Event: 2NE1 2012 1st World Tour – NEW EVOLUTION
Date: Friday, Aug 17, 2012
Doors Open: 7:00PM
Seating: End Stage Concert Seating
Tickets: Tickets can be purchased online at http://www.ticketmaster.com, Charge-by-phone: 1-800-745-3000, Ticketmaster Express 866-448-7849, and/or at Ticketmaster ticket centers. Tickets can also be purchased at Prudential Center’s Box Office.
Ticket Prices: $300, $200, $200, $150, $100, $80, & $50 **The prices are the same for Nokia Theatre LA Live in Los Angeles**
Availability: Saturday, Jun 23, 2012 at 10:00AM PST (1:00PM EST) via http://ticketmaster.com
Formed by YG Entertainment, one of the largest artist management agencies in Korea, 2NE1 has become a style icon and inspiration for world-renowned designers such as Jeremy Scott. The name 2NE1 combines the phrases “21st century” and “new evolution”, and is pronounced “twenty-one” or “to anyone”. Its unique and edgier style of music has attracted the attention of fans from all over the world, including prominent figures such as will.i.am of Black Eyed Peas.
CL, Minzy, Dara, and Bom first debuted with their single ‘Fire’ in 2009 and has garnered huge success throughout Asia , firmly establishing its dominance on the K-pop music industry. The band is quickly breaking the barriers into the global market. Their debut EP album containing mega-hit singles including ‘Fire’ and ‘I Don’t Care’ won them awards from various Award shows – including Mnet Asian Music Awards. The group was also named Best Selling Artist in 2009.
In 2010, 2NE1 released their first studio and full length album To Anyone, which contains 12 tracks including ‘Clap Your Hands’ and ‘Can’t Nobody’. The album hit #1 on the iTune’s Hip-hop chart, #7 on Billboard World Albums charts, #1 on HMV Japan, and on top of various charts in Korea . Their follow-up singles, such as ‘Lonely’, ‘I Am the Best’, and ‘Ugly’ topped all major Korean charts and Japanese Oricon Chart as well and eventually won them the MTV IGGY BEST NEW BAND AWARD 2011.