On Nov. 3, it was announced that a much buzzed about musical group will make their US television debut at this year’s American Music Awards. In the early afternoon on Friday, the organizers of the AMA’s revealed via Twitter that K-pop band BTS will be performing their hit single “DNA” at this year’s show, which will on live on ABC Nov. 19. In doing so, the group will be joining high-profile artists such as Christina Aguilera, Selena Gomez and Diana Ross.
Although many Korean pop acts have difficulty breaking into the North American market, BTS, which currently stands for Beyond The Scene, is a notable exception. The group’s latest record, an EP entitled Love Yourself: Her received a warm reception by US music critics and debuted at number seven on Billboard’s US 200 albums chart. As a further sign of the group’s crossover appeal, Billboard recently reported that BTS is currently working on new music with EDM impresario Steve Aoki.