BTS Made History As First K-Pop Band Performs On ‘SNL’


BTS has made history being first Korean pop band that showed their best on “Saturday Night Live” hosted by Emma Stone who jabbed at Lori Loughlin, Julian Assange, and Michael Avenatti and talk show “The View” whereas the limelight focused the seven members of the boy band sensation.

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The MTV Europe Music Award for Best Korean Act winner music group honored to perform on SNL as the first Korean pop, or K-pop, group. A reason behind their presence on the American television show is the group’s growth Korean pop music genre steadily.

BTS has raised the genre into an international movement, while they released their new album, “Map of the Soul: Persona,” on April 12, 2019, which is expected to be hit charts on top and also will be sold highly.

Fans were dying to see their performances on Saturday Night Live, though the group finally has shown their high-energy dance moves and pitch-perfect vocals, while BTS rocked the stage performing “Boy With Luv” and “Mic Drop,” and awarded by the loud screams and applause from the “SNL” audience.

However, after watching their BTS acts on SNL, fans expressed their feelings and joy through Twitter and Instagram.

Radio host JJ Ryan took his Twitter to share, “My daughter is making really weird mouth noises watching #BTSxSNL and just had to take her hoodie off because she’s sweating. It’s a #BTSARMY thing for those not aware,”

Jae-Ha Kim, who is a journalist for the Los Angeles Times, tweeted, “Slay!!! Their voices were perfection… They adapted their dancing to that tiny stage. And they were backed by what looked like a Korean band. I feel like a proud auntie. I…even put my cake down for this performance,”

Writer Colleen Nika described on Twitter like this, “Live band. Killer vocals. Moves for days. Crushed it! That’s how you say ‘what’s up America? #BTSxSNL'”

Angie Grace, an actress, shared her feelings after watching SNL with BTS at home, “I screamed in my living room. Not even gonna lie. #BTSxSNL”

BTS new album “Map of the Soul: Persona” hit stores on April 12, 2019, through Big Hit Entertainment that is the follow-up to their previous albums Love Yourself: Tear and Love Yourself: Answer.