By JONATHAN HICAP, Manila Bulletin
Pop star Justin Bieber held his Believe Tour concert in Seoul last night and surprised the audience when he called Big Bang’s G-Dragon on stage as his guest.
|Justin Bieber, Psy and G-Dragon in Seoul (Photo courtesy of Scooter Braun’s Instagram)|
About 10,000 fans attended Bieber’s concert held at the Seoul Olympic Stadium. Korean celebrities were also seen at the concert including 2AM’s Jo Kwon, 2NE1′s Sandara Park and CL, Wonder Girls’ Hyelim and miss A’s Min and Jia.
Bieber performed songs including “Out of Town Girl,” “Baby,” “Beautiful,” “Die In Your Arms” and “Boyfriend.”
G-Dragon performed “Crayon” at the concert.
After the concert, Bieber thanked the fans and G-Dragon.
“Korea that was amazing. Thank u for the love. Shout out to my friend @IBGDRGN for coming out on stage tonight. They went crazy. #honored,” he tweeted.
Scooter Braun, Bieber’s manager, also tweeted, “Very cool to see @IBGDRGN come out with @justinbieber tonight in Korea. The arena exploded. G-Dragon is a class act.”
After the concert, Bieber, G-Dragon and other Korean celebrities headed to the Tastemakers party at The A club in Gangnam, which was also the launching event of Jay Park’s AOMG music label.
Other celebrities spotted at the party were Girls’ Generation’s Hyoyeon, 2AM’s Seulong and Jo Kwon.
During his stay in Korea, Bieber visited the YG Entertainment headquarters and had dinner at the YG cafeteria.
According to YG Entertainment and news site OSEN, Bieber and his companions had bulgogi (barbecued beef) and jeon (Korean pancake).
After the dinner, Bieber went to the YG studio and talked to G-Dragon and Teddy.
After the Seoul concert, Bieber will head to Macau, which will be his last stop in Asia for the tour.
“1 more show left on the Asia #BelieveTour . Who is coming? I might perform a song from #MusicMondays,” Bieber tweeted.
Music Mondays refers to Bieber’s project to release one song every week for 10 weeks. His first song in the series is “Heartbreaker,” which was released last Oct. 7.
Link to my original article on Manila Bulletin online http://www.mb.com.ph/justin-bieber-holds-seoul-concert-with-g-dragon-as-surprise-guest/
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