BTS make history again with 'Love Yourself: Speak Yourself' tour sales

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The tour grossed US$116.6 million

The numbers have been crunched for BTS‘ 2019 Love Yourself: Speak Yourself stadium world tour, and they’re big.

The tour, which saw the K-pop group travel to parts of Europe, Asia, as well as North and South America, earned BTS US$116.6 million (approximately AU$171 million), according to Billboard. The tour also sold 976,283 tickets across 20 shows.

The group’s final four concerts – one in Saudi Arabia and three in Seoul, South Korea – helped BTS rank No.2 on Billboard’s Hot Tours list for the month (dated November 16 2019), after pulling in a total of $16.4 million (approximately AU$24.2 million).

With this latest tour’s results included, BTS were recently listed in Billboard’s Top Touring Artists of the 2010s at No.45, making them the only Korean artists on the list.

(Sources: 1, 2)

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