Government producers and showrunners of the not too long ago held Grammys 2022 have revealed that BTS nearly didn’t carry out on the ceremony.
Within the newest episode of Rolling Stone’s Rolling Stone Music Now podcast, Grammys government producers and showrunners Ben Winston and Raj Kapoor spoke about a number of behind-the-scenes secrets and techniques of this yr’s ceremony.
One incident that occurred behind-the-scenes was that Ok-pop group BTS had been almost unable to carry out as a consequence of constructive COVID-19 checks from some members. In addition they recalled how the boyband had been unable to rehearse with all seven members till a day earlier than the ceremony.
“There have been instances once we had been nervous they weren’t gonna have the ability to be right here,” Winston revealed. “J-Hope had COVID and was quarantined. And he wasn’t allowed to fly till Saturday, the day earlier than the present. Jungkook was in Vegas with COVID, however then except he received two destructive checks, he wasn’t allowed to return.”
Winston then described the whole ordeal as a “tense” scenario, including that the crew had been “very nervous” concerning the final result of BTS’ efficiency on the awards present. “I used to be truly so excited by that one, not as a result of it was higher than anybody else’s, however just because I knew what these seven guys had been via to get it to that stage,” he added.
“I do assume these guys are unbelievably proficient. I’m type of in awe of what they do every time,” Winston concluded.
The group had carried out a model of their 2021 hit English single ‘Butter’ on the awards, which passed off on April 3. The efficiency noticed them assume the roles of undercover spies, and notably included a skit with ‘good 4 u’ singer Olivia Rodrigo. They had been nominated for Finest Pop Duo/Group Efficiency for a similar tune, nevertheless had been beat out by the Doja Cat and SZA collaboration ‘Kiss Me Extra’.