[News] BTS Becomes 1st Korean Artist To Top UK’s Official Albums Chart [190420]

Updated April 20 KST:

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.

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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.

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[News] BTS Sets Records For One-Week And All-Time Album Sales With “Map Of The Soul: Persona” On Hanteo Chart [190419]

Hanteo Chart’s official one-week sales total for BTS’s “Map of the Soul: Persona” is in: 2,130,480 copies sold from April 12 to 18.

The chart revealed Friday that BTS has officially set a new record for the most albums sold in one week — and all time — with their latest mini album. The group’s previous one-week record was for their May 2018 album, “Love Yourself: Tear,” which sold 1,003,524 copies in one week.

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[News] BTS Achieves Record-Breaking Number Of Stock Pre-Orders For “Map Of The Soul: Persona” [190319]

Just one week after announcing their highly-anticipated comeback, BTS is already soaring to new heights!

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.”

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[News] BTS Confirmed To Appear At 2019 Grammy Awards [190205]

Updated February 5 KST:

BTS is headed to the 2019 Grammy Awards!

Big Hit Entertainment responded to the reports and stated, “BTS will be attending the 61st Grammy Awards to present an award.”

The 2019 Grammy Awards will be held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on February 10 (local time). The show will be broadcasted live on Mnet on February 11 at 9:50 a.m. KST.

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[News] BTS And Charlie Puth To Perform Special Collaboration At 2018 MGA [181029]

BTS will be collaborating with American singer Charlie Puth at the 2018 MBC Plus X Genie Music Awards (MGA)!

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.”

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[News] BTS To Speak At UNICEF Launch Event At 73rd Session of the UN General Assembly [180920]

BTS has been invited to attend the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly!

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 [180920]”

[News] BTS To Perform Live In Times Square On “Good Morning America” [180919]

While BTS is on the North American leg of their world tour, they’ll be taking the stage on the popular morning talk show “Good Morning America”!

The ABC show is broadcast from Times Square in New York City. It has now been announced announced that BTS will be performing live on the show next Wednesday, September 26. Continue reading “[News] BTS To Perform Live In Times Square On “Good Morning America” [180919]”

[News] BTS Confirmed To Perform Live On “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” [180919]

Updated September 19 KST:

“The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” has officially announced the date of BTS’s appearance on the show!

After Jimmy Fallon revealed that the group would be making an appearance sometime this month, the show stated through its official Twitter that BTS will appear on September 25.

The group is also slated to perform live on the show.

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