BTS’ Jungkook stole the spotlight on NBC’s The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. Wearing a chic white jacket ensemble, the star’s golden charm was on full display. He joked and told stories about his life in the limelight, thrilling both international fans and the studio audience. Jungkook also shared his love for ARMYs, and performed his latest track Standing Next To You.
Host Jimmy Fallon highlighted Jungkook’s recent milestones, noting his solo track Seven surpassed 1 billion Spotify streams. The track also secured platinum status from the Recording Industry Association of America.
Jungkook shows love for ARMYs
Expressing his gratitude, Jungkook credited the BTS fanbase, ARMY, saying: “I had faith, but the outcome was beyond my expectations. This success belongs to ARMY as much as it does to me.”
Delving into his album’s inspiration, Jungkook shared, “The term ‘golden’ resonates with me. My journey has been precious, and that’s why it’s the album’s title.”
The album GOLDEN showcases a spectrum of musical styles, reflecting Jungkook’s aspiration to master diverse genres.
Amidst the fanfare, Jungkook shared a light-hearted moment with host Jimmy Fallon. He revealed his quirky fear of microwaves, which had the audience in stitches. He also recounted an amusing moment where he fell asleep while streaming on Weverse. The incident drew 6 million viewers – which he described as both unexpected and embarrassing.
Rocking the Tonight Show stage
The episode’s climax was Jungkook’s debut television performance of Standing Next to You, the lead single from GOLDEN. Bathed in golden hues, his performance at the standing mic, complete with robust choreography and flawless vocals, was a spectacle.
The live audience erupted in cheers, captivated by Jungkook’s commanding stage presence and his seamless interaction with the backup dancers.
Watch Jungkook perform Standing Next to You on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon below:
Looking ahead, Jungkook is set to enchant viewers with an exclusive performance at the Today Show’s City Concert Series at Today Plaza on November 8, 2023.
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