LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The Ok-pop band members of BTS are providing up their outfits from the music video of their hit single “Dynamite” to the very best bidder in a Beverly Hills, California, charity public sale 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 – $40,000.
“That is the primary time that BTS has ever offered any costumes,” stated Martin Nolan, govt director of Julien’s Auctions.
The costumes embrace the T-shirts, hats, sneakers, pants and shirts worn by the South Korean boy band through the last dance sequence of the music video for “Dynamite” in August.
“Dynamite,” the primary all-English language single by BTS, debuted on the prime of the Billboard Scorching 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, grew to become the quickest YouTube video to achieve 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 occasions the anticipated beginning value.
BTS, recognized 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 might be one of many gadgets auctioned on Jan. 29 in Beverly Hills and on-line to boost funds for MusiCares, the philanthropic arm of the Recording Academy which organizes the annual Grammy Awards.
MusiCares funds well being and welfare applications for musicians, together with tens of 1000’s who’ve misplaced work through the coronavirus pandemic with the shuttering of golf equipment and live performance venues and the cancellation of festivals.
Reporting by Jill Serjeant; Enhancing by Aurora Ellis