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Lollapalooza Adds BTS' J-Hope as Headliner

Making him the first South Korean artist to headline the main stage at a major U.S. music festival.

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BTSJ-Hope is set to headline Lollapalooza 2022 on July 31 alongside Green Day, Jane’s Addiction, The Kid Laroi and Charli XCX.

The music festival confirmed the news earlier this evening via its social media accounts. “We are thrilled to announce J-Hope of @bts.bighitofficial will headline #Lolla 2022 on Sunday, July 31st! His performance will make history, cementing him as the first South Korean artist to ever headline a main stage at a major U.S. music festival,” the organization said in its caption. In addition to J-Hope, K-pop group Tomorrow x Together has also been added to the lineup on July 30.

“I’m happy to welcome J-Hope and Tomorrow x Together into the Lollapalooza family,” Perry Farrell, Lollapalooza’s founder, said in a statement. “These artists have been given great gifts in communication. Their global audience speaks different languages but possesses an intense passion for their music. Lolla is the place where all music genres live in harmony. These are the superstars of the global phenomenon of K-pop, and we are so excited to have them at this year’s festival.”

Also set to make an appearance at Lollapalooza 2022 are Jazmine Sullivan, Dua Lipa, Machine Gun Kelly and more. Head over to the festival’s official website for more details.

 

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