Recently named “The 25 Most Influential People on the Internet” and awarded “Billboard Music Awards Top Social Artist”, BTS, is a seven-member South Korean boy band under Big Hit Entertainment and formed by JIN, SUGA, J-HOPE, RAP MONSTER, JIMIN, V and JUNG KOOK.”
BTS’ album “WINGS” was one of 2016’s top-selling albums in Korea. The album also reached No. 1 on 97 iTunes charts around the world and was No. 26 on the prestigious Billboard 200 albums chart, a record for a Korean artist.
Meanwhile their follow-up, “YOU NEVER WALK ALONE” topped the Gaon Chart Album Sales and Digital Rankings for the first half of 2017 with a total of 729,295 album sales. The album also debuted at No.61 on Billboard 200, making them the first Korean artists to enter the Billboard 200 with 4 consecutive albums.
TIME magazine recently named BTS as one of the 25 most influential people on the internet, alongside notable figures such as Justin Bieber, President Donald Trump, Rihanna and Katy Perry. They are the only Korean group on the list.
BTS has started their world tour《2017 BTS LIVE TRILOGY EPISODE III THE WINGS TOUR》in February 2017. Up to 32 concerts, the tour has made their way to South Korea, Hong Kong, Japan, Thailand, Chile, Brazil, United States, Australia, Philippines, and Indonesia. It is estimated that about 400,000 spectators will attend the world tour.