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."