BTS 방탄소년단: The Voice of this Generation (Profile)

BTS 방탄소년단: The Voice of this Generation (Profile)

K-pop sensation BTS 방탄소년단 is one of the most successful musical artists of this generation. The leaders of the Hallyu cultural wave, BTS, with their music, have spread Korean music to millions of listeners around the globe.

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Index:

  1. introduction
  2. Big Hit / HYBE
  3. about BTS
  4. members
  5. BTS music
  6. BTS world tours
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  • This international pop phenomenon debuted in 2013 with an impactful hip-hop-influenced style. Since its debut, this group has developed its musical style and grown as performers and musicians.

A combination of incredible talent, hard work, and dedication to their fanbase of loyal listeners have shot this group to the top of the music industry. With sold-out world tours, millions of albums sold in every country around the world, and 38 million monthly listeners on Spotify (as of October 2021), the scale of this group and its future are unmeasurably grand.

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bts as global artists

In 2020 this group further upscaled their reach by releasing their first English track titled “Dynamite.” Since the release of this track, BTS has released two follow-up fun pop English tracks, which have all been met with large-scale praise and have all topped the Billboard Hot 100.

  • The seven members of BTS have also collaborated with a variety of talented artists across the world of music including, Coldplay, Megan Thee Stallion, Halsey, Lauv, Steve Aoki, and Nicki Minaj among many others.
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ARMY

A large part of what makes BTS such a global name is their fanbase of listeners named ARMY. Powerful and loyal, ARMY has proven what is possible when millions of listeners from every country in the world stand together behind a message of unity and love.
With the support of such an impressive listener base, BTS has broken countless records, including being the first K-Pop artist to perform and be nominated for a Grammy award, among others

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the Love Yourself Movement

Through their music, this group has promoted a message of self-love, respect for others, and staying strong in the face of life’s challenges. With this message, the members of BTS and their music have uplifted and inspired millions of listeners and fans.

In an effort to promote their message BTS has spoken at the United Nations multiple times about the need for the continued spread of love, unity, and hope in difficult times such as during the COVID 19 pandemic.

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Talented artists and musicians, the seven members of BTS, have brought a completely fresh concept and style to the music industry and have reached millions of listeners and fans around the globe.
As a fan myself, I cannot wait to see what’s in store for this superstar group and their ever-beautiful music and message.

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Big Hit / HYBE

Debuting in the relatively unfamiliar company “Big Hit Music”, led by producer-songwriter Bang Si-hyuk (or “Hitman” Bang), BTS was one of the artists that established this company as a serious contender in the industry.

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HYBE

Since then, Big Hit Music transformed into the international corporation HYBE Corp. in 2021. Labels included in HYBE include Big Hit Music, Pledis Entertainment, KOZ Entertainment, Source Music, and Belift Lab.

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Some successful artists signed under HYBE include TOMORROW X TOGETHER, ENHYPEN, NU’EST, SEVENTEEN, fromis_9, ZICO, and Dvwn, among others.

  • Furthermore, this company has also released products such as the Weverse App, magazine, and store, which together have revolutionized the way that fans engage with music and artists.

Altogether this corporation has headquarters in Korea, America, and Japan and has become one of the most influential and powerful companies in the international music industry.

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about BTS
  • Korean Name: 방탄소년단
    • BTS stands for their Korean name 방탄소년단 which translates into “Bulletproof young men” or “Bulletproof Boy Scouts.”
    • BTS also have the English meaning of “Beyond The Scene.”
  • Company: Bit Hit Music (HYBE Corp.)
  • Number of Members: 7
  • Number of Albums: 21
  • Debut Year: 2013
  • Genre: Hip Hop / Pop / K-Pop / R&B / EDM / Ballad
  • Color: Purple
  • Slogan: I purple you (보라해)
BTS members

BTS has seven members including, RM, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, V, Jimin, and Jungkook. Talented vocalists, rappers, songwriters, producers, composers, dancers, performers, and more, the members of BTS are stunningly brilliant artists and musicians with incredible talent and skill.

