Although they didn’t win an award, Korean pop stars BTS had been arguably the celebs of the Grammys as their legion of on-line followers got here out to help them on their first look on the ceremony.
The hashtag #TearItUpBTS was already trending globally because the group arrived on the crimson carpet in matching black dinner fits.
And in a mark of their recognition, a single tweet that includes the phrases “It’s the Grammys” and a close-up image of Suga, one of many band’s seven members, obtained greater than 250,000 retweets inside two hours.
Chatting with reporters forward of the ceremony, Kim Nam-joon, recognized by his stage title RM, translated for the remainder of the seven-piece outfit, describing attending the Grammys as a dream come true.
He mentioned: “Very first time. We’ve been flying the world. We’ve been engaged on our subsequent album, proper earlier than the flight. It’s a dream come true. It’s a blessing that we will get a lot love.”
The group additionally mentioned they had been most excited at assembly Travis Scott, Woman Gaga and H.E.R on the ceremony, prompting many followers to take a position on doable future collaborations.
Among the many standout moments for followers was their clear enjoyment of Dolly Parton and Miley Cyrus’ duet on Jolene, which noticed them dancing alongside among the many star-studded Los Angeles crowd.
Throughout a number of different performances the group – the primary Korean band ever to high the Billboard 200 – may very well be seen bobbing their heads and singing alongside from their seats close to the stage.
Ok-pop journalist Jeff Benjamin summed up the emotions of most of the band’s followers when he tweeted: “Pleased with the massive step @BTS_twt took with their album being nominated on the 2019 Grammys and able to be all of the extra proud once they take the stage to current later at this time. So many individuals are watching in awe and delight of you guys. There’s way more historical past to make. #TearItUpBTS.”