April 20, 2019'Map Of The Soul: Persona' sees the boys of BTS at the most fun they have ever sounded. But as the K-pop phenomenon continues their global ascent to the top, the K-pop element is unfortunately watered down.
April 19, 2019'Map Of The Soul: Persona becomes the highest-selling K-pop album in the first week of its release, a record formerly held by another BTS album, 'Love Yourself: Tear,' released in May 2018.
April 10, 2019The albums from BTS and Blackpink are supposed to lift K-pop from its current scandals. But another controversy has blown up over tactics used by the fans of the two groups in the battle to conquer the album charts.
April 8, 2019K-pop superstars BTS has released a teaser video of Boy With Luv, the main track of the band's upcoming album Map Of The Soul: Persona," featuring young American singer and songwriter Halsey.
April 5, 2019K-pop superstars BTS was nominated in the Top Duo/Group category for the upcoming 2019 Billboard Music Awards set for May, as well as in the Top Social Artiste category, which the septet has conquered for the last two years, according to Billboard on Friday.
February 22, 2019A website called ARMYPEDIA has been launched, calling itself “the digital archive of all things BTS, made by ARMY!”, and will document the band's rise from aspiring boy group to world-dominating phenomenon within 2,080 days.
January 24, 2019Korean pop band BTS is on track to set another big-screen record with their latest concert film, BTS World Tour Love Yourself In Seoul, which will have the widest event cinema release in history. The film will hit 3,800 cinemas across 95 countries as part of a one-day release on Jan 26.
December 20, 2018South Korean boyband BTS are worth more than US$3.6bil (RM15bil) to the country's economy every year – equivalent to the contribution of 26 mid-sized companies -- a research institute said Tuesday.
December 19, 2018Wrapping up 2018, Billboard released two lists, one ranking the 20 best K-pop albums and the other for songs. BTS, Red Velvet and Shinee’s Jonghyun were especially recognised atop the lists.
December 11, 2018BTS, which became the first South Korean act to land atop the Billboard album charts, has scored its first ever Grammy Award nomination for its album 'Love Yourself: Tear'... but not for its music.
December 5, 2018Spotify has released their annual look back in music. Datuk Seri Siti Nurhaliza holds on to the top spot once again on the Most Streamed Local Artistes list. Siti also held the No. 1 position last year.
October 26, 2018Tickets for a documentary starring K-pop boy band BTS have been going like hot cakes, with some venues selling out within 30 minutes of release. Burn The Stage: The Movie was only scheduled to be released on Nov 15 in 32 GSC cinemas nationwide, with only two screenings at each venue.
July 19, 2018
Love Yourself: Tear
And so K-pop finally did it – blasting its way to the top of the elusive American music charts. But is the historic success of BTS merely a construct of feverish fan reception?
Soul-baring intro Singularity immediately dispels detractors. Vocalist V is all mysteriously husky...
July 16, 2018The Los Angeles Police Department is looking into a death threat made against South Korean pop singer Jimin, a member of BTS. The star boy band is scheduled to perform in the United States in September.