Halsey writes emotional tribute to BTS for ‘Most Influential People’ honor
She’s previously gushed about working with BTS, so her loving words for TIME are no surprise.
“Behind those three letters are seven astounding young men who believe that music is stronger than the barriers of language. It’s a universal dialect,” she said.
“With positive messages of self-confidence, intricacies of philosophy hidden in their sparkly songs, true synergy and brotherhood in every step of their elaborate choreography, and countless charitable and anthropological endeavors, BTS have put their 14 best feet forward as role models to millions of adoring fans and anyone else who finds themselves drawn to BTS’s undeniable allure.”
You can read the entire thing here, but get ready to shed a tear or two at Halsey’s touching writing.
Also, if you haven’t seen the record-breaking “Boy With Luv” video yet, you can check that out below.
In other news, Halsey recently opened up about how some alternative radio stations can be sexist and selective. It stemmed from comments by some stations that her collab with YUNGBLUD and Travis Barker, “11 Minutes” was “too pop.”
“Weird that some ALT stations are calling 11 Minutes “too pop” when I’m tuning into their stations and hearing full blown EDM records these days,” she begins. “Forget that 11 Minutes has more live guitar and live recorded organic kit than most other alt songs. But it’s cause there’s a girly voice on it right?”
Following the success of Halsey’s chart-topping “Without Me” and YUNGBLUD’s absolutely infectious “Loner,” the duo recruited the blink-182 drummer’s talents for an all-encompassing collab, “11 Minutes.”
“The song tells the story of a perfect tragedy that reflects modern love within our society,” YUNGBLUD explains. “We are so distracted and focused on what’s next, we can fail to see what is actually in front of us. We don’t realize how much we need something until it’s taken away from us.”
If you haven’t already, you can check out the track’s official music video below.In other news, Halsey recently joined Khalid on the Coachella stage for a performance of “Eastside” which you can see below.
What do you think of Halsey’s statement about BTS? Sound off in the comments below!
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