Bangtan Boys Perform on Acclaimed Music Show 'MTV Unplugged'

  • By Lee Hai-woon

    February 25, 2021 10:26

    Bangtan Boys, also known as BTS, have become the first Korean musical act to perform on "MTV Unplugged," the long-running, acclaimed music show.

    In the special set aired on Wednesday, BTS sang five songs, including their hits "Life Goes On" and "Dynamite."

    The MTV show has been running since 1989 and has showcased such legendary artists as Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton, Nirvana, Oasis and Sting.

    Bangtan Boys

    Meanwhile, BTS' fourth regular album, "Map of the Soul: 7," has remained on the Billboard 200 Albums Chart for almost a year now since its release in February last year, coming in at 108th in the latest weekly ranking released on Tuesday. This is the longest run on the chart of any album by a Korean artist.

    Their all-English hit "Dynamite," which was released in August last year, has been on Billboard's Hot 100 for six months and ranked 45th in this week's chart.

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