01:56 GMT07 August 2020
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    Ahead of the much-hyped performance, the South Korean boy band celebrated smashing the YouTube record for the most views in the first 24 hours of its release with the music video for "Boy With Luv", having racked up just over 78 million views.

    South Korean boy band BTS celebrated a major milestone by becoming the first K-pop group to act as a musical guest on Saturday Night Live.

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    Much to the delight of fans, known as the BTS ARMY, the seven-member band, all dressed in suits, took the stage to perform a new single, “Boy With Luv”, featuring American electropop sensation Halsey for the first time.

    The singer did not make an appearance for BTS’ SNL debut, but she will join the boys at the Billboard Music Awards on 1 May.

    The band also performed their 2018 hit “Mic Drop”, having opted for more colourful and casual clothes for the second song.

    Fans of the K-pop band have been mesmerised by the group’s flawless performance and perfectly coordinated looks:

    Even those who heard of BTS for the first time were left in awe by the boys’ incredible dance moves in sync:

    This week has been sensational for BTS: the band broke YouTube’s one-day viewing record, notching 78 million views for their collaboration with Halsey and 2 million comments. BTS is expected to hit the road for their worldwide “Love Yourself: Speak Yourself” tour on 3 May.


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