Seoul (The Korea Herald/ANN) - Girl group 2NE1 is to kick off a global tour titled, "New Evolution." The four-member group is the first girl group to embark on a world tour.
2NE1, which released its single "I love you" on July 5, will kick off the global tour with a concert on July 28 and 29 at the Olympic Gymnastics Stadium at Olympic Park, Seoul. 2NE1 will then continue its tour at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, on Aug. 17, and at Nokia Theatre Live located in Los Angeles, California, on Aug. 24. The girl group will then head to Europe. In total, 2NE1 will perform in 10 cities in seven different countries in Asia, the Americas and Europe.
Debuting with the single "Fire" in 2009, the group's members, CL, Dara, Bom and Minzy, garnered huge success throughout Asia, firmly establishing their dominance in the K-pop music industry.
Its debut EP album containing mega-hit singles won the group various awards including at the Mnet Asian Music Awards.