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BTS (방탄소년단) which is ‘Bangtan Sonyeondan’ in Korean phrase, also known as Bulletproof Boys is a South Korean boy band that was formed in 2010 and debuted on June 12, 2013 under BigHit Entertainment (BigHit Music). The group consists of seven members RM, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, Jimin, V and Jungkook.

Jin, Jimin, V, Jungkook — are the vocalist and Suga, J-Hope and RM — are the rapper. They also co-writes and co-produces their own songs over the topics that explore the hidden emotions of the youth, issues of society, loneliness, pressure, and depression. These artists are highly capable and skilled in their area of excellence be it dancing, singing, or performing. Their fandom are called as ARMY is an acronym for Adorable Representative M.C. for Youth. ARMY also represents a military and because BTS directly translates to Bulletproof Boy Scouts.

On June 12, 2013, BTS released their debut single album “2 Cool 4 Skool“, the first installment of their ‘school trilogy’ series, simultaneously with its lead first single ever “No More Dream“, a reinterpretation of the hip-hop sound of the 90s with hints of contemporary R&B and the lyrics were written by BTS band members RM, Suga and J-Hope, along with their producers. The group quickly became one of the hottest acts in South Korea, winning several New Artist of the Year awards.

 

BTS Achievements

• BTS are the first non-English speaking artist to make the Global Artist Chart in 2018, they had the second and third best-selling albums worldwide and were the second best-selling artists worldwide.
• On April 29, 2019 Time magazine named BTS on their “The 100 Most Influential People” of the year list and gave them the nickname “Princes of Pop”.
• BTS was awarded the Order of Cultural Merit medal in 2018 for their contributions to Korean culture and the spread of K-pop throughout the world.
• BTS were invited in the 73rd United Nations General Assembly and perform before 400 officials, at the 2018 Korea-France Friendship Concert in Paris.
• BTS were appointed as ‘Special Presidential Envoy for Future Generations and Culture’ by President Moon, and given diplomatic passports in July 2021, delivered a powerful and moving speech and performed ‘Permission To Dance’ at the 76th United Nations General Assembly.
• BTS ‘Map of the Soul: 7’ is the best-selling album of all time in South Korea, with over 4.8 million copies sold.
• BTS (Bulletproof Boys) has sold a total of 873,824 album copies in only three months, from January to March 2022. Since 2013, after their debut, BTS has sold a cumulative of 33,990,968 (nearly. 34M) album copies, according to the Gaon charts.
• BTS ‘Dynamite’ which has 33.58M likes, is the fourth most liked video on YouTube.
• BTS ‘Butter’ broke the record for the most viewed YouTube music video in 24 hours with 108,200,000 views, also breaking the record for the most viewed YouTube music video in 24 hours by a K-pop group.
• ‘Butter’ has also broken the record for the most viewers for the premiere of a video on YouTube with 3.9 million concurrent viewers for its premiere on 21 May 2021
• ‘Butter’ on Spotify it garnered 11,042,335 global streams in just one day, breaking the record for the most streamed track on Spotify in the first 24 hours.
• As of 27 April 2021, the music of BTS (Bulletproof Boys) had been streamed 16.3 billion times on Spotify, breaking the record for the most streamed act on Spotify (group).

 

BTS Awards

• BTS earned their first Daesang award for Album of the Year for ‘The Most Beautiful Moment in Life: Young Forever’ at the 2016 Melon Music Awards and Artist of the Year at the 2016 Mnet Asian Music Awards.
• As of December 2021, they have won 63 Daesangs in total and remain the only artist to do so, as well as the most-awarded artist in South Korean history.
• The band has won 10 awards at the 36th Japan Gold Disc Awards in 2022, including a record fourth consecutive Artist of the Year (Asia) and has became the most-awarded (30 awards) foreign artist in the history of the ceremony.
• BTS (Bulletproof Boys) is the first K-pop act to receive a Grammy Award nomination and the first Korean artist to be nominated for a Brit Awards.
• BTS are the only K-pop group to win the Top Duo/Group award at the Billboard Music Awards and has consecutively won Billboard’s Top Social Artist award since 2017.
• Also only K-pop group to win Favorite Duo or Group – Pop/Rock and Favorite Social Artist at the American Music Awards and in 2021, became the first Asian act in the show’s history to win Artist of the Year.

