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BTS, also known as the Bangtan Boys, is a seven-member South Korean boy band formed by Big Hit Entertainment. They debuted on June 12, 2013 with the song "No More Dream" from their first album 2 Cool 4 Skool. They won several New Artist of the Year awards for the track, including at the 2013 Melon Music Awards and Golden Disc Awards and the 2014 Seoul Music Awards. The band continued to rise to widespread prominence with their subsequent albums Dark & Wild (2014), The Most Beautiful Moment in Life, Part 2 (2015) and The Most Beautiful Moment in Life: Young Forever (2016), with the latter two entering the U.S. Billboard 200.[3] The Most Beautiful Moment in Life: Young Forever went on to win the Album of the Year award at the 2016 Melon Music Awards.[4]

Their second full album, Wings (2016),[5] peaked at number 26 on the Billboard 200, which marked the highest chart ranking for a K-pop album ever.[6] In their native South Korea, Wings became the best selling album in the Gaon Album Chart history at the time.[7] The album went on to sell more than 1.5 million copies, making it BTS' first "million seller",[8] and the group was subsequently awarded Artist of the Year at the 2016 Mnet Asian Music Awards.[9] The group's next release, Love Yourself: Her (2017),[10] debuted at number seven on the Billboard 200, marking the highest rank for an Asian artist in history.[11] The group also managed to debut on the Billboard Hot 100 for the first time with the album's title track, "DNA", which entered at number 85 and peaked at number 67.[12] Another track from the album, "Mic Drop", was remixed by Steve Aoki with a feature by Desiigner and peaked at number 28 on the Billboard Hot 100. Both tracks went on to be certified Gold by the Recording Industry Association of America, a first for any Korean act ever.[13] The album sold over 1.2 million copies on South Korea's Gaon Album Chart in its first month, reclaiming its title as the best selling album in the chart's history and becoming the biggest selling Korean album by month in 16 years, coming second to G.o.d's album in 2001.[14] BTS was awarded the Mnet Asian Music Award for Artist of the Year for the second year in a row in 2017.[15] Since their debut, they have sold an estimated 5 million albums worldwide.[16]

Known for their large social media presence, BTS were listed by Forbes as the most retweeted artist on Twitter in March 2016.[17] Following that, Twitter launched its first ever K-pop Twitter emoji featuring BTS in May.[18] In October 2016, Billboard placed BTS as number one on their Social 50 chart, making them the first Korean group to top the chart.[19] To date, they have spent 68 weeks as number one on the Social 50 chart.[20] That same year, they also charted on YouTube's Music Global Top 100: 17th on the video chart, 6th on the artist chart and 14th on the tracks chart.[21] In May 2017, they won the Top Social Artist Award at the Billboard Music Awards, becoming the first Korean group to win a BBMA.[22][23] In June 2017, Time magazine named the band one of the 25 most influential people on the internet.[24] On November 20, 2017 Guinness World Records revealed that BTS had earned a spot in their 2018 edition for "having the world's most Twitter engagements for a music group".[25] That December, they were revealed to be the most tweeted about celebrity in 2017, being "liked or retweeted over half a billion times (502 million)" worldwide, more than U.S. President Donald Trump and Justin Bieber combined.[26] BTS' achievements led the group to be ranked number one on Forbes Korea Power Celebrity list for 2018, a list ranking South Korea's most powerful and influential celebrities.[27]

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Face Yourself
 
Face Yourself is the third Japanese studio album by South Korean boy band BTS, which was released on April 4, 2018.
MIC Drop/DNA/Crystal Snow
Album
MIC Drop/DNA/Crystal Snow is an album by musical group BTS, released on December 6, 2017.
Mic Drop
 
"Mic Drop" (stylized as "MIC Drop") is a song recorded by South Korean boy group BTS for their fifth extended play Love Yourself: Her (2017).
Love Yourself: Her
 
Love Yourself 承 'Her' is the fifth extended play by South Korean boy group BTS. The EP was released on September 18, 2017 by Big Hit Entertainment.

