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BTS cashes in on worldwide concert streaming, earning $90m in 3 days

2.5m fans watch at movie theaters and online in 191 countries

The K-pop band's hybrid format of in-person concerts and live streaming is likely here to stay even after coronavirus restrictions are lifted. (Photo courtesy of Big Hit Music)

SEOUL -- BTS' three-day concert run last week, the K-pop sensation's first in their home country in two and a half years, reached 2.46 million fans worldwide and grossed over $90 million in ticket sales.

The shows kicking off the BTS Permission to Dance on Stage were held on Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. The Seoul concerts were streamed online as well as shown live in movie theaters around the world.

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