By Deepa Lakshmin
If BTS’s Grammy efficiency is a sneak peek of what to anticipate for his or her upcoming “Permission to Dance” sequence of Las Vegas reveals, then their Army fandom higher skip the flowery sneakers and keep on with one thing they’ll comfortably dance in. At the awards present Sunday evening (April 3), BTS introduced their glossy choreography and hit track “Butter” to Vegas’s MGM Grand Garden Arena. They’re the primary Ok-pop group to carry out on the Grammys and are up for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance this yr, the identical class they had been nominated in final yr for “Dynamite.”
“It’s an award voted on by the peers in the music industry, so that means so much,” RM instructed E! News about what it will imply to them to take dwelling the Gramophone. “These two years were so exhausting and devastating and if we got any Grammys it would all pay off.”
Win or lose, BTS placed on a present to recollect, kicking off their set with a whisper in Grammy-winner Olivia Rodrigo’s ear and a sleight of hand that doubled as a captivating magic trick. Then, Jungkook dropped on stage in true spy-kid style, and, properly, issues escalated from there.
Jungkook, Jin, Jimin, V, RM, J-Hope, and Suga — wearing matching all-black fits, as spies do — launched into the strikes they achieve this properly, dodging lasers and utilizing their blazers as pretend guitars. (Perhaps they know all of us get the urge to bust out an air guitar whereas listening to their songs.)
At the 2021 Grammys, the septet carried out “Dynamite” remotely from Seoul, Korea, so it should have been particularly thrilling to have the ability to take the stage on the bottom in Vegas this yr. Fortunately for them, the reside music’s simply getting began. They’ll be taking on the close by Allegiant Stadium for a line of reveals this month. Though they made headlines and broke data for his or her livestream live shows in the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, the truth that their “Permission to Dance” reveals offered out is proof town is hungry for extra in-person strikes from BTS.
Stay tuned for continued protection of the ceremony, and discover the checklist of winners right here.