BTS flew to New York to attend the Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve event and celebrated the New Year together with various artists and fans. During the New Year Ball Drop, BTS and other popular artists joined Ryan Seacrest on stage to ring in the New Year. Fans were excited to see BTS and Post Malone together on the same stage.
BTS ON STAGE WITH RYAN SEACREST AND POST MALONE FOR THE BALL DROP AAHHHHAHAHAHA pic.twitter.com/rYVptaD59q
— ale | a brand new day 💜 (@boymeetsale) January 1, 2020
As the countdown begins, BTS gets ready for their group hug. Post Malone ends up in an awkward situation after the New Year began and reached out to give a hug to Ryan Seacrest.
[IG/ryanseacrest] BTS counting down at Times Square with Ryan Seacrest and Post Malone!
— US BTS ARMY (@USBTSARMY) January 1, 2020
Malone then makes eye contact with BTS and the members bring him in to their group hug.
before hugging bts: post malone
after hugging bts: post m pic.twitter.com/eb2H450KuD
— tammy ✧༄ | ig: (@luvedmaze) January 1, 2020
They were so busy bringing Malone into the hug that they almost forgot about Suga!
i cant believe post malone was in the bts group hug and yoongi wasn’t 😭😭 pic.twitter.com/K8IuBY3gna
— 𝐥𝐚𝐮𝐫𝐞𝐧 ☽ (@jminspromise) January 1, 2020
Fans were excited to see BTS being one of the most talked about artists after the show, considering they were not the main headliner of the event.
— bora 🥳 (@modooborahae) January 1, 2020
Fans loved the interaction between the two artists.
WHEN I TELL YOU EVERYONE WANTS TO BE BTS’ 8TH MEMBER LIKE THEY WERE REALLY HAPPY HUGGING EACH OTHER IN THEIR OWN LITTLE BUBBLE AND POST!MALONE JUST WENT FOR IT SIDKDKSKS pic.twitter.com/WenVrdVJb7
— aggie ᵗᵗ (@gukthobi) January 1, 2020
Some even felt a collab coming between the two as they saw RM and Post Malone talking together.
— TINNE (@jiminvincible_) January 1, 2020
RM and Malone talking together warmed fans’ hearts as they knew how considerate and kind the BTS members were towards others.
post malone to joon be like “y’all let
me in your group hug so we besties
now ma dude, I even wore pink…”pic.twitter.com/DKQaAoSyF4
— RM PICS 🎙 (@RMPICS_twt) January 1, 2020
Others felt that this interaction was the highlight of the night and that Malone must’ve felt great knowing that he started off the New Year hugging BTS!
Highlight of the night was the budding friendship btw BTS and post malone
— Meredith Begley (@MeredithEngel) January 1, 2020
wonder how post malone feels knowing one of the first few hugs he got in 2020 was from bts
— ً lani ◡̈ (@moonchildpjms) January 1, 2020
Who’s excited to see what’s in store for BTS in 2020?