Everything Halsey Has Ever Said About BTS


From their initial meeting at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards to their much-hyped collaboration on “Boys With Luv,” we’ve rounded up everything we could find about Halsey & BTS.

On Sunday, prayers for a BTS and Halsey collab were answered when the K-pop group dropped a teaser video for "Boy With Luv," which will be the lead song from the group's upcoming album Map of the Soul: Persona. 

Halsey has long been a vocal supporter and fan of the group, but where did it all begin? From their initial meeting to their much-hyped collaboration, we've rounded up everything we could find about the "Without Me" singer and BTS.

May 21, 2017 – A friendship is born 

The start of it all. Halsey met BTS at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards, where she told them their videos were "the coolest." The singer also gifted the group churros before they performed in front of an American audience for the first time.

Aug. 7, 2018 – Meet-up in South Korea 

One day after Halsey performed in Seoul as part of her Hopeless Fountain Kingdom World Tour, the singer hung out with the legendary boy band and posted pictures on Instagram to prove it.

"You know there was no way I’d come all the way to Seoul without seeing these guys," the 24-year-old singer wrote in the post. "Can’t wait to see them play Staples Center!!! I’m HELLA proud."


That same day, the singer also responded to a reaction of the photo on Twitter, saying she is "so lucky to know them" and "they inspire me so much."

Aug. 11, 2018 – Halsey reveals her favorite BTS member

In an rapid-fire interview with MYX Philippines, Halsey was asked for her favorite member of BTS. Halsey replied, "Oh, that’s hard! I can’t pick one," before whispering "RM" into her mic.

March 9, 2019 – Response to a fan 

In response to a fan on Twitter who said "I like BTS," Halsey enthusiastically replied, "Me too!!!!!!!!"

March 27, 2019 – Halsey tweets about "Persona" trailer 

BTS unveiled their first trailer for Map of the Soul: Persona on March 27, featuring RM taking the spotlight to rap "Persona." Halsey was quick to show her support, promptly sharing the link on Twitter with the caption "joon. king."

April 7, 2019 – Teaser for "Boy With Luv" drops 

The 45-second teaser showed Halsey operating a ticket window, which she then leaves to find BTS under a bright neon sign labeled "Persona." The song "Boy With Luv" drops April 12 along with the album's six other highly anticipated tracks.

Watch the teaser below.