Final yr, the seven-member record-breakers carried out their hit single ‘Dynamite’ remotely from Seoul, whereas in 2020, they teamed up with Lil Nas X for his efficiency of ‘Previous City Street’.
BTS’ efficiency started with singer Jin working computer systems that regarded straight out of a spy film, whereas Jungkook was lifted down onto the stage on a black pole. The opposite members had been proven sitting at numerous tables within the crowd, with V flashing a mysterious card at Olivia Rodrigo.
When Jungkook hit a button, ‘Butter’ started booming across the area and the group danced from the tables to the stage, the place they carried out in an artwork gallery setting.
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Halfway via the efficiency, safety lasers shot throughout the stage and BTS danced over, underneath and in between them in a fancy part of choreography. Jin, who had stayed at his a part of the set with a black glove overlaying his injured left hand, joined the remainder of the group for the ultimate refrain, together with quite a few backing dancers.
When the efficiency ended, BTS got a standing ovation, whereas host Trevor Noah exclaimed: “Are you kidding me, what was that?! BTS, everyone!”
The group are nominated for Finest Pop Duo/Group Efficiency for ‘Butter’ at this yr’s Grammys and are up in opposition to Tony Bennett and Woman Gaga, Doja Cat and SZA, Justin Bieber and Benny Blanco, and their ‘My Universe’ collaborators Coldplay. The British band’s frontman Chris Martin not too long ago stated he was rooting for BTS to win the class, regardless of Coldplay’s nomination.
If BTS do win the award will probably be their first Grammy win and they’re going to make historical past as the primary Korean pop act to be victorious within the awards present’s historical past.
The Grammys 2022 is happening on the MGM Grand in Las Vegas tonight, after the present was postponed from its deliberate January occasion as a result of persevering with COVID-19 pandemic. Different performers set to look tonight embrace Woman Gaga, Olivia Rodrigo, Billie Eilish, H.E.R., Lil Nas X and Jack Harlow, Nas, Justin Bieber, and extra. Silk Sonic opened the present with a efficiency of ‘777’.
Foo Fighters had been additionally scheduled to carry out on the ceremony, however cancelled their look after the dying of their drummer Taylor Hawkins final week (March 25). The band have received three Grammys to this point at present, together with Finest Rock Album for ‘Medication At Midnight’.
Different early winners embrace Kanye West for Finest Melodic Rap Efficiency for ‘Hurricane’ and Finest Rap Music for ‘Jail’, Tyler, The Creator for Finest Rap Album for ‘Name Me If You Get Misplaced’, and Olivia Rodrigo for Finest Pop Solo Efficiency for ‘Drivers License’. You may sustain with the entire winners from the primary ceremony as they occur right here.