BTS perform onstage in Seoul for the 2020 American Music Awards. The K-pop group’s 2020 global concert tour, previously postponed, has now been cancelled. Photo:  Big Hit Entertainment/AMA2020/Getty Images BTS perform onstage in Seoul for the 2020 American Music Awards. The K-pop group’s 2020 global concert tour, previously postponed, has now been cancelled. Photo:  Big Hit Entertainment/AMA2020/Getty Images
BTS perform onstage in Seoul for the 2020 American Music Awards. The K-pop group’s 2020 global concert tour, previously postponed, has now been cancelled. Photo: Big Hit Entertainment/AMA2020/Getty Images

BTS cancel their 2020 Map of the Soul concert tour, initially postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic

  • K-pop superstars were to have begun the concert tour in April 2020, and until now had only postponed it in the hope some of the 39 dates could be salvaged
  • With the rapid spread of the Delta variant of coronavirus ruling out live-music performance in most places, the group are likely to hold more online events

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BTS perform onstage in Seoul for the 2020 American Music Awards. The K-pop group’s 2020 global concert tour, previously postponed, has now been cancelled. Photo:  Big Hit Entertainment/AMA2020/Getty Images BTS perform onstage in Seoul for the 2020 American Music Awards. The K-pop group’s 2020 global concert tour, previously postponed, has now been cancelled. Photo:  Big Hit Entertainment/AMA2020/Getty Images
BTS perform onstage in Seoul for the 2020 American Music Awards. The K-pop group’s 2020 global concert tour, previously postponed, has now been cancelled. Photo: Big Hit Entertainment/AMA2020/Getty Images
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