As we all know, 2020 is shaping up to be quite the year. BTS’s Map of the Soul Tour was planned in support of their Map of the Soul series — so far, they have two albums in the series, entitled Map of the Soul: Persona and Map of the Soul: 7. In other BTS news, Jungkook surprise released his debut solo song today as JK, a smooth jam called "Still With You." Before it's here, it's on the Bloomberg Terminal. Let’s hope the end of the bad news is in sight! BTS’s live performances have sold out professional sports stadiums, drawing more than 40,000 fans at Citi Field in New York in 2018. The "Black Swan" video follows the group's recent cinematic visual for Map Of The Soul: 7 single "ON," which last week (Feb. 28) broke YouTube's record for most views for a video premiere. Be the first to find out about GRAMMY nominees, winners, important news, and events. BTS’s live performances have sold out professional sports stadiums, drawing more than 40,000 fans at Citi Field in New York in 2018.
Published Thu, Mar 26 2020 11:03 PM EDT Key Points South Korean boy band BTS will postpone its North America tour that was scheduled to kick off …
"We have unfortunately made the difficult decision to postpone our upcoming shows in Asia due to the health + travel concerns with coronavirus," Green Day tweeted Thursday night. Looking further out, singer Billie Eilish has tour dates scheduled in August that would take her to Seoul, Shanghai, Taipei, Hong Kong and Tokyo, to name a few. For the band to take a stand on such an important human rights issue is significant and will certainly be heard loud and clear by their huge fanbase and fellow K-pop artists.
CNN's Jacqueline Howard, Julia Hollingworth in Hong Kong and Taylor Barnes in Atlanta contributed to this story. The new album also features an alternate version of "On," featuring nine-time GRAMMY nominee Sia.
#BTS #방탄소년단 BANG BANG CON The Live Photo Sketch @ (https://t.co/U9u9KG8dQt)#방방콘더라이브 #BANGBANGCON_TheLive pic.twitter.com/rWFxE9NHZk. Have a confidential tip for our reporters? BTS said that ticket purchasers will receive a full refund. Map Of The Soul: 7 marks BTS' first full-length project since their 2018 album, Love Yourself: Tear, which topped the Billboard 200 chart and solidified the group as the first Korean act to accomplish that record-setting feat. "We know it sucks, as we were looking forward to seeing you all, but hold on to your tickets we'll be announcing the new dates very soon.". Some of the content on this site expresses viewpoints and opinions that are not those of the Recording Academy. Several other K-pop groups have canceled their Asia concerts, including JYP Entertainment’s Twice, SM Entertainment’s Red Velvet and NCT Dream.
This contribution will help aid 1,000 live concert crews to receive relief, according to the announcement. The event behemoth launched the fund in March with an initial $5 million, pledging to match another $5 million of donations from employees, artists and fans, according to Variety.
Map Of The Soul: 7 follows a dazzling performance from BTS at the 62nd GRAMMY Awards last month. Updated 1904 GMT (0304 HKT) February 28, 2020.
As a result of the current global pandemic, a bunch of stuff is getting canceled or postponed. And they likely will not be the last to do so. The delay came as the United States surpassed China and Italy as the country with the most coronavirus cases with thousands of new infections per day. And as an added bonus, they've just released an epic music video for the lead single, "On.". "On" will receive an official music video next week (Feb. 28). Kelis Challenges Labels & Streaming Platforms To Pay Black Artists What They Are Owed.
Fellow member RM said he “burst into tears” when he first heard the news the Seoul performances had been canceled. BTS Tickets, 2020-2021 Concert Tour Dates | Ticketmaster CA
Less than a month before that highly anticiapted fourth studio album dropped, the lovable septet brought "Seoul Town Road" to the 2020 GRAMMYs stage with their fiery performance during Lil Nas X's "Old Town Road" spectacular—rewatch it below. New genre," the group's Jungkook, V and J-Hope added. K-pop group BTS and rock band Green Day have joined a growing list of acts scrapping concerts due to the coronavirus outbreak. The collective fan armies organized online to take over the hashtags associated with racist responses to #BlackLivesMatter—including #WhiteLivesMatter, #BlueLivesMatter and #MAGA—on Twitter yesterday, June 3.
It’s still possible that the Map of the Soul Tour could be canceled or postponed later. Cancellations to this point have largely focused on concerts taking place in Asia, but with confirmed coronavirus cases now in every continent except Antarctica, more live entertainment events will likely be impacted.
"This tour involves the participation of staff and crew from around the world as well as global logistics systems. Posted 9 months ago Report Inaccuracy. Directed by YongSeok Choi and co-directed by Guzza, both from the Lumpens creative collective, the visual depicts the members of BTS transforming from swans into the song's eponymous black swans onstage.
The group's tweet follows many loyal fans of BTS, BLACKPINK and other major K-pop acts taking anti-racist action online, most recently, to flood toxic hashtags with memes and other content to drown out hateful messages. "The genre is BTS. We have unfortunately made the difficult decision to postpone our upcoming shows in Asia due to the health + travel concerns with coronavirus. We know it sucks, as we were looking forward to seeing you all, but hold on to your tickets we'll be announcing the new dates very soon. Big Hit Entertainment, the group’s agency, made the announcement in a single tweet, that connected users to an app called Weverse, in which BTS is launching Korean classes for its international fans. Big Hit Entertainment had expected more than 200,000 people to attend the shows.
All shows for BTS' Map of the Soul 2020 World Tour have been put on hold due to coronavirus concerns. Photographer: Frederic J. Brown/AFP via Getty Images. Read: BTS Talk New Album 'Map Of The Soul: 7': "The Genre Is BTS".
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Here’s what we know. BTS, Madonna, Khalid, Pearl Jam, Billie Eilish and more artists have canceled or postponed upcoming concert dates over concerns related to the coronavirus.
Sign up for free newsletters and get more CNBC delivered to your inbox. Beyoncé Celebrates Juneteenth With "BLACK PARADE" & Epic Black-Owned Businesses Directory, Photo: Raymond Hall/GC Images/Getty Images, Today, June 4, K-pop superstars BTS shared a statement of solidarity with the Black community.
The rest of their Hella Mega Tour — with stops throughout North America, Europe, and Oceania — has not been canceled as of March 23. Event crew personnel who typically make at least half of their income from live events can apply for one-time grants of $1000 via Crew Nation.
#BlackLivesMatter. The decision was made “in order to make sure that we put the safety of everyone involved first and foremost,” the agency said in the statement, without elaborating when the rescheduled date would be announced. The summer dates across Europe and Japan, previously set to wrap up in September, were still on the books until today. The clip shows all seven BTS members delivering powerful choreography in an empty bridge channel, as the group is surrounded by a cast of dozens of dancers and a post-apocalyptic marching band.