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  1. Official ENG translations to BTS' Weverse posts and replies to ARMY posts 💜💜Your guide to what is being said on Weverse 💜💜 ~~~~~ "We're just BTS and you're ARMY. And, at the same time, you guys are BTS and we're your ARMY" - Kim Namjoon /김남준 cr: Pinterest
  2. BTS Website | Japanese Website | YouTube (2) (3) Twitter (2) (3) | V Live | Fancafe | Instagram Weibo | Facebook | Soundcloud | Spotify | Blog
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  4. [191106 Herald Pop, Reporter - Park Seohyun] Group BTS has reinforced their unrivaled presence yet again with two albums entering the 'Billboard 200'. According to U.S Billboards latest release, MAP OF THE SOUL: PERSONA, which was released last April, ranked at 149th on the 'Billboard 200' on November 5 (KST). When the album first entered the 'Billboard 200' on April 27, it ranked 1st on the first week and made its name by staying on the charts for 22 consecutive weeks. After it re-entered the 'Billboard 200' last week, it successfully entered the chart this week as well. Also, LOVE YOURSELF 結 'ANSWER', released in August 2018, ranked No. 165 on the 'Billboard 200' this week showing its potential to re-enter the charts even after being released for 1 year and 2 months. Furthermore, MAP OF THE SOUL: PERSONA ranked in various charts such as 'World Album' at No. 2, 'Independent Album' at No. 19, 'Top Current Album' at No. 50, and 'Top Album Sales' at No. 58. Meanwhile, BTS ranks No. 1 on the 'Social 50' chart for its 121st consecutive week maintaining its longest streak. It has broken records by ranking at No. 1 for the 151st time. BTS also ranked 9th on the 'Artist 100'.
  5. [191107 Seoul Economy, Reporter - Kim Joowon] Group BTS presents their thrilling free vacation in New Zealand. Photo: BigHit Entertainment The teaser for Season 4 of Bon Voyage 4 has been made public on November 6 through BTS' YouTube channel and fan community 'BTS Weverse'. In the teaser, BTS raised expectations by showing themselves against a cold background on a camping trip in New Zealand. It will show sides of BTS enjoying vast Mother Nature and captures them doing a variety of activities. 'BTS BON VOYAGE' is a variety program that features the 7 members of BTS and their travelog. In 2016, they started visiting 3 regions in Northern Europe starting with going on their first vacation in Hawaii in 2017 for season 2 and Malta in 2018 for season 3. Season 4 will take place in New Zealand. BTS BON VOYAGE Season 4 will be exclusively aired on Weverse with 8 episodes. The first episode will air on November 19 and will continue to air every week on Tuesday at 9 PM KST. Behind the scenes footage will be aired sequentially on the following Thursday. Article Source ~~~~~~~~~~~ BON VOYAGE Season 4 Information Purchase Pre-order ➡️ https://weplyapi.weply.io/static/shares/sale/491 ($19.58 USD) Preview Clip ➡️ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a4C47xUXtJQ
  6. [191102 OSEN, Reporter - Kang Seojeong] Photo: BigHit Entertainment Group BTS keeps their worldwide popularity going with 'Make It Right'. Released on November 1, BTS' 'Make It Right (feat. Lauv) (EDM Remix)' topped the 'Top Song' chart on iTunes in 22 countries and regions worldwide such as India, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Indonesia, Singapore, and Taiwan on November 2 at 8 AM (KST). 'Make It Right (feat. Lauv) (EDM Remix)' is an electronic dance music (EDM) rearrangement of 'Make It Right (feat. Lauv)' which U.S singer songwriter Lauv participated in the featuring. This song has a rich sound based on synthesizers that leads the song to give off a different atmosphere compared to the original song. Photo: BigHit Entertainment BTS' MAP OF THE SOUL: PERSONA 'Make It Right', released on April 2019, debuted at No. 95 on the U.S Billboard main single chart 'Hot 100'. Also, a collaboration was created with Lauv and was released on October 18 entitled 'Make It Right (feat. Lauv)'. It set incomparable records overseas by topping the 'Top Song' chart on iTunes in 65 countries and regions worldwide, reached No. 76 on the Billboard 'Hot 100', and achieved reaching No. 38 on Spotify's 'Global Top 200' on October 21. Article Source
