BTS (RM, Jimin, Jin, J-Hope, Suga, V, Jungkook) exerted good influence by participating in the “Black Lives Matter” campaign.
BTS’s agency, Big Hit Entertainment, said in a brief statement that “BTS and Big Hit Entertainment donated 1 million dollars to organizations related to Black Lives Matter.” The news was previously reported by Variety, and the agency also officially announced the donation later that same day.
Meanwhile, BTS will participate in the online virtual graduation ceremony “Dear Class of 2020” held by YouTube. They will take part in the event along with Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, Google CEO Sundar Pichai, civic activist Malala Yousafzai. “Dear Class of 2020” was initially scheduled to be held on the 6th but has been postponed to June 7 for the memorial event for the late George Floyd.
At the same time, the music video for BTS’s “IDOL (Feat. Nicki Minaj)” released in September 2018 exceeded 100 million views as of 10:58 a.m. on June 7 KST. This is BTS’s 24th music video with 100 million views. With this, BTS once again broke the record of having the most music videos with 100 million views in Korea.