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KEY POINTS

  • Jungkook’s new man bun and stylish hanbok on sent his fans into a frenzy
  • The 23-year-old became a trending topic on Twitter after his appearance on “The Tonight Show”
  • BTS kicked off its week-long residency on the show with a performance of the 2018 hit “Idol”

BTS singer Jungkook broke the internet with his new look following his appearance on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” on Monday.

The South Korean act, which consists of RM, Jimin, Suga, J-Hope, V, Jin and Jungkook, kicked off its week-long residency on the show with a performance of the 2018 hit “Idol” at the Gyeongbokgung Palace in Seoul.

Shortly after their performance, Jungkook became a trending topic on Twitter with more than 1 million mentions on the microblogging platform.

The 23-year-old’s new man bun and stylish hanbok sent his fans around the world into a frenzy, causing him to trend no. 1 worldwide and in the U.S.

Google also witnessed a spike in searches related to Jungkook, with “Bun – Hairstyle” experiencing a 1,100% rise in the related topic searches. “Hanbok – Dress” also saw a similar surge, AllKPop reported.

Jungkook is one of the most popular members of BTS, and most of what he endorses or uses immediately sell out or become trending.

Recently, a clothing brand called A Nothing saw a spike in its social media followers after Jungkook wore its clothing on his birthday.

The clothing brand, which took two years to garner 1,000 followers, saw an increase of over 8,000 followers in just one day after Jungkook wore its apparel, AllKPop reported.

BTS has been having a good few weeks since the release of the band’s first all-English single, “Dynamite.”

The song has once again taken over the top spot on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

Billboard recently took to social media to announce that along with the Hot 100 chart, BTS’ “Dynamite” also dominated the rankings of the Global 200 and Global Excl. U.S. charts.

“@BTS_twt is the first act to rule the #Hot100, #Global200 and Global 200 Excl. U.S. charts simultaneously,” Billboard posted on its official Twitter page.

The South Korean septet is currently gearing up for the release of its new album, “Be,” on Nov. 20.

The K-pop stars are also collaborating with Jason Derulo and Jawsh 685 to release a remix version of the duo’s track titled “Savage Love.”

BTS Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V and Jungkook of K-Pop band BTS are seen during an interview at the “Today” Show on Feb. 21, 2020, in New York City. Photo: Jose Perez/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images

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