Popular K-pop boy group BTS are longtime fans of Girls’ Generation and even the first album purchase of some members was a Girls’ Generation album.
Yuri, from Girls’ Generation showed support for BTS by attending their concert, much to the surprise and delight of the fans.
She is not the first Girls’ Generation member to show support for BTS. YoonA has attended BTS concerts and has shown publicly that she is close to BTS member Taehyung. Taehyung is also close to Girls’ Generation member Tiffany.
Previously, Girls’ Generation members have also shown support in the past and during BTS’s early days.
Yuri and her friend wore BTS merchandise and lightsticks, looking like they were enjoying themselves at the concert.
Over the years, fans are glad that both groups are supportive of each other.
taehyung is the luckiest SNSD fanboy ever. taeyeon supported his song IDOL, sunny supported & made a phone call on air with bts, tiffany calls him personally every now & then, yoona & yuri attended his concerts, sooyoung said BTS is a source of inspiration for her…. SONE goals.
— ℓau #jjk1 (@girlsgenratlon) October 30, 2019
Remember December 2018 #MBCGayoDaejejeoon , TAEHYUNG really feels comfortable with YOONA, our Capricorn so warm, so honest and friendly, He supporting her open on 2018MBCgayodaejejeon. Watch full video: https://t.co/Lwoc6mXvJIpic.twitter.com/rpm3n1jlur
— #ProudOfTAEHYUNG??#MAMAVOTE #BTS (@B4ngtanV) October 30, 2019
but sunny said that he fall asleep and tae was concern if he had a dry saliva in his lips ?
— ̶j̶̶a̶̶m̶̶s̶ ̶i̶̶s̶ ̶m̶̶y̶ ̶h̶̶o̶̶u̶̶s̶̶e̶ (@ihavejamstho) October 30, 2019
With nine members originally, Girls’ Generation (also known as SNSD) was formed in 2007.
They became popular worldwide, releasing award-winning songs and having concerts internationally.
Formed by SM Entertainment, the group consisted of Jessica, Taeyeon, Sunny, Tiffany, Hyoyeon, Yuri, Sooyoung, Yoona and Seohyun.
Jessica left the group in September 2014.
BTS, also known as Bangtan Boys is a South Korean boy band formed in Seoul in 2013.
Members consist of Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V and Jungkook.
The group co-writes and produces most of their material.
Originally a hip hop group, their musical style has evolved to include a wide range of genres.
Their lyrics, often focused on personal and social commentary, touch on the themes of mental health, troubles of school-age youth, the journey towards loving oneself, and individualism.
BTS has travelled worldwide to perform outside of South Korea, as the band is also popular internationally.
BTS has sold fifteen million albums locally and is the best-selling artist to debut in the 2010s, based on Gaon Music Chart.
In 2018, BTS was the second best-selling artist worldwide based on IFPI’s Global Artist Chart.
They are also the only non-English speaking artist to enter the chart.
For three years in a row, BTS won Top Social Artist and Top Duo/Group at the 26th Billboard Music Awards.