BTS' Jungkook is no stranger to breaking the internet and shaking the world, and this time because of his breathtaking visual, aura and stage performance on the Tonight Show starringJimmy Fallon.Monday marked the beginning of BTS Week on the show,BTS sang their #1 hit song Dynamite and created a special performance of IDOLat the Gyeongbokgung palace as Korea is preparing to celebrate Chuseok. Jungkook appeared in a hair bun and stylish Hanbok outfit which exposed part of his chest, and this sent ARMY worldwide into a frenzy.
Jungkook quickly climbed the Twitter trends after the performance aired, trended worldwide and in 79 countries. He reached #1 worldwide and USA trends with over 1 million mentions, proving his unrivalled worldwide popularity for the umpteenth time. It is a widely-known fact that Jungkook is extremely popular in the US, always trending the highest among members there. Jungkook also trended in South Korea and was the highest trending BTS member on Twipple Japan following the performance. Jungkook's Google searches also peaked at 100 with "Bun - Hairstyle" experienced a 1,100% rise in the Related Topic searches. "Hanbok - Dress" also experienced a breakout in the searches related to Jungkook. Western medias like the New York Post and Metro UK also didn't miss to report about the hype surrounding the Worldwide IT Boy, highlighting his hair bun as the stealer of the show. Newsweek even gave an honourable mention to Jungkook’s bun in their article about the opening night of BTS Week on the show.
Some of the fans comments as below:
"Jungkook is such a trend setter I mean his presence itself is so huge. And he’s always been a fierce performer but these days his aura is different. His confidence is burning!! #1 worldwide trending now!"
"Jungkook's hair fits perfectly with his hanbok, the scenery, and the theme of today's IDOL performance. I love how they brought back all traditional elements while they celebrate Chuseok in Korea. King Jungkook at Gyeongbokgung Palace!"
"The Gyeongbokgung Palace. The all-black hanbok inspired outfits. The giant moon. ... and Jungkook’s man-bun. I’m holding my breath, I forgot to breathe again!"
"Jungkook with his chest exposed and his hair in a bun is the superior concept"
Even hours after the performance being aired, Jungkook still trending strong showing the hype around him won't die down anytime soon. Jungkook was also one of the highest related topics under the Tonight Show Google searches, ranked at #5 following BTS at #2 and stayed in the top Related Topics hours after the show.
Jungkook also stole the show during Dynamite performance with his clear vocals, yellow attire and stunning hairstyle.
Many fans were also impressed by the "light and dark" duality Jungkook portrayed in the show, with Dynamite Jungkook, quoted "being the cause of their euphoria" and IDOL Jungkook "being the cause of their death".
Jungkook is truly a fashion icon, his hair bun will definitely be the next trendsetter just like how he took over the world with his iconic long hair.