Monday, 7 November 2016

[Article] 161107 "Bangtan Bomb" on SNS... Push and pull worked with our global fans



It was a hectic one-month long parade. After releasing their second album "WINGS" on October 10th, seven-member idol group BTS shook US Billboard chart and many other international music charts. From overseas to Korea, their achievements were bigger than an actual victory. BTS was the first Korean singer to debut at #26 on "Billboard 200" (album chart). Billboard 200 ranks the albums based on the overall quality of the album. and in 2014 girl group 2NE1 set the highest record by ranking at #61. Billboard published several articles focusing on "Bangtan phenomena" and said, "BTS hit a new land for the scene with no songs in English, no U.S promotion.". BTS ranked No. 6 on Youtube Music Global Top 100 Artist chart (October 7th~13th). They scored higher than Australian singer-songwriter Sia (8th) and Ariana Grande (9th).