  7. [191030 Seoul Economics Daily, Reporter - Jung Dahoon] Group BTS has re-entered the U.S Billboard ‘Hot 100’ chart with ‘Make It Right (feat. Lauv)’. According to Billboard’s latest chart release on October 29, BTS’ song ‘Make It Right (feat. Lauv), which was released on October 18, took the 76th spot on the ‘Hot 100’ chart. Photo: Bighit Entertainment ‘Make It Right (feat. Lauv)’ received worldwide attention as a reinterpretation of MAP OF THE SOUL: PERSONA’s own “Make It Right’ which was released in April 2019 and was made in collaboration with U.S singer-songwriter Lauv. Shortly after it’s release, ‘Make It Right (feat. Lauv)’ was ranked at No. 95 on the ‘Hot 100’ chart. ‘Make It Right (feat. Lauv)’ topped the ‘World Digital Song Sales’ chart, ranked at No. 20 on the ‘Canadian Digital Song Sales’ chart, and No. 65 on the Billboard Canadian ‘Hot 100’. Additionally, MAP OF THE SOUL: PERSONA, released in April 2019, was recorded at No. 84 on the ‘Billboard 200’. On April 27, it first entered the ‘Billboard 200’ at No. 1 making its name on the charts for 22 consecutive weeks. This week, it is showing it’s potential by re-entering the charts. MAP OF THE SOUL: PERSONA ranked high in various charts such as No. 2 on the ‘World Album’ chart and No. 11 on the ‘Independent Album’ chart. BTS topped the ‘Social 50’ chart for the 150th time for the 120th week in a row, breaking records once more for the longest consecutive time on the chart. BTS also ranked No. 9 on the ‘Artist 100’ chart. Article Source 'Make It Right feat. Lauv' Official MV
  8. [190927 My Daily, Reporter - Jang Minhye] Photo: 'Chicken Noodle Soup MV Capture On September 27, the MV for ‘Chicken Noodle Soup’ (featuring Becky G), was unveiled through BTS’ official Youtube and SNS channels. ‘Chicken Noodle Soup’ (feat. Becky G) is a track done with a swag of confidence. It is a spin-off of the hook from Webstar and Young B’s ‘Chicken Noodle Soup’ (Feat. AG aka The Voice of Harlem), a song J-hope encountered when he started learning how to dance. In the song, J-hope unveils his own story of dance and dreams while Becky G participated in composing lyrics in Spanish. Meanwhile, at the same time of BTS member J-hope’s music release, TIkTok will launch a massive global promotion of ‘CNSchallenge’ in more than 40 countries and regions including the U.S and France. Article Source --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- #CNSChallange 💜If you are interesting in joining the global promotion that is the CNS Challenge, please read below 💜 Chicken Noodle Soup challenge together with BTS J-hope All the excitement inside me is going UP UP Who wants to immerse themselves into the rhythm with j-hope?! Participation period: 9/27/19(Fri.) - 10/4/19(Fri.) Participate: TikTok #CNSChallenge ➡️ http://vm.tiktok.com/yt6J94/ Source: TikTok Korea Twitter
  9. [OSEN, Reporter - Choi Nayoung] Photo: Bighit Entertainment [OSEN, Reporter - Choi Nayoung] Group BTS has been nominated for 3 awards in the famous U.S music awards show, the ‘American Music Awards’. On October 24 (KST), the American Music Awards announced the nominations for the 2019 awards show on their official homepage and SNS channels. According to the nominations that were made public, BTS was nominated for 3 awards in the pop/rock genre which include ‘Favorite Duo/Group’, 'Tour of the Year', and ’Favorite Social Artist’. With this, this is BTS’ third year with the American Music Awards. BTS performed at the 2017 awards show and were showered with special treatment that made the highlight of the show. In 2018, they were nominated for the first time for ‘Favorite Social Artist’ and won the award. They also set the record for the first Korean group to win an award at the American Music Awards. The American Music Awards is currently recognized as one of the top 3 awards shows in the U.S along with ‘Billboard Music Awards’ and the ‘Grammy Music Awards’ that select the most influential and iconic artists. This years awards will be held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on November 24 and will be broadcasted live on ABC. Meanwhile, BTS will be closing the curtain of the ‘LOVE YOURSELF’ tour by holding ‘LOVE YOURSELF: SPEAK YOURSELF [THE FINAL]’ for 3 days which include October 26, 27, and 29 at the Seoul Jamsil Olympic Main Stadium. article Source 💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜 Vote here if you haven't already! ➡️ Vote
  10. BTS CONTENT INDEX Hi everyone in Bangtanbase! NEWSFLASH!!! A user in r/bangtan has just updated BTS Content Index comprising all BTS content from predebut until now All credit to user Oathbreakerr who updated and posted it today. Our real MVP for compiling all the video in a spreadsheet Enjoy!! Remember, please follow @BTSContentIndex on twitter (she tweet updates), and share the love! Some important instructions: Enjoy all BTS content to the fullest until overdose*that amount of content #BTSKINGOFCONTENT!
