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The boys also became the first K-pop group certified gold in Australia, as confirmed by the official Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) charts.
The group, which was making its "SNL" debut, performed its current radio single "Boy With Luv" and past single "MIC Drop" on Saturday's edition of the program.
For all the excitement evident in the audience, the loudest cheers reverberated across social media as the BTS ARMY noted all the enthusiasm and welcomed the legion of newly converted SNL-watching fans. Following the album's success, the seven-member boy band began making more global appearances, with interviews on both "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" and "The Ellen DeGeneres Show". The band will kick off their worldwide "Love Yourself: Speak Yourself" tour on May 3.