“Rolling Stone” Moves September Release Date To BTS Member Jungkook’s Birthday

Music magazine “Rolling Stone” has moved its publication date to September 1 to coincide with BTS member Jungkook’s birthday. — Photo via Instagram/jungkook.97

By Sylvia Looi

Wednesday August 17, 2022 12:49 MYT

KUALA LUMPUR, August 17 — In an unprecedented move, the music magazine rolling stone will move its September release date to coincide with BTS member Jungkook’s birthday.

The show was supposed to go on sale September 6, but has since been delayed to September 1.

The question, according to Straits timewould include an advertisement made by JungkookChina, a fan club for Chinese Jungkook fans.

In a statement on Twitter, the fan club explained that the full-page, full-color ad was an acknowledgment of “the importance and global influence of Rolling Stone Magazine”.

“This will be the very first fan support project published in Rolling Stone; it will also mark the first official collaboration between the magazine and an artist’s fan base,” he added.

The club said it hopes the publicity will allow for more exposure of Jungkook’s music and “star power” around the world.

It’s unclear how many people belong to this fan club or how he paid for the ad, but his Twitter account has 95,000 followers.

A rolling stone The media kit says a full-page, four-colour advertisement in the print magazine would cost over US$100,000 (RM445,402).

Jungkook, whose full name is Jeon Jung-kook, turns 25 this birthday and is the youngest member of the seven-man music group.

Last year, a Japanese fan club staged a light show at the famous Sapporo Tower in Hokkaido to mark Jungkook’s 24th birthday.

In 2020, Chinese fans of BTS member Kim ‘V’ Taehyung held a light show at the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, which is the tallest building in the world.

The group, which recently celebrated its ninth anniversary, announced that it will pursue solo projects while continuing to promote as a group.

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