  11. [OSEN, Reporter - Kang Seojeong] Group BTS will be broadcasting the Seoul Final Concert simultaneously around the world. The LOVE YOURSELF: SPEAK YOURSELF [THE FINAL] concert at the Seoul Jamsil Olympic Main Stadium will be broadcasted live starting on October 26. The Seoul Final Concert will broadcast live for the first two days which will be on October 26 and 27. On October 26, Naver V Live will be offering paid live streaming around the world. On October 27, Fans will be able to enjoy the Seoul Final Concert together through a theater live viewing which will be available in Korea, the U.S, Japan, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, and Thailand. Due to the time difference between the U.S and Korea, the U.S will be able to watch the delay viewing in theaters. On October 27, select CGV, Megabox, and Lotte Cinema theaters will hold an ARMY BOMB SPECIAL Showing where fans can enter the theater and enjoy the concert while holding their lightsticks as it will be centrally controlled. On October 22, tickets for the ARMY BOMB Showing went on sale and sold out simultaneously. ARMY BOMBs will be centrally controlled making the performances more and more vivid and give fans the feeling of really being at the concert. BTS wrote down new history for the Korean music industry when the started their ‘LOVE YOURSELF’ tour in August 2018 followed by their extension tour ‘LOVE YOURSELF: SPEAK YOURSELF’ in North and South America, Europe, and Asia. They are the first Korean singers to hold a stadium concert in all regions. At the same time, they are also the first foreign singers to hold their own stadium concert in Saudi Arabia. BTS will be wrapping up their ‘LOVE YOURSELF’ tour on October 26, 27, and 29 with ‘LOVE YOURSELF: SPEAK YOURSELF [THE FINALE] for the last time. They did 62 performances in locations such as the U.S, the U.K, Canada, France, Netherlands, Germany, Japan, Taiwan, Singapore, Hong Kong, Thailand, and Saudi Arabia. Article Source -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- BTS LOVE YOURSELF SPEAK YOURSELF [THE FINALE] Live Streaming/Live Viewing Information 🔗 V LIVE Live Stream ➡️ Will be available to purchase through V LIVE worldwide for 1,500 coins ($28 USD) 🔗 Live Viewing ➡️ Will be available at theaters in Korea, the U.S, Japan, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, and Thailand. ➡️ Keep in mind that the livestream is Day 1 and the live viewing is Day 2 (but is delayed). On day 3, the finale will only be available to people going to the venue in Korea. ➡️ If you will be in Korea on Oct. 27 for the special live viewing, refer to the photos below 💜
  12. [Newsen, Reporter - Lee Minji] Photo: Bighit Entertainment Group BTS added another Guinness World Record. On October 23 (KST), British’s Guinness World Records unveiled through their official homepage that BTS set a new record by reaching 1M followers in the quickest amount of time. Guinness World Records stated “BTS announced the opening of their TikTok account on September 25 and was recorded that they reached 1M followers in just 3 hours and 31 minutes.” and “After their account was opened for 13 hours, BTS reached 2M followers and received 4M ‘likes’ on the first post they uploaded. After 59 hours, it was recorded that their account reached 3M followers”. Previously, the music video for MAP OF THE SOUL: PERSONA’s title song ‘Boy With Luv feat. Halsey’, released in April, hit 74.6M views in the 24 hours it was made public. BTS gained the title of 3 guinness records: ‘Most viewed Youtube video in 24 hours’, ‘Most viewed Music video on Youtube in 24 hours’,and ‘Most viewed music video from a K-pop group in 24 hours’. Meanwhile, MAP OF THE SOUL: PERSONA sold 3,399,302 copies up until May and set a Korean Guinness Record. BTS also holds the Guinness World Record for having the most twitter activity (retweets) in social media records. Meanwhile, BTS will be holding their ‘LOVE YOURSELF: SPEAK YOURSELF [THE FINAL] for 3 days which will be on October 26, 27, and 29 at the Seoul Jamsil Olympic Main Stadium. Article Source
