It would not be wrong if we call this year BTS’ year because K-pop all-boys group BTS has achieved some great milestones and has broken many records. Each one of the BTS boys is very talented and adorable. The group has become a guiding light for many. BTS has taken K-pop to a different level and made it popular in every nook and corner of the world.
Bangtan Boys’ biggest support is their massive fandom who is popularly called ARMY. BTS Army is present across the globe. BTS is incomplete with its ARMY. Even the BTS stars always make a point that they thank and appreciate their fans—the ARMY in the events and speeches.
The group was formed in 2013 and within seven years of its establishment, they won and rule over the hearts of millions of people in the world. They have spread their wings internationally and now dominating the music universe. Soon BTS will launch its highly awaited album BE on November 20 and ARMY’s excitement level is above and beyond everything.
Thus If you are a TRUE BTS Army then these are the seven things you should know about the world-famous group of the septet.
ONLY K-Pop Band To Have Personalized Twitter Emoticons
This year on the occasion of the 7th anniversary of BTS Twitter launched nine emojis dedicated solely to BTS that will automatically be applied when specific hashtags are used. Earlier, in 2016, BTS got its first-ever Twitter emoji replicating their logo – a bulletproof vest. The septet’s group was also reportedly the first Korean Twitter account to have 10 million followers.
MEANING Of BTS ARMY
The aficionados of BTS are called a BTS ARMY. The acronym ARMY stands for Adorable Representative M.C. for Youth (ARMY). The name is given by the K-pop idols themselves. Their logo of a bulletproof vest is symbolized with the acronym A.R.M.Y. It was officially formulated in 2013 during the band’s foundation.
BTS Stars Are Artists With BUSINESS Minds
BTS’ BigHit entertainment is the company that manages the businesses of the group. It is making huge profits in the Korean Stock Market. Big Hit recently declared that there is a huge rise in operating profit for the third quarter of 2020 was an impressive 40.1 billion won (USD 36.2 million). Last year, BTS was also featured on the Forbes 100 Celeb List as one of the world’s top-earning celeb conglomerates.
Billboard Hot 100
BTS’ new song Dynamite released this year was in the number one position on the chart of Billboard Hot 100 for two consecutive weeks. BTS’ 2020 album Map Of The Soul: 7, released earlier this year, is a massive hit worldwide. The three songs from the album – Filter, On and Me Time were ranked on the Billboard Hot 100. “Dynamite” is the first song to top Digital Song Sales for five weeks. “Dynamite” is the first song among duos or groups to tally at least three weeks at No. 1 in almost two years.
Most Commented YouTube Music Video
According to the reports in Forbes, the BTS music video DNA has become the most commented YouTube video by taking over from Psy’s Gangnam Style, which has over 5 million comments to date. DNA which was released back in 2017 has crossed 6.3 million comments as of October third week. Also, the BTS’ Dynamite has become a music video with the biggest first-day debut to date with 101.1 million views within 24 hours of its release.
BTS created history this year by becoming the first-ever act to take home the grand prizes, aka daesang, in both the digital song and physical album categories at the 2020 Golden Disc Awards for “Boy with Luv” and Map of the Soul: Persona, respectively. The Bangtan Boys were also the first K-pop act to be nominated for Best Recording Package at the 2019 ceremony. They were also the first K-pop act to present at the Grammys.
Full-Form Of BTS
The band initially called themselves “Bulletproof Boy Scouts,” which they later changed in 2017. On the K-pop group’s official website, BTS boys describe themselves that is the band’s name as an acronym for the Korean term Bangtan Sonyeondan, which if translated into English means “Beyond the scene.”