‘It’s hard to express in words’

NEW YORK – Caught at residence in the course of the pandemic, BTS produced “Dynamite” and introduced the track to their isolated enthusiasts as a present. Now, the reward has returned to them — in the kind of their to start with Grammy nomination.

“A ton of people have been unfortunate and down and out since of the COVID circumstance and it was form of our suggestion to choose (absolutely everyone) up,” Jin said in an job interview this 7 days with The Related Push.

“We ended up intended to do the total stadium tour all about the environment. There was no plan to release a solitary like ‘Dynamite,'” RM discussed. “‘Dynamite’ gave us large good results in Korea, of system, a Grammy nomination, a performance, so you know, lifestyle is seriously interesting.”

“Dynamite” turned BTS’ first No. 1 strike on the Billboard Incredibly hot 100 chart when it was released last yr. Immediately after decades of logging Leading 40 hits and selling out arenas and stadiums, the 7-member collective is competing for most effective pop duo/group effectiveness and will also execute at Sunday’s clearly show.


BTS is the initial K-pop act to contend at the Grammys.

“It’s definitely tricky to convey in words and phrases,” Jimin explained of the nomination. “Even now we just cannot even now feel that we have been nominated, and we’ll be capable to accomplish at the Grammys. So, we’re grateful. We’re honored.”

BTS’ explosive hit will fight a different No. 1 smash — Woman Gaga and Ariana Grande’s “Rain on Me” — as effectively as Top 10 successes like Taylor Swift and Bon Iver’s “exile” and Justin Bieber and Quavo’s “Intentions.” J Balvin, Terrible Bunny and Dua Lipa’s “Un Dia (A single Working day),” which topped the Billboard Very hot Latin songs chart, rounds out the 5 nominees.

“I always pay attention to ‘Rain on Me.’ It is so great to listen to that tune on the treadmill. It was a strike. It was fireplace last year,” RM reported. “And, of program, ‘Intentions,’ ‘Exile’ was ridiculous. And J Balvin and Dua Lipa.”


“We’re anxious and really, frankly, we’re not expecting (to win) so a great deal due to the fact we never want to get upset mainly because Woman Gaga, Taylor, Bieber, all the big names (are nominated). So, we’re sort of puzzled. It is like rollercoaster — back and forth, back and forth, up and down.”

Their Grammy efficiency will mark their second on the significant awards show — they assisted Lil Nas X when he sang “Old City Road” very last yr. Sunday’s effectiveness follows the the latest airing of “MTV Unplugged Offers: BTS,” which highlighted BTS covering Coldplay’s preferred rock ballad, “Fix You.”

In a tweet — in Korean — Coldplay known as BTS’ rendition “beautiful.”

“Coldplay came to Korea about 3 yrs back for a significant live performance and me and J-Hope went to their concert and we viewed ‘Fix You’ at that time’ and it meant so considerably,” RM recalled. “Hopefully we can work with them, or it’s possible have a conference and sip some tea or coffee or everything. We appreciate Coldplay.”


The IFPI, the firm that represents the world-wide recording field, claimed very last 7 days that BTS was the ideal-offering act of 2020.

The band is at present performing on new audio — as a group and soloists. They claimed the Grammy nomination does produce some strain for the next batch of tunes they deliver, but they’re not allowing the achievement get to their heads.

“We consider to remain down to earth and put our feet to the ground and do what we do,” RM mentioned.

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