[News] BTS Achieves First Ever Certified All-Kill With “Fake Love” [180519]

BTS has scored a certified all-kill with their new track “Fake Love!”

On May 19 at 2:30 p.m. KST, the song reached No. 1 on all six major Korean realtime and daily charts, including Melon, Genie, Bugs, Mnet, Naver, and Soribada. It also topped iChart’s realtime chart. Continue reading “[News] BTS Achieves First Ever Certified All-Kill With “Fake Love” [180519]”

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[News] BTS Breaks Own Record Again As “Fake Love” MV Achieves 50 Million Views [180519]

BTS has achieved the latest milestone on their new music video in record time.

BTS released the music video for “Fake Love,” the title track of their third studio album “Love Yourself: Tear” at 6 p.m. KST on May 18. Within 30 hours of its release, “Fake Love” racked up 50 million views on YouTube.

This breaks BTS’s previous record with “DNA,” which achieved 50 million views in a little over five and a half days. This means that “Fake Love” is now the new fastest MV to achieve the milestone among K-pop groups, possibly setting records in other categories as well. Continue reading “[News] BTS Breaks Own Record Again As “Fake Love” MV Achieves 50 Million Views [180519]”

[News] John Cena Responds In Korean To BTS’s Shout-Out By Adorably Declaring That He’s An ARMY [180519]

American professional wrestler and actor John Cena has sent BTS a sweet message in their native language!

Earlier this year, John Cena confirmed that he had become a fan of BTS after accidentally discovering the group on social media. The star had drawn attention for posting photos of BTS and J-Hope on his personal Instagram account, and he later shared that he was a fan of several songs on J-Hope’s mixtape “Hope World.” Continue reading “[News] John Cena Responds In Korean To BTS’s Shout-Out By Adorably Declaring That He’s An ARMY [180519]”

[News] BTS Sets New Record For Most Unique Listeners On Melon Within 1st Hour Of Release [180519]

BTS has broken yet another record!

On May 18, BTS set a new record on Melon, Korea’s largest music streaming site, with their new title track “Fake Love.” The song recorded 107,885 unique listeners within the first hour of its release at 6 p.m. KST, marking the highest number achieved by any song since Melon’s chart reform in February 2017.

The previous record for most unique listeners within the first hour of a song’s release was held by Wanna One’s “Beautiful,” which recorded 102,869 unique listeners in the first hour following its release in November of last year. Meanwhile, BTS’s “DNA” recorded 93,899 unique listeners within the first hour of its release in September 2017.

BTS’s new full-length album “Love Yourself: Tear” has also been dominating Melon’s realtime chart. As of 11 a.m. KST on May 19, songs from the album have swept the top six spots on the chart, with “Fake Love” continuing its reign at No. 1.

Congratulations to BTS on their new record!

Source (1) Via Soompi

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[News] BigHit Entertainment Responds To Death Threats Against BTS’s Jimin [180514]

BigHit Entertainment has addressed the recent death threats made against BTS’s Jimin.

Earlier this month, an anonymous Internet user posted a threat online that described plans to shoot Jimin at BTS’s upcoming sold-out concert in Fort Worth, Texas, which is scheduled to take place on September 16. The Fort Worth police confirmed in a Twitter post on May 10 that it was aware of and currently investigating the threat.

On May 13, BigHit Entertainment confirmed that it was also taking the threat seriously. “The company is aware of the matter,” stated the agency. “Regardless of the authenticity of the threats, we plan to do our utmost and take all necessary measures in responding to actions that may threaten the safety of the [BTS] members and their fans.” Continue reading “[News] BigHit Entertainment Responds To Death Threats Against BTS’s Jimin [180514]”

[News] BTS Achieves Triple Platinum Status In Japan With “Face Yourself” [180511]

BTS has been certified platinum for the third time in Japan!

On May 10, the Recording Industry Association of Japan announced that BTS’s latest Japanese album, “Face Yourself,” had officially been certified platinum after recording over 250,000 album sales.

BTS previously set a new record in Japan with the single “MIC Drop/DNA/Crystal Snow” earlier this year, when the group became the only foreign artist to go double platinum with a single released in 2017. According to the RIAJ’s certification thresholds, albums are certified gold at 100,000, platinum at 250,000 and double platinum at 500,000 in sales.

With the success of their third Japanese full-length studio album “Face Yourself,” which topped the Oricon charts immediately after its release on April 4, BTS has now officially achieved platinum status in Japan for the third time.

The group is currently preparing for a comeback on May 18 with the full-length album “Love Yourself: Tear.”

Congratulations to BTS on their impressive achievement!

Source (1) Via Soompi