Who are the Bangtan Boys a.k.a BTS?
BTS is a South Korean boyband formed in 2010 debuted on 13 June 2013 under Big Hit Entertainment. Which consists of 7 members with 4 vocalists and 3 rappers.
BTS boyband is the biggest boyband in the world. Kim Namjoon, Kim Seokjin, Min Yoongi, Jung Hoseok, Park Jimin, Kim Taehyung and Jeon Jungkook.
They all got a new life as RM, Jin, Suga, J-hope, Jimin, V, and Jungkook. The lyrics of their songs attract people a lot as their songs help teenagers and youth a lot.
Their songs are about one’s challenges that we face as we enter adulthood and the problems that teenagers face.
- RM – The leader of the group also the first member to join BTS (Rapper)
- JIN – The oldest member of the group and the visual of the group (Vocalist)
- Suga – the second oldest member of the group (Rapper)
- J hope – Main dancer of the group (Rapper)
- Jimin – Main Dancer of the group (Vocalist)
- V – Visual of the group (Vocalist)
- Jungkook – Main Dancer of the group (Vocalist)
Life of BTS: The Beginning
- Their story starts with their pre-debut days when they all used to live together in a small dorm and barely had money to feed all seven members as they come from a really small company
- They all come from different backgrounds and different parts of South Korea. Some of them were street cast while others went on a TV singing show and caught the eyes of recruiters.
Why is BTS so Popular?
BTS’s music is also SUCCESSFUL because of the TOPICS of their music and the MEANING BEHIND IT.
While many K-pop songs are about relationships and love, BTS covers subjects that other bands don’t like bullying, elitism, and mental health. They are very entertaining & popular but still humble which is a very rare ability
Awards and Achievement of BTS
BTS has received many awards including
- The 29 Melon Music Awards (MMA),
- 33 Mnet Asian Music Awards and
- 20 Seoul Music Award.
- 24 Golden Disc Awards.
- 6 MTV Video Music Awards.
- 6 Korean Music Awards.
- 19 Gaon Chart Music Awards.
- 9 Billboard Music Awards.
- 6 American Music Awards.
BTS also won the Billboard Music Awards’ Top Song Sales Artist award, and five consecutive Top Social Artist wins. Having sold over 20.3 million albums on the Gaon Music Chart, BTS is the best-selling artist in South Korean history, surpassing Shin Seung-hun’s record of 17 million albums.
BTS has five multi-million album sales in South Korea and four platinum streaming singles. BTS was the first Korean group to be certified by the RIAA. They also have a double-platinum single, four platinum streaming singles, and two multi-million albums.
In Japan, BTS is also the first foreign male act to earn a million certification. BTS is also the first Korean group to be certified in the United Kingdom. They have two silver singles and one gold single, five silver album certifications, three gold album certifications, and 375 total awards.
BTS has a significant social influence and has achieved 26 Guinness World Records including the record for the most Twitter engagements.
They have been at number one for 210 weeks on the Billboard Social 50 charts as of December 2020. BTS received a fifth-class Hwagwan Ord of Cultural Merit in October 2018 from South Korea’s President for their efforts in spreading Korean culture.
BTS members were invited to join the Recording Academy in 2019 to recognize their contribution to music and to diversify Grammy Award voters.
BTS became the first Kpop act to be on the Billboard200 for a whole calendar year, on November 7, 2019. “Love Yourself” was the only Korean album that remained on Billboard‘s main albums charts for more than 100 weeks.
BTS holds the record of the most weeks-20 non-consecutive – at number one Billboard’s Artist 100 chart, among all groups and duos. Meanwhile, its 2020 single “Dynamite”, holds the record of the most weeks-18 – at number one on the Digital Song Sales charts. Time magazine made BTS its 2020 “Entertainer-of-the Year” in December 2020.
