It's true that BTS surprisingly didn't make it to this year's Grammys list of nominees contrary to what we all wished for and believe that they deserve, but here's the thing: they will steal the show. Why? The K-pop group has just been confirmed performers for the Recording Academy's annual celebration on January 26th along with other international acts, yet they're the one the entire planet chooses to talk about—as expected from a relevant, global phenomenon.
Still, who are we kidding if we say that we're not feeling bad over the snub? We have no idea what stopped them to recognize our boys, but it's in times like this that we have to remember the way BTS trusts ARMYs. So, we have to return the trust and be way better than throwing tantrums. If there's anything, we have to support them. Performing is almost as great as getting a nod. Here's why:
First "Seoul Town Road" Performance
Bangtan is set to join Lil Nas X's stage for an all-star performance of the latter's hit "Old Town Road" which RM remixed into "Seoul Town Road." Not everyone might agree on this but, yep, this is something to look forward to. We're going to hear our President Namjoon rap his "I got the homis in my bag" live for the first time, and you know the impact it means? Plus, he's always been vocal about wanting to collab with Lil Nas so let's give him that.
There's no word about their solo stage, but considering Ariana Grande's recent photo with them taken during Grammys rehearsal, why are all of them at "rehearsal" when "Seoul Town Road" is only a Namjoon thing. And, where's Suga? Probably practicing "Shadow?" For what it's worth, they've announced prior that their new single "Black Swan" will be staged for the first time at The Late Late Show with James Corden on January 28th so there's no way it's it. If ever it's another track from Map of the Soul: 7, you ready?
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Beyonce and Jay-Z
Listen: BTS is going to sit behind the music industry'ss most powerful couple. Yep, we're talking about Beyonce and Jay-Z, and they might just bring their daughter Blue Ivy. Just the thought of the members playing rock-paper-scissor to decide who will initiate the conversation with the Carter family is already too much. And who knows if this is the first time for Queen Bey to catch a glimpse of their talent? That, for us, is a total big moment. They better post a photo together or we'll fight the world.
They made their first Grammys attendance last year, and, being the event's first South Korean act award presenters, it was historic. This 2020, true to their word, they'll be back with another history-making moment as the first Korean act to perform at the award show. With that, they win nonetheless. So, do we, ARMYs!
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Dream come true
When we say we should support the boys for this, we really mean it. After all, it has always been their dream. They actually mentioned that they want to come back as performers, right? This is it. Just think how excited they might be and perhaps pressured, because, truth be told, no matter how it slowly turns to be insignificant, it's still the Grammys. Solo or collab stage, as any true ARMY should, let's show them that they got us. That, for Bangtan, is a huge deal enough.
Just as BTS is gearing up hard for this one big point in their life to make us proud, we hope that nothing will hold you back from doing the same for them. Let their world-class talent, presence, and achievement do all the talking and endure the rest. That nomination, it will happen and how we wish there's a better word than "proud" when the time finally comes.
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