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BTS: J-Hope to make history as first K-pop artist to headline Lollapalooza

BTS member J-Hope is all set to mark a ‘memorable chapter’ in his music career. The singer will headline the Lollapalooza competition, turning into the first South Korean artist to achieve this. He can be joined by K-pop group Tomorrow X Together (TXT) on this feat. Also Read| Yet To Come teaser: BTS’ RM, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, Jimin, and V stroll, pose and smile on seaside as Jungkook sings. Watch

Lollapalooza competition can be held at Chicago’s Grant Park from July 28 to July 31. The organisers took to Twitter on Wednesday to announce that BTS and TXT have been added to the lineup, marking their US competition debut. TXT will carry out on Saturday, July 30, whereas J-Hope will headline on Sunday, July 31.

Sharing a tweet, which included a video montage of J-Hope, Lollapalooza stated, “We’re thrilled to announce #jhope of @bts_bighit will headline #Lolla 2022 on Sun, July 31st! His performance will make history, cementing him as the first South Korean artist to headline a main stage at a major U.S. music festival.”

J-Hope additionally shared the information on his Instagram account, promising ARMY a ‘nice present.’ He wrote, “This is going to be my first performance at @lollapalooza It’s a thrilling new challenge that I think will become a really memorable chapter in my musical history! I’m gonna give you guys a great show. Get ready to get crazyyyyyy!”

J-Hope’s addition to the lineup comes after Doja Cut cancelled a number of of her performances together with Lollapalooza as she can be present process tonsil surgical procedure. ARMY assured the attendees of the competition that J-Hope will win them over. According to a number of tweets by followers, the tickets for the competition have been bought out in simply quarter-hour after he was introduced as a performer.

One wrote, “There’s seems to be a misconception from people who don’t know Jhope’s music that he is a poor replacement for Doja Cat. I promise he is going to go 120% at that performance, and a lot of people who weren’t fans before his set will be fans after.” Another commented, “He’s going to make people fall in love with him, and the lollapalooza army will begin. Hobi will give his all!! Those present are very fortunate!!”

Meanwhile, BTS members RM, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, Jimin, V, and Jungkook are getting ready for the discharge of their new album Proof on June 10. They can even carry out it dwell on June 13 to mark the ninth anniversary of the band’s formation.

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