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Chris Martin surprises Kelly Clarkson by singing the Korean verses of Coldplay and BTS’ new single

Chris Martin shocks Kelly

Coldplay singer Chris Martin surprised talk show host and fellow singer Kelly Clarkson today when he sang in Korean while performing an acoustic version of the new Coldplay and BTS collaborative single “My Universe” on her talk show.

“You are my universe”: Martin, 44, went on the “Kelly Clarkson Show” to discuss and solo-perform the song his band did with the K-pop superstar group BTS on the same day that the song was pre-released, Sept. 24. 

BTS ARMY hail group’s performance of ‘Permission to Dance’ at UNGA as one of their proudest moments

ARMY proud of BTS

K-pop mega group BTS received an outpouring of support from their fans, known as ARMY, following the release of their “Permission to Dance” video shot at the 76th United Nations General Assembly meeting on Monday.

Their proudest moment: The music video, released on the United Nations’ YouTube channel, saw the septet — consisting of members Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V, and Jungkook — sing and dance in the U.N.’s assembly hall and gardens, KIRO7 reported.

BTS ARMY unites to #ProtectBTS from superfans mobbing the K-pop group’s NYC hotel

BTS ARMY are concerned

Fans of BTS — known as the BTS ARMY — are calling out those flocking to the hotel that the South Korean supergroup is staying at in New York. 

The SDG Moment: BTS, who have been designated South Korea’s “special presidential envoy for future generations and culture,” is in New York to attend the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Moment 2021 at the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) from Sept. 19-23, NextShark previously reported.

BTS is the first K-pop act to ever appear on Rolling Stone’s ‘500 Greatest Songs of All Time’

BTS Dynamite makes Rolling Stone list

Iconic K-pop boy group BTS has made Rolling Stone’s list of “The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time” with one of their three English-language songs. 

“Light it up like Dynamite”: Rolling Stone magazine released their list of the top 500 songs for the first time in 17 years on Sept. 15 with BTS making a groundbreaking appearance on it as the first Korean act to ever appear on the ranking.

South Korean President Moon Jae-in to bring BTS along with him on trip to America

President Moon accompanied by BTS

K-pop mega group BTS will accompany South Korean President Moon Jae-in as special presidential envoys at the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York next week.

Awarding ceremony: The seven-man group was awarded the certificates on Tuesday appointing them as “Special Presidential Envoys for Future Generations and Culture” in a ceremony at the Blue House, according to Korea JoongAng Daily.

BTS inducted into Guinness World Records Hall of Fame, score No. 1 song of summer with ‘Butter’

BTS song "Butter" also is the number one song

K-pop superstar group BTS continues to dominate the global music industry with their hit song “Butter,” finishing at the top of Billboard’s Songs of the Summer Chart, just days after the band was inducted into the Guinness World Records’ Hall of Fame.

Topping the charts: The Songs of the Summer Chart tracks the performance of popular songs based on “weekly streaming-, airplay- and sales-based Billboard Hot 100 from Memorial Day through Labor Day,” according to Billboard

‘Chinese Backstreet Boys’: BTS fans demand apology from Dominican radio show over racist comments

BTS fans demand an apology from radio show hosts for racist comments

Hosts of a radio show in the Dominican Republic are under fire for ignorant remarks made on-air about members of Korean supergroup BTS.

A barrage of insults: Program “Esto No Es Radio” has earned the wrath of many BTS fans (AKA the ARMY) after ridiculing the popular boyband and calling them the “Chinese Backstreet Boys,” HITC reported.

‘How many K-Pop fans do you know personally?’: British DJ sparks outrage after calling K-Pop fans ‘suspicious’

A British producer and DJ has come under fire after claiming that K-Pop remains a niche in the West and that its fans are “suspicious” for using anime profile pictures.

What he’s saying: Matan Zohar, better known as Mat Zo, argued K-Pop’s supposed popularity in a now-deleted Twitter thread. He used BTS as an example and claimed that the group is “only as big as they are” due to “relentless corporate support.”