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BTS’s J-Hope makes history by becoming the ‘headline’ at Lollapalooza

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The name of Jung Ho-seokbetter known as J-Hope from BTSis among the main trends worldwide, after lollapaloozaone of the largest and most important music festivals in the world, will announce him as ‘headline’ -that is, one of the ‘weight’ or most important artists- of its next meeting in 2022.

J-Hope will be part of the closure, on Sunday, July 31, of Lollapalooza 2022, which will have as opening Metallica, Lil Baby, Jasmine Sullivan, among others, on Thursday 28 of the same month. The festival will conclude with performances by Green Day and Jane’s Addictionwho headline Sunday’s event alongside Hoseok.

According to Forbes, this marks a precedent not only for J-Hope himself, but for the festival, since it is the first time that a South Korean artist -alone- leads one of the days of the musical meeting. The fact could not be less than celebrated by the official account of Lollapalooza.

“We’re thrilled to announce that @bts.bighitofficial’s j-hope will be headlining #Lolla 2022 on Sunday, July 31! ?? His performance will make history, cementing him as the first South Korean artist to headline a main stage at a major South Korean music festival. the United States”.

J-Hope solo; to conquer the industry

Although it is not strange that the members of BTS; band that complete Jin, Jimin, RM, Suga, Jungkook and V; carry out works and presentations alone, it is noteworthy the popularity and support that each one receives individually in their projects, an unusual aspect in the K-Pop industry where certain elements are usually given priority in the projection of their image .

However, it is not the first time that J-Hope has managed to stand out musically, because in 2018 he made history when his Hope World mixtape reached number 38 on the album chart. Billboard 200. At the time, he was one of the few solo artists from South Korea to make it onto that list.

The following year, he returned with a new solo single: “Chicken Noodle Soup”, a collaboration with Becky G that charted on the Hot 100 for the first time on its own. On that occasion she was ranked No. 81, which was also another historic performance. Two years after its launch, the video has more than 350 million views on YouTube.

However, J-Hope won’t be the only representative of K-Pop on the Lollapalooza stage, which also confirmed Tomorrow X Together as an artist on the music bill. The band will take the stage on Saturday, July 30 for the first ever US festival performance.

K-Pop fans can only celebrate their artists succeeding and standing out on international stages, so they are ready to show their support on the day of the meeting.

Reference from yucatan

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