The Ok-pop band members of BTS are providing up their outfits from the music video of their hit single Dynamite to the very best bidder in a Beverly Hills, California, charity public sale in January.
The pink, blue, yellow, and lavender pastel outfits the seven singers wore within the record-setting video are anticipated to fetch what Julien’s Auctions on Monday referred to as a conservative estimate of $20,000 – $40,000.
“That is the primary time that BTS has ever bought any costumes,” mentioned Martin Nolan, govt director of Julien’s Auctions.
The costumes embrace the T-shirts, hats, sneakers, pants, and shirts worn by the South Korean boy band in the course of the last dance sequence of the music video for Dynamite in August.
Dynamite, the primary all-English language single by BTS, debuted on the high of the Billboard Scorching 100 singles charts in the summertime in a primary for a South Korean pop act.
The music video, which options the band members dancing with a sundown sky behind them, grew to become the quickest YouTube video to achieve 10 million views, doing so after solely 20 minutes.
In January, seven signed microphones utilized by the band on tour bought in Los Angeles for $83,200 – greater than eight instances the anticipated beginning value.
BTS, identified for utilizing its music to unfold optimism, notched one other milestone within the US music trade final week when it was nominated for its first main Grammy award.
The Dynamite outfits can be one of many gadgets auctioned on Jan. 29 in Beverly Hills and on-line to lift funds for MusiCares, the philanthropic arm of the Recording Academy which organizes the annual Grammy Awards.
MusiCares funds well being and welfare packages for musicians, together with tens of hundreds who’ve misplaced work in the course of the coronavirus pandemic with the shuttering of golf equipment and live performance venues and the cancellation of festivals.