On Monday, K-Pop’s beloved boy group became the latest artist to appear in the home series of sleek, more intimate performances featured on NPR.
Naturally, they started with their first single entirely in English and number 1, “Dynamite”.
It was their first time playing the track with a live band, according to the seven-member group.
NPR had been trying to do a BTS Tiny Desk gig for years now – even playing around with ways to move Bob Boilen’s desk far enough to accommodate the dance moves of the superstar Korean boy group, the producer and editor said. by NPR Stephen Thompson in a YouTube caption on the show’s video.
The “Dynamite” video in August broke a YouTube record for most views in 24 hours, and BTS performed last week on “America’s Got Talent”.