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WATCH: BTS releases new music video 'Euphoria'
  –  April 7, 2018
MANILA, Philippines – Korean pop group BTS, or Bangtan Boys, is back with a new song and ... The music video starts with dark scenes, wherein band members are trapped in rooms or caught in fires, all set to Debussy's "Clair De Lune."
BTS: 41 Fun Facts You Must Know About The Most Successful Kpop Boy Band (Bangtan Sonyeondan)
  –  April 6, 2018
The seven-member Korean boy band BTS, also known as the "Bangtan Boys," has taken the world by storm. The group came into limelight in June 2013, when it released its first single, "No More Dream," from the album 2 Cool 4 Skool. Since then, BTS has enjoyed ...
BTS teases new album in 'Euphoria' video
  –  April 6, 2018
April 6 (UPI) --South Korean boy band BTS teased its new album in a video Thursday. The K-pop group previewed the themes of its followup to Love Yourself: Her in a nine-minute video titled "Euphoria: Theme of LOVE YOURSELF Wonder." The teaser shows Jin ...
BTS's "Euphoria" Announcement Has Fans Praising the Group for Enriching Their Vocabulary
  –  April 6, 2018
BTS shared a peek of the possible direction for its next album, and in the process, the K-pop group's fans headed to the Internet's dictionary for some answers. Fans are apparently eager to learn more about the band's mysterious message, as Dictionary.com ...
BTS teases with video for ‘Euphoria: Theme of Love Yourself: Wonder’
  –  April 6, 2018
BTS releases a 9-minute teaser hinting to the theme of their next album titled ‘Euphoria: Theme of Love Yourself: Wonder’. On Thursday, 5 April 2018, South Korean boy band BTS released a nine-minute long video titled ‘Euphoria : Theme of LOVE ...
BTS launches latest music video
  –  April 6, 2018
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, April 6) — A late evening wakeup call shook the K-Pop universe as seven-member band Bangtan Boys (BTS) dropped their latest music video for "Euphoria." The music video entitled "Euphoria: Theme of LOVE YOURSELF 起 Wonder ...
BTS Surprises Fans With New 'Euphoria: Theme of Love Yourself Wonder' Video -- Watch!
  –  April 6, 2018
BTS: Burn the Stage,launched on March 28. When the band made their first trek to the U.S. last year, ET sat down with the guys to talk about their music, fans and who they would love to collaborate with. Watch below to hear what they shared. RELATED ...
K-pop group BTS teases new release in 9-minute video
  –  April 6, 2018
K-pop boy band BTS on Friday released a new cinematic video hinting at the themes and sounds of its upcoming new album. Titled "Euphoria: Theme of Love Yourself: Wonder," the nine-minute-long teaser video was shared on YouTube at midnight. In similar ...
BTS Tease Next Album In 'Love Yourself' Series With 'Euphoria' Theme Video
  –  April 5, 2018
Korean septet BTS surprised fans on Thursday ... A sudden drop and cinematic shift reveal “Euphoria,” which acts as a soundtrack to scenes of the band members playing around with one another in what appears to be a run-down factory yard.
BTS Teases New 'Love Yourself' Comeback With Surprise Trailer, Album Title
  –  April 5, 2018
After the video went live, BTS changed its social media pages to highlight the next installment of its ‘Love Yourself’ era. The band’s logo was grayed out to give it a monochromatic look, and fans were quick to question whether Wonder would connect ...
It looks like BTS are teasing their next album in Love Yourself series with Euphoria themed video
  –  April 5, 2018
BTS are already looking towards the future. The K-Pop giants surprised a huge number of the A.R.M.Y. when they dropped a nine minute-long cinematic music video out of nowhere earlier on today. The seven strong boy band released the short, titled Euphoria ...
Netmarble Games Becomes Second-Largest Shareholder Of BTS's Label, BigHit Entertainment
  –  April 5, 2018
As speculation continues to grow ahead of BigHit Entertainment potentially going public, the South Korean entertainment label behind the popular boy band BTS announced on Wednesday that it had received a major investment from prominent Korean gaming ...
BTS lifts Big Hit Entertainment above SM, JYP, YG