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RM
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Name: Kim Namjoon 김남준

Korean name: 김남준

Position: Leader, Rapper

Birthday: 12/9/94

Age:

  • 27 (International Age)
  • 28 (Korean Age)

Star sign: Virgo

Chinese zodiac sign: Dog

Nationality: Korean

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RM (whose original stage name was Rap Monster) has also produced two solo mixtapes: “RM” and “mono.”

Jin
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Name: Kim Seokjin 김석진

Korean name: 김석진

Position: Vocalist

Birthday: 4/12/92

Age:

  • 28 (International Age)
  • 30 (Korean Age)

Star sign: Sagittarius

Chinese zodiac sign: Monkey

Nationality: Korean

Suga
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Name: Min Yoongi 민윤기

Korean name: 민윤기

Position: Rapper

Birthday: 9/3/93

Age:

  • 28 (International Age)
  • 29 (Korean Age)

Star sign: Pisces

Chinese zodiac sign: Rooster

Nationality: Korean

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Suga (under the pseudonym AgustD and producer name SUGA) has produced two solo albums, as well as a handful of collaborations with artists like Epik High, HEIZE, SURAN and IU.

J-Hope
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Name: Jung Hoseok 정호석

Korean name: 정호석

Position: Dancer, Rapper

Birthday: 18/2/94

Age:

  • 27 (International Age)
  • 28 (Korean Age)

Star sign: Aquarius

Chinese zodiac sign: Dog

Nationality: Korean

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“Hope World”, J-Hope’s first solo mixtape was released in 2018

Jimin
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Name: Park Jimin 박지민

Korean name: 박지민

Position: Vocalist, Dancer

Birthday: 13/10/95

Age:

  • 26 (International age)
  • 27 (Korean age)

Star sign: Libra

Chinese zodiac sign: Pig

Nationality: Korean

V
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Name: Kim Taehyung 김태형

Korean name: 김태형

Position: Vocalist

Birthday: 30/12/95

Age:

  • 25 (International age)
  • 27 (Korean age)

Star sign: Capricorn

Chinese zodiac sign: Pig

Nationality: Korean

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V can be seen acting in the drama: “Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth” (2016)

Jungkook
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Name: Jeon Jungkook 전정국

Korean name: 전정국

Position: Vocalist, Dancer, Rapper

Birthday: 1/9/97

Age:

  • 24 (International age)
  • 25 (Korean age)

Star sign: Virgo

Chinese zodiac sign: Ox

Nationality: Korean

BTS music

BTS’ music itself is incomparable to any other artist in the music industry. This group has combined stunning music production with beautiful lyrics and jaw-dropping choreography to create a unique and distinct style unlike anything seen in music.

Their music itself is brim-full of introspective lyrics as well commentary on society and youth. With music full of symbolism, literature references, and meaningful reflections, the members of BTS have created an impactful and memorable discography that stands out within the genre of K-Pop and Pop music.

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BTS have released 4 album series which include:

The School Series (2013-2014):

  • 2 Cool 4 Skool (2013)
  • O!RUL8,2? (2013)
  • Skool Luv Affair (2014)
  • Skool Luv Affair (Special Ed.) (2014)
  • Dark & Wild (2014)
  • Wake Up (Standard Ed.) (2014)

The Most Beautiful Moment in Life series (2015-2016)

  • The Most Beautiful Moment in Life Pt.1 (2015)
  • (2015) The Most Beautiful Moment in Life Pt.2
  • The Most Beautiful Moment in Life: Young Forever (2016)

The Love Yourself series (2017-2018)

  • Love Yourself : Her (2017)
  • FACE YOURSELF (2018)
  • Love Yourself: Tear (2018
  • Love Yourself: Answer (2018)

The Map of the Soul series (2019-2020)

  • Map of the Soul: Persona (2019)
  • (2020) Map of the Soul: 7
  • Map of the Soul: 7 -The Journey- (2020)

As well as their stand alone albums which include “Youth” (2016), “Wings” (2016), “BTS World: OST” (2019), “BE” (2020) and their most recent Japanese compilation album “BTS, THE BEST” (2021).

