BTS’s drapes and attire from Dynamite MV are sold at a charity auction. And it is the new hot topic among Kpop fans. According to statistics, the ensembles are sold for $162,500 at the charity auction. Moreover, all the profits benefitted MusiCares. It is the Philanthropic part of the Recording Academy, which organizes the annual Grammy Awards. Hence, their motive was definitely for the betterment, just like always.
The Kpop boyband decided to donate their pastel apparel from the music video for a great cause. Also, proceeds from the charity auction will be used to provide aid to the music people devastated by COVID-19. The MusiCares Charity Relief Auction took place on January 31. MusiCares is a non-governmental organization. Moreover, this NGO has created a support system to protect the people in the music industry. They regularly provide health and human services for those in need.
All of the items that are sold were worn by the Kpop stars in Dynamite’s MV. ‘Dynamite’ was their first-ever English song, which made history all across the globe. Also, in 2021, Dynamite became the number one selling single in the US 2020. So, it seems fair why people wanted to buy it. Furthermore, the song is doing more good than just entertaining us.
The boys always work for the betterment. Whether it’s their songs or charity, it always helps the humans and Armys.
BTS Dynamite Clothes Sold At Charity Auction
All the things sold at the auction included T-shirts, hats, pants, shoes, and trousers. These were the clothes the boys wore in the introductory part and dance sequence at the end. Ever since the news broke out, social media is flooded with posts.
Previously, Julien’s Auctions studied and estimated the set would be sold for something between $20000-$40000. However, on January 31, we got the exact figure. Everything was sold for $162,500. The outfits were bought by Japanese art collector Yusaku Maezawa and YouTuber Hikakin for $162,500. According to resources, the clothes were the top-selling items at the auction.
Last year, BTS donated a set of custom-made microphones to the Grammy Week 2020 charity auction. They were used and signed by all seven members. And they were sold for $83,200.
BTS’s hit Dynamite is up for a Grammy Award this year. The pop hit is nominated under the category Best Pop Duo/Group Performance category. This is BTS’s first-ever Grammy Nomination. All the Armys are already excited and wish for the band.
The 63rd Grammy Awards ceremony will take place on March 14. It was supposed to be held in January like always but was postponed due to the pandemic crisis.
BTS- Other Humanitarian Work
Undoubtedly, BTS is one of the biggest phenomena in the music industry right now. With successful albums, sold-out arenas, to breaking several records, they surely have made it. However, The septet is still one of the most humble celeb group. BTS has been involved with charities and donations for a long time.
Moreover, many of their donations and charity are done in secret and made public after the do-good act. One of the most famous and widely known BTS philanthropy efforts is the Love Myself campaign. It began in 2017. This was the collaboration between BigHit Entertainment and the Korean Committee for UNICEF. All the proceeds were used to help the victims of bullying, sexual abuse, and violence. The boys also spoke at the UN General Assembly, where they gave a heartfelt message.
In 2014, BTS also took an initiative to help the families of the Sewol Ferry Disaster 2014. It killed more than 300 people and was Korea’s one of the biggest tragic incident. The group approximately donated $85,000.
Apart from the philanthropy efforts as a group, the members also help their fans and others separately. In 2014, Suga promised to donate food when he becomes successful. And in 2018, on his 25th birthday, he donated $19,000 worth of beef. It was donated to foster care homes in his hometown, Daegu. On the other hand, Jimin encourages education and helps students with scholarships. In 2019, he donated $88,000 to the Busan Metropolitan City Office of Education.
J-Hope has also donated for the education of students. The rapper earlier donated $85,000 to Childfund Korea’s Gwangju Metropolitan Office of Education.