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BTS member J-Hope, TXT join Lollapalooza lineup

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J-Hope will headline Lollapalooza music festival in July. File Photo by Bonnie Cash/UPI | <a href="/News_Photos/lp/f27a85cc3a4826de5ec4a3760e6bfd98/" target="_blank">License Photo</a>
J-Hope will headline Lollapalooza music festival in July. File Photo by Bonnie Cash/UPI | License Photo

June 8 (UPI) -- BTS member J-Hope has joined the lineup for the 2022 Lollapalooza music festival.

The 28-year-old K-pop star will headline this year's event, which will take place July 28-31 at Grant Park in Chicago.

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J-Hope will close out the festival July 31. The singer and rapper is the first South Korean artist to headline the main stage at a major U.S music festival.

In addition, K-pop boy band Tomorrow X Together, aka TXT, has joined the lineup. The group will perform July 30, marking their U.S. festival debut.

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"I'm happy to welcome J-Hope and Tomorrow X Together into the Lollapalooza family," festival founder Perry Farrell said in a statement. "These artists have been given great gifts in communication. Their global audience speak different languages but possess an intense passion for their music. Lolla is the place where all music genres live in harmony. These are the superstars of the global phenomenon of K-pop, and we are so excited to have them at this year's festival."

Previously announced performers include Metallica, Dua Lipa, J. Cole, Green Day and Machine Gun Kelly.

The 2022 Lollapalooza music festival will stream on Hulu. The streaming service will features streams of the Lollapalooza, Bonnaroo and Austin City Limits music festivals through 2023.

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