Shinee World (concert)

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Shinee World
Asia tour by Shinee
Shinee World concert 1.jpg
The official poster of the tour
Location Asia
Associated album Replay, Shinee World, Romeo, 2009, Year Of Us, Lucifer
Start date December 26, 2010 (2010-12-26)
End date November 25, 2011 (2011-11-25)
Legs 5
Number of shows 5 in Japan
2 in South Korea
1 in Taiwan
1 in China,
1 in Singapore
10 in total
Shinee concert chronology

Shinee World (promoted as SHINee THE 1ST CONCERT "SHINee WORLD") is the first independent concert tour by South Korean boy group, Shinee. The tour kicked off in Tokyo on December 26, 2010 and ended in Osaka on November 25, 2011, with a total of 10 concerts in 7 cities.[1]

The photobook of this concert, Shinee The 1st Concert "Shinee World" Photobook released on December 26, 2010[2] and a live DVD, Shinee The 1st Concert in Japan "Shinee World" was filmed from their concert in Tokyo and Nagoya released on January 1, 2012, followed a live album, Shinee The 1st Concert Album "Shinee World", of the concert held in Seoul released on February 1, 2012.

History[edit]

Tokyo[edit]

The concert was originally scheduled for the December 26, 2010 at 6PM, but due to over 100,000 crowded fans that joined the month-long ticket event, they held another concert at 1PM.[3] The concert took place at Yoyogi National Gymnasium, with both concerts sold out, the total audience of both the performances together was approximately 24,000, they sang over sixty songs.[4]

Seoul[edit]

On January 1, 2011, on the start of the new year, the group performed at Olympic Gymnastics Arena in Seoul.[5]

Taipei[edit]

On July 16, 2011, the boy band held their first concert in Taipei at Taipei Arena. R&B singer and fellow labelmate Zhang Liyin appeared as a special guest and sang a duet with Jonghyun.[citation needed] 10,000 tickets were sold within an hour.[6]

Nanjing[edit]

On August 20, 2011, Shinee also performed in a concert in Nanjing, China, at Nanjing Olympic Sports Center Gymnasium.

Singapore[edit]

The production cost for the September 2011 concert in Singapore was estimated to be around $1.7 million. Online ticket reservations began on July 31 and within 45 minutes, all tickets were sold out.[7]

Nagoya[edit]

Shinee also performed in a concert at Nippon Gaishi Hall in Nagoya, Japan, on October 27, 2011.[8] Live recordings of performances from the concert were released as a live album, Shinee The 1st Concert In Japan "Shinee World", on January 12, 2011.

Osaka[edit]

Sankei Sports reported that over 18,000 people attended the concerts held on the November 24 and 25, 2011 in Osaka.[9]

Setlist[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Date City Country Venue Special guests
December 26, 2010
*1st show: 1pm
*2nd show: 6pm
Tokyo Japan Yoyogi National Gymnasium Krystal (duet with Key)
January 1, 2011 Seoul South Korea Olympic Gymnastics Arena
January 2, 2011 Krystal (duet with Key)
Simon D (duet with Minho)
July 16, 2011 Taipei Taiwan Taipei Arena Zhang Liyin (duet with Jonghyun)
August 20, 2011 Nanjing China Nanjing Olympic Sports Center Gymnasium
September 10, 2011 Singapore Singapore Indoor Stadium
October 27, 2011 Nagoya Japan Nippon Gaishi Hall
November 24, 2011 Osaka Osaka-Jo Hall
November 25, 2011

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SHINee will hold a special concert at the end of concert between Korea and Japan.". Korea Star Daily. November 25, 2010. Retrieved January 19, 2011. 
  2. ^ SHINee The First Concert 'SHINee World' Photobook ~ Daily K Pop News
  3. ^ "SHINee's Japanese website crashes moments after opening". allkpop.com. January 3, 2011. Retrieved January 4, 2011. 
  4. ^ "SHINee concert a big success in Japan next year, will officially enter the Japanese music scene". gz163.cn. December 27, 2010. Retrieved January 19, 2011. 
  5. ^ "SHINee sparkles at first concert". Korea Times. January 3, 2011. Retrieved January 19, 2011. 
  6. ^ "BEAST and SHINee sell out their events in Taiwan". koreaboo.com. June 5, 2011. Retrieved July 18, 2011. 
  7. ^ "SHINee successfully completes their solo concert in Singapore". allkpop.com. September 11, 2011. Retrieved September 11, 2011. 
  8. ^ "Shinee fans crash U.K. ticket site". koreaherald.com. The Korea Herald. October 31, 2011. Retrieved November 9, 2011. 
  9. ^ "SHINee wraps up a successful concert in Japan". allkpop.com. November 26, 2011. Retrieved November 26, 2011.