The rest of their Hella Mega Tour — with stops throughout North America, Europe, and Oceania — has not been canceled as of March 23. K Pop super group BTS has cancelled the Korean leg of their upcoming tour due to health concerns regarding the outbreak of Coronavirus. 4 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, marking their highest record on that chart to date. BTS, January 2020 (Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for The Recording Academy) K-pop group BTS have canceled four concerts in South Korea due to the recent outbreak of coronavirus. Today (March 4), the global pop superstars released the official music video for "Black Swan," the first single off the album. Big Hit Entertainment shared a statement in anticipation of upcoming changes to BTS’s 2019 Map of the Soul tour schedule on Tuesday (March 24). You, I and we all have the right to be respected. Why is K-pop's popularity exploding in the United States? It's also the second installment in BTS' ongoing Map Of The Soul series, which launched with the chart-topping Map Of The Soul: Persona EP last April. No Radio, No Problem: How BTS Scored A No. Here’s what we know. Today, they revealed more exclusive concert footage and behind-the-scenes content is on the way in the form of their new docuseries, set to air on Korean app WeVerse on May 12. The North American leg of the tour was set to begin in late April, but those dates were put on hold in late March, to be "rescheduled at a later date." In an interview with the Recording Academy last month, BTS explained their creative approach to Map Of The Soul: 7, which sees the group exploring everything from pop ballads to hip-hop jams. BTS’ 2020 tour dates may be cancelled or postponed as the coronavirus outbreak continues around the world. It’s still possible that the Map of the Soul Tour could be canceled or postponed later. Big Hit Entertainment will completely reschedule the tour and provide a new tour schedule to our fans as soon as it becomes clear when the tour can begin. 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. i know once bts step on tour they’re about to go REAL CRAZY after not seeing armys for a long time. As we all know, 2020 is shaping up to be quite the year. A few BTS members responded to the news of their canceled Seoul shows. Fellow member RM said he “burst into tears” when he first heard the news the Seoul performances had been canceled. BTS has canceled their Map of the Soul tour dates in Seoul following growing fears over the coronavirus, which has heavily affected South Korea. 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. Kelis Challenges Labels & Streaming Platforms To Pay Black Artists What They Are Owed. 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. Due to the nature of BTS concerts involving travel by thousands of international fans no matter where the performances are held, it is also difficult to resume the tour with the current strict restrictions on cross-border movement still in place. You can see all seven smiling faces in the trailer below—where you also get a taste of how massive the crowds they draw really are. 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 in … Dubbed the Kinetic Manifesto Film: Come Prima, the visual for "On" is less of a music video and more of a short film. Let’s hope the end of the bad news is in sight! #BTS #방탄소년단 BANG BANG CON The Live Photo Sketch @ (https://t.co/U9u9KG8dQt)#방방콘더라이브 #BANGBANGCON_TheLive pic.twitter.com/rWFxE9NHZk. We will stand together.#BlackLivesMatter. Obviously, the COVID-19 situation is still rapidly evolving, and we all know that things are changing quickly from one day to the next. 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. They were originally scheduled to perform in Singapore, Thailand, the Philippines, Taiwan, Hong Kong, South Korea, and Japan. All the Details You Need to Know About BTS' "Black Swan" Music Video. 함께 하겠습니다.We stand against racial discrimination.We condemn violence.You, I and we all have the right to be respected. In other BTS news, Jungkook surprise released his debut solo song today as JK, a smooth jam called "Still With You." The K-pop sensations have canceled four concerts scheduled in Seoul because of … According to the BTS website, the Map of the Soul Tour is still a go — at least for now. BTS Apparently Previewed Part of Their New Album on TikTok Before Its Release, Clinton Kelly's Husband Seems to Shy Away From the Spotlight, Syd and Shea McGee From 'Dream Home Makeover' Are the Parents of Two Kids, 'Cobra Kai' Season 3: Vanessa Rubio Teases Miguel's Recovery, Relationships, and More (EXCLUSIVE), Rapper MF Doom Reportedly Dies at 49 Years Old. ", 우리는 인종차별에 반대합니다.우리는 폭력에 반대합니다.나, 당신, 우리 모두는 존중받을 권리가 있습니다. [CDATA[/* >*/. Learn more about how you can donate to or apply for assistance via the Recording Academy's and MusiCares' COVID-19 Relief Fund. 1 album in the U.S., while lead single "ON" currently sits at No. BTS has cancelled four of its South Korean concerts scheduled for April 2020 The internationally acclaimed South Korean boy band isn't taking … Per Soompi, these dates were canceled back in February due to the emerging danger of coronavirus. The MusiCares COVID-19 Relief Fund is also supporting out-of-work crew and all other music industry folks who have been financially affected by the coronavirus crisis. YP Discover News Global BTS 2020 New Year’s Eve live concert cancelled, moves online only The performance has been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, as was the K-pop band’s ‘Map of the Soul’ … SEOUL, South Korea -- K-pop superstars BTS canceled an upcoming concert series in South Korea's capital as the country that exports entertainment worldwide tries to contain a soaring virus outbreak. Related: Metallica Launch Month Of Giving, Asking Fans To Support COVID-19 Relief Efforts Together. "This tour involves the participation of staff and crew from around the world as well as global logistics systems. 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. Map Of The Soul: 7, the group's fourth studio album, is the latest development in a busy year for BTS. According to a post on an official BTS Twitter (@bts… [CDATA[>*/ But it hasn’t been yet! The biggest K-pop band in the world, BTS, is canceling its North America tours over coronavirus concerns. Latest News Ku No, Expect changes. The group had previously teased the release as part of their Festa 2020 online fan celebration, but without specifying any details. Updated Apr 18, 2020; Posted Apr 18, 2020 If you have tickets to Billie Eilish's postponed tour, you'll be able to get a refund once new dates are scheduled. BTS canceled four shows in Seoul’s Olympic Stadium in April. Mariah Carey, BTS: artists cancel shows amid coronavirus fears Other artists who have announced changes in show schedules include Khalid, Green Day and Avril Lavigne. Suga also recently dropped solo music; his second mixtape under his Agust D alias came out on May 22. The new album also features an alternate version of "On," featuring nine-time GRAMMY nominee Sia. Earlier this month, the band brought their energy and music (virtually) to fans homes with their streaming home concert series, "BANG BANG CON," where they aired past concerts as far back at 2014. While no one can currently predict exactly when that date will be, the BTS Army received some good news today, in the form of a trailer and release date for the group's new docuseries, "Break The Silence.". BTS member Suga donated money to coronavirus relief efforts. (CNN) The shows will not go … © 2021 - Recording Academy. 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. Content on this site does not reflect an endorsement or recommendation of any artist or music by the Recording Academy. 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. Earlier this month, on June 14, the talented septet shared a live pay-to-watch virtual concert, BANG BANG CON, with their massive BTS ARMY. All rights reserved. At the 62nd GRAMMY Awards last month, they joined Lil Nas X in a star-studded performance of "Old Town Road" that also featured Billy Ray Cyrus, Diplo and Mason Ramsey. The K-pop superstars would've been on tour for the majority of the year, before coronavirus turned live music and the rest of the world upside down earlier this year. They also recently released a new single, "Stay Gold," on June 19. BTS had to cancel their 'Map of the Soul: 7' world tour on account of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Other musical artists have also canceled tour dates in Asia due to COVID-19 concerns. BTS member Suga donated money to coronavirus relief efforts. New dates will be announced at a later time, for whenever it is safe to gather huge crowds again. The summer dates across Europe and Japan, previously set to wrap up in September, were still on the books until today. 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