BTS join lineup of Grammys charity event Music On A Mission

Also featuring new performances by Haim, H.E.R., Jhene Aiko and more

K-pop juggernauts BTS have joined the lineup for Music On A Mission, an upcoming virtual concert and fundraiser by the Grammys’ MusiCares Foundation.

The Recording Academy announced yesterday (March 1) that the South Korean boyband will feature a never-before-seen set at the upcoming charity event, which will “honour the resilience of the music community, which has been deeply impacted by the COVID-19”.

The lineup will also feature performances by Haim, H.E.R., Jhene Aiko and John Legend. Music On A Mission will also include archival performances from the MusiCares vault by Usher, Bruce Springsteen, Stevie Nicks and the late Tom Petty.

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Check out the BTS announcement tweet below.

Earlier this month, the Recording Academy also revealed that The Beatles’ Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr will make special appearances at Music On A Mission. Carole King, Jesse & Joy, Jonas Brothers, Ledisi, Lionel Richie, Macklemore, Mick Fleetwood and Shakira are also set to appear.

BTS previously made their debut on MTV Unplugged with a cover of Coldplay’s ‘Fix You’, alongside cuts from their latest album ‘Be’. The British rock band later praised the boyband’s “beautiful” cover of the song.

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The K-pop juggernauts also topped Twitter’s list of most popular artists in 2020, for the fourth year in a row. The group beat out the likes of Kanye West, Beyoncé and Drake for the most mentions on the social media platform in 2020.

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