BTS Daesangs

  • 2016

# SHOW AWARD AWARDEE
1 Melon Music Awards Album of The Year HYYH: Young Forever
2 Mnet Asian Music Awards Artist of The Year BTS
  • 2017

3 Melon Music Awards Song of The Year Spring Day
4 Melon Music Awards Global Artist Award BTS
5 Mnet Asian Music Awards Artist of The Year BTS
  • 2018

6 Asia Artist Awards Artist Daesang Awards BTS
7 Golden Disc Awards Album of The Year Love Yourself: Answer
8 Korean Music Awards Musician of The Year BTS
9 Korea Popular Music Awards Album of the Year Love Yourself: Answer
10 MBC Genie X Genie Music Awards Album of the Year Love Yourself: Answer
11 MBC Genie X Genie Music Awards Artist of the Year BTS
12 Melon Music Awards Best Album of the Year Love Yourself: Answer
13 Melon Music Awards Artist of the Year BTS
14 Mnet Asian Music Awards Album of the Year Love Yourself: Answer
15 Mnet Asian Music Awards Artist of the Year BTS
16 Mnet Asian Music Awards Worldwide Icon of the Year BTS
17 Seoul Music Awards Artist of the Year BTS
18 Soribada Music Awards Artist of the Year BTS
  • 2019

19 E-Daily Culture Awards Concert/Artist of the Year Love Yourself in Seoul
20 Golden Disc Awards Physical Daesang Love Yourself: Answer
21 K-Expo Awards Culture Impact BTS
22 Korean Music Awards Song of the Year Fake Love
23 Korean Music Awards Musician of the Year BTS
24  Melon Music Awards Artist of The Year BTS
25  Melon Music Awards Song of The Year Boy with Luv
26  Melon Music Awards Album of the Year Map of the Seoul: Persona
27  Melon Music Awards Record of the Year Boy with Luv
28  Mnet Asian Music Awards Artist of the Year BTS
29  Mnet Asian Music Awards Song of the Year Boy with Luv
30  Mnet Asian Music Awards Album of the Year Map of the Seoul: Persona
31  Mnet Asian Music Awards Worldwide Icon of the Year BTS
32 M2 X Genie Music Awards Artist of the Year BTS
33 M2 X Genie Music Awards M2 Top Video BTS
34 Seoul Music Awards Daesang BTS
35 Soribada Music Awards Artist of the Year BTS
36 The Fact Music Awards Artist of the Year BTS
37 V-Live Awards Most Loved Artist BTS (Bulletproof Boys)
  • 2020

38 Asia Artist Awards Song of the Year Dynamite
39 Golden Disc Awards Digital Daesang Boy With Luv
40 Golden Disc Awards Physical Daesang Map of the Seoul: Persona
41 Melon Music Awards Artist of the Year BTS
42 Melon Music Awards Song of the Year Dynamite
43 Melon Music Awards Album of the Year Map of the Seoul: 7
44 Mnet Asian Music Awards Artist of the Year BTS
45 Mnet Asian Music Awards Song of the Year Dynamite
46 Mnet Asian Music Awards Album of the Year Map of the Seoul: 7
47 Mnet Asian Music Awards Worldwide Icon of the Year BTS
48 M2 X Genie Music Awards Album of the Year Map of the Seoul: 7
49 Seoul Music Awards Album Daesang Map of the Seoul: Persona
50 Soribada Music Awards Daesang BTS
51 The Fact Music Awards Artist of the Year BTS
52 The Fact Music Awards Artist of the Year BTS
  • 2021

53 Golden Disc Awards Album Daesang Map of the Seoul: 7
54 APAN music Awards NO. 1 Achievement BTS
55 Seoul Music Awards Daesang BTS
56 Korean Music Awards Song of the Year Dynamite
57 The Fact Music Awards Artist of the Year BTS
58 Asia Artist Awards Song of the Year Butter
59  Melon Music Awards Song of the Year Butter
60 Mnet Asian Music Awards Artist of the Year BTS
61 Mnet Asian Music Awards Song of the Year Butter
62 Mnet Asian Music Awards Album of the Year BE
63 Mnet Asian Music Awards Worldwide Icon of the Year BTS

 

 

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