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2 Cool 4 Skool (2013)
Track list:
  • Intro: 2 Cool 4 Skool
  • We Are Bulletproof Pt.2
  • Skit: Circle Room Talk
  • No More Dream
  • Interlude
  • Like
  • Outro: Circle Room Cypher
We Are Bulletproof Pt.2 MV
No More Dream MV
O!RUL8,2? (2013)
Track list:
  • Intro: O!RUL8,2?
  • N.O
  • We On
  • Skit: R U Happy Now?
  • If I Ruled the World
  • Coffee
  • BTS Cypher Pt.1
  • Attack on Bangtan
  • Paldogangsan
  • Outro: Luv in Skool
N.O MV
Skool Luv Affair (2014)
Track list:
  • Intro: Skool Luv Affair
  • Boy In Luv
  • Skit: Soulmate
  • Where You from
  • Just One Day
  • Tomorrow
  • BTS Cypher Pt.2: Triptych
  • Spine Breaker
  • Jump Outro: Propose
Boy In Luv MV
Just One Day MV

Skool Luv Affair (Special Ed.) (2014)
Track list:
  • Miss Right
  • Like (Slow Jam Remix
  • Intro: Skool Luv Affair
  • Boy in Luv
  • Skit: Soulmate
  • Where You from
  • Just One Day
  • Tomorrow
  • BTS Cypher Pt.2: Triptych
  • Spine Breaker
  • Jump
  • Outro: Propose
Dark & Wild (2014)
Track list:
  • Intro: What Am I to You
  • Danger
  • War of Hormone
  • Hip Hop Phile
  • Let Me Know
  • Rain
  • BTS Cypher Pt3: Killer
  • Interlude: What Are You Doing Now
  • Could You Turn off Your Cell Phone
  • Embarrassed
  • 2/7=Heaven
  • Look Here
  • 2nd Grade
  • Outro: Do You Think It Makes Sense?
Danger MV
War of Hormone MV
Wake Up (Standard Ed.) (2014)
Track list:
  • Intro.
  • The Stars
  • Jump – JP Ver.
  • Danger – JP Ver.
  • Boy In Luv – JP Ver.
  • Just One Day – JP Ver.
  • line!
  • line! Pt.2 – Ano Bashode –
  • No More Dream – JP Ver.
  • Shingeki no Boudan – JP Ver.
  • N.O – JP Ver.
  • Wake Up
  • Outro.
Danger – JP Ver. MV
BOY IN LUV – JP Ver. MV
The Most Beautiful Moment in Life Pt.1 (2015)
Track list:
  • Intro: The Most Beautiful Moment in Life
  • I NEED U
  • Hold Me Tight
  • Skit: Expectation!
  • DOPE
  • Boyz with Fun
  • Converse High
  • Moving On
  • Outro: Love Is Not Over
I NEED U MV
DOPE MV
The Most Beautiful Moment in Life Pt.2 (2015)
Track list:
  • Intro: Never Mind
  • Run
  • Butterfly
  • Whalien 52
  • Ma City
  • Silver Spoon
  • Skit: One Night in a Strange City
  • Autumn Leaves
  • Outro: House of Cards
RUN MV
The Most Beautiful Moment in Life: Young Forever (2016)
Track list:
  • Intro: The Most Beautiful Moment in Life
  • I NEED U
  • Hold Me Tight
  • Autumn Leaves
  • Butterfly (Prologue Mix)
  • Run
  • Ma City
  • Silver Spoon
  • DOPE
  • FIRE
  • Save ME
  • Epilogue: Young Forever
  • Converse High
  • Moving On
  • Whalien 52
  • Butterfly
  • House of Cards (Full Length
  • Love is not over (Full Length)
  • I NEED U (Urban Mix)
  • I NEED U (Remix)
  • RUN (Ballad Mix)
  • RUN (Alternative Mix)
  • Butterfly (Alternative Mix)
FIRE MV
Save ME MV
EPILOGUE: Young Forever MV
Youth (2016)
Track list:
  • Intro: Youth
  • Run – JP ver.
  • Fire – JP Ver.
  • Dope – Chou Yabee! – JP Ver.
  • Save Me – JP Ver.
  • Funtan Syounendan – JP Ver.
  • Peppuse – JP Ver.
  • Wishing On A Star
  • Butterfly – JP Ver.
  • For You
  • I Need U – JP Ver.
  • Epilogue : Young Forever – JP Ver.
Run – JP Ver. MV
I NEED U – JP ver.
For You MV
Wings (2016)
Track list:
  • Intro: Boy Meets Evil
  • Blood, Sweat & Tears
  • Begin
  • Lie
  • Stigma
  • First Love
  • Reflection
  • MAMA
  • Awake
  • Lost
  • BTS Cypher 4
  • Am I Wrong
  • 21st Century Girl
  • 2!3!
  • Interlude: Wings
Blood, Sweat & Tears MV

