On June 14, the South Korean pop sensation BTS dropped a bombshell. 

After their nine-year-long journey as the most successful K-Pop band, 

BTS on Tuesday announced that the group is going on 'hiatus' to focus on their individual careers with a line-up of solo projects. 

The band, which has sold over 32 million albums, is a worldwide phenomenon. 

BTS announced this during the BTS' Festa dinner, where the septet group detailed plans for solo projects and explained to fans that they 

The group had seven members -- RM, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, Jimin, V, and Jungkook. 

In the one-hour Festa video, the members reflected on their successful journey together before discussing plans for their solo projects. 

RM said while they've accomplished tremendous feats as a band, "the members still need to develop and mature as individual people and artists."