“G-DRAGON 2013 WORLD TOUR: ONE OF A KIND in HONG KONG” on May 17 & 18 (Fri & Sat) at AsiaWorld-Arena

(March 15, 2013, Hong Kong) – Hong Kong fans are thrilled to hear that “King of K-Pop”, G-Dragon has confirmed his Hong Kong stop for his first solo world tour “G-DRAGON 2013 WORLD TOUR: ONE OF A KIND in HONG KONG” on May 17 and 18 (Friday and Saturday) at AsiaWorld-Arena.

G-Dragon, one of the most influential artists within the K-Pop industry as a leading musician and fashion icon, will be hosting his first solo world tour, starting March 2013. After capturing the success of “BIGBANG ALIVE GALAXY TOUR in HONG KONG” last year, “G-Dragon 2013 World Tour: One of a Kind in HONG KONG” will be one of the most anticipated concerts in town for all music and fashion lovers.

G-Dragon, widely praised as the “King of K-Pop”, has gained immense popularity via his unrivaled music talentsand dazzling fashion image. As the leader and mastermind of BIGBANG, his significant influence to the group is evident as he contributes to every aspect to the group’s success. G-Dragon’s unique music talent has led BIGBANG to a global level as he wrote many of the group’s greatest hits, including ‘Fantastic Baby’, ‘Bad Boy’, ‘Monster’, ‘Tonight’, ‘Blue’, ‘Haru Haru’, ‘Lies’, etc.

G-Dragon has also demonstrated his talents and proved himself as an outstanding solo artist. His first solo album “Heartbreaker” released in 2009 topped all Korean music charts and became the best-selling album in Korea of the year. In 2012, he has again set another record with his best-selling solo album “One of a Kind” which sold more than 200,000 copies. His impressive performance is recognized with numerous awards, including 2012 Mnet Asian Music Awards “Best Male Artist”, SBS PopAsia Award “Best Solo Act” and Seoul Music Awards “Best Album Award”, etc.

Other than his music achievements, G-Dragon is also known as one of the most influential fashion icons in this era with unique and impressive fashion sense. Chosen numerously as one of the top 10 fashionistas in many polls in Korea and other Asian countries, his distinctive fashion style made him the most sought-after artist in Asia. Worshipped by numerous teenagers and fans, they create a whirlwind “G-Dragon’s style” effect as they imitate his style. From eye-catching hairdos, to well-matched costumes, the tattoos and every piece of detailed accessory all contribute to this unique ‘G-Dragon style’. One could now easily spot a replica of G-Dragon on the streets.

“G-DRAGON 2013 WORLD TOUR: ONE OF A KIND” is the first world concert tour of G-Dragon since his solo debut in 2009. The tour will kick-off in Seoul on 30 & 31 March and will move on to Japan and other cities around the world afterwards. He became the first Korean soloist to hold a massive 8-show “4 Dome Tour” in Japan in Fukuoka, Saitama, Osaka and the later added Nagoya, which was added to cope with the unprecedentedly high tickets demand.

Representatives from the concert organizers, including ELF ASIA, Juna International and Live Nation commented, “G-Dragon is definitely one of the most talented artists in the world as he has been constantly pushing his boundaries in music and performance creativity. We, together with all the music lovers and fashionistas around the world, are witnessing the birth of a dominant trendsetter of the new era. We are delighted to have the opportunity to be part of “G-DRAGON 2013 WORLD TOUR: ONE OF A KIND” and bring this sensational tour to Hong Kong. More importantly, according to YG Entertainment, G-Dragon’s management company, G-Dragon promised he will deliver the best of the best performance to all the audiences in Hong Kong!”

Ticketing details will be released shortly.

ELF ASIA and Juna International are the lead promoters of “G-DRAGON 2013 WORLD TOUR: ONE OF A KIND in HONG KONG”. Live Nation is the joint promoter of the concert.