Famed Korean pop band BTS canceled a reside efficiency set for October inside the South Korean capital of Seoul as authorities battle a stream of current coronavirus infections.
Earlier in a month, BTS turned the first Korean pop act to debut at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles charts inside the United States, with Dynamite, it’s first to single absolutely in English.
The group’s first reside efficiency as a result of the outbreak had been scheduled for October 10 and 11, to be attended by a restricted viewer observing social distancing norms, its music label, Big Hit Entertainment, acknowledged.
Now it is to be reside streamed on the Internet instead.
“We have been planning the in-person component of our concert in order to try to create an opportunity for our artists and fans to meet, despite the challenges created by COVID-19,” Big Hit acknowledged in a press launch.
“We would like to apologize to all fans who have been looking forward to an in-person concert.”
On Wednesday, BTS delivered a “message of hope” in a pre-recorded video posted by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) as part of the 75th UN General Assembly.
The group of seven is on the forefront of South Korean pop music, profitable converts to Ok-pop worldwide since its 2013 debut.