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NCT 127 makes U.S. debut on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'

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Annie Martin
NCT 127 performed its songs Regular and Cherry Bomb during its first U.S. television appearance. File Photo by Yonhap News Agency/EPA
NCT 127 performed its songs "Regular" and "Cherry Bomb" during its first U.S. television appearance. File Photo by Yonhap News Agency/EPA

Oct. 9 (UPI) -- South Korean boy band NCT 127 made its U.S. debut Monday on Jimmy Kimmel Live!

The K-pop group performed its songs "Regular" and "Cherry Bomb" during its first U.S. television appearance.

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NCT 127 said in a tweet prior to the show that it was a "dream" to perform on the ABC late night program.

"This is truly a dream... Our very first U.S. national tv performance of #Regular is tonight! Tune in to @jimmykimmellive to watch!!! #NCT_Regular_Irregular," the group wrote.

Jimmy Kimmel Live! shared a clip of NCT 127 members Taeyoung, Taeil, Yuta, Jaehyun, Winwin, Mark, Haechan, Doyoung, Johnny and Jungwoo with Kimmel backstage.

"Heyyyyyyyyyyy!!! #NCT127onKimmel @NCTsmtown_127 #NCT127_Regular_Eng," the caption reads.

"Regular" appears on NCT 127's upcoming studio album, Regular-Irregular, which debuts Friday. "Cherry Bomb" appears on the group's EP of the same name, which debuted in June 2017.

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NCT 127 was named Apple Music's first-ever K-pop "Up Next" artist earlier this month. The group filmed a video for "Up Next" Monday in Los Angeles, and will release an Apple Music exclusive choreography video Friday.

NCT 127 is a subunit of the K-pop group NCT, which released its debut studio album, NCT 2018 Empathy, in March. NCT 127 is known for the singles "Fire Truck," "Touch" and "Chain."

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