There are seven members in BTS: Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V, and Jungkook. Although all of the members are good friends, Jimin and V were born in 1995 and the two have a close friendship. In BTS’s ARMY fandom, Jimin and V’s friendship is often referred to as “Vmin,” which combines the names of the band members.
On September 23, BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge released a video of Lizzo covering BTS’s single “Butter”. For the performance, Lizzo wore a shirt with the letters “VMIN” on it to thank Jimin and V from BTS.
Lizzo wore a ‘Vmin’ shirt to show her love for BTS’s Jimin and V
BTS released “Butter” on May 21. The song is the septet’s second English single, and it spent 10 non-consecutive weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100. Billboard also named “Butter” the official song of the summer, and “Butter” won the song of the summer at the 2021 MTV Video Music Awards.
As part of a show for Live show from BBC Radio 1, Lizzo covered “Butter” in addition to performing her own songs. During her performance of “Butter”, Lizzo wore a black crop top with the letters “VMIN” on it.
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BTS fans reacted to the performance
With the cover of “Butter”, Lizzo showed her singing talent and her love for the Korean group. After the performance was uploaded, ARMY shared his admiration for Lizzo on social media. Fans especially liked Lizzo’s “Vmin” shirt.
A fan wrote about Reddit, “She’s so cute! Love the funky vibe on this one and the instrumentals. Love the way she always spreads love for soul mate friendship vmin, that’s so sweet!”
“This arrangement is so cool! I want an instrumental version so badly… and her vocals definitely add a new vibe to the song, a great cover, ”one Reddit user wrote.
“Love !! Thanks Lizzo (I want this top lol),” one fan wrote on Reddit.
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Lizzo is actually a fan of Jimin and V’s friendship.
On several occasions, Lizzo has made it clear that she is a fan of BTS. During an Instagram Live in August 2021, Lizzo opened up about how she found out about the group.
“I really love BTS,” Lizzo said on Instagram Live. “They are so over my FYP on TikTok now. Because my sister is ARMY, or loves BTS, she introduced me to BTS.
The singer revealed that her bias in BTS is Jimin, but she admitted that she also loves V very much and appreciates the close relationship V and Jimin share.
“You know, Jimin is my favorite. Jimin is my bias, is that what you’re saying? I love Jimin. I like V too. I love their relationship… They are like best friends, ”Lizzo said.
Since BTS and Lizzo’s music has similar messages about self-love, we’re just counting the days until the artists collaborate.