The Fact Music Awards 2021 took place on 2 October, and the award show was held entirely online due to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. At The Fact Music Awards, BTS’ Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V, and Jungkook won several awards and performed. BTS’ Jungkook also debuted a lip piercing, setting social media on fire as ARMY speculated whether the piercing was real.
BTS’ Jungkook shows off a new piercing at The Fact Music Awards 2021
At The Fact Music Awards 2021, BTS won five awards: Grand Prize (Daesang), Artist of the Year (Bonsang), Listener’s Choice Award, Fan n Star Most Vote Award and U+Idol Live Popularity Award. This is the fourth time in a row that BTS won the award show Dasang.
BTS also performed their songs “Boy with Love,” “Butter,” and “Permission to Dance” at The Fact Music Awards 2021. “Boy With Love” was originally released on Septate’s 2019 EP. Soul Map: Personality. “Butter” and “Dance Allowed” are both English-language singles that were released in 2021.
On several occasions during award shows, Jungkook got a new piercing directly under his lower lip. While the piercing was visible, it was unclear whether the piercing was real or a stick-on piercing.
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BTS fans react to Jungkook’s lip piercing
During The Fact Music Awards 2021, BTS fans shared their thoughts about BTS’ performances and award show appearances. Many fans reported that Jungkook’s lip piercing caught their attention.
“Jungkook’s lip piercing actually really fits on her. It looks great on her’ It’s also one of the smaller ones…,” wrote one fan reddit.
“Woohoo congrats eggplant!! And omg kooky’s lip piercing is real!! This guy keeps doing what he wants and I love him for that,” wrote one Reddit user.
One Reddit user wrote, “To see them perform Boy With Love looked amazing and they just looked so happy and oh my god my mind melted close to Jungkook’s new lip piercing?? “
After the award show, a fan wrote on Reddit, “…is the lip piercing real?”
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Jungkook Hasn’t Confirmed If The Lip Piercing Is Real
On May 21, BTS released their second English-language single “Butter”. During the “Butter” era, Jungkook featured an eyebrow piercing while promoting the song. However, the BTS singer showed fans on VLIVE that the piercing was not real and was actually a stick-on piercing.
during a Live On July 29, Jungkook revealed to fans that he had indeed decided to get his eyebrow pierced. The BTS singer explained that she opted for a real eyebrow piercing to avoid using sticker piercings constantly.
So far, Jungkook hasn’t publicly told fans whether the new lip piercing is a temporary stick-on piercing or if it’s real.