It's been another busy week for BTS, making their NPR Tiny Desk debut, getting nominated at the 2020 Billboard Music Awards, returning the favour to Halsey by penning their 'Boy With Luv' collaborator's profile for her turn on this year's TIME 100 list, and the announcement of BTS Week- the group's one-week residency at The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.
BTS to perform new single 'Life Goes On' and 'Dynamite' at the 2020 American Music Awards this November
On Wednesday (23/9), BTS returned to the UN General Assembly to (virtually) reunite with UNICEF's Henrietta H. Fore to "deliver a message of hope and solidarity" for the world's children and young people.
💜 💙 It’s time to reimagine a better, fairer world. 💜 💙— UNICEF (@UNICEF) September 22, 2020
Join @BTS_twt and UNICEF on 23 September for a very special message at the #UNGA.#BTSLoveMyself pic.twitter.com/98hdwzDOkV
Using their powerful voices to give strength and hope to people around the world, RM, Suga, Jin, Jimin, V, J-Hope, and Jungkook took turns in sharing their message to say that despite the COVID-19 situation, "Life goes on. Let's live on."
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A record-breaking and award-winning group, the BTS members showed their more vulnerable side by sharing the challenges and difficulties they faced because of the uncertainties brought upon by the COVID-19 pandemic - from their world tour being cancelled to feeling hopeless and alone at times.
With each other, the members are pulling through together and emphasised that the message of LOVE MYSELF (their campaign with UNICEF to help #ENDVIOLENCE) continues with their song, 'Dynamite', with the lyrics 'I'm diamond, you know I glow up.'
Throughout their message, theglobal pop stars assured their fans (and the hundreds of thousands tuned in), that "BTS is here with you."
"If our voices can give strength to people, then that’s what we want and that’s what we’ll keep on doing."— UNICEF (@UNICEF) September 23, 2020
@BTS_twt’s heartfelt message to young people at #UNGA. From feeling alone to feeling hopeless, they shared their struggles during COVID-19 to remind us what binds us. pic.twitter.com/SuD4Rm6ABa
Two years ago, BTS gave a speech that encouraged the youth to "Speak yourself. Tell your story. Find your name and find your voice."
Remember this historic moment at the @UN General Assembly two years ago?@BTS_twt are back at #UNGA to deliver a message of hope and solidarity to young people whose lives have been turned upside down by the COVID-19 pandemic. Tune in today at 9am EDT/10pm KST.#BTSLoveMyself pic.twitter.com/QLaQhu4rrr— UNICEF (@UNICEF) September 23, 2020
BE is slated for release on November 20 at 12 AM EST (2 PM KST). Preorder the album here.
Find out more about the LOVE MYSELF campaign here.