On March 29, KBS 2TV aired their 100-minute talk show special “Let’s BTS”! It was the first time for an artist or band to have their own long talk show segment, which only shows further how big BTS are and how proud their country is of them.
The entire thing was hosted by Shin Dong Yup and Jang Do Yeon. The talk show special featured BTS giving special performances and sharing heartfelt messages about the other members and their fanbase, talking about their recent nomination and performance at the 2021 Grammy Awards, their love for their fans, and more.
After BTS opened the show with a performance of the Slow Jam remix of “Dynamite,” notable soprano Jo Sumi appeared via video call from Rome to talk about BTS’s Grammy nomination. She said, “I got into K-pop through BTS and I can feel their fame rising more and more. In Rome, there’s a cappuccino drink with Jimin’s name, and when I covered V’s song, people from all around the world came to listen.”
Park Ji Sung, a former soccer star who is currently living in London, sent in a video message that said, “When I went to be a commentator at the 2018 World Cup, BTS songs played in the stadium. I never thought that that would be possible. As I heard BTS play in the World Cup stadium, I realized how amazing their popularity was.” His wife, announcer Kim Min Ji, said, “In England, I’ve heard people on the street singing along to BTS.”
Let’s BTS Talk Show : Behind-the-scenes discuss concerning the Grammy Awards
On the 2021 Grammy Awards, BTS grew to become the primary Korean artist in historical past to be nominated for a Grammy and to have a solo efficiency on the ceremony. BTS revealed the behind the scene secrets about their performance stage and how they felt throughout the time after their nomination. The members can even candidly focus on how they felt whereas the ceremony was occurring and share
RM said, “It was the most surprising moment of my life. A lot of the major categories had passed by, and just as I thought that we wouldn’t be nominated for a main award, ‘Dynamite’ came up right in the middle. I really threw my phone. Our parents told us that their hearts used to skip a beat when we first came on the news.” J-Hope added, “It was to the point that even my grandmother talked about it.”
BTS also shared their love for their global fanbase, ARMY. “It’s in our vlogs, but ARMY are the ones who have known us since we were at the very bottom,” RM said. V talked about his famous phrase, “I Purple You,” and said, “At the time, ARMY had covered their ARMY Bombs [light sticks] with purple cloth so that the light shone purple. I thought that if a rainbow signified youth, the last color is purple, so ‘purple’ stood for loving and cherishing each other until the end. That’s why I said that, but I didn’t know it would become this big.”
During their performance of “Life Goes On,” the BTS members were joined by a surprise appearance of ARMY singing the chorus together via video connection.
LET’S BTS TALK SHOW : Special performances
BTS will be giving pleasant performances along with the discuss segments. BTS was stunned to even see a efficiency devoted to them. The workers defined, “The shock stage we labored on creating with the public for a very long time was stored a secret from even the BTS members. The members solely discovered throughout the principle recording, they usually loved the touching stage with shock. Please be sure that to catch the heartwarming efficiency we made with the public through the broadcast.”
The show producers and hosts agreed that there really was a ‘BTS Effect’ as they realized their viewer numbers were really high for the first time.
The entire show is available on Viki!