BTS' SUGA to enlist for mandatory military service soon, applies to cancel postponement

BIGHIT MUSIC confirmed that BTS member SUGA will be enlisting in the military soon as he completed his solo concert D-DAY THE FINAL in Seoul. Find the full statement below.

Updated on Sep 17, 2023   |  10:30 PM IST  |  182.9K
BTS' SUGA (Photo Courtesy: BIGHIT MUSIC)
BTS' SUGA (Photo Courtesy: BIGHIT MUSIC)

Key Highlight

  • BTS' SUGA will be enlisting in the military soon
  • BIGHIT MUSIC confirmed, official enlistment date yet to be announced

SUGA of BTS will enlist for his mandatory military services. After dropping hints in his latest live video session, the D-DAY singer is all geared up to fulfill his duties. On August 7, the management agency of BTS officially announced that the Haegum singer has begun the process of enlistment and will be the third member from the septet to start his military service. The singer has submitted an application to terminate the postponement for starting his duties as soon as possible. According to the agency, the official date will be revealed once everything is decided. Read the full statement. below.

BIGHIT MUSIC's statement

"Hello, This is BIGHIT MUSIC. We would like to inform our fans that SUGA has initiated the military enlistment process by applying for the termination of his enlistment postponement. We will inform you of further updates in due course. We ask you for your continued love and support for SUGA until he completes his military service and safely returns. Our company will spare no effort in providing support for our artist. Thank you."

SUGA's Recent Live 

The Seesaw singer broke down on stage during his performance as he got overwhelmed. Fans showered him with immense love and support for giving them a magical experience in person or online. He turned the Weverse live session on after finishing his last concert which was exceptionally amazing. While catching up with fans, he expressed his feelings on the completion of his world tour. The BTS member enjoyed every single moment on his tour as it was his first time doing something different as a solo artist. Before ending the session, he said, "If I say soon it would feel like a lie. So let's meet in 2025. Okay? Please wait a bit. 2025, let's see each other until then. You have done very well. Bye Bye!". 

About BTS' military service enlistment

The Daechwita singer successfully closed his solo world tour with its encore concert series D-DAY THE FINAL on August 6. The next chapter in his life is dedicated to his nation as he moves forward towards fulfilling his duties. He will become the third one in the K-pop group to join the military service after the eldest member Jin who enlisted on December 13 last year and fellow rap line member J-Hope who joined the army on April 18.

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