[News] BTS’s Upcoming Japanese B-Side Track To Be Used In OST For Japanese Remake Of Korean Film [200709]

A song from BTS’s upcoming Japanese album will be featured in the OST (original soundtrack) for a movie!

On July 9, Yahoo Japan and other Japanese media outlets reported that BTS’s Japanese track “Your Eyes Tell” would be the theme song for the Japanese film of the same name.

The song “Your Eyes Tell,” which was produced by Jungkook, is a b-side track from BTS’s fourth Japanese studio album, “Map of the Soul: 7 ~ The Journey ~.” The lead single for the album, “Stay Gold,” has already been released. “Stay Gold” also featured as the OST for the Japanese drama “Spiral Labyrinth – DNA Forensic Investigation.”

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[News] BTS’s V Sets New Record For Most No. 1s On iTunes With Self-Composed “Sweet Night” OST [200708]

Updated July 8 KST:

“Sweet Night” by BTS’s V has now reached No. 1 on 105 iTunes Top Songs charts, after topping the chart in the regions of Saint Kitts and Nevis and Mozambique!

This means the song has now surpassed BTS’s “Black Swan” to become the track with the highest number of No. 1s on iTunes Top Songs charts.

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BTS’s V has set a new record on iTunes as a solo artist!

V released his self-composed song “Sweet Night” for the “Itaewon Class” OST on March 13. On the day of its release, “Sweet Night” topped the iTunes Top Songs charts in 77 regions worldwide, and by May 25, the number had risen to 88 regions. With this, V had broken PSY’s record for the highest number of iTunes Top Songs chart No. 1s for a track by a Korean soloist.

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[News] 5 BTS Members Enroll In MBA Program At Hanyang Cyber University [200707]

BTS members have recently enrolled in graduate school!

On July 7, Metro News reported that six members of BTS are enrolled in Hanyang Cyber University. Previously in 2017, BTS’s Jin enrolled in graduate school at Hanyang Cyber University. According to the report, five BTS members, excluding the youngest member Jungkook, recently enrolled as new students at Hanyang Cyber University for the Masters of Business Administration (MBA) program in Advertising & Media.

Following the report, Big Hit Entertainment clarified, “RM, Suga, and J-Hope enrolled in Hanyang Cyber University’s graduate school for an MBA in Advertising & Media in March last year, and they are currently attending school. Jimin and V will enter Hanyang Cyber University’s graduate school for an MBA in Advertising & Media in September.” According to Big Hit, Jin is also currently attending Hanyang Cyber University, and Jungkook is attending Global Cyber University with a major in Broadcasting and Entertainment.

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[News] BTS’s “Black Swan” Beats 5-Year iTunes Record Held By Adele [200706]

BTS has once again made history!

The group shared the track “Black Swan” as a pre-release single on January 17 for their mini album “Map of the Soul: 7,” and they later showcased the song through a stunning MV.

“Black Swan” topped realtime charts in Korea and also ranked on Billboard’s Hot 100. It swept iTunes Top Songs charts soon after its release, and it reached No. 1 in at least 93 regions as of the morning of January 18.

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[News] BTS Is 1st Artist In History To Achieve 20 No. 1s On Billboard World Digital Song Sales Chart [200705]

BTS has made history on the Billboard charts once again!

The group’s new Japanese pre-release track “Stay Gold” debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s World Digital Song Sales chart for the week ending in July 4, making it the group’s 20th song to top the chart.

With this latest achievement, BTS has now broken their own record for the most No. 1s achieved on the chart by any artist in history.

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[News] BTS And Big Hit Entertainment Donate $1 Million To Crew Nation [200622]

BTS and Big Hit Entertainment have donated $1 million to Crew Nation, helping concert crew members who have been financially impacted due to the postponement of concerts during the COVID-19 pandemic.

On June 22 local time, Variety reported that it has been announced that BTS and their agency Big Hit donated the large sum to Crew Nation, a campaign created by Live Nation. Crew Nation began in March with an initial $5 million donation, and it has promised to match up to a further $5 million donated by artists, fans, and employees. The fund gives a one-time grant of $1,000 to crew members who make 50 percent or more of their income from live performances.

Since BTS had a large world tour planned for this year, their donation is aimed to help out people who would have played a big part in staging their shows. The announcement states, “This is one of the largest artist donations that has been raised for the Crew Nation fund since its conception.”

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[News] BTS Receives 2020 UNICEF Inspire Award For Their “Love Myself” Campaign [200621]

BTS has won a 2020 UNICEF Inspire Award for their “Love Myself” campaign!

On June 22 KST, UNICEF announced that it had awarded BTS’s “Love Myself” campaign with an Inspire Award in the Integrated Campaigns and Events category. The campaign, which began in 2017, is aimed at ending violence against children and young people across the globe.

The Inspire Awards recognizes the UNICEF campaigns that have had the most influence in countries all over the world over the past year. This year, 100 campaigns from 50 countries were considered for the awards’ 18 categories. The winners were decided through a combination of an online vote by UNICEF employees all over the world and the evaluation of a panel of judges.

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[News] Drama Based On BTS Universe Begins Production + Reportedly Casting Rookie Actors For The 7 Leads [200616]

The upcoming drama based on BTS Universe titled “Blue Sky” (literal title) has begun its production process!

Previously, Big Hit Entertainment announced the production of a drama that will tell the story of seven boys who meet for the first time in the BTS Universe. The drama will include fictional aspects and star actors rather than the BTS members themselves. The characters will also have different names from the BTS members.

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[News] BTS Draws Over 750,000 Simultaneous Viewers To Online Concert “Bang Bang Con: The Live” [200614]

BTS had an impressive number of people tuning in to their online concert “BANG BANG CON: The Live”!

On June 14 at 6 p.m. KST, just one day after they celebrated the seventh anniversary of their debut, BTS held a special livestream event that gave fans all over the world a chance to enjoy a live BTS concert at home.

For approximately 100 minutes, BTS treated fans to an exciting show that mixed some of their biggest hits with newer songs from their latest album “Map of the Soul: 7“—and the response was explosive. Over 756,600 people from 107 different regions across the globe streamed the live pay-per-view concert, which gave fans a choice of six different angles from which they could watch the show.

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[News] Samsung is also making a BTS edition wireless charger [200612]

It was revealed last week that Samsung will launch BTS editions of the Galaxy S20+ 5G and the Galaxy Buds+ and that it intends to sell these devices in limited numbers. Now, an image of a BTS edition wireless charger has been leaked on the internet, revealing Samsung’s plans to go all out with BTS co-branding.

Noted leakster Even Blass (@evleaks), who leaked the press render of the Galaxy S20+ BTS Edition earlier this week, has published an image of a purple-colored Qi wireless charger from Samsung. Going by the BTS logo on the charger, it is evident that the South Korean smartphone brand will launch a BTS edition of the wireless charger.

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