BTS Performs on 'Good Morning America' After Addressing the United Nations

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Musical group BTS attends the 2018 Billboard Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 20, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. BTS made their debut on 'Good Morning America' on Wednesday after making a historic speech at the UN on Monday. Frazer Harrison/Getty Images

The seven-person K-Pop group BTS made their debut appearance on Good Morning America Wednesday in Times Square to perform their hit song, "IDOL" of their album titled Love Yourself.

BTS, short for Bangtan Boys, hails from South Korea and the boy band consists of RM, who introduced himself as the leader of BTS, Jin, SUGA, j-hope, Jimin, V and Jung Kook. Hosts Michael Strahan and Robin Roberts introduced them as "the biggest boyband in the world."

Their "IDOL" music video featuring Nicki Minaj was released in August. It now has almost 200 million views. When the video first released, it beat Taylor Swift's record for biggest YouTube debut after receiving 45 million views in just 24 hours.

Prior to their GMA appearance, BTS became the first K-Pop group to ever address the United Nations on Monday. BTS was invited to speak in an effort to help launch the UN Generation Unlimited, an education and employment program for young people. RM, real name Kim Nam-joon, delivered a speech to the General Assembly about self-acceptance as his bandmates stood beside him.

"I have come to love myself for who I am, for who I was, and for who I hope to become," he said. "After releasing our Love Yourself albums and launching the Love Myself campaign, we started to hear remarkable stories from our fans all over the world, how our message helped them overcome their hardships in life and start loving ourselves. Those stories constantly remind us of our responsibility."

RM concluded, "No matter who you are, where you're from, your skin color, your gender identity: speak yourself."

BTS launched the Love Myself anti-violence campaign in collaboration with UNICEF in October 2017. BTS and their label, Big Hit Entertainment, entered a two-year partnership with the UNICEF Korean Committee in an effort to end worldwide violence against children and teenagers and encouraging "preventative measures," according to the official Love Myself website.

Through this agreement between BTS and UNICEF, the band donates a portion of their income from album sales and 100 percent of all profits from the sale of goods to social programs that promote the prevention of violence against children as well as support programs for victims.

"I trained for it like a thousand times. I think I did it okay," RM told GMA. "I was holding the paper and my hands were shaking. It was a nervous thing, but it was the best moment in my life."

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Musical group BTS attends the 2018 Billboard Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 20, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. BTS made their debut on 'Good Morning America' on Wednesday after making a historic speech at the UN on Monday. Frazer Harrison/Getty Images

BTS is playing a sold-out show at Citi Field in October. The tickets went on sale in August and sold out within minutes, according to Billboard.

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