Social media exploded on Wednesday (January 22) as world famous K-Pop sensation BTS announced two concerts in Twickenham this summer.

Twickenham was immediately boosted onto Twitter's trending list as hundreds of fans shared their excitement at the news.

The Korean group, which found international fame in the past few years, will play at Twickenham Stadium on July 3 and 4 as part of their Map of the Soul world tour.

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

Launched in 2013, BTS is made up of seven members - Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V and Jungkook - who come from all over South Korea.

Over the years, the group have produced material around various themes starting with the 'School' trilogy and have achieved global success.

Details for ticket bookings had not been released at the time of publishing.