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TIME Declares South Korea's BTS Band As 2020 Entertainer of the Year

The TIME Magazine has announced the South Korean band BTS as its 2020 Entertainer of the Year. The magazine has honoured them for their widespread presence during Covid-19 and their support towards the Black Lives Matter movement. The seven-member K-pop boy band has been recently recognized at various occasions for their magical performances. Earlier in November 2020, the band's 'Dynamite' track had led them to clinch their first Grammy… read-more

Fri, 11 Dec 2020 - 02:46 PM / by Sakshi Amrutkar

Tags: BTS, South Korean Band, TIME magazine, K-pop band, Pop music, Black Lives Matter

Courtesy: Indian Express

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South Korea: BTS Granted Temporary Exemption From Military Service

K-Pop band BTS have been temporarily exempted from the South Korea's mandatory military service until they attain age of 30 years. It was done through a legislation passed in the parliament on December 1. The Military Service Act has been amended for the band members, besides classical musicians and athletes, as they contribute to the economy and improve the country's cultural-status. However, the 7-member band have confirmed to serve… read-more

Wed, 02 Dec 2020 - 11:25 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: BTS, South Korea, Korean Pop, Military Service Act

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Michael Ball and Alfie Boe's Christmas album becomes Number 1

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Michael Ball, Alfie Boe's Christmas Album Tops UK Official Albums Chart

Michael Ball and Alfie Boe's Christmas album "Together at Christmas" has been ranked number 1 on this week’s UK Official Albums Chart. They have ousted the South Korean boy band BTS from the spot. BTS' new album "BE" settled at second position. Ball said, "the greatest early Christmas present we could've wished for." The album includes their new track 'My Christmas Will Be Better Than Yours'.

Sat, 28 Nov 2020 - 04:25 PM / by Archita chakraborty

Tags: Christmas, music album, BTS, United Kingdom

Courtesy: BBC News

BTS track "Dynamite" reaches 600 million views on youtube

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K-Pop Sensation BTS' 'Dynamite' Crosses 600 Million Views On YouTube

The Korean band BTS’ single video ‘Dynamite’ has made a new record by crossing 600 million views. The music video broke the record of 'Blackpink' to become the fastest Korean music video to reach the feat. Also, the track was in the charts of "Billboard 100" for seven straight weeks. 'Dynamite' also became BTS' ninth video to cross the 600-million mark. Meanwhile, BTS announced their ninth album ‘BE’ to be released on November 20.

Tue, 17 Nov 2020 - 04:36 PM / by Archita chakraborty

Tags: BTS, Entertainment, South Korea

Courtesy: Times Of India



K-Pop Sensation BTS Wins Big At MTV Europe Music Awards 2020

The 7-member South Korean boy band BTS stole the show at the 2020 MTV Europe Music Awards after winning four leading awards. The group won awards for the best song for 'Dynamite', the best virtual live act for Bang Bang Con, the best group, and the biggest fans award. Hosted by the British band Little Mix, the no-audience virtual ceremony had the performances pre-recorded from various locations.

Mon, 09 Nov 2020 - 02:05 PM / by Dharshana Vijayan

Tags: BTS, MTV Europe Music Award, Covid-19, Virtual

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BTS' New Album 'BE' Set To Release in November 

South Korean pop band BTS has announced the release of a new album ‘BE’ on November 20. The new album imparts a message, "Even in the face of this new normality, our life goes on." The band said that the new album contains the most ''BTS-esque'' music. They have also planned an online concert on October 10 and 11, in the support of ‘Map of the Soul: 7’, their first album of the year.

Mon, 28 Sep 2020 - 04:15 PM / by Debanshi Das

Tags: BTS, South Korea, music album

Courtesy: Outlook India


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BTS to Take Over Jimmy Fallon's “The Tonight Show” For a Week

Popular boy band BTS, is all set to take over Jimmy Fallon’s US primetime talk show “The Tonight Show” for a week starting September 28. The band will perform 5 different songs during the week along with comedy bits and virtual interview with Fallon. The host shared his excitement regarding the appearance on Twitter as the band prepares for their third appearance on the show. 

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 - 11:37 AM / by Shivam Chandrashekhar Kulkarni

Tags: BTS, Jimmy Fallon , The Tonight Show, US