  13. [YTN, Reporter - Kim Daekyeom] [Anchor] A private space was opened for the fans of BTS, who have gained popularity all over the world, in Gangnam-gu, Seoul. Starting from early morning, both domestic and overseas fans continuously came to visit. Reporter Kim Daekyeom was on the scene [Reporter] Early morning, girls in their teens endlessly lined up at the entrance of the pink building. These are ARMYs who are at BTS’ pop-up store which has opened their doors in Gangnam, Seoul. Jo Eunji/ Guwol-dong Incheon “I waited since 7am for about 3 hours. I want to go inside and experience the experience zone and take pictures of everything that looks pretty.” Fans from various countries came running after hearing the news that a commemoration store opened in Korea Christina/BTS Germany fan “I stood waiting here for about 2 hours, I want to go inside and buy good souvenirs and spend time in the pretty area.” It hasn’t been long since the start of the opening and various souvenirs such as character dolls and ARMY lightsticks are selling out in an instant. This is an exclusive space where fans can feel as if they are close to BTS and experience much joy in one place. Prena/Texas, America “It was nice to come and have places to take pictures. I enjoyed the music videos playing all around and taking pictures at the AR experience zone. I think this is a place where you can have fun with your friends.” A big-sized building with 1 basement and 3 ground floors with was prepared for fans and has a variety of colorful spaces to experience. Not only can you purchase products, but you can personally experience various things such as using Augmented Reality (AR) to dance with the members and take videos which adds to the fans’ enjoyment. Take pictures with your friends at the reconstructed music video set and leave messages of support. [Yang Jisoo/Apgujeong dong, Seoul] First of all, you can look around at the souvenirs at the bottom (floor). There is a space where you can experience music videos and also a space where you can dance and take videos of your dancing so it was so great. ‘HOUSE OF BTS’ will be open for their fans until January 5, 2020 in Gangnam, Seoul. Article Source Original Video
  14. [191012 Ilgan Sports, Reporter - Hwang Jeeyoung] Group BTS’ MV ‘FAKE LOVE’ has surpassed 600 million views on YouTube. On October 12 at around 4:19 PM (KST), the MV for ‘FAKE LOVE’ hit 600 million views on YouTube. It was released May 2018 as the title track of BTS’ 3rd full-length album LOVE YOURSELF 轉 ‘Tear’. While also taking the 10th spot on the Billboard main single chart ‘Hot 100’, BTS were the first Korean singers who topped the Billboard Main Album chart ‘Billboard 200’ with ‘FAKE LOVE’ from the album LOVE YOURSElF 轉 ‘Tear’. Additionally, ‘FAKE LOVE’ was certified “Gold’ Digital Single from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) in the U.S proving its popularity around the world. The MV for ‘FAKE LOVE’ offers a variety of attractions that add to BTS’ intense performance and sophisticated visual beauty that goes in and out of the glamourous set. It became BTS’ 3rd MV to hit 600M, after ‘DNA’ (800M views) and ‘FIRE’ (600M views). In addition, the MVs listed below have upheld their position in YouTube views: 500M Views ‘MIC Drop’ Remix ‘IDOL’ ‘DOPE’ ‘Boy With Luv’ feat. Halsey’ ‘Blood Sweat Tears 400M ‘Save Me’ 300M ‘Not Today’ ‘Boy With Luv’ 200M ‘Spring Day’, ‘War of Hormone’ 100M ‘I NEED U’ ‘Danger’ ‘Just One Day' ' We Are Bulletproof Pt. 2' 'RUN’ ' Serendipity’ 'Singularity’ 'No More Dream' Article Source
