BTS’s J-Hope makes viral appearance at airport on his way to NYC for New Year's Eve solo performance


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Before leaving for New York City to perform on New Year’s Eve, BTS’ J-Hope’s adorable greetings to fans (ARMY) went viral on Twitter.

As J-Hope arrived at the Incheon International Airport for his departure on Tuesday, he was greeted by a crowd of ARMY and reporters. In response to his cheering supporters, the rapper blew kisses and made hearts with his arms as he posed for various photos.

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Known for his stylish sense of fashion, J-Hope arrived in a black turtleneck, gray double-breasted blazer and coat and wide-legged jeans complete with a yellow handkerchief tied around his polka-dot bag and a silver chain around his neck.

Loving the cute photos and videos, ARMY made sure to express their love online and wish J-Hope a safe flight.

The popular band member made sure to give fans a quick update through his Instagram stories.

Upon his arrival in New York, J-Hope posted another update with the caption: “Hope right here.”

J-Hope also shared a quick sneak peek of his upcoming performance, captioning his Instagram post: “IM READY ✌️.”


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The K-pop star is expected to perform a medley of three songs — “= (Equal Sign),” “Chicken Noodle Soup” and “Butter (Holiday Remix)” — alongside Jax, Ciara, TOMORROW x TOGETHER, Dove Cameron, Wiz Khalifa and more.

Before 2022, J-Hope and his fellow BTS members performed on the iconic TV special in 2017 and 2019.

Fans can watch J-Hope’s “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve" solo debut performance on Dec. 31 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.

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