Tag: BTS

Microphones used during BTS tour put up for auction

South Korean K-pop boy band BTS has conquered the world, releasing three best-selling albums in 2019. It is no surprise then that the band is making its debut on the celebrity auction circuit. The items up for auction are seven signed microphones used by the...

BTS spent whole year at No 1 on Billboard’s Social 50 chart

The South Korean K-pop boy band, BTS, reigned at No 1 on Billboard's Social 50 chart for the whole of this year. Billboard released charts yesterday (Dec 24) for the final chart week for this year. BTS once again grabbed the No 1 spot. Artists are ranked...

BTS selected as new ambassadors of 2020 Formula E Racing Championship

There is a new global face for the ABB FIA Formula E Championship and it is the South Korean K-pop boy band, BTS! Formula E, through an official statement on December 19, announced its selection of the BTS as global ambassadors and spokesmodels for the...

BTS to perform in Times Square on New Year’s Eve

Popular K-pop band BTS, according to an announcement on Twitter, will be performing live at Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve in New York's Times Square. https://twitter.com/NYRE/status/1206934002554298368?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1206934002554298368&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.allkpop.com%2Farticle%2F2019%2F12%2Fbts-to-perform-live-from-new-yorks-times-square-for-dick-clarks-new-years-rockin-eve The South Korean boy band formed in Seoul in 2013 and is also known as Bangtan Boys. It has seven members:...

BTS member Jungkook dancing to Billie Eilish’s Bad Guy is most liked tweet globally

A video of BTS member Jungkook dancing to Billie Eilish's Bad Guy accumulated over 25.7 million cumulative views, 950,000 retweets, and 2.2 million likes. It is one of the most-liked tweets in the world. The most retweeted post last year, known as Golden Tweet, was...

Jay Chou and BTS top Singapore’s ‘most-streamed’ artists list of 2019

On Tuesday (Dec 3), Spotify came out with a list of the "most-streamed" artists and songs of 2019. According to the audio streaming app, Taiwanese singer Jay Chou and K-pop superstars BTS are the top artists among Singaporean listeners, and the most-streamed track of...

Members of K-pop band BTS not exempt from military service—South Korean defence ministry

No one is exempt from military service, not even K-pop stars from hit boy band BTS. The boys were informed by the defence ministry of South Korea that mandatory service will remain mandatory, regardless of their celebrity status. The announcement has sparked conversation and debate...

South Korean boyband BTS have to do compulsory military service

The defence ministry of South Korea says popular K-pop boy band BTS will have to do compulsory military services, reaffirming its policy of no exceptions for pop stars. This may fuel a debate in South Korea, which remains technically at war with North Korea, about whether...

BTS Jungkook is first male idol to achieve 100m streams on Spotify

South Korean K-pop band BTS's Jungkook hit another record to be the first male idol in a group to achieve a whopping number of 100 million streams on Spotify. He also achieved that with an unpromoted b-side. The single, Euphoria is currently the third most...

BTS’s Jungkook involved in minor car accident

BTS's Jungkook was in a minor car accident recently and his management released an official statement regarding the incident. Here's the statement from Big Hit Entertainment: "This is a statement regarding member Jungkook’s car accident. The police have not closed this case yet, so we cannot reveal...