BTS at the 64th Annual Grammy Awards in Las Vegas on April 3, 2022. Photo: Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP
BTS at the 64th Annual Grammy Awards in Las Vegas on April 3, 2022. Photo: Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP
South Korea

BTS confirms military enlistment, ending exemption debate in South Korea

  • BTS’ oldest member Jin to enlist by the end of the year, after parliamentary debates on whether the group could bypass military service got nowhere
  • Agency says K-pop group looks forward to reconvening around 2025 following service commitment, as fans show support

BTS at the 64th Annual Grammy Awards in Las Vegas on April 3, 2022. Photo: Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP
BTS at the 64th Annual Grammy Awards in Las Vegas on April 3, 2022. Photo: Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP
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