K-pop group BTS can concede military service after South Korea passes new law

K-pop fans can inhale a sigh of help, with BTS setting down deep roots – for a couple of more years, in any event.

Fans have since quite a while ago stressed that the kid band, ostensibly the greatest on the planet, could see their prosperity wrecked by South Korea’s obligatory military help. Practically all capable men in the nation are needed to serve in the military for year and a half when they are 28.

Be that as it may, on Tuesday, the parliament passed a bill permitting pop stars -, for example, BTS – to concede their administration.

Already, the law permitted uncommon exclusions for top craftsmen, competitors, and artists – for example, the individuals who have won old style music rivalries – however not top K-pop stars. The reexamined law presently permits exceptions for the individuals who “excel in popular culture and art,” as indicated by a notification from the National Assembly.

The overhauled law added that the particular rules for the exception would be chosen through an official request.

The oldest BTS part, Jin, turns 28 on Friday. Had the bill not been passed, he would have needed to enroll before the year’s over. Presently, the law will get him two additional years.

The revision comes not long after BTS’ single “Dynamite,” released in August, beaten the US Billboard Hot 100 – making them the main South Korean pop act to make a big appearance at No. 1. A month ago, the band was named for a Grammy Award.

BTS’ label, Big Hit Entertainment, has recently said in articulations that military service was a “duty” the band would satisfy.

One of the nation’s greatest K-pop stars, G-Dragon, finished 20 months of service a year ago, leaving the army’s headquarters to major fanfare.

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