Earlier today, BTS broke yet another record as the first K-pop group to be nominated in a major category in the Grammys and their reaction was priceless! Now here's something that will make them scream even more: The Beatles' Sir Paul McCartney revealed that he actually watches the group, and even said that "they're good"!
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In a recent Apple podcast, the respected musician made a special appearance and mentioned BTS: "For me, it's not really because of the music, it's for their fans. For me, it's just seeing some young kids go through what we went through. BTS—Korean guys—I like watching them and see what's going on. I think they're good! I guess I couldn't sing one of their songs but I like them." Awww!
Prior to the podcast, Paul McCartney has already acknowledged the septet in The Late Show With Stephen Colbert, and even reacted to BTS singing "Hey Jude"!
Last year, RM, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, Jimin, V, and Jungkook paid tribute to The Beatles in the same American late-night talk show and you guys, the goosebumps were real! They recreated The Beatles' US debut, clad in their black suits and complete with the iconic drum set on set. Do you see the resemblance between their names? Fun fact: Both The Beatles and BTS hold the record of having three Billboard number one albums in a year. Amazing.
During their acceptance speech as WSJ magazine's 2020 Music Innovator awardee, Jin said that it's an honor to be even compared to The Beatles. RM then described who they are: "We're just seven normal kids who love music and performance, who have a dream to give hope and love and positive energy and inspiration to people in the world.”
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