BIGBANG #2 on Nikkei Entertainment’s 2017 Concert Mobilization Power Ranking

Posted December 6, 2017 by

Every year, Nikkei Entertainment releases a ranking based on concert attendance in Japan, ranking acts based on the overall amount of people who attended their shows over the course of the year. This ranking is based on seating capacity for venues, not necessarily tickets sold.

1. Sandaime J Soul Brothers / 1,803,000 attendees / 37 concerts
2. Big Bang / 1,022,000 attendees / 20 concerts
3. Kanjani8 / 990,000 attendees / 20 concerts
4. Arashi / 844,000 attendees / 18 concerts
5. Hey! Say! JUMP / 829,000 attendees / 37 concerts
6. Mr.Children / 784,000 attendees / 30 concerts
7. Tohoshinki / 571,000 attendees / 11 concerts
8. SHINee / 539,000 attendees / 29 concerts
9. AAA / 506,000 attendees / 18 concerts
10. Kuwata Keisuke / 488,000 attendees / 20 concerts
11. Nogizaka46 / 467,000 attendees / 38 concerts
12. iKON / 463,000 attendees / 33 concerts
13. Johnny’s WEST / 406,000 attendees / 31 concerts
14. EXILE THE SECOND / 387,000 attendees / 34 concerts
15. NEWS / 383,000 attendees / 26 concerts
16. Kis-My-Ft2 / 380,000 attendees / 31 concerts
17. GENERATIONS / 377,000 attendees / 29 concerts
18. GLAY / 350,000 attendees / 43 concerts
19. Yuzu / 341,000 attendees / 22 concerts
20. ONE OK ROCK / 340,000 attendees / 32 concerts
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30. D-LITE / 273,000 attendees / 43 concerts
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34. G-DRAGON / 259,000 attendees / 5 concerts

Source: Via Arama Japan, @esakwan