[News] BTS’s RM (Formerly Rap Monster) Officially Announces Change To Stage Name [171113]

BTS leader RM has officially confirmed that he will no longer be using his former stage name Rap Monster.

On November 13, RM wrote a message on the group’s official fan cafe. He said, “I’ve been promoting under the name Rap Monster for about five years, since the end of 2012. Continue reading “[News] BTS’s RM (Formerly Rap Monster) Officially Announces Change To Stage Name [171113]”

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[News] BTS’s “Danger” Becomes Their 9th MV To Reach 100 Million Views [171113]

BTS is on a roll as the music video for their 2014 track “Danger” has just reached 100 million views on YouTube!

“Danger” was released as the title track of their first studio album “Dark & Wild” and the music video for the song was released on August 19, 2014. The 100 million views milestone was achieved at around 4:55 p.m. KST on November 13. Continue reading “[News] BTS’s “Danger” Becomes Their 9th MV To Reach 100 Million Views [171113]”

[News] Lotte Duty Free taps BTS as new model [171113]

SEOUL, Nov. 13 (Yonhap) — Lotte Duty Free, South Korea’s top duty-free operator, said Monday it has tapped K-pop boy band BTS as its new model, as local retailers aim to attract more foreign customers amid a normalization of ties between Seoul and Beijing over a U.S. missile defense system.

Including BTS, Lotte Duty Free has 58 K-pop celebrities, including actor Lee Min-ho and K-pop girl group TWICE, as its model, according to the company.

The duty-free operator’s move to expand its presence in the global market comes as local retailers are gearing up for a potential inflow of Chinese customers. The number of visitors from the neighboring country had sharply dropped in the past months following a diplomatic row between the two countries over the deployment of U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system here. Continue reading “[News] Lotte Duty Free taps BTS as new model [171113]”

[News]BTS Celebrates 10 Million Followers On Twitter With Special Emoji + Top 10 Retweets And Top 5 Songs #LoveBTS10M [171113]

BTS continues to show their strong influence on social media by reaching 10 million followers on their official Twitter account (@bts_twt), only about a month after reaching 9 million! Their account is the first Korean account to reach 10 million followers, and to celebrate, a special Twitter emoji inspired by the official fan community (ARMY) logo has been launched.

The special hashtag immediately trended worldwide after its activation along with the emoji. Continue reading “[News]BTS Celebrates 10 Million Followers On Twitter With Special Emoji + Top 10 Retweets And Top 5 Songs #LoveBTS10M [171113]”

[News] BTS Confirmed To Appear On “The Ellen Show” [171109]

BTS will officially be appearing on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show”!

After revealing on November 8 that the group will be appearing on “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” Big Hit Entertainment confirmed on November 9 that they will also be appearing on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” (hereafter “The Ellen Show”). It was previously reported that they had received the offer. Continue reading “[News] BTS Confirmed To Appear On “The Ellen Show” [171109]”

[News] BTS To Appear On “Jimmy Kimmel Live” [171108]

On November 8, reports revealed that BTS will be appearing on popular U.S. talk show “Jimmy Kimmel Live.”

The group is scheduled to film for “Jimmy Kimmel Live” while they are in Los Angeles for the 2017 AMAs (American Music Awards) which will take place on November 19. Continue reading “[News] BTS To Appear On “Jimmy Kimmel Live” [171108]”

[News] BTS Takes No. 1 On Billboard Social 50 Chart For 47th Time [171108]

BTS remains No. 1 on Billboard’s Social 50 chart!

On November 7 (local time) Billboard revealed their latest charts which have BTS at No. 1 on the Social 50 chart, No. 42 on the Artist 100 chart, No. 27 on the Canadian Album chart, and No. 2 on the World Albums chart. Continue reading “[News] BTS Takes No. 1 On Billboard Social 50 Chart For 47th Time [171108]”