20+ BTS Performances Deleted From YouTube, Fans Call Out Big Hit Entertainment

Fans alleged that BTS’s agency did not buy the performance rights.

Over 20 iconic BTS performances have been removed from official YouTube channels, resulting in millions of lost views and backlash from fans.

On January 29, “big hit” began trending on Twitter after ARMYs noticed that a total of 26 BTS performances were quietly removed from The Tonight Show channel, The Late Late Show with James Corden channel, and more.

The deleted performances include “Dynamite” at the Billboard Music Awards, “DNA” at the American Music Awards, “Boy With Luv” on Britain’s Got Talent, “IDOL” on Good Morning America, and Boy With Luv” at the Jingle Ball.

BTS’s performing “Dynamite” for the 2020 BBMAs | @bts_bighit/Twitter

Performances of “DNA”, “FAKE LOVE”, and “Black Swan” were removed from The Late Late Show with James Corden channel, while “IDOL” and “I’m Fine” were removed from The Tonight Show channel.

Saturday Night Live performances of “Boy With Luv” and “MIC Drop” are now missing, as are “MIC Drop”, “DNA”, “Boy With Luv”, and “Mikrokosmos” performances from New Year’s Rockin’ Eve. “Blood, Sweat & Tears”, “Fire”, “Save Me”, “Go Go”, and “I NEED U” are no longer on Jimmy Kimmel Live.

BTS performing “Boy With Luv” on Saturday Night Live | Teen Vogue/teenvogue.com

Combined, the videos had over 100 million views. Now, fans are blaming Big Hit Entertainment for allegedly not purchasing the performance rights that would allow BTS’s performances to stay on these official channels.

Big Hit Entertainment has not yet responded.

BTS performing “Boy With Luv” on Britain’s Got Talent | Entertainment Weekly/ew.com