You Never Walk Alone (2017)
Track list:
  • Intro: Boy Meets Evil
  • Blood, Sweat & Tears
  • Begin
  • Lie
  • Stigma
  • First Love
  • Reflection
  • MAMA
  • Awake
  • Lost
  • BTS Cypher 4
  • Am I Wrong
  • 21st Century Girl
  • 2!3!
  • Not Today
  • Spring Day
  • Outro: Wings
  • A Supplementary Story: You Never Walk Alone
Not Today MV
Spring Day MV
Love Yourself : Her (2017)
Track list:
  • Intro: Serendipity
  • DNA
  • Best of Me
  • dimple
  • Pied Piper
  • Skit: Billboard Music Awards Speech
  • MIC Drop
  • Go Go
  • Outro: Her
DNA MV
FACE YOURSELF (2018)
Track list:
  • INTRO: Ringwanderung
  • Best of Me – JP ver.
  • Blood, Sweat and Tears – JP ver.
  • DNA – JP ver.
  • Not Today – JP ver.
  • MIC Drop – JP ver.
  • Don’t Leave Me
  • Go Go – JP ver.
  • Crystal Snow
  • Spring Day – JP ver.
  • Let Go
  • OUTRO : Crack
Blood, Sweat and Tears – JP ver. MV
Love Yourself: Tear (2018)
Track list:
  • Intro: Singularity
  • FAKE LOVE
  • The Truth Untold (Ft. Steve Aoki)
  • 134340
  • Paradise
  • Love Maze
  • Magic Shop
  • Airplane pt.2
  • Anpanman
  • So What
  • Outro: Tear
FAKE LOVE MV
Love Yourself: Answer (2018)
Track list:
  • Euphoria
  • Trivia : Just dance
  • Serendipity (Full Length)
  • DNA
  • Dimple
  • Trivia : Love
  • Her
  • Singularity
  • FAKE LOVE
  • The Truth Untold (Ft. Steve Aoki)
  • Trivia : Seesaw
  • Tear
  • Epiphany
  • I’m Fine
  • IDOL
  • Answer : Love Yourself
  • Magic Shop
  • Best of Me
  • Airplane pt.2
  • Go Go
  • Anpanman
  • MIC Drop
  • DNA (Pedal 2 LA Mix
  • FAKE LVOE (Rocking Vibe Mix)
  • MIC DROP (Steve Aoki Remix) [Full Length]
‘Euphoria : Theme of LOVE YOURSELF 起 Wonder’ MV
DNA MV
Epiphany Comeback Trailer
IDOL MV
MIC DROP (Steve Aoki Remix) MV
Map of the Soul: Persona (2019)
Track list:
  • Intro: Persona
  • Boy with Luv (Ft. Halsey)
  • Mikrokosmos
  • Make it Right
  • HOME
  • Jamais Vu
  • Dionysus
Boy with Luv (Ft. Halsey) MV
BTS World: OST (2019)
Track list:
  • Heartbeat
  • Dream Glow
  • A Brand New Day
  • All Night
  • Captain
  • Cake Waltz
  • Shine
  • Not Alone
  • Friends
  • Wish
  • Flying
  • LaLaLa
  • You Are Here
  • You Are Here (Orchestra Ver.)
