BTS’ J-Hope Made History With His Performance At Lollapalooza

On August 1 IST, BTS’ J-Hope made history by becoming the first South Korean artist to headline a main stage at a major US festival, with his Lollapalooza 2022 performance. Fans worldwide got the chance to view J-Hope’s performance in real-time, through a live stream via the Weverse application. The excitement and anticipation in the air were conveyed through the screen as fans waited with bated breath for the BTS member to take the stage.

With J-Hope having recently released his solo album ‘Jack In The Box’, the songs from the album were some of the most awaited from the set. Knowing J-Hope to be the born performer and dedicated artist that he is, ARMYs [BTS’ fans] knew that the performance would exceed any and all expectations, and that is precisely what the BTS member delivered.

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Prior to the performance, a notice via the Weverse application shared that the set would begin 10 minutes early, at 7:20 am IST. This effectively meant that the performance was now to last 70 minutes, till 8:30 am IST. Check out some of our favourite moments from J-Hope’s Lollapalooza performance, below:

Fans absolutely love his performance. J-Hope’s videos from Lollapalooza festival have gone viral on social media. ARMY is in fact not even calling it Lollapalooza anymore, they have named the music fest as ‘Hobipalooza’.

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J-Hope joins co-headliners Metallica, Dua Lipa, J. Cole and Green Day among many others, as well as sets from Kygo, Big Sean, Jazmine Sullivan, Don Toliver, Charli XCX, Idles, Turnstile and more.

The additions of J-Hope and Tomorrow x Together come as Doja Cat has cancelled several of her summer festival performances, including Lollapalooza and her run with the Weeknd’s tour, due to throat health complications. The singer uploaded a note to Twitter on May 20 explaining her absence and confirming she would be undergoing tonsil surgery and would need the time to recover.

Meanwhile, J-Hope’s first solo album after K-pop superband BTS announced hiatus made a good start in the US Billboard’s main albums chart. He was recently placed 17th on the Billboard 200 with his first formal solo album, ‘Jack in the Box’, Billboard said on social media Tuesday, reports Yonhap, a news agency. ‘Arson’, one of the two main singles from the album, landed at 96th on the Hot 100 main singles chart.