BTS debuted a live performance of their latest single “Dynamite” at the 2020 MTV’s Video Music Award and made history by snagging four awards they were nominated for.
The performance was filmed via a green screen from their home country of South Korea and showed famous locations around New York City, including the Brooklyn Bridge, Times Square and the city’s skyline, according to MTV
“I am kind of in charge of English here, so in many parts of this song, you can hear me singing in the background with a low voice,” group leader RM told MTV News before their performance.
“The singing in ‘Dynamite,’ it wasn’t easy, because the song is high-pitched,” J-Hope added.
In addition to the live performance debut, BTS, which is composed of seven members Jin, Suga, Jimin, V, Jungkook, J-Hope and RM, won four awards at the 2020 VMAs. They took home the Best Group, Best Pop, Best K-Pop and Best Choreography awards for “On”, NME
BTS won Best Group and Best K-Pop at last year’s VMAs, but this is their first time being nominated for Best Pop. This is also the first time an Asian group was nominated for the award, Refinery29