BTS has already done numerous collaborations with major foreign artists such as Nicki Minaj, Steve Aoki, The Chainsmokers and more. Here are all the collaborations they’ve hinted will be coming soon:
1. BTS & Shawn Mendes
Shawn Mendez has previously hinted at a possible collaboration with BTS during a live broadcast on which he indicated that he was optimistic that something would happen as long as they could get some time together.
And I think if we can get some time to go into the studio together that we could come up with something cool.
— Shawn Mendes
2. BTS’ RM & Honne
The collaboration between RM and the English EDM duo was supposed to drop on January 25 but it was recently announced that the release will be delayed until after Lunar New Year. Fans will just have to wait a little longer!
3. BTS’ Suga & Ed Sheeran
Suga left English singer-songwriter a mysterious message which has caused fans to speculate a collaboration between the two. Suga’s message read, “hmm… this is for you.” Fans have also spotted that the image of a track in the works was saved as “ED SHEERAN ST ROUGH.” Possible collaboration? Could be!
— 방탄소년단 (@BTS_twt) December 5, 2018
4. BTS & Halsey
After first discussing collaborations in 2017, Halsey has continued to show her love for BTS through social media and even talked about how the K-Pop artist group has inspired her album “Hopeless Fountain Kingdom” and what they could bring to the table together.
5. BTS & Zedd
After hearing that BTS were fans, the EDM hitmaker sent BTS a message showing his willingness to collaborate.
@BTS_twt hi guys. I hear u wanna collaborate with me. Let’s do it.
— Zedd (@Zedd) November 17, 2017
BTS responded to the message with:
let's do it !! https://t.co/2M70Izb3u2
— 방탄소년단 (@BTS_twt) November 17, 2017
Zedd also indicated that the collaboration will definitely be happening and that he just doesn’t know exactly when.
6. BTS & Tinashe
J-Hope has previously given a shoutout to Tinashe, stating that she was an artist he’d like to work with in the future. She responded to his shoutout in a positive way, expressing her own desire to work with BTS.
7. BTS & Kehlani
RM and V mentioned Kehlani as an inspiration during their live broadcast and Kehlani tweeted, “Y’all tell BTS to holla at me,” in response. Fans eagerly await this collaboration!
8. BTS & Jason Derulo
Jason Derulo talked about working with a K-Pop artist but indicated that he couldn’t say what it was exactly. Numerous fans speculated that it could be a BTS collaboration.
Um…I am actually in the process of doing something. I can’t tell you what though!
— Jason Derulo
9. BTS & Brendon Urie (of Panic! At The Disco)
Brendon Urie called BTS “badass” on a live broadcast and fans have been excited to see a collaboration between the two artists.
10. BTS & Maroon 5
Maroon 5 responded to a couple of Tweets made by fans asking for a collaboration with BTS and fans are convinced it was a hint, especially after Maroon 5’s Tweets were deleted.