British Rock Legend Sting Shouts Out BTS For Their “I’ll Be Missing You” Cover


On July 27, BTS received praise from yet another one of music’s greats: Sting! Known best for his roles as the lead singer, bassist, and songwriter for the iconic British rock band The Police, Sting has been a big name in the industry for decades.

The Police | Iconic Images/Terry O’Neill

Sting originally wrote the song “Every Breath You Take” which was famously sampled by Faith Evans and Puff Daddy in their track “I’ll Be Missing You” featuring R&B group 112. Then, BTS added their own twist during their cover on BBC Radio‘s Live Lounge by adding Korean lyrics to the rap sections!

BTS – I’ll Be Missing You (Puff Daddy, Faith Evans and Sting Cover) in the Live Lounge | BBC Radio 1/YouTube

Sting was quite impressed by their rendition, tweeting out a link to their performance as well as a ton of clapping emojis:

ARMYs everywhere have been celebrating the fact that BTS has caught the eye of so many music legends over the past few months alone! In addition to Sting, a wide variety of artists ranging from Queen, Usher, Boyz II Men, and even Elton John have shown them their support.

What do you think of Sting’s shoutout to BTS?