  –  April 5, 2018
During a press conference held in Seoul, Feb. 6, Netmarble Games Chairman Bang Joon-hyuk unveiled "BTS World," a game utilizing video clips and photo shoots of the boy band. A user nurtures a BTS member in the game, he said, adding the game's soundtrack ...
BTS becomes new models for LG Electronics’ smartphones
  –  April 4, 2018
SEOUL, April 3 (Yonhap) — LG Electronics Inc. said Tuesday it clinched a contract with South Korea’s popular K-pop band BTS to promote its smartphones in the global market. Under the agreement, BTS will promote LG Electronics’ smartphones ...
Netmarble invests $190 million in K-pop sensation BTS’s music label
  –  April 4, 2018
Four days ago, the Japanese mobile messaging company Line released Puzzle Star BT21, a Tetris-like puzzler that stars Line stickers created by the BTS band members. It currently sits at No. 4 on the Apple App Store in the puzzle category, according to ...
LG Signs International K-Pop Sensation BTS As Mobile Partner
  –  April 4, 2018
The video for the group's most recent single, Mic Drop, surpassed 200 million views on March 22, becoming the seventh music video by the boy band to achieve this milestone. LG and BTS will collaborate on a diverse marketing campaign that reflects the ...
LG G7: Samsung Rival Taps Korean Boy Group BTS To Promote Flagship Handset
  –  April 3, 2018
LG has also disclosed that the marketing campaign that will be used with BTS will reflect the colorful personalities of the group’s members. “The campaign will highlight the band’s talent, attitude and relationship with its fans,” LG added.
BTS’ New YouTube Series ‘Burn The Stage’ Gives An Intimate Look Inside Their World
  –  March 28, 2018
Well, the first two episodes premiered today, March 28, via BTS’ YouTube channel Bangtan TV, and you can watch the first one above for free! Episode 1, titled “I’d do it all,” has the band prepping for their huge world tour, while episode 2 ...
BTS make Forbes' '30 Under 30 Asia 2018' list, only K-pop artist to do so
  –  March 27, 2018
odds are high the answer would have been BTS. Bangtan Sonyeondan's music has taken over the world in recent years, and 2017 was the year they finally cracked the notoriously competitive U.S. market. The seven-member Korean boy band performed at the ...
K-Pop Band BTS Has Fans Upset After New Single 'Don't Leave Me' Doesn't Drop
  –  March 26, 2018
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How K-pop band BTS turned moneyspinner for Big Hit Entertainment
  –  March 24, 2018
South Korean K-pop boy band BTS, also known as the Bangtan Boys, has helped its management agency Big Hit Entertainment earn big ahead of a possible initial public offering (IPO). The net profit of band's label for the year 2017 surged more than 172 ...
Big Hit Entertainment and YouTube Red launch original series BTS: Burn The Stage
  –  March 20, 2018
... of BTS’ global ARMY fanbase as well as music lovers who are relatively new to BTS’ music. The series includes intimate interviews and raw moments with band members in their private quarters backstage or in hotel rooms, as well as never-before-seen ...
BTS 'Burn The Stage' Wings Tour Documentary Series Coming
  –  March 15, 2018
The first of eight episodes of BTS: Burn The Stage will premiere March 28 and will be available for free on the band's YouTube channel. The remaining seven shows will only be available to YouTube Red subscribers. In a press release, the show is described ...
BTS Wins Best Boy Band at iHeartRadio Music Awards 2018!
  –  March 12, 2018
The boys of BTS are big winners! The South Korean pop sensations received the Best Boy Band award at the 2018 iHeartRadio Music Awards held at The Forum on Sunday (March 11) in Los Angeles. While the boy band was unable to attend, they did send a video ...
K-Pop’s BTS member J-Hope releases solo album ‘Hope World’
  –  March 8, 2018
J-Hope is catapulting up the ladder to become a global icon, while also gaining popularity for BTS who are already exceptionally popular. The K-Pop powder keg is the first band to enter the American sphere of pop culture, and they are already listened to ...

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