LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The K-pop band members of BTS are giving up their outfits from the music online video of their strike one “Dynamite” to the optimum bidder in a Beverly Hills, California, charity auction in January.
The pink, blue, yellow and lavender pastel outfits the 7 singers wore in the history-location video clip are envisioned to fetch what Julien’s Auctions on Monday referred to as a conservative estimate of $20,000 – $40,000.
“This is the 1st time that BTS has at any time sold any costumes,” stated Martin Nolan, executive director of Julien’s Auctions.
The costumes include things like the T-shirts, hats, sneakers, pants and shirts worn by the South Korean boy band all through the ultimate dance sequence of the music movie for “Dynamite” in August.
“Dynamite,” the initially all-English language solitary by BTS, debuted at the best of the Billboard Very hot 100 singles charts in the summer season in a to start with for a South Korean pop act.
The songs video, which capabilities the band users dancing with a sunset sky behind them, became the speediest YouTube movie to arrive at 10 million sights, accomplishing so following only 20 minutes.
In January, 7 signed microphones applied by the band on tour offered in Los Angeles for $83,200 – more than 8 periods the predicted starting rate.
BTS, identified for making use of its music to distribute optimism, notched one more milestone in the U.S. tunes industry last 7 days when it was nominated for its to start with significant Grammy award.
The “Dynamite” outfits will be one particular of the goods auctioned on Jan. 29 in Beverly Hills and on the internet to elevate resources for MusiCares, the philanthropic arm of the Recording Academy which organizes the once-a-year Grammy Awards.
MusiCares money well being and welfare applications for musicians, including tens of thousands who have misplaced function all through the coronavirus pandemic with the shuttering of clubs and concert venues and the cancellation of festivals.
Reporting by Jill Serjeant Enhancing by Aurora Ellis