The biggest K-Pop boy band has announced the cancellation of their world tour amid the uncontrollable pandemic situation.
BTS’s record label Big Hit Music released a statement on fan platform ‘Weverse‘ which mentioned the cancellation of BTS’s “Map of the Soul” tour.
The BTS world tour was first announced in January 2020, when the pandemic was at its early stage and the tour was slated to begin in April 2020. Its ARMY was largely waiting for the tour as they could witness their K-Pop Idols perform live but the tour was then canceled citing the rise in pandemics.
“Our company has worked hard to resume preparations for the BTS Map of the Soul Tour, knowing that all fans have been waiting eagerly and long for the tour,” the statement read. “Due to changing circumstances beyond our control, it has become difficult to resume performances at the same scale and timeline as previously planned.”, read the statement published by the Big Hit Music.
It added, “The tour’s concerts in Seoul were previously canceled in February of last year, followed by the postponement of the North American leg in March; dates in Europe and Japan were postponed prior to the start of ticket sales in those regions. We regret that we must now inform you of the formal cancellation of the tour. For fans who have reserved tickets for the North American shows, you will receive an email from your original point of purchase regarding refunds.”
“Once again, please allow us to offer our sincere apology to all fans who have waited for the BTS MAP OF THE SOUL TOUR to resume. We are working to prepare a viable schedule and performance format that can meet your expectations, and we will provide updated notices as soon as possible. Thank you,” penned the heartbreaking statement as it concluded.
The news couldn’t let its ARMY stay away from expressing their dismay as they took to Twitter.
Many BTS fans were left heartbroken by the news, twitted expressing their sadness, and wrote an emotional note which says “I was so sad today when I found out that the MOTS concert was officially canceled But I could only imagine how the members feel. I want BTS to know that we are not disappointed in them and will wait to see them again concert. I miss and love them so much.” “We are all crying now, but someday @BTS_twt and ARMY will meet again under the confetti showers!”
Take a look at the other tweets which flooded the internet which a note of sadness in the air,
Meanwhile, BTS’s Dynamite, the Billboard’s US Hot 100, has completed a year since its initial release in 2020, breaking many records, and once again the ARMY couldn’t resist themselves from celebrating their Idol’s as “IT’S BEEN A YEAR” is now trending on Twitter. Let’s Listen to the chartbuster song itself,