Watch BTS make their official U.S. television debut at the American Music Awards

The k-pop group’s army invaded the Microsoft Theater.

Watch BTS make their official U.S. television debut at the American Music Awards Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images

Tonight, the entire world tuned into the American Music Awards for BTS's highly anticipated performance of their breakout single "DNA." The seven-piece boy band made history as one of the first k-pop groups to ever perform at the event, and this also marks their official live television debut in the U.S.

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As expected, BTS's army of fans swarmed the crowd and nearly drowned out the group with their passionate chanting and screaming. (Ansel Elgort was caught looking extremely entertained by their theatrics as well.) The BTS takeover is officially underway starting with Los Angeles. Watch a recording of the group's legendary performance in the video, below.

Watch BTS make their official U.S. television debut at the American Music Awards