BTS will go on a two-day BBC takeover starting from July 27! The Grammy-nominated South Korean music group will perform for the first time at the Radio 1 Live Lounge. Following that, BBC One will feature a BTS special documentary. From international release time to where to watch, here’s all you need to know!
From ‘Dynamite’, ‘Butter’, to ‘Permission To Dance’, BTS has gone on to become the biggest music group in the world with their back-to-back Billboard Hot 100 toppers. The BBC One special documentary on Radio 1 will trace this journey of the 21st-century pop icons’ “sensational rise to fame!”
International Release Time of BTS’ BBC One Documentary
BTS special BBC One documentary titled BTS @ Radio 1 will air on July 28 at 10:35 p.m. BST. Here is the breakdown of international release time for global fans.
- Pacific Time: 2.35 PM, July 28, Wednesday, Pacific Time (PT)
- Central Time: 4:35 PM, July 28, Wednesday, Central Time (CT)
- Eastern Time: 5:35 PM, July 28, Wednesday, Eastern Time (ET)
- British Time: 10.35 PM, July 28, Wednesday, British Standard Time
- European Time: 11:35, July 28, Wednesday, Central European Summer Time (CEST)
- Indian Time: 3:05 AM, July 29, Thursday, Indian Standard Time (IST)
- Philippine Time: 5.35 AM, July 29, Thursday, PHT
- Japan Time: 6.35 AM, July 29, Thursday, JST
- Australia Time: 7:05 AM, July 29, Thursday, Australian Central Standard Time (ACST)
Where to watch BBC One special BTS documentary
The 30 minutes special BTS documentary show will be hosted by Adele Roberts. The show can be watched on BBC One TV. Check here to know more about it. Speaking of the BBC One exclusive show, a press release has teased that the documentary will explore the growth of the biggest boyband in the world who shot to sensational fame as the 21st-century pop icons.
The show will take the viewers back to 2017 where BTS’ Radio 1 journey started and Adele will reminisce “this moment and her trip to Seoul in 2018 where she met BTS’ choreographer, the minister for K-pop, and the incredible fanbase known as the ARMY.”
BTS at Live Lounge Airtime
Prior to BTS’ special BBC One documentary, the group will appear for their Live Lounge Radio 1 debut performance on July 27 at 12 p.m. BST/ 7 AM ET.
BTS at Live Lounge Tracklist
Bangtan Boys will be performing two of their biggest hits ‘Dynamite’, and ‘Permission To Dance’ on the Live Lounge. As per the show’s tradition, the Billboard Hot 100 topper music septet will also cover Puff Daddy and Faith Evans’s 1997 hit track ‘I’ll Be Missing You.’
Prior to their Live Lounge debut, BTS will be seen in an exclusive interview at Radio 1, talking to Adele.
Watch the Live Lounge performance here.
BTS has been dominating Billboard’s Hot 100 chart for consecutively 8 weeks. Speaking of BTS’ record-breaking success, Billboard wrote, “BTS is the first act to displace itself at No. 1 with a new leader and then send the previous No. 1 back to the summit with no other acts holding the top spot in between.”
Stream their latest hit ‘Permission to Dance’ below.