“Alive” receives 260,000 pre-orders
Not only has their MV for ‘Blue‘ garnered over 8 million views on Youtube, Big Bang has also received unending love calls from various variety programs, and now, pre-orders for their new album ‘ALIVE‘ has surpassed the 260,000 mark.
Big Bang will be making their long-awaited comeback with their fifth mini-album ‘ALIVE’. According to their agency YG Entertainment, 240,000 copies of the album were pre-ordered as of February 27th, and an additional 20,000 copies were requested from overseas, totaling 260,000 copies.
Not only is their album in high demand, the boys also guest-featured on SBS ‘Healing Camp‘ on February 20th, and will also be featuring on ‘Running Man‘, ‘Strong Heart‘, and ‘Infinite Challenge‘.
In addition to endorsing major brands such as North Face, Lotte, G Market, Soul by Ludacris, and Fubu, Big Bang is in discussions to sign CF contracts with two new corporations. Furthermore, the boys will be embarking on a world tour, hitting 25 different cities in 16 countries. YG revealed, “We have received requests for performances in Europe, South America, the Middle East and more, and it looks like we may need to extend our World Tour.”
Big Bang will be simultaneously promoting six songs on their album, and YG Entertainment has began launching television commercials to further promote their music. There are 13 commercials total, and the first aired on February 17th.
Source: SportsDongA via Nate, allkpop.com | bigbangupdates