BTS have added another Wembley Stadium date after the first concert sold out in just 90 minutes.
The popular K-pop band announced their return to the UK this summer recently, with details of a huge show at London’s Wembley Stadium on June 1. Due to popular demand, the group will now also play the stadium on June 2.
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Sky News reports that the additional date comes comes days after ticket agencies were slammed for re-selling tickets to the first date for thousands of pounds.
BTS – comprised of Jimin, V, RM, J-Hope, Jungkook, Suga and Jin – performed two shows at the capital’s O2 Arena last year in support of their sixth album, ‘Love Yourself: Tear’. Reviewing the band’s New York stop-off, NME hailed the concert as “a dazzling and inclusive stadium spectacular”.
See some of BTS fans’ reactions to the ticket sales below.
If the site was faster it would be 5 minutes believe me .. 250k people were waiting in the queue 🔥
— Ellie will Make It Right 👼 (@Ellie_Bangtan) March 1, 2019
Not shocked at all. With 10 days notice, @BTS_twt has sold out both Wembley and Stade De France. Cue all of the confused UK & French media in a rush to educate themselves on BTS! #BTSxParis #BTSxWembley
— Rafranz 👩🏾💻 (@RafranzDavis) March 1, 2019
Types of people on my tl rn:
1.Ones who got tickets and are excited
2. Ones who got tickets but are traumatized by the experience
3.Ones who did not get the tickets but hyping others who did
4.Chill ones that dont need to care cuz BTS isn't coming to their country
I am no.4 🙃.
— hani♡sichi (@chartsbullies) March 1, 2019
One fan wrote that “there’s hope” now that a second date has been added.
BTS made history in 2018 as they became the first-ever K-pop group to be nominated for a Grammy. Following their appearance at the ceremony, Dolly Parton expressed interest in a collaboration after seeing a video of the group enjoying her performance on the night.
“Maybe my next #Jolene collab will be with @BTS_twt? What do y’all think?” the star tweeted.
BTS also presented the award for Best R&B Album at the event, with leader RM sending a message to fans: “We’ll be back.”
According to Wembley’s Guest Support Portal website, tickets for the second show go on sale on Friday, March 8.