Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Beast's fanclub members, threat for Suju and 2PM

Beast recently emerged as a ‘hot’ male idol group. Beast’s official fan cafe member recently has surpassed 160000 people. In months, more than 20000 additional members is registered. And in the first half of the year, the member has reached 200000 people.

Beast now has the largest official fan cafe member, surpassed other male idol group such as Shinee (73000), MBLAQ (80000), and 2AM (60000). While the other group’s official fan cafe member show a downward trend, Beast official fan cafe shows a rapid multiplication.

Currently Beast’s official fan cafe circumstances is a threat for the nation’s top male groups, such as Super Junior (230000 in 천휘룡(Cheonhwiryong) and 190000 in 온새미로(Onsaemiro)), 2PM (200000), and Big Bang (240000).

The number of official fan cafe member is one of the gauges to measure their popularity. An expert in music industry explained that “Typically 10% members of the fan cafe will buy the album and attend their concerts.”
Beast’s first concert ticket last year was sold out immediately. Beast will held an encore concert in 18th and 19th February in Seoul Olympic Stadium.

Source: Nate
Translation: rifni@dkpopnews.net


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