Opus Jay Chou World Tour in 2014, which attracted more than 10,000 people. This year, Award Entertainment Global have facilitated the cooperation with YG Entertainment and invited BIGBANG to Sydney to meet all their fans from Australia and other countries.
BIGBANG 2015 World Tour [MADE] in Sydney will be held on 17th October 2015 at Sydney Olympic Park -Allphones Arena, where accommodates more than 14,000 people. Allphones Arena is one of the largest concert venues in Sydney, at where the concerts of Beyonce, P!nk and Adam Lambert also took place.
Can’t wait any longer? Let’s party!
Further information will be released on the official website of Award Entertainment Global: www.awardentertainment.com.au and www.idea-music.com.
Event: BIGBANG 2015 World Tour [MADE] in Australia, Sydney
Date: 17 October 2015, Saturday
Venue: Allphones Arena
Event: BIGBANG 2015 World Tour [MADE] in Australia, Melbourne
Date: 21 October 2015, Wednesday
Venue: Rod Laver Arena