On October 5, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Hanbok Advancement Center of the Korea Craft & Design Foundation held a ceremony to award the Hanbok Culture Merit Award and the Letter of Appreciation for Love of Hanbok in Changdeok Palace to mark the 2019 Hanbok Culture Week.
J-Hope took samples from Webstar and Young B’s 2006 track “Chicken Noodle Soup” and added his personal style with Korean lyrics and a new choreography to come up with his own version of “Chicken Noodle Soup.” The track also features American artist Becky G.
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It has now been announced that on the Official Singles Chart for the United Kingdom, BTS’s title track “Boy With Luv” featuring Halsey grabs No. 13.
Two more of their new tracks from “Map of the Soul: Persona” also made the Top 100, with “Make it Right” at No. 71 and “Mikrokosmos” at No. 74.
Last year, BTS became the first Korean group to enter the Top 40 of the Official Singles Chart in the United Kingdom when “IDOL” debuted at No. 21. The only other Korean artists who have charted on the Official Singles Chart Top 100 are PSY (who took No. 1 with “Gangnam Style” in 2012) and BLACKPINK.
BTS’s “Map of the Soul: Persona” has debuted at the top of the United Kingdom’s Official Albums Chart!
On April 20 KST, it was announced that BTS has taken No. 1 on the United Kingdom’s Official Albums Chart for the week ending in April 25 with their new mini album “Map of the Soul: Persona.” They achieved this with 26,500 combined sales, and 68 percent of sales from the mini album’s first week is from physical sales.
On March 19, music distributor iriver announced that BTS had broken their own record for stock pre-orders with their upcoming album “Map of the Soul: Persona.”
On October 29, the organizers of the 2018 MGA announced that BTS and Charlie Puth would be performing together at the upcoming awards show. A representative stated, “The group BTS and the American singer-songwriter Charlie Puth are preparing to stage a collaboration performance at the 2018 MGA.”
The 73rd UN General Assembly began on September 18, and will continue through next month.
According to UN sources, BTS will be attending the launch of UNICEF (United Nations Children’s Fund)’s “Generation Unlimited” partnership that will take place on September 24 at 12 p.m. local time at the UN Headquarters in New York, a day before the general debate will begin. Continue reading “[News] BTS To Speak At UNICEF Launch Event At 73rd Session of the UN General Assembly ”