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Pop supergroup BTS donates video outfits to MusiCares charity auction

South Korean pop sensation BTS in a photo from Big Hit Entertainment. Press release image courtesy of Julien’s Auctions

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – The pastel ensembles worn by global music phenomenon BTS in their “Dynamite” music video will headline Julien’s January 31 MusiCares© Charity Relief Auction, one week before the GRAMMY Awards© telecast. Band members RM, Jin, SUGA, j-hope, Jimin, V, and Jung Kook generously donated the outfits, accessories and shoes to the auction. It is the first time the seven-member South Korean boy band has ever donated apparel to a charity auction. All profits will benefit individuals in the music industry whose lives have been devastated by COVID-19.

BTS’s “Dynamite” single debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100. The video released on August 21 of last year and set new records on YouTube for the most views for a music video in 24 hours and the biggest music video premiere, with more than 3 million peak concurrent viewers. BTS Army, their dedicated fan base of millions across the globe, will recognize these ensembles from the music video’s memorable final dance sequence where each member wore a specific pastel color.

The outfits worn by BTS in their video for the smash hit ‘Dynamite.’ Press release image courtesy of Julien’s Auctions

In 2019, BTS had the sixth highest grossing tour, surpassing Ariana Grande and Paul McCartney, and won ‘Tour of the Year’ at the 2019 American Music Awards. 2020 was a record-breaking year for BTS with the releases of their albums BE, (featuring their first all English and number one U.S. hit single, “Dynamite”) their second hit album this year following the chart-topping success of Map of the Soul: 7.

BTS won four categories at the MTV Video Music Awards including “Best Pop” and “Best Group.” BTS was also nominated in the “Best Pop Duo/Group Performance” for the 63rd GRAMMY© Awards. This group of ensembles will be sold at no reserve with a conservative pre-auction estimate at $20,000-$40,000.

The BTS outfits are among the headliners of an exciting auction packed with music superstars’ personal items and musical instruments. A full preview will appear soon on Auction Central News.

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