They made their debut in 2013 and now we use the phrase “BTS Paved the Way”. Started from scratch and now they are the biggest boy-band in the whole world. They gave a new turn and stage to Korean music and now they own and rule the biggest music charts in the music industry. BTS are globally recognized and praised for their unique choreography, music, and voices. They started in 2013 and until now they are unstoppable and are continuing with their world domination. The group of 7 boys is paving the way for everyone. They proved that language isn’t a barrier when it comes to music.
Their latest single “Dynamite” was released on 21st August and in just 21 minutes the MV surpassed 10 million views on YouTube! The number is enough to give goosebumps to anyone out there. And, became the fastest music video in the world to do so, plus the special part about this single was that; it is their first song entirely in the English language! And, therefore, it became a big treat for all their International Army.
Big Hit: What’s brewing inside?
BTS works under a South Korean media company Big Hit Entertainment and 2020 is entirely their year. The company’s founder and chairman-CEO Bang Si-hyuk revealed everything about the upcoming plans in a corporate briefing that was held in Seoul.
While the corona virus pandemic has taken over everything and has affected the touring plans for many artists under Big Hit’s auspices but still the company made it and projected revenue from their first half of the year that was 294 billion KRW ($244.8 million USD) and 49.7 billion KRW ($41.4 million) in connected operating profits from music sales, intellectual property (IP) releases, and other Big Hit ventures.
As we are already aware of the fact that currently “Big Hit” is made of multi-label and business system; that includes numerous brands and companies including music labels Big Hit (BTS and TOMORROW X TOGETHER (TXT)); Pledis Entertainment (Seventeen, NU’EST), and Source Music (GFriend). And, all the artists under this umbrella have made a major year with their album sales.
BTS and Seventeen have owned 53% of all top 10 sales between their pair of new albums. The “Map of the Soul: 7” of BTS recorded a sale of over 4.26 million albums while Seventeen’s Hang:garae sold over 1.2 million albums.
And, the company has many new projects coming up.
BTS: What are the upcoming blasts?
Bieng the backbone of the Big Hit industries, the seven-man group comprising Kim Nam-joon (RM), Kim Seokjin, Min Yoongi (Suga), Jung Hoseok (J-Hope), Park Jimin, Kim Taehyung (V), and Jeon Jungkook is under company’s major plans.
BTS is going to hold their “Map of the Soul ON:E” online and offline concert in October; and is going to release their new album at the end of this year. There are also going to be some big brand collaboration with companies like Samsung and Starbucks; and the launch of various IP’s that will be released by BTS.
Plus, there is also going to be the launch of the animated TinyTan BTS counterparts and a graphic lyrics book series.
Plus, the biggest news for all the army including me; is that BTS movie “Break the Silence: The Movie” is officially coming out in the theatres on 10th September; and it is going to be in the US on 24th September. Go and grab your popcorns.