BTS Biography (Wikipedia)
BTS (Hangul: 방탄소년단; RR: Bangtan Sonyeondan), also known as the Bangtan Boys, is a seven-member South Korean boy band formed by Big Hit Entertainment. The name subsequently became a backronym for Beyond the Scene in July 2017. On June 12, 2013, they performed the song "No More Dream" from their initial album 2 Cool 4 Skool to commemorate their debut on June 13, 2013. They won several New Artist of the Year awards for the track "No More Dream", including at the 2013 Melon Music Awards and Golden Disc Awards and the 2014 Seoul Music Awards. The band continued to gain 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. The Most Beautiful Moment in Life: Young Forever went on to win the Album of the Year award at the 2016 Melon Music Awards.
Their second full album, Wings (2016), peaked at #26 on the Billboard 200, which marked the highest chart ranking for a K-pop album ever. In South Korea, Wings became the best-selling album in the Gaon Album Chart history at the time. It sold more than 1.5 million copies, making it BTS's first "million seller", and the group was subsequently awarded Artist of the Year at the 2016 Mnet Asian Music Awards. The group's next release, Love Yourself: Her (2017), debuted at #7 on the Billboard 200, the highest rank for an Asian artist in history. 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 #85 and peaked at #67. Another track from the album, "Mic Drop", was remixed by Steve Aoki with a feature by Desiigner and peaked at #28 on the Billboard Hot 100. Both tracks are certified Gold by the Recording Industry Association of America, a first for any Korean group and the second Korean act overall after PSY. The album sold over 1.2 million copies on South Korea's Gaon Album Chart in its...
- BTS Exclusive Interview #BTSonBBCR1https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05vfhwx.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05vfhwx.jpg2018-01-19T11:46:00.000ZBBC Radio1's Adele Roberts has been tracking the rise of Korean pop. She is in South Korea to meet biggest band on the scene, BTS.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p05vfgj9
BTS Exclusive Interview #BTSonBBCR1
- "BTS are the biggest band you haven't heard of.. yet!" - Adele Roberts teaches Greg about BTShttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05vfh95.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05vfh95.jpg2018-01-19T11:32:00.000ZAhead of her iPlayer documentary, K-Pop: Korea's Secret Weapon?, Adele joins Greg to give him the low down on Korea's biggest boy band.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p05vffmw
"BTS are the biggest band you haven't heard of.. yet!" - Adele Roberts teaches Greg about BTS