Gary Dinges, USA TODAY
Printed 12: 57 a.m. ET Sept. 29, 2020
After they hit no. 1 on Billboard with ‘Dynamite,’ South Korean pop sensation BTS order they’re feeling respect from American audiences. (Sept. 3)
The K-pop supergroup has taken up a week-prolonged residency on “The Tonight Mask.” It kicked off Monday evening on NBC.
Hours ahead of the principle episode aired, BTS’ “Dynamite” retook the No. 1 rating on the Billboard Sizzling 100 list, with 14 million U.S. streams and 153,000 downloads final week. They’re the principle-ever all-South Korean workforce to land in the quit field. “Dynamite” is the workforce’s first music performed completely in English.
“BE,” a new album — the 2nd from BTS this twelve months — is place to drop Nov. 20, members announced over the weekend.
Fallon opened Monday’s BTS Week point out along with his in vogue monologue, adopted by a skit the place he impersonated President Donald Trump. People of BTS — RM, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, Jimin, V and Jungkook — materialized after about 15 minutes, performing a pre-taped version of “Dynamite” alongside Fallon and his residence band, The Roots.
BTS is place to beget every evening this week. They is doubtlessly no longer interviewed by Fallon till Wednesday.
“We esteem having BTS on the point out,” Fallon acknowledged in an announcement. “These guys are unbelievable, and you factual know they’re going to trip above and past to fabricate their efficiency unforgettable. Final time we had them on we took over Colossal Central Terminal, so we had our work slash out for us to top that.”
At the discontinue of Monday’s point out, BTS returned to beget their 2018 hit “Idol.” They weren’t in studio because of coronavirus restrictions, as a replacement performing at a faraway locale.
Monday’s varied guests included actor Jim Parsons, who seems in Netflix’s “The Boys in the Band.” He discussed his COVID-19 diagnosis earlier this twelve months and the procedure he’s been keeping busy at some level of the quarantine.
“I tried varied inventive retail outlets since performing clearly wasn’t going down,” he told Fallon, in conjunction with painting and inventive writing.
“The Tonight Mask” airs at 11: 35 p.m. ET on NBC.
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