K-Pop artists have increasingly found ways to reach audiences worldwide through live stream concerts. K-Pop artists have collaborated with Western streaming platforms, such as YouTube, to broadcast their live concerts. WeVerse has hosted live stream concerts by BigHit Entertainment artists. This collaboration has also led to collaborations between Western streaming platforms and K-Pop artists. For instance, Blackpink has teamed up with YouTube in an exclusive membership deal to stream a live concert to its subscribers. Here are a couple more examples of how live stream concerts are becoming more popular post 2020.
Harry Styles’ concert
Apple has announced a new livestream concert series called Apple Music Live, featuring some of the biggest stars in the music industry. The series will debut on May 20 with a performance by Harry Styles. The concert will be available to Apple Music subscribers in 167 countries. Subscribers can view the concert live via their app or online at applemusic.com/live.
To promote the concert, Apple Music will feature extra content. Fans can watch exclusive interviews with Styles, as well as the new album. A special interview with Styles will be aired the day before the concert, in which the singer will discuss the new album and his therapy sessions.
Niall Horan’s livestream concert
Niall Horan is performing a livestream concert for his fans on Instagram. His Instagram livestream from the Royal Albert Hall in London attracted over 167,000 viewers in just five minutes. The young singer sung a mix of his classic singles and new material from his new album, Heartbreak Weather. This concert is expected to last over an hour.
Fans across the world are excited to catch the show. The concert will be a global event that will stream from London to the rest of the world. Fans of Niall are eager to see the singer perform his new album live. The concert will also benefit his touring crew.
Kevin Hart’s pandemic success
Kevin Hart’s pandemic success has spurred new ventures for the comedy superstar. His companies have started producing animation and Web3 content, which will help Hart be in more places at once. He’s also looking to integrate content for these platforms into a broader media release strategy.
Kevin Hart’s latest Netflix special, Zero F**ks Given, was recorded in the comedian’s home and was a surprise for many fans. Although the name implies no holds barred ranting, the show’s content is still funny and relatable. In it, Hart explores the pitfalls of fame and the changes in himself as a celebrity. He also shares hilarious stories about fast food parking lots, his short boxing career, and his pizza date with Jerry Seinfeld.
Ellen DeGeneres’ concert
The Ellen DeGeneres live stream concert will be broadcast live from New York’s Beacon Theater on April 14. Fans of this talk show host will have the opportunity to witness the show’s musical performances and star interviews. The show is also known for frequent audience participation, including reading fan letters and calling viewers to chat. Throughout the show, DeGeneres tries to recognize acts of kindness.
Ellen’s show will end after 19 seasons, and her last episode will be broadcast on May 26. Until then, the show will air on affiliate stations for another few months. Ellen’s show has built a large digital footprint, with over 300 million followers on social media and a projected eight billion views on the show’s videos by 2020. The show is also planning to create 14 original series by 2021, and is currently awarding bonuses to employees based on their years of service.
92nd Street Y’s virtual concert
If you’re a fan of classical music and are eager to catch a live concert from afar, you can now watch 92nd Street Y’s virtual concerts on their website. The Y, founded in 1874, is a nonprofit cultural center that serves the community beyond Manhattan. It has a rich history of welcoming people of all backgrounds and has survived the Great Depression and 9/11. Its offerings range from cooking classes to parenting workshops to online programming.
The 92Y is also home to the Unterberg Poetry Center, which hosts readings of poetry. In 1953, Dylan Thomas and Thornton Wilder performed at the Y, and more recently, Paul McCartney read from his own work.