Alicia Keys, welcome to the ARMY!
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BTS member V may have just charmed a Grammy-award winning singer to join the ARMY, and it is none other than Alicia Keys! Keep on reading to see the two stars' interaction.
On Thursday, November 19th, BTS V members shared their own singing video and danced to Alicia Key's song "Love Looks Better". V and the other boys of BTS are all Alicia Keys fans. It’s no secret that by sharing his appreciation of this song, he did not hesitate to show his fan side. The title of his post is: "Tomorrow's love looks better. Army, listen!"
To the ARMYs surprise, Alicia Keys actually noticed V's video and decided to take this moment to share her love for the member and promote BTS's new album "BE," which is set to release on Friday, Nov. 20. It looks like Alicia Keys is a member of the ARMY!
This is not the first interaction between BTS and Alicia Key. Previously, Alicia Keys took special photos for BTS and K-pop at the 2019 Grammy Awards. In response, the BTS expressed their love and admiration for the American singer in the live broadcast after the event. In V's video, after he was attracted to "Love looks better" on Twitter, the song quickly ranked first on Melon, the largest music subscription service in South Korea. It has also started ranking on other Korean music portals. V is indeed a historical creator, and can even help other artists with a simple tweet!
Fans are now hoping for a collaboration between the two. Many agree that a collaboration between the two would be legendary and that Alicia Key's heavenly vocals matched with V's distinct husky baritone voice would make an iconic song.
V (whose real name is Kim Taehyung) is a South Korean singer, songwriter, and actor. In 2013, he debuted with the Big Hit Entertainment boy group, BTS. With BTS, he has released three solo songs. In order, he released "Stigma" (part of the "Wings" album), "Singularity" (part of the "Love Yourself: Tear: long play), and "Inner Child" (part of the "Map of the Soul: 7").
He also helped co-write and co-produce a number of BTS songs, such as "Outro: Circle Room Cypher," "Hold Me Tight," "Fun Boyz," and "Run." He also co-wrote all of his solo songs.
Outside of BTS, V released his first solo song, "Scenery" in 2019 through the group's SoundCloud page. He released his second solo song, "Winter Bear', seven months later. A music video was released to BTS's YouTube channel. In 2020, he participated in the soundtrack for the drama "Itaewon Class" and released "Sweet Night."
In 2016, V made his acting debut with a supporting role in the KBS2 historical drama "Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth." He also released a duet with member Jin for the drama's soundtrack titled "It's Definitely You."