BTS ‘Dynamite’ costumes set to fetch $40K at music charity auction

The Ok-pop band members of BTS are providing up their outfits from the music video of their hit single “Dynamite” to the best bidder in a Beverly Hills, California, charity auction in January.

The pink, blue, yellow and lavender pastel outfits the seven singers wore within the record-setting video are anticipated to fetch what Julien’s Auctions on Monday referred to as a conservative estimate of $20,000 to $40,000.

“This is the primary time that BTS has ever offered any costumes,” mentioned Martin Nolan, government director of Julien’s Auctions.

The costumes embody the T-shirts, hats, sneakers, pants and shirts worn by the South Korean boy band in the course of the remaining dance sequence of the music video for “Dynamite” in August.

“Dynamite,” the primary all-English language single by BTS, debuted at the highest of the Billboard Hot 100 singles charts in the summertime in a primary for a South Korean pop act.

The music video, which options the band members dancing with a sundown sky behind them, turned the quickest YouTube video to attain 10 million views, doing so after solely 20 minutes.

In January, seven signed microphones utilized by the band on tour offered in Los Angeles for $83,200 — greater than eight instances the anticipated beginning worth.

BTS, identified for utilizing its music to unfold optimism, notched one other milestone within the U.S. music trade final week when it was nominated for its first main Grammy award.

The “Dynamite” outfits shall be one of many objects auctioned on Jan. 29 in Beverly Hills and on-line to elevate funds for MusiCares, the philanthropic arm of the Recording Academy which organizes the annual Grammy Awards.

MusiCares funds well being and welfare packages for musicians, together with tens of hundreds who’ve misplaced work in the course of the coronavirus pandemic with the shuttering of golf equipment and live performance venues and the cancellation of festivals.



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