  15. [191010 Seoul Economic Daily, Reporter - Kim Joowon] Photo: BigHit Entertainment Group BTS will unveil a large-scale popup store in the heart of Gangnam, Seoul. On October 10 (KST), BTS’ agency, BigHit Entertainment, posted a tweet on their official SNS channel with a poster unveiling that a BTS popup store “HOUSE OF BTS’ will open in Gangnam-gu, Seoul from October 18 to January 5 of 2020. The BTS popup store ‘HOUSE OF BTS’ was constructed by upgrading the contents and scale of the BTS WORLD TOUR POP-UP STORE, a connection of the ‘LOVE YOURSELF:SPEAK YOURSELF TOUR’ where BTS performed in LA, Chicago, New York, London (U.K), France, and Paris last May and June. ‘HOUSE OF BTS’ will be located in Gangnam-gu, Seoul and will occupy 4 floors of a large building; a basement floor and 3 ground-level floors. The popup store will have a showroom where fans will be able to directly experience the world inside BTS’ music videos as well as various other areas such as MD and F&B. Additionally, unlike the previous popup stores that focused on the tour period, ‘HOUSE OF BTS’ popup store will expand and will be open from October 18 to January 5 of 2020 for about 80 days to meet fans all over the world. In addition, the popup store will feature the pink theme color from MAP OF THE SOUL: PERSONA’s title song ‘Boy With Luv (feat. Halsey)’, which was released in April. On top of that, the popup shop is expected to present flashy artwork from BTS’ music videos and hit songs such as ‘DNA’ and ‘MIC Drop remix. BigHit Entertainment announced that, “BTS popup store ‘HOUSE OF BTS’ will be a ‘complex experimental space’ that offers more than other popup stores that already exist” and “I hope this can be a place where not only fans but many people can enjoy this space together. Meanwhile, BTS will perform their ‘LOVE YOURSELF: SPEAK YOURSELF’ tour at the King Fahd International Stadium in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on October 11 (local time). Article Source ------------------------------------------------------------------------ BTS LOVE YOURSELF: SPEAK YOURSELF in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia live stream via VLIVE+ Purchase Live Stream ➡️ https://bit.ly/2nRlx3q Preview ➡️https://vlive.tv/video/152683 Price ➡️ 1,500 coins ($27.99 USD)
  16. [191008 Newsen, Reporter - Hwang Hyejin] Photo: Provided by BigHit Entertainment Group BTS J-hope has been listed on the U.S Billboard chart following making a name for himself on the U.K Official Chart. On October 7 (local time), Billboard published a featured article on their official website about J-hope’s single ‘Chicken Noodle Soup (feat. Becky G)’, which was released on September 27. It was reported that J-hope and Becky G debuted at No. 81 on the ‘Hot 100’ with the solo song they made together. Billboard stated that J-hope set a record as the 6th Korean pop artist, 3rd Korean solo artist to enter the ‘Hot 100’. Additionally, ‘Chicken Noodle Soup (feat. Becky G)’ took the No.1 spot on the ‘World Digital Song Sales’ Chart for the second time. The first time he topped the charts was when his first mixtape, ‘Hope World’, was released in 2018 with his song title, ‘Daydream’. Photo: Provided by BigHit Entertainment Soon after J-hope’s single ‘Chicken Noodle Soup (feat. Becky G)’ was released, it took the No. 1 spot on the iTunes 'Top Song’ Chart in over 69 countries and regions all over the world including the U.S, Canada, France, Brazil, and more. In the U.K, it took the 82nd spot on the ‘Official Single Chart Top 100’ receiving explosive attention from all around the world. ‘Chicken Noodle Soup (feat. Becky G)’ is a song that is overflowing with J-hopes confident swag. It was inspired by the hook of Webstar and Young B’s ‘Chicken Noodle Soup (Feat. A G aka The Voice of Harlem)’, a song that J-hope encountered when he first started learning how to dance. U.S singer Becky G, who is featured in the single, made an appearance in the music video as well and gained attention from the public for her mainstream collaboration. There are 3 languages in this song, Korean, English, and Spanish. The music video, which J-hope, Becky G, and more than 50 dancers participated in, received much praise for its cultural diversity and massive popularity. At the same time of J-hope’s release of ‘Chicken Noodle Soup (feat. Becky G)’, TikTok launched a global promotion entitled ‘#CNSchallenge’ in more than 40 countries and regions around the world. Article Source
