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BTS star Jungkook is impressed: In 2019, the K-pop singer attended an Ariana Grande concert - and decided to emulate the musician, as the 23-year-old now revealed in an interview.

Seoul - Jungkook (23) is 23 years old the baby boy the K-Pop * band BTS, Jeon Jeong-guk, as the singer is actually called, is shy, but that's certainly not the case. In an interview with the American music magazine Rolling Stone, the South Korean spoke in detail about his career, which he began at the age of just 15 in 2013 at the side of his six colleagues. Not only his fellow musicians would have left their mark on him, also a concert by US megastar Ariana Grande (27), which Jungkook attended in 2019, left a lasting impression, as he explained in the conversation - and then even went into raptures. Extratipp.com * reports.

BTS: Jungkook raves about Ariana Grande - K-Pop star praises the singer's “stage presence”

Ariana Grande is one of them the most famous stars of the international music scene - an achievement that BTS have also achieved in the meantime. On YouTube *, the boy band broke a record worth billions in 2020 with their hit "Dynamite" *. The music elite seem to be in lively exchange with one another: In May 2019, Jungkook visited Ariana Grande's “Sweetener World Tour” and then met the singer. In the Rolling Stone interview, the K-Pop star now remembers the show: “I was very impressed with your stage presence. She is a very small person and the volume of her singing and what she was able to do was very moving, very impressive“, Enthused the songwriter, who was born in Busan, the second largest city in South Korea.

The appearance of Ariana Grande seemed to have convinced Jungkook so that it motivated the BTS star to hone their own skills: “(...) It seemed like something I wanted to emulate and learn from. It made me want to develop and continue to grow. ”So the 23-year-old is by no means resting on the laurels of his success, but is continuously working hard for his career. The 27-year-old “7 Rings” interpreter was also happy about the visit of the K-Pop musician at the time, posted a snapshot together on Instagram * after their concert and wrote: “Thank you very much for coming to my show, Jungkook. It meant a lot to me.“

BTS: Jungkook thanks boy band colleagues - K-pop band gets exclusive Rolling Stone covers

Of course, his BTS colleagues also played a major role in Jungkook's life, with whom he has been able to share countless memories since his boyband debut in 2013. Since the musicians lived together for many years, the 23-year-old had to - shortly after moving into the shared flat - To begin with, overcome a few inhibitions: “During the training days I waited until the other boys fell asleep to wash myself alone in the middle of the night.” But “Time really solves everything,” said the South Korean, who found words of praise for his six companions: “The other members had a huge impact on me and I just felt good about being such good people. And they encouraged me to open up to them and mature into a good person.“

Jungkook's interview appeared as part of the collaboration between BTS and Rolling Stone, which featured the boy band on its front page as "Greatest band in the world" designated - a great honor! The June issue is adorned with a photo of the K-Pop greats, but something very special has also been thought up for the fans: This is how it will be for each of the seven members a single cover give. The American Rolling Stone will appear in eight different looks next month.

If you want to own all eight issues as a special, exclusive souvenir, you have to dig deep into your pocket: The Rolling Stone offers in its shop a 'Special Collector's Box Set' from the BTS cover for a mere 150 US dollars (just under 123 euros). However, the product is not available in this country. The collector's item is only in the USA and Canada to have.

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