BTS and Blackpink fans are reportedly at war over K-pop bragging rights. But this new surge feels like a genuine tipping point: The SNL appearance dominated social media all weekend, and BTS will drop another heavily hyped spectacle at the Billboard Music Awards on May 1.
The band also performed their 2018 hit "Mic Drop", having opted for more colourful and casual clothes for the second song.
The K-pop boy band superstars showed American audiences just how powerful the ARMY - that's what their fanbase is called - really is.
Highways still closed as blizzard moves past Upper Midwest
The World-Herald noted, however, that the storm forecast to hit this week could be "just shy" of the definition of a bomb cyclone. The Red River is experiencing significant flooding because of melting snow, with this new storm likely prolonging the high water.
This week has been sensational for BTS: the band broke YouTube's one-day viewing record, notching 78 million views for their collaboration with Halsey and 2 million comments.
Their album "Map of the Soul: Persona" looks set to be become the group's biggest hit yet, judging from how much they've achieved in just a few days.