The new BTS single still sits on top of the Billboard Hot and knocked out a ton of records in its release. In its fifth week, it sold , downloads, handing itself the biggest download sales week in all of Proof that the BTS Army is going strong, their catchy, boy-band formula is all over their new upbeat, pop single. Their rise to fame, from Korea through Southeast Asia was based on a seven-year catalog of rapping, mixing, singing, and dancing. Still not convinced? The beats are surprisingly heavy for a boy band. The lyrical content about the hardships of adulthood is also unexpected. However, BTS delivers some underrated beats and harmonies in the mix. Ah, the cypher series.
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There are many reasons why BTS have become the world-conquering marvels they are today, but perhaps the most important one is the most basic of all — their music. The Korean group have packed in a lot of work since they debuted in , experimenting a whole heap along the way. No one is perfect and that goes for the Korean idols too. Instead BTS reflect on entering their second year in the music industry over a snapping, bright beat. Through hip-hop? Ah to be young and fuelled by lust. Suga leads this intro track, describing a scene on a basketball court as a place for him to exorcise his anxieties. BTS pay tribute to the dialects of their hometowns on this vibrant hip-hop track, building a song that sparkles with playfulness.
Since their debut seven years ago on June 13, , the chart-topping, record-breaking K-pop boyband BTS has been an unstoppable force worldwide. Between topping the Billboard Hot charts with their first all-English language song "Dynamite," their Grammy's performance with Lil Nas X , and their Saturday Night Live performance in , plus a stellar Carpool Karaoke segment with James Corden, even those who don't count themselves among the millions in their loyal fanbase a. Whether it's their well choreographed dances, creative music videos, genre-pushing musicality, philanthropy, or the individual members themselves, there's a lot to love about BTS. But if you're a new fan, or even if you consider yourself a dedicated, years-long part of the ARMY, the group's large discography over songs! So in honor of the seven year anniversary of their debut, and the seven men who make up the group—RM, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, Jimin, V, and Jungkook—we present the best BTS songs and their corresponding music videos for your listening and viewing Let us know what your favorites are in the comments! This single is the group's first all-English language song, and it landed with a big splash at the top of the Billboard Hot charts. Combining disco and pop, the retro song, music video, and dance moves provide a bright and joyful nostalgia during a time when BTS fans might need it most. Marching band drums set the beat for this incredible song off of their newest album Map of the Soul: 7.
Last month, BTS achieved a tremendous accomplishment by becoming the first musicians to ever achieve 20 number one hit songs on the Billboard World Digital Song Sales Chart, which highlights songs released outside of America. Seeing this impressive feat when it comes to digital records made us think about BTS' impact on the overall Billboard Hot Digital sales are impressive enough, but being on the official chart across all music listening avenues? That's astronomical. When BTS decided to craft their first-ever song recorded entirely in English, they called on the services of Steve Aoki for some help. Not staggeringly high on the Hot , but to even be among the hottest songs in the world is a privilege nonetheless. Although "Filter" did not serve as any of the album's singles, it grew some immense popularity simply off of the strength of becoming a fan favorite. Apparently, his voice was soothing enough to launch the song to 87 without his bandmates. Much like "Filter," not every member of BTS makes an appearance on the record. Instead, "My Time" is Jungkook's, well, "time" to shine solo.