K-Pop Artists With Biggest Audience in Japan for 1st Half of 2017

Posted July 13, 2017 by

*Based on shows from January 1 – June 30, 2017.
*Estimate only based on those who registered on LiveFans.jp and the capacity of each venue, assuming all tickets are sold out. Actual numbers may vary.
*Shows with multiple artists not counted.

1. SHINee
Audience: 338,238
No. of Shows: 25 – SHINEE WORLD 2017
Audience Per Show (Average): 13,530
(Update: Korean source says total audience is 295,000.)

2. BIGBANG
Audience: 258,500
No. of Shows: 5 – BIGBANG SPECIAL EVENT 2017
Audience Per Show (Average): 51,700
(Update: Korean source says total audience is 250,000.)

3. iKON
Audience: 230,556
No. of Shows: 11 – IKON JAPAN TOUR
Audience Per Show (Average): 20,960
(Update: Korean source says total audience is 177,000.)

4. BTS
Audience: 213,300
No. of Shows: 11 – THE WINGS TOUR
Audience Per Show (Average): 19,391
(Update: This article via Wikipedia says total audience is 145,000 which includes two shows in July. Korean source says it’s 90,000, excluding July shows.)

5. D-LITE (DAESUNG)
Audience: 177,112
No. of Shows: 4 – D-DAY JAPAN DOME TOUR
Audience Per Show (Average): 44,278
(Update: Korean source says total audience is 158,000 and Daesung is actually #4.)


All Artists (International and Domestic) Ranking

1. J Soul Brothers from EXILE TRIBE/523,500/12/43,625
2. Johnny’s West 394,900/32/36,959
3. NEWS/371,900/26/14,303
4. ONE OK ROCK/367,700/32/11,491
5. back number/356,636/31/11,504
6. SHINee/338,238/25/13,530
7. Yuzu/299,000/6/49,833
8. Kanjani Eight/297,000/6/49,500
9. Mr.Children/283,328/20/14,166
10. RADWIMPS/283,254/21/13,488
11. Sexy Zone/270,500/18/15,028
12. Ketsumeishi/262,686/19/13,826
13. BIGBANG/258,500/5/51,700
14. EXILE THE SECOND/246,567/22/11,208
15. iKON/230,556/11/20,960
16. SEKAI NO OWARI/224,500/5/44,900
17. BTS/213,300/11/19,391
18. Nana Mizuki/182,912/15/12,194
19. D-LITE (DAESUNG)/177,112/4/44,278
20. Paul McCartney/175,000/4/43,750
21. Nogizaka46/160,759/16/10,047
22. miwa/160,009/9/17,779
23. Guns N’ Roses/153,061/5/30,612
24. Kis-My-Ft2/146,400/15/9,760
25. Golden Bomber/139,425/12/11,619
26. Namie Amuro/128,578/48/2,679
27. Yumi Matsutoya/126,323/54/2,339
28. Arashi/115,500/3/38,500
29. KinKi Kids/113,103/3/37,701
30. T.M.Revolution/110,141/11/10,013

Source: LiveFans.jp via RealSound.jp