  17. [191003 Sports World, Reporter - Kim Jaewon] VLIVE+ will be live streaming BTS’ concert in Saudi Arabia worldwide. This broadcast holds a special meaning, especially since it will be the first time an artist’s concert is live streamed from Saudi Arabia for the world to see. On October 12 (Sat.), BTS’ ‘LOVE YOURSELF: SPEAK YOURSELF’ tour will be broadcasted on VLIVE+ starting at 1:30 am Korean time in Saudi Arabia’s capital Riyadh at the King Fahd International Stadium. King Fahd International Stadium, which can hold a large scale audience, will be the first for BTS to hold BTS will be the first ever foreign act to hold a concert at the King Fahd International Stadium, which can accommodate a large scale audience. Hence, people are focusing their attention on BTS making new history. More than that, BTS’ concert at Wembley was broadcasted worldwide and shared their historical moment. This time, it was decided that BTS’ concert at the ‘King Fahd International Stadium’ will be broadcasted live on VLIVE on October 11, 7:30 PM AST (October 12, (Sat.), 1:30 AM KST). In June of this year, VLIVE was able to convey Wembley’s vivid scene and emotion through stable live streaming and is expected to convey the excitement again at the ‘King Fahd International Stadium’. Hence, BTS’ powerful performance is, once again, gaining interest. Moreover, it is especially meaningful because BTS are the first ever artists to live stream worldwide in Saudi Arabia. VLIVE’s side reported, “It is an honor to vividly convey BTS’ historical site through live streaming once again.” and “There have been a series of challenges doing global online streaming, but we will do our best so many fans around the world can watch enjoyably.” Meanwhile, VLIVE+ will be offering a way for fans to re-watch the concert via VOD. VLIVE+ will be offering replay VOD for BTS’ concert at the ‘King Fahd International Stadium’ and fans will be able to purchase the streaming on VLIVE through the V APP’s website as well as the mobile app. Article Source --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- BTS LOVE YOURSELF: SPEAK YOURSELF in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia live stream via VLIVE+ Purchase Live Stream➡️ https://bit.ly/2nRlx3q Preview ➡️ https://vlive.tv/video/152683 Price ➡️ 1,500 coins $27.99 USD **To avoid confusion, AST here is Arabia Standard Time. There are exactly 7 hours between EST and AST 💜 Deepest apologies for the super late article post, I haven't had sufficient time to sit down fully translate the article until now 🥺😭**
  18. [191002 Ilgan Sports, Reporter - Kim Yeonji] According to the latest release of the U.S Billboard chart, it was recorded that BTS’ album ‘MAP OF THE SOUL: PERSONA’, released last April, made it to No.170 on the ‘Billboard 200’ on October 21 (local time), The album first entered the ‘Billboard 200’ ranking No.1 for a consecutive 22 weeks. Despite the album briefly slipping off the charts last week, it has successfully re-entered this week. Besides this, ‘MAP OF THE SOUL: PERSONA’ has been recorded topping various charts such as ‘World Album’ at No. 1, ‘Independant Album’ at No. 8, ‘Top Album Sales’ at No. 26, and ‘Top Current Album’ at No. 26. In addition, BTS has taken the record for longest streak at No. 1 on the ‘Social 50’ for the 146th week. They also ranked No. 11 on the ‘Artist 100’. Article Source
  19. [190928 Yonhap News, Reporter - Park Sooyoon] Photo: Provided by BigHit Entertainment Group Bangtan Sonyeondan (BTS) will be making an appearance at the “iHeartRadio Jingle Ball” at The Forum in Inglewood, California in the U.S on December 6, 2019. On September 27 (local time), U.S-based iHeartRadio reported on their official homepage and social network service (SNS) channels of BTS’ appearance at the Jingle Ball. ‘Jingle Ball’ is an event that is hosted annually by iHeartMedia, which owns the well-known U.S online radio platform, iHeartRadio. The concert is usually held at the end of the year, this year it will be held from December 3 until December 22 in different cities around the U.S. The global pop stars that will participate along with BTS include Billie Ielish, Katy Perry, Sam Smith, Camila Cabello, Halsey, French Montana, Lizzo, and Normani, and more. BTS, who finished their summer break in mid-September, will continue to hold their concert in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia at King Fahd International Stadium on October 11. They will then proceed with their LOVE YOURSELF: SPEAK YOURSELF tour finale on October 26, 27, and 29 located at the Jamsil Olympic Main Stadium. Article Source
