Of course, "Saturday Night Live" was hosted by Emma Stone and received reviews from Michael Avenatti, Lori Loughlin, Julian Assange and "The View" – but the spotlight belonged to the seven-member sensational group.
BTS became the first Korean pop group, or K-pop, to perform on SNL. Korean pop music has been steadily gaining popularity. But BTS raised the genre in an international movement.
The group's new album, "Map of the Soul: Persona", should break the sales charts.
The group's energetic dance moves and perfectly perfect voices playing "Boy With Luv" and "Mic Drop" attract shouts and applause from the SNL audience and illuminate social media.
"My daughter is making strange noises in her mouth looking at #BTSxSNL and just needs to remove her hoodie because she's sweating .It's a #BTSARMY thing for those who do not know it," said radio host JJ Ryan.
"Slay !!! Their voices were perfect … They adapted their dance to this tiny scene and they were backed by what looked like a Korean band.I feel like a proud aunt." .. even put down my cake for this performance, "said Jae-Ha Kim, a Los Angeles Times reporter.
"Live band.Killer vocals.It's been moving for days.It's overwritten! That's how you say what's going on in America? # BTSxSNL & # 39; , said writer Colleen Nika.
"I shouted in my living room, I'm not even going to lie." #BTSxSNL, "said actress Angie Grace.
The group's performance also sparked a conversation about the historical and cultural impact.
"I've been watching SNL since the late '70s, until I stop watching in the' 90s." I've never seen an Asian face among their stung staff. I saw 7 Korean faces honoring this scene and it was the best part of this show so I am above. #BTSxSNL, "said actor Paul Bae.