The multi-talented member of the world-renowned Kpop group, BTS V, has been confirmed to make an appearance on the hit variety show “Running Man” on SBS. In addition to this exciting news, V, who is also the Honorary Tourism Ambassador of Seoul, will be appearing in the Seoul Edition 23 videos to showcase the city’s vibrant culture and charm. V has delighted fans further by releasing three self-composed songs ahead of his highly anticipated solo album debut, “Layover.” Let’s dive into the details.
All in September! BTS V Joins “Running Man,” Drops Seoul Edition 23 Videos, and Releases Solo Album “Layover”
V Confirmed to Appear on “Running Man” Show
On August 29, the “Running Man” production team confirmed that V completed filming for his episode on August 28 and announced the episode’s scheduled broadcast on September 10.
To build anticipation, “Running Man” shared a photo of V’s name tag on their official Instagram account, which strongly shows his lively participation in the show’s thrilling games. This marks a significant return for V to the Korean variety show scene following his appearance on “Jinny’s Kitchen.”
With his upcoming solo album “Layover” just around the corner, V’s appearance on “Running Man” is a perfect promotional opportunity. It allows him to showcase his talents as an entertainer and generate further anticipation for his highly anticipated musical endeavor.
BTS V “Layover” – First Solo Album and Self-Composed Songs
V has diligently worked on his solo album “Layover,” and fans couldn’t be more thrilled. His album is scheduled to release on September 8, just two days before his appearance on “Running Man.” However, V has already given fans a taste of his musical prowess by releasing three self-composed songs prior to the album release.
The three enchanting tracks are “Winter Bear,” “Snow Flower (feat. Peakboy),” and “Scenery.” Initially shared for free on SoundCloud and YouTube, these songs have skyrocketed to success. In fact, they have recently taken over the top three positions on iTunes’ Worldwide Song Chart, showcasing V’s global popularity.
“Winter Bear” and “Snow Flower” have particularly stood out, dominating the music charts in various countries. “Winter Bear” has claimed the top spot in 45 countries, including Japan, France, and Finland. Meanwhile, “Snow Flower” has taken over 37 countries, including Sweden, Greece, and Turkey. Additionally, “Scenery” has found immense success in 21 countries, including Singapore and Vietnam. This global recognition is a testament to V’s exceptional musical talent.
V the Honorary Tourism Ambassador of Seoul 2023
In addition to BTS V’s appearance on “Running Man” and his upcoming solo album, the star continues to captivate global fans with his charms. On August 21, Visit Seoul official Instagram unveiled BTS V as the Honorary Tourism Ambassador of Seoul.
V will take you on an adventure through the “Seoul Edition 23” with two official videos. Visit Seoul will release the first video, “Seoul Edition 23: New Tradition,” on September 1.
Furthermore, on September 8, Visit Seoul will release “Seoul Edition 23: Nature in the City.” It coincides with the highly anticipated release of V’s solo album “Layover.”
What’s Your Thought?
The news of V’s upcoming “Running Man” appearance has truly ignited excitement among BTS fans worldwide. Not only that, but fans are also eagerly anticipating the release of his solo album “Layover,” which beautifully showcases V’s unique musical style. Adding to the anticipation, V’s recent appointment as the Honorary Tourism Ambassador of Seoul has taken his immense popularity to new heights.
Are you excited about V’s thrilling announcements? Please share your thoughts below! Mark your calendars and gear up for an exhilarating September, as V has an array of exciting appearances and releases coming your way.
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