  20. [iMBC, Reporter - Han Jiwon] Photo: Provided by BigHit Entertainment Group Bangtan Sonyeondan (BTS) J-hope’s ‘Chicken Noodle Soup’ feat. (Becky G) took the No.1 spot around the world in 69 countries and regions. J-hope’s single ‘Chicken Noodle Soup’ (feat Becky G), which was made public on September 27, was recorded to have topped the Itunes ‘Top Song’ Chart in 69 Countries and regions around the world including the U.S, Canada, France, Russia, Turkey, India, Saudi Arabia, Brazil, Mexico, and more on September 28 (Starting at 8 am KST), Additionally, the single and MV soared to No. 1 shortly after being released as the popular video started trending worldwide on Twitter and Youtube. After releasing his music video on September 27, J-hope expressed his affection for his song through Naver V LIVE stating, “I wanted to show my colors, so I released this song. I personally gave all my ideas on the MV, wardrobe, hair, accessories, and album cover art.” ‘Chicken Noodle Soup’ (feat. Becky G) is a song where J-hope shows his confident swag and reinvents the hook of Webstar and Young B’s own ‘Chicken Noodle Soup’ (Feat. AG aka The Voice of Harlem), a song that J-hope encountered when he started learning how to dance. Becky G became known for songs such as ‘Dollar’, ‘Mayores (Feat. Bad Bunny)', ‘Sin Pijama (Feat. Nattie Natasha)', and more. While she participated in the featuring of ‘Chicken Noodle Soup’, the album art was taken care of by pop artist Lee Dongki. Meanwhile, at the same time J-hope’s ‘Chicken Noodle Soup’ (feat. Becky G) was released, TikTok launched a global promotion ‘CNSchallenge’ in more than 40 countries and regions including the US, UK, France, and more. Article Source
  21. [190926 Nocut News, Reporter - Kim Hyunsik] Photo: BigHit Entertainment It was released that Boy group BTS member J-hope and U.S singer Becky G will be working on a song together. According to agency BigHit Entertainment, J-hope will be publishing the single and music video for ‘Chicken Noodle Soup’ featuring Becky G on their official SNS channel at 6 PM for free on September 27. ‘Chicken Noodle Soup’ is a song that J-hope learned about when he started dancing for the first time through the original song Webstar and Young B created with the same words cited in the chorus. According to the agency, J-hope expressed his dreams and story of dance in Korean, and Becky G participated in writing the lyrics in Spanish. This collaboration came about because of the common ground that the two shared of liking the song ‘Chicken Noodle Soup’ in their childhood years. In the meantime, J-hope has written the lyrics for BTS’ ‘Boy With Luv’, ‘Mic Drop’, ‘Blood Sweat Tears’, ‘I Need U’, and ‘Run’. He has shown his musicality through participating in composing and producing. In March 2018, J-hope’s solo mixtape, ‘Hope World’ was released and entered the U.S Billboard Album Chart ‘Billboard 200’, climbing up to No. 38. Article Source