Heartbeat MV
Map of the Soul: 7 (2020)
Track list:
  • Intro: Persona
  • Boy with Luv (Ft. Halsey)
  • Make it Right
  • Jamais Vu
  • Dionysus
  • Interlude : Shadow
  • Black Swan
  • Filter
  • My Time
  • Louder than bombs
  • ON
  • UGH!
  • 00 : 00
  • Inner Child
  • Friends
  • Moon
  • Respect
  • We are Bulletproof : The Eternal
  • Outro : Ego
  • ON (Ft. Sia)
Black Swan MV
ON MV
Map of the Soul: 7 -The Journey- (2020)
Track list:
  • INTRO : Calling
  • Stay Gold
  • Boy With Luv – JP ver.
  • Make It Right – JP ver.
  • Dionysus – JP ver.
  • IDOL – JP ver.
  • Airplane pt.2 – JP ver.
  • FAKE LOVE – JP ver.
  • Black Swan – JP ver.
  • ON – JP ver.
  • Lights
  • Your Eyes Tell
  • OUTRO : The Journey
Airplane pt.2 – JP Ver.
Stay Gold MV
Lights MV
BE (2020)
Track list:
  • Life Goes On
  • Fly To My Room
  • Blue & Grey
  • Skit
  • Telepathy
  • Dis-ease
  • Stay
  • Dynamite
Life Goes On MV
Dynamite MV
BTS, THE BEST (2021)
track list:
  • Film out
  • DNA – Japanese ver.
  • Best Of Me – Japanese ver.
  • Lights
  • Blood, Sweat, and Tears – Japanese ver.
  • FAKE LOVE – Japanese ver.
  • Black Swan – Japanese ver.
  • Airplane pt.2 – Japanese ver.
  • Go Go – Japanese ver.
  • IDOL – Japanese ver.
  • Dionysus – Japanese ver.
  • MIC Drop – Japanese ver.
  • Boy With Luv – Japanese ver.
  • Stay Gold
  • Let Go
  • Spring Day – Japanese ver.
  • ON – Japanese ver.
  • Don’t Leave Me
  • Not Today – Japanese ver.
  • Make it Right – Japanese ver.
  • Your eyes tell
  • Crystal Snow
Film Out MV

BTS world tours
Love Yourself World Tour

(25/8/18) Seoul
(26/8/18) Seoul
(5/9/18) Los Angeles
(6/9/18) Los Angeles
(8/9/18) Los Angeles
(9/9/18) Los Angeles
(12/9/18) Oakland
(15/9/18) Fort Worth
(16/9/18) Fort Worth
(20/9/18) Hamilton
(22/9/18) Hamilton
(23/9/18) Hamilton
(28/9/18) Newark
(29/9/18) Newark
(2/10/18) Chicago
(3/10/18) Chicago
(6/10/18) New York City
(9/10/18) London
(10/10/18) London
(13/10/18) Amsterdam
(16/10/18) Berlin
(17/10/18) Berlin
(19/10/18) Paris
(20/10/18) Paris
(13/11/18) Tokyo
(14/11/18) Tokyo
(21/11/18) Osaka
(23/11/18) Osaka
(24/11/18) Osaka
(8/12/18) Taoyuan
(9/12/18) Taoