South Korean boy band BTS arrives at Incheon International Airport, 40 kilometers west of Seoul, on Tuesday to wrap up their four live concerts in Las Vegas. (Yonhap)
K-pop supergroup BTS returned home Tuesday after wrapping up live concerts in Las Vegas that drew around 620,000 fans.
Six members of the septet – Jin, Jimin, V, J-Hope, Jungkook and Suga – arrived at Incheon International Airport in Incheon, about 40 kilometers west of Seoul, in the early hours of the day.
Their return came three weeks after they left for the United States on March 28.
The masked singers then silently walked out of the airport, occasionally waving to fans who had been waiting there since early morning.
The RM team leader did not travel with them. He should stay longer in the United States
While in Las Vegas, BTS took the stage at the 64th Grammy Awards as a performer and held four “Permission to Dance on Stage – Las Vegas” live concerts at the 65,000-seat Allegiant Stadium, while broadcasting the latest online to an even larger audience. spectators. The group was also nominated for Best Pop Duo or Group Performance at the Grammys, but left the ceremony empty-handed.
After resting, BTS is expected to start working on a new album.
Big Hit Music, the group’s management agency, said in a statement on Weverse that the K-pop giants will be back with a new album on June 10.
The band also unveiled the schedule for the final day of their concerts in Las Vegas on Saturday (US time), displaying the phrase “We Are Bulletproof” on screen at the very end of the event, along with the date ” 2022.6.10″.
The planned release of a new album roughly coincides with the septet’s ninth anniversary of their June 13 debut.
The group celebrated its first anniversary every year with fan meetings, concerts and other special events for one or two weeks.
Although details of the new album have yet to be released, industry insiders say it could be a full new album, as the agency said last year that the upcoming album “will open a new chapter” in the band’s career.
This will be BTS’s first official release since their second English single “Butter” in July last year, which sold nearly 2 million copies in its first week of release.
BTS’ last full album was their fourth, “Map of the Soul: 7,” released in February 2020. (Yonhap)