Article: Top 10 Highest-Grossing K-Pop Tours

Let’s dive deep into the mind blowing success of K-Pop groups and solo artists during their tours. Get to know which groups and solo artists have rocked the stage and made big bucks. Its mind blowing to see how much love and support they receive from fans all around the world! Given below are top 10 highest-grossing K-pop tours.

1. BTS ($ 196.4 M)

BTS is a South Korean boy band. It includes seven members RM, V, SUGA, J-hope, Jin, Jimin and Junkook. BTS's 2018–2019 Love Yourself World Tour is the band's highest-grossing tour to date, with a gross of $196.4 million from its final 42 shows. The tour was also the highest-grossing tour by a non-English-language act in history. BTS generated over $118 million in revenue from their concert tour last year, according to reports. Touring Data has released its list of the top 20 global artists who earned the most from concert sales in 2022.

2. BLACKPINK ($ 148 M)

BLACKPINK is a South Korean girl group. The group includes four members: Jisoo, Jennie, Rosé, and Lisa. They debuted in 2016. BLACKPINK's debut single, Square One, was released in August 2016. The single includes the songs Whistle and Boombayah, which were BLACKPINK's first number-one songs in South Korea and Billboard's World Digital Songs chart, respectively. Boombayah also holds the record for the most-viewed debut music video by a Korean act. From October 2022 to September 2023, Blackpink embarked on their second worldwide concert tour, the Born Pink World Tour, consisting of 66 concerts in 22 countries around the world. The tour attracted 1.8 million people, making it the most-attended concert tour by a K-pop girl group.

3. SUGA ($ 57M)

Professionally recognized under the stage names Suga and Agust D, Min Yoon-gi is a rapper, songwriter, and record producer from South Korea. His date of birth is March 9, 1993. His age is thirty years. The year of his début was 2013. In support of his debut studio album, D-Day, South Korean rapper Suga, also known as Agust D, embarked on his inaugural global concert tour, Agust D Tour. The tour commenced in New York City on April 26, 2023, and concluded in Seoul, South Korea, on August 6, 2023. It surpassed all previous records for revenue set by a Korean soloist and a K-pop artist. In Asia and North America, every ticket for the tour was sold out, generating over $57.2 million in revenue. Eleven performances on the U.S. leg of the tour generated $32.5 million in revenue.

4. TWICE ($ 54 M)

TWICE is a female group from South Korea. Nine individuals make up the group: Tzuyu, Nayeon, Jeongyeon, Momo, Sana, Jihyo, Mina, Dahyun, and Chaeyoung. The year of their début was 2015. As part of the "Ready to Be Tour," TWICE achieved their highest-grossing European performance to date on September 7, 2023, at the O2 Arena in London, garnering $2.865 million. TWICE played shows in 18 markets around the world this year, and never grossed less than $2 million. The tour debuted at number nine on the February 2022 issue of Billboard's Top Tours Box score chart with a total gross of US$11,175,207.


The boy band TOMORROW X TOGETHER is from South Korea. Five individuals comprise it: HueningKai, Yeonjun, Soobin, Beomgyu, and Taehyun. The year of their début was 2019. The international tour initiated by TOMORROW X TOGETHER generated ticket sales in excess of $40 million. TOMORROW X TOGETHER ranked at #4 on highest grossing touring by a K-pop acts in 2023 on Billboard Box score with $47M. The boy group had a great year thanks to their 'Act Sweet Mirage' tour, which grossed $46.8 million, sold 379K tickets.

6. Seventeen

Seventeen is a South Korean boy band. The group debuted in 2015. S.Coups, Jeonghan, Joshua, Jun, Hoshi, Wonwoo, Woozi, DK, Mingyu, The8, Seungkwan, Vernon, and Dino are its 13 members. Seventeen is a "self-produced" idol group because each member contributes to the creation of their songs and performances in some capacity, including songwriting, music production, and choreography. SEVENTEEN earned their highest grossing concert of all-time on December 17, 2022, with $5.089 million at the Philippine Arena in Bulacan. According to Billboard, Seventeen's 2023 tour was one of the highest-grossing K-pop tours of the year, earning $43.3 million from 440,000 tickets sold over 12 shows. Seventeen's 2023 tour was part of their "Be the Sun" tour, which began on June 25, 2022 at the Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul, South Korea. The Seoul concert was livestreamed online, and re-streamed on July 2 and 3, 2022.

7. ENHYPEN ($ 33M)

ENHYPEN is a boy band from South Korea. Seven individuals make up the group: Ni-ki, Heeseung, Jay, Jake, Sunghoon, Sunoo, and Sunghoon. The year of their début was 2020. Touring Data on X indicates that ENHYPEN's highest-grossing concert occurred at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson on October 6, 2023, grossing $3.627 million. ENHYPEN also had their highest-grossing Asian concert on September 13, 2023, at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, earning $3.446 million. According to Billboard, ENHYPEN's 2023 tour grossed $33 million across 19 shows, placing them sixth on the list of highest-grossing K-pop tours of 2023.

8. Stray Kids ($ 16M)

Stray Kids is a boy band from South Korea. The group made its début in 2018 with eight members: Bang Chan, Lee Know, Changbin, Hyunjin, Han, Felix, Seungmin, and I.N. The "Unveil Tour 'I Am'" was the inaugural exhibition tour of Stray Kids. It was declared in 2018 and commenced in 2019. The tour included stops in Thailand, Indonesia, Australia, the Philippines, the United States, and Europe, before ending in Japan. Between mid-February and early April, Stray Kids sold more than 100,000 tickets from shows in Atlanta; Fort Worth, Texas; Los Angeles; and Sydney. According to Billboard, Stray Kids' 2023 tour grossed $16.1 million from 114,000 tickets sold.


LE SSERAFIM is a South Korean girl group. Kazuha, Hong Eun-chae, Huh Yun-jin, and Sakura round out the group's complement of five. On January 25, 2023, Le Sserafim made their debut in Japan with the release of the Japanese single Fearless. Building the group's base in Asia, LE SSERAFIM posted seven-figure grosses in Seoul, Tokyo and Hong Kong, among other Japanese and Korean markets. Two shows at Tokyo's Yoyoghi National Stadium earned $2.3 million and sold more than 24,000 tickets. According to HYBE Co. Ltd., Le Sserafim's "Flame Rises Tour" grossed $9.1 million from 56 shows, selling nearly 86,000 tickets. The tour was the ninth highest grossing K-pop tour in 2023, earning $7.9 million from nine shows.

10. NCT Dream ($ 7M)

NCT Dream is a male band from South Korea. Its seven members are as follows: Mark, Renjun, Jeno, Haechan, Jaemin, Chenle, and Jisung. The release of Chewing Gum, their debut single, occurred in 2016. Following tours of 2023 in both Europe and North America, NCT DREAM has documented performances that achieved comparable acclaim on both continents. The boy band's tour, The Dream Show 2: In A Dream, included shows in North America and Europe.