[News] BTS Congratulated By Celebrities After Billboard Music Awards Win [170522]

After BTS took home an award at this year’s Billboard Music Awards, plenty of celebrities and members of their team have posted on social media to congratulate the group and celebrate their history-making win!

BTS attended the Billboard Music Awards on May 21 in Las Vegas, where they became the first K-pop group to win a trophy at the annual ceremony when they received the fan-voted award for Top Social Artist. The group was nominated along with artists including Justin Bieber (who previously won six years in a row), Selena Gomez, Ariana Grande, and Shawn Mendes. Continue reading “[News] BTS Congratulated By Celebrities After Billboard Music Awards Win [170522]”

[News] BTS Is the Best Dressed Boy Band at the Billboard Music Awards | Vogue Magazine [170522]

When BTS appeared at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards, they instantly sparked a social media frenzy that felt par for the course. The seven-member boy band is a global K-pop sensation, boasting an enormous and devoted international following; in fact, Billboard extended the invitation after an online fan campaign. For their first U.S. awards show, the members smartly stepped out in a suite of sleek black suits, each one slightly tweaked to showcase their individual personality. Continue reading “[News] BTS Is the Best Dressed Boy Band at the Billboard Music Awards | Vogue Magazine [170522]”

[News] BTS Dominates Billboard’s Twitter Top Tracks Chart [170515]

BTS entered the top ranks of Billboard’s Twitter Top Tracks chart with two of their songs.

After placing No. 24 last week, their track “Not Today” rose to No. 1 for the week of May 20, topping One Direction members Harry Styles and Niall Horan, who have each released solo tracks.

The No. 4 spot was taken by BTS’s “Fire.” Continue reading “[News] BTS Dominates Billboard’s Twitter Top Tracks Chart [170515]”

[News] May Boy Group Brand Reputation Rankings Revealed (BTS Rank #1) [170513]

On May 14, the Korean Business Research Institute published their monthly results for brand reputation rankings among boy groups.

The institute analyzed data from April 12 to May 13 in the categories of participation, communication, and community awareness. Compared to last month, the amount of data rose by 64.75 percent. The brand rankings are an indicator of the influence the boy group will have on consumer purchasing behavior.

As they have done for the past several months, BTS took the top spot on the list once again with a total score of 7,899,583. This is a 21.74 percent increase from last month. The head of the Korean Business Research Institute, Goo Chang Hwan, said, “BTS has been holding the No. 1 rank in brand reputation rankings among boy groups for seven months in a row. Recently their Japanese single “Blood, Sweat, Tears” rose to the top of the Japanese Oricon daily singles chart. They also became the first boy group to receive an official invitation to the American Billboard Music Awards. As a result, many of their keywords involved ‘Billboard Music Awards’ and ‘Oricon,’ contributing to their score.” Continue reading “[News] May Boy Group Brand Reputation Rankings Revealed (BTS Rank #1) [170513]”