In news that will excite K-Pop fans all over the world, superstar group BTS has been announced as making their US television performance debut on the 2017 American Music Awards!
Held at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California, the American Music Awards (AMAs) describes itself as the “world’s largest fan voted awards show” and will be aired in the US on Sunday, Nov. 19 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.
For Australian BTS fans you can watch the AMAs on Foxtel on Monday Nov. 20. Channel and times to be announced.
BTS will be performing their latest hit track “DNA” on live US TV for the very first time.
BigHit Entertainment has revealed to Forbes “It is such an honor for BTS and BigHit Entertainment to be invited to the American Music Awards as one of the performers,” said the BigHit representative. “Our partners in the U.S. have helped us pave the way in every way possible, and together we are making history. We are also excited to show our fans, ARMY, the first ever U.S. live TV performance of ‘DNA.’”
For the first time ever, the official 2017 AMAs red carpet pre-show will be live streamed exclusively on Twitter and available globally on connected devices. So you can see BTS strut their stuff on the world’s biggest stage with some of music’s biggest names!
Artists nominated include Bruno Mars with eight nominees and announced performers Christina Aguilera, Selena Gomez and Diana Ross who is receiving the Lifetime Achievement award.
Are you excited ARMY? Is this the US breakthrough for BTS? Will you be attending or watching the AMA Red Carpet on Twitter to catch a glimpse of BTS? What do you think the world reaction will be after watching their “DNA” performance?