The BTS, K-pop superband share a picture on Twitter.
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More than 50 million fans tuned into a virtual concert series by BTS over the weekend.
The K-pop supergroup kept their fans – also known as ARMYs – entertained during coronavirus lockdown by streaming hours of footage on their YouTube channel.
The event, titled Bang Bang Con, consisted of concert recordings and virtual fan meet ups, with 2.24 million viewers tuning in at the show’s peak and 50.5 million watching over the weekend.
It comes after the seven piece were forced to cancel a run of South Korean dates on their upcoming world tour due to the outbreak of Covid-19.
The band were due to play the Olympic Stadium on 11, 12, 18 and 19 April, with the news of cancellation being shared by the entertainment company Big Hit Entertainment.
“Plans for Map of the Soul Tour – Seoul included the involvement of a number of global production companies and a large group of expert international crew, with over 200,000 concertgoers expected to attend,” they wrote.
“However, the current global coronavirus has made it impossible at this time to predict the scale of the outbreak during the dates of the concert in April, alongside increasing uncertainty about the cross-border movement of concert staff and equipment.”
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