The globally renowned K-pop group BTS has announced a temporary hiatus to fulfill their military duties, with a promise to reunite as a complete group in 2025. This decision marks a significant moment for the band and their fans. Recently, their agency Big Hit Music revealed that members RM, Jimin, V, and Jungkook have initiated the process of military enlistment, joining other members Jin, J-Hope, and Suga, who are already serving.
Jungkook shared his mixed feelings about the enlistment, expressing warmth from cherished memories with their fan club, ARMY, and promising to return with growth and renewed energy. With all members expected to enlist by early next year, they are anticipated to reconvene in mid-2025. BTS and Big Hit Music have consistently expressed their commitment to regroup in 2025, emphasizing the significance of their 10th anniversary of the ‘Hwa Yang Yeon Hwa’ album. This hiatus also follows their recent re-signing with HYBE.
Throughout their decade-long journey, BTS has achieved unprecedented milestones, including topping the U.S. Billboard ‘Hot 100’ and setting numerous records as a group and through solo activities. Their solo albums have been successful, maintaining their influential status in the industry. As BTS members serve their military terms, anticipation builds for their return and the potential for new records and achievements in the K-pop industry in 2025.