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Online Preorders for BTS Edition of Galaxy Smartphone Sell Out in 1 Hour

Online Preorders for BTS Edition of Galaxy Smartphone Sell Out in 1 Hour

SEOUL, June 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Online preorders for Samsung Electronics Co.’s special edition package of its Galaxy smartphone and earbuds in collaboration with K-pop sensation BTS sold out within an hour in South Korea, the company said Friday. Preorders for the package, comprised of the Galaxy S20 Plus BTS edition and the Galaxy Buds [...]

BTS’ ‘Bang Bang Con’ Becomes World’s Biggest Paid Online Concert

BTS’ ‘Bang Bang Con’ Becomes World’s Biggest Paid Online Concert

SEOUL, June 15 (Korea Bizwire) — A concert streamed by K-pop giant BTS on Sunday became the world’s biggest paid online music event in terms of number of viewers, the band’s management company said Monday. Big Hit Entertainment announced that “Bang Bang Con: The Live,” which was streamed over around 100 minutes remotely from a [...]

BTS’ Online Concert: Intimate Viewing Experience for a Global Streaming Event

BTS’ Online Concert: Intimate Viewing Experience for a Global Streaming Event

SEOUL, June 14 (Korea Bizwire) — For a global streaming event, BTS’ first online concert, Bang Bang Con: The Live, held live on Sunday, couldn’t have felt more private and intimate. With the new coronavirus pandemic hampering live entertainment around the globe, the K-pop industry, which saw a string of canceled overseas promotions and tours, [...]

Video Unveiled for BTS’ Autobiographical Song ‘We are Bulletproof: the Eternal’

Video Unveiled for BTS’ Autobiographical Song ‘We are Bulletproof: the Eternal’

SEOUL, June 12 (Korea Bizwire) — K-pop giant BTS on Friday released a music video for “We are Bulletproof: the Eternal,” off of its most recent album “Map of the Soul: 7,” as part of the group’s annual fan celebration event. The animated music video shared on YouTube features adorable versions of individual BTS members [...]

Despite Success, BTS Members Say They are No Different from Ordinary Youths

Despite Success, BTS Members Say They are No Different from Ordinary Youths

SEOUL, June 8 (Korea Bizwire) — K-pop giants BTS is unquestionably one of the biggest stars in today’s global entertainment, with international sell-out concerts and multiple chart-smashing records under its belt. But at heart, the seven members, all in their 20s, say they share more commonalities with an ordinary 20-something trying to get a grasp [...]