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Some Amazing Facts About BTS (The Bangtan Boys)

Some Amazing Facts About BTS (The Bangtan Boys)

For a while now, The Bangtan Boys (BTS) has been taking the planet by storm, and there are no signs of slowing them down. With a huge global follow-up, you should start getting used to see them everywhere if you haven’t heard of this famous K-Pop community by now! And to be honest, their music is truly a gift to all of us.

Here are the topmost amazing facts that everyone must know about BTS!

  • BTS has many definitions, “Bangtan Sonyeondan” being the original one, which in Korean means “Bulletproof Boy Scouts.” It means deflecting prejudices, critiques, and bullet-like expectations.
  • Now the word stands for “Beyond the Scene,” too.
  • BTS is made up of 7 male members – Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, V, Jungkook, and Jimin. RM is “chief.”

The Bangtan Boys

  • This successful K-Pop group wasn’t self-created – Big Hit Entertainment, an entertainment agency, held auditions to recruit members beginning in 2010.
  • It was not until 2013 that the final group was finalized.
  • Six months prior to their debut, The Bangtan Boys began gaining recognition due to their appearance on social media and album covers.
  • Forbes classified The Bangtan Boys as the most re-tweeted artist in March 2016.
  • In just six years from 2013 until 2018, The Bangtan Boys released 29 music videos and 22 singles.
  • “Dark and Wild,” which came out on August 19, 2014, was the first album released by The Bangtan Boys.
  • BTS put on their own variety show called “Rookie King: Channel Bangtan,” which they starred in.

KPOP The Bangtan Boys Rookie King

  • Since their inception, The Bangtan Boys have won 53 awards as of July 2018.
  • The Bangtan Boys are known for its lyrics that focus on sensitive subjects such as school bullying, social expectations, mental health problems, suicide, nihilism, and equality for women.
  • The initials of RM stand for “Rap Monster,” but Kim Nam-Joon is actually his full name.
  • Observing the popular American sitcom “Friends” RM learned English.
  • Also, RM is the only member willing to hold a conversation in English.
  • The Bangtan Boys’ member, Suga, is known in the band for rapping, but he’s also a piano expert.
  • Jungkook is the group’s youngest member, born on September 1st, 1997.
  • BTS fans are called “ARMY,” an acronym for “Adorable Representative M.C. To Teens.

Army BTS

  • BTS plays a leading role in creating the bulk of their own songs, unlike most K-Pop bands. Many individuals assume that this is an attribution to their achievements.
  • BTS performed at the 2017 American Music Awards in The United States, which was their first TV appearance ever.

The Bangtan Boys At The 2017 American Music Awards

  • BTS was the first K-pop group to receive its own emojis on Twitter.
  • These emojis were a part of a challenge for BTS. This helped in finding out the position of their biggest fanbases. Brazil, Turkey, and Russia were on the top.
  • As of July 2018, The Bangtan Boys have sold at least 7 million albums worldwide.
  • The Bangtan Boys ‘third full-length album, “Love Yourself: Tear,” debuted on Billboard 200 at number one, making them the only K-Pop group to do so.
  • In its first month of release, their album “Love Yourself: Her” sold more than 1.2 million copies on South Korea’s Gaon Album chart. It became Korea’s highest-selling album in 16 years on a monthly basis.
  • The Bangtan Boys have two certified Gold singles, “Mic Drop Remix” and “DNA.” There are two Gold certifications for the first and only Korean artist so far.
  • Since 2015 BTS has been brand ambassadors to Puma.

PUMA partners with BTS

  • Elsword, Nexon’s RPG game, unveiled character avatars based on BTS members.
  • Coca-Cola Korea launched as marketing models on BTS in 2018.
  • At the K-Star Road opening ceremony, BTS donated seven tonnes of rice to charity in 2016.
  • In 2017, each member donated KR 10,000,000 (about 8,950 USD) to the families of the 2014 Sewol Ferry Tragedy. BTS has definitely done their share of giving back.
  • For three years of college, group member V played the saxophone.
  • Jungkook has said he wants to own a duck restaurant in the future, or be a tattoo artist

Jungkook : The Bangtan Boys

  • Jin’s pants fall off during their debut show!
  • The BTS members fight for the number of re-tweets their Twitter accounts earn.
  • They used to receive 1,000 wons from any member who violated a house rule in the The Bangtan Boys’ dorm.
  • The Bangtan Boys are trendy, with Gucci, WTAPS, and Calvin Klein being some of their favorite brands.BTS Clothing KPOP

  • T he Bangtan Boys collected money from people when they violated the laws. They collected a lot of money and decided to get rid of the fee.
  • They used this money to buy pizza and chicken!
  • On-Time Magazine’s 2018 list of 25 Most Influential People on the Internet, BTS landed a spot
  • The Bangtan Boys’ latest album ‘Fake Love’ climbed 31 positions in the charts after South Korea defeated Germany in the 2018 World Cup.
  • In late 2017, the BTS members moved into one of Seoul’s most luxurious apartment complexes.
  • In a nutshell, one of the units in the same complex sold for some USD 75 million
  • Suga once said he would buy beef for fans if he were wealthy, which is costly in South Korea due to import fees. He was contributing $19,000 worth of beef to feed orphans on his 25th birthday
  • As The Bangtan Boys combined with UNICEF, fans inspired eagerly donated to the cause and raised $1,000,000 for UNICEF’s initiative to feed undernourished children in less than two days.

Hope you learnt something new today and you can now call yourself a true The Bangtan Boys fan!