  22. (Newsen, Reporter - Hwang Hyejin] Group BTS member J-hope is anticipated to showcase his collaboration with U.S artist Becky G. On September 26, Becky G posted on her official twitter account with the words “soooo… Becky Has Another Secret”. Shortly after, J-hope retweeted Becky G’s tweet and said “Hey Becky G, I have a secret, too”. Fans are speculating that Becky G and J-hope will soon release their new song that they have completed while working together. Becky G released her single ‘Secrets’ in the middle of this month. After forming a connection at the recent Billboard Music Awards in the U.S, both parties mentioned the possibility of working together on an American radio show. On a recent U.S radio show (103.5 KTU), Becky G said ‘There is a possibility of a collaboration with BTS”. As expected, on a U.S radio show (103.7 Kiss FM), J-hope chose Becky G as the singer that he wanted to work on a collaboration with. J-hope recently going to the U.S without the other members also raised the possibility of the two working together. During BTS’ extended break, J-hope left the country on August 19 via Incheon International Airport and flew to the U.S. After J-hope’s debut with BTS in 2013, he has been showing confidence in his musicality through either group activities or solo activities. In March 2018, he released his first solo mixtape “Hope World” (Distributed for free with the purpose of it being produced for noncommercial purposes). With this, J-hope entered the Billboard main album charts (Billboard 200) at No. 63 and climbed up to No. 38. 'Hope World' also swept Itunes Top Albums Chart in more than 70 countries and regions. Article Source
  23. Photo = BTS Official Twitter [190923 Star News, Reporter - Kim Hyerim] Group Bangtan Sonyeondan (BTS, RM, Jin, Jimin, J-hope, Suga, V, Jungkook), member Jimin flaunted his cute charm, On September 21, a post on BTS' official twitter was published along with the hashtags "#Jimin #ByNamJoon" along with 2 photos. In the photo that was published, Jimin's side profile is showing. The painting of a rainbow especially caught peoples attention. Photo = BTS Official Twitter Photo = BTS Official Twitter Jimin is catching peoples attention by making a cute expression with his lips sticking out Meanwhile, BTS recently finished their extended vacation for the first time after debuting and left the country on September 16. This upcoming October, BTS will hold their concert in Saudi Arabia where they will be able to meet their fans. Article Source
  24. [190925 Nocut News, Reporter - Kim Hyunsik] Photo: BigHit Entertainment Boy group Bangtan Sonyeondan’s (BTS) music video ‘Blood Sweat Tears’ hit 500 million views. According to agency BigHit Entertainment, BTS’ title track from their second full-length album (WINGS) titled ‘Blood Sweat Tears’ hit 500 million views at about 9:22 am on September 25. ‘Blood Sweat Tears', a song that features powerful energy and groove, is about boys who are met with the temptation of conflict and growth. Although the music video is 6 minutes long due to its refined visual beauty and members performance, it is still loved by fans all around the world. With this, BTS’ music videos that hit 500 million views has increased to 8. Previously, ‘DNA’, ‘Fire’, ‘ Fake Love’, ‘Mic Drop’ Remix, ‘Idol’, ‘Dope’, and ‘Boy With Luv’ have all reached 500 million views on YouTube. Out of them, ‘DNA’ and ‘Fire’ have surpassed 800 million views and 600 million views respectively. The agency pointed out that, "Among Korean singers, BTS has broken the record for having the most music videos that surpassed 500 million views". Article Source
  25. [190924 The Busan Ilbo, Reporter - Kim Soobin] BTS Official Twitter Photos of group Bangtan Sonyeondan’s (BTS, RM, Jin, Suga, J-hope, Jimin, V, Jungkook) trip to New Zealand has been released. On September 24, a post was made public on BTS’ twitter with the words “Taehyung’s view” along with other photos. In the photos that were published, V captures an image of Suga who is looking out to a place against the backdrop of a picturesque scene. BTS Official Twitter RM also published a post with several photos along with the words “normal life”. RM, who looks like he was in a pictorial, made fans’ heart drop with his relaxed demeanor. Meanwhile, BTS has wrapped up their month-long break and left the country on September 16 to go to the southern island of New Zealand to finish filming for their travel program, “Bon Voyage”. After the filming was finished, BTS returned to Korea on the same day. Article Source