Exploring the Meaning of Their Music
Their music is very inspiring and comforting to teenagers and youth. in this sogs they talk about mental health, struggles we all face as teenagers while growing up and to love ourselves. . they had to face so many things to be successful and so everyone has to; Never Lose Hope. They also cover topics like bullying, elitism, etc. Their music is so relatable and easy to get familiar with.
What makes BTS stand out from other K-Pop Groups?
BTS has something unique in its music that makes everyone attracted to their music. Also, they have created a name for themselves in the Music Industry through their hard work and passion for music. The first K-pop group to present an award at the Grammy’s. They got the honor to speak at United Nations and became the first K-pop group to perform at the Billboard Music Awards(BBMAs).they also have done many donations for BLACK LIVES and many more. they also inspire people to love themselves as most people nowadays have many insecurities.
BTS: a K-Pop Boy Band That Is Breaking All The Rules
They have become the voice of youth. They are worldwide known for the style of their music and the message that they convey through their music. They are breaking all the records day by day and are becoming even more popular because of their fans. Their fandom army is worldwide known for their loyalty towards the artists that’s why Now they are the most followed and the biggest boyband in the world. They are also very highly influential and they help people a lot through their music.
BTS Craze in World: BTS Goes Global
K-pop music is on the rise and BTS is at the forefront. Founded nearly ten years ago, BTS has achieved a staggering level of worldwide fame, with thousands of devoted fans that track the group’s every move.
BTS has dominated the market with specialty merchandise and fan-club newsletters. Critics everywhere have wondered how they do it. Discover how this Korean supergroup got its start, and what’s next for BTS!
The K-pop group’s followers have surpassed 31.52million, surpassing One Direction’s 31.51 million followers.
BTS official’s Instagram profile has an 11.94 percent influence rate which means an Instagram post on this profile can have an estimated average of 5M Influence
BTS official has 49,061,129 followers on Instagram. Instagram Id of BTS official is @bts.bighitofficial. The worth of an Instagram post on BTS official profile is $5K – $58K.
Butter by BTS was the Billboard Hot 100’s number one song. This is their fourth top-charting single. To everyone’s surprise, Butter remained at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 charts for the fifth consecutive week. This is the only track that has remained at the top for five consecutive weeks out of 54 songs that launched on number 1. Butter is the second longest-reigning song by a group since its debut in chart history.
Boy bands have a long, storied history in pop culture, but the success of Korean BTS has been historic, helping K-pop spread across the globe from the 2010s to 2020s. But what are their best songs to date? We have tried to rank their songs as per our choice:-
- “ Spring Day” (2016)
- “ Dynamite” (2020)
- “ Life Goes On” (2020)
- “Fake Love” (2018)
- “ Butter” (2021)
- “ Black Swan” (2020)
- “Permission to Dance” (2021)
- “ Fire” (2016)
- “Idol” (2018)
- “Save Me” (2017)
- “Boy with Luv” featuring Halsey (2019)
- “DNA” (2017)
- “No More Dream” (2013)
- “I Need U” (2015)
- “ On” (2020)
- “Mic Drop” (2017)
- “Blood, Sweat and Tears” (2016)
- “Run” (2015)
- “Dope” (2015)
- “Not Today” (2017)
A.R.M.Y is an acronym that stands for “Adorable Rep M.C. Youth”. Because “Army” is often associated with body Armor and the military, it’s clear that the fandom name means that BTS fans will always be with them.
Fans joining BTS Army has many advantages some of them are:
- ARMY Membership Card
- ARMY Membership Kit.
- Exclusive ARMY Member merchandise available for purchase
- Tickets raffle and early reservation tickets for domestic BTS performances.
- Chance to watch domestic television music programs broadcasts.
- Exclusive access to BTS’s Reverse Membership-Only image and audio content.
- Participation in other online/offline events
BTS is currently the world’s best K-Pop band and their popularity is growing day by day. They have crossed the boundary of Asia and has become popular in the USA and European country.