BTS’ Debut On US TV Show ‘Saturday Night Live’ Turns Out To Be Historic

Mohnish Singh
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There is no denying the fact that BTS is the biggest and most popular boy band that music aficionados have come across of late. With each passing day, the band is adding one or another feather to its prolific cap. Currently, BTS boys are in news for their smashing debut on the US TV show, Saturday Night Live, which has been received overwhelmingly by fans all over the world.

It is not an exaggeration to say that BTS has created history by becoming the first K-Pop group to ever perform on Saturday Night Live. The episode, which beamed on 13th April, amassed a 3.9 Live+Same Day household rating in the metered markets, and a 1.5 adults 18-49 rating in the markets with local people meters. The band performed hits Boy With Luv and Mic Drop on the iconic show that was guest hosted by Emma Stone.

Fans,collectively known as ARMY, went crazy after watching the episode. Theirenthusiasm was unmatchable on Twitter and Instagram when the group was busydelivering two high-energy performances on the show. “My daughter ismaking really weird mouth noises watching #BTSxSNL and just had to take herhoodie off because she’s sweating. It’s a #BTSARMY thing for those notaware,” said popular radio host JJ Ryan.

Koreanpop music, which broke onto the scene not very long ago, has been findingtakers in various parts of the world, growing in popularity by leaps and bounds.However, the one K-pop group which has catapulted Korean pop music to theapogee of success and international acclaim, has to be none other than BTS. Aftermaking their much-awaited debut on SaturdayNight Live, BTS will now be busy with the preparations of releasing theirnext album. Titled Map of the Soul:Persona, the hotly anticipated album is expected to smash sales charts uponits release.

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