BTS Announces Officially Plans For Military Enlistment Beginning With Jin Nearly a week after it was revealed that members of the K-pop ensemble BTS will likely serve in the South Korean military, it appears that the time is quickly approaching. The brand’s label, HYBE, formerly known as Big Hit Music, has confirmed that the seven-member K-pop group will fulfill the necessary military obligation. Follow For More Updates at Rapiddnews.com
After months of conjecture and back-and-forth between the band and the South Korean authorities, this news has now been confirmed. According to the official announcement, the eldest member of BTS, Jin, would be the first to enlist, while the other members will join when asked.
BTS Announces Officially Plans
BigHit Music is pleased to announce that the members of BTS are now making preparations to complete their military service. After the spectacular concert to promote Busan’s bid for the World Expo 2030, and as each member begins on separate endeavors, the timing is ideal, and BTS is honored to serve,” read the official statement from Big Hit Music.
The label went on to say that it has focused on the momentous occasion and that now is the time for young members to respect the demands of the country and serve their fellow citizens. According to the report, Jin will initiate the procedure once he completes his solo release at the end of October. The label stated that Jin, age 29, will comply with the Korean government’s conscription requirements.
“Big Hit Music has concentrated on the moment when it would be feasible to respect the country’s requirements and allow these healthy young men to serve alongside their fellow citizens, and that moment is now. As soon as his solo release schedule concludes at the end of October, group member Jin will commence the process. Then, he will follow the government of Korea’s enlisting procedure, according to the notification.
According to the official release, other members will serve military duty according to their respective arrangements. It was stated that both the label and the band are looking forward to reuniting in 2025 following the completion of their military obligation.
“Other group members intend to complete their military duty according to their own unique arrangements. Following their service commitment, the company and the members of BTS are looking forward to reuniting as a group around 2025, according to an official release.
Big Hit Music also indicated that it will retract its plea to postpone Jin’s enlistment and will adhere to the administration’s processes. Considering the band’s immense popularity, there were a variety of debates regarding exemptions for band members.