Why BTS performing at the American Music Awards was ‘a bit annoying’ for Jimin

The BTS members were excited to finally see ARMYs in person. Still, Jimin said his experience at the American Music Awards was “a little nerve-wracking.” Here’s what the singer said during a behind-the-scenes video from the 2021 AMAs.

BTS performed “My Universe” and “Butter” at the 2021 American Music Awards

Chris Martin and Coldplay perform “My Universe” with BTS at the 2021 American Music Awards | ABC via Getty Images

The K-pop group won the award for favorite pop duo or group for the third year in a row. They picked up the favorite pop song award for “Butter.” BTS also became the first Asian group to win the most prestigious award of the night – Artist of the Year.

The American Music Awards was also a memorable experience for BTS as it was the first time they had performed in front of a live audience in several months.

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BTS Jimin said performing in front of a live audience was “a little scary”

During Bangtan BombARMYs got a behind-the-scenes look at BTS’ appearance at the awards show. While getting his hair and makeup done, singer Jimin pondered the group’s upcoming performance.

“For the first time in a long time, we have an audience,” Jimin said, according to a translation on the YouTube video. “The artists will also be listening. It’s a bit annoying. »

Of course, BTS has stayed in touch with fans despite the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Even if the soul map The world tour was canceled, the group released songs like “Butter” and “Permission to Dance”.

They performed virtual concerts and appeared on the variety show RUN BTS. BTS has appeared at other award shows socially distanced from viewers, including the 2021 Grammys. As a result, the American Music Awards have been emotional and “strange” for the other members.

“It seems so unfamiliar. It’s strange to see people come in [the venue,]RM said. “There is also a lot to memorize.”

Suga said he was “really nervous” and sleepy mainly because of their early start that day. Of course, these artists rehearsed every aspect of their live performances, with some members even rehearsing what they would say in English on the red carpet.

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BTS’ RM Said He “Loved The Performances” At The American Music Awards

Performing “Butter” and “My Universe,” the K-pop group received praise from ARMYs around the world, with some taking to social media to share their support. Despite the nerves, BTS leader RM said seeing ARMYs face-to-face was one of the best things about their appearance at the American Music Awards.

“I loved the awards, I loved the performances, but the best thing was just to finally see you guys. That’s literally it. Let’s have a great time at SoFi,” RM tweetedwith a fan translating the final message, “hoping we can meet soon in Korea too!”

The 2021 American Music Awards were just the start of BTS’s comeback in the United States. The K-pop group appeared on The Late Late Show with James Corden, appearing in their first Crosswalk-themed segment.

In 2021, BTS also hosted their residency at SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles. They reunited with Coldplay’s Chris Martin for a live performance of “My Universe”. After the performances, the boy band announced further concerts in Seoul in March 2022.

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