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Posted by GhostWriter AKP STAFF Monday, May 29, 2017

BTS say they have no plans to enter the U.S. market + reveal Celine Dion invited them to her concert

After returning back to Korea triumphant after winning 'Top Social Artist' at the Billboard Music Awards, BTS held a press conference at the Lotte Hotel in Seoul on May 29.

Here are some of the highlights from the press conference interview.

When asked if they had any plans to enter the U.S. market, the members revealed that they have no plans to enter the U.S. market and Rap Monster said, "Since we're Korean singers, we look the best when singing in Korean. If you think about, it's unbelievable that we won a Billboard award. Going back to our debut in 2013, winning a Billboard award was something we never could've even dreamed of."

 Instead of trying to advancing into the United States, BTS wants to continue their growth as a group and continue to show a good image. They want to continue to have interactions with the U.S. market like they're currently having instead of trying to entering it. After their world tour concludes they want to return healthy with some cool releases for the 2nd half of 2017. They did reveal that if the opportunity arises to perform at the 'Billboard Music Awards' then they would love to perform in Korean with their music.

Jimin revealed that attending the 'Billboard Music Awards' was an honor itself let alone winning an award and that he is very grateful to ARMY.

BTS also revealed that Celine Dion personally invited the members to her concert but they couldn't attend due to a conflict in schedules. Suga also revealed that the Chainsmokers invited them to attend their rehearsal and they got the opportunity to watch and talk with them. It was pretty cool that they got to talk to the Chainsmokers and watch them.

Suga also revealed, "Through social media, Korean K-pop singers can win a Billboard Music Award. I believe that if you have great content then positive results will come."

The boys also stated that have a lot of things planned for BTS Festa.

After the press conference, BTS immediately headed to Japan as they have 13 concert dates there from May 30 to July 2.

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