Various media outlets selected BTS V as their most iconic moments of 2022, including MT, Grammys, and BBC.
Throughout 2022, BTS V was mentioned by various foreign media for his appearance at the Grammys.
In particular, the UK news site BBC also cited V’s interaction with pop star Olivia Rodriguez one of the “Five Big Moments” of the 2022 Grammys. In addition, the LA times praised V’s performance at Grammy Awards, by saying it was worth a million dollars.
Various leading media also focused on V, proving a global interest in the male idol.
American music professional cable MTV is announcing the best issues every month as the end of 2022 approaches.
In particular, MTV selected a scene in which V and Olivia Rodrigo performed “Butter” as the highlight moment of April, along with the message “My phone background for the majority of April 2022?”
Other moments mentioned by MTV include the news of Rihanna becoming a mother, the Super Bowl halftime show with Dr. Dre and Kendrick Lamar, the news that Billie Eilish and her brother Phineas O’Connell won the Oscars as the youngest artist ever for the theme song “No Time To Die” of the 25th James Bond movie.
Finally, the Grammys selected its 6 most impressive moments through its official Instagram via a post with the caption “Heading into the last week of 2022 by reminiscing on these Grammy moments from this year”. Among those, V meeting Lady Gaga at the Grammy Awards was the first moment featured.
Here, the male idol approached Lady Gaga and said he was a fan, while Lady Gaga gave him an affection hug and touched his cheeks, drawing attention from the media and fans around the world.
At the same time, BTS’ “Butter” performance at the awards ceremony was also mentioned, alongside other moments of Latin pop leaders Jay Balvin and Maria Becerra, Carrie Underwood and Lil Nas, Dua Lipa and Meghan the Stallion, and so on.
On the other hand, BTS V was also selected as the most searched Asian celebrity in 2022, according to Google Trends. At the same time, he was the most mentioned artist after the Grammy Awards ceremony, proving intense popularity.