“BE” by BTS becomes their 2nd Korean album to go Platinum in Japan

On January 15, the Recording Industry Association of Japan (RIAJ) announced its certifications for the month of December 2020, which showed that BTS's album “BE (Deluxe Edition)” has been certified platinum.  This marks BTS’s second Korean album to reach platinum status in Japan, following the 2020 album “Map of the Soul: 7.” Their Japanese album “Face Yourself”…

BTS wins Album Of The Year at the 35th Golden Disc Awards for the 4th Year in a row

For the fourth year in a row, BTS won the Album of the Year (Daesang) at the 35th Golden Disc Awards. Additionally, the group also won the Digital Daesang (which they also won the previous year), making them the first artists in history to win five Daesangs from the Golden Disc Awards. They also took home the…

BTS’s “Dynamite” continues to triumph on Billboard’s Hot 100

BTS’s “Dynamite” spends its 18th week on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart, placing at No. 44. Despite the rise of many holiday tracks in the rankings, the song extends its record for the longest-running song by a Korean group on the chart's history. It debuted at No. 1 in August and continues inside the Top 50…

BTS shares teasers for “Life Goes On” MV, directed by Jungkook

The date of release for the group’s upcoming album BE (Deluxe Edition) is approaching, and BTS have shared two teasers for the MV of the title track “Life goes On”. BTS is known for actively participating in the song-making process, meaning that all have continuously participated in the production and songwriting aspects of their music…

BTS perform for NPR’s ‘Tiny Desk Concert’

The group performed "Dynamite," "Save Me" and "Spring Day" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gFYAXsa7pe8&feature=emb_title BTS: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert, September 21st, 2020. BTS performed three of their songs on "NPR's Tiny Desk (Home) Concert" series on September 21st. The performance took place in Seoul, in the record store VINYL & PLASTIC, a place that reflected the basis of these…

The confession of an Artist: “Black Swan” by BTS

“A dancer dies twice — once when they stop dancing, and this first death is the more painful.” - Martha Graham This quote served as an introduction to the Art Film that marked the release of the single Black Swan, which showcased a beautiful and touching performance by the contemporary dancers of “MN Dance Company.”…