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Catching Fire: How BTS Finally Vaulted into U.S. Radio Airwaves with ‘Dynamite’

Catching Fire: How BTS Finally Vaulted into U.S. Radio Airwaves with ‘Dynamite’

SEOUL, Sept. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — K-pop super group BTS is no stranger when it comes to smashing album sales and breaking music streaming records. But against its colossal brand recognition, the one nagging caveat for BTS especially in the West had been its lack of ample presence on radio airwaves — a key index [...]

BTS Shares Emotional Pep Talk at S. Korea’s Inaugural Youth Day Ceremony

BTS Shares Emotional Pep Talk at S. Korea’s Inaugural Youth Day Ceremony

SEOUL, Sept. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — The members of global K-pop superstar BTS on Saturday delivered a powerful motivational speech for South Korean youth, sharing candid tales of their inner struggles on the path to becoming one of the world’s most popular music acts in history. The speech, delivered in turns by all of the [...]

BTS Delivers ‘Dynamite’ Performance on ‘America’s Got Talent’

BTS Delivers ‘Dynamite’ Performance on ‘America’s Got Talent’

SEOUL, Sept. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — K-pop super group BTS delivered a performance of “Dynamite,” its latest smash-hit single, on the popular U.S. talent competition show “America’s Got Talent.” The seven-member band presented a pre-recorded live performance of “Dynamite” on the weekly TV program, now in its 15th season, aired Monday (U.S. time) on American [...]

BTS Most Tweeted-about Act in Past Six Months in U.S. amid COVID-19 Pandemic

BTS Most Tweeted-about Act in Past Six Months in U.S. amid COVID-19 Pandemic

SEOUL, Sept. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — K-pop phenomenon BTS was the most talked-about musical act on Twitter in the United States during the past six months of the novel coronavirus pandemic, U.S. media reported Wednesday. According to the news reports from outlets including Variety magazine, BTS topped the list of 10 most tweeted-about artists by [...]

BTS Says its Years of Efforts Have Exploded with ‘Dynamite’

BTS Says its Years of Efforts Have Exploded with ‘Dynamite’

SEOUL, Sept. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — K-pop superstar BTS said Thursday that their years of efforts to overcome linguistic and racial barriers have appealed to the musical mainstream in the United States and exploded with their latest hit “Dynamite.” The boy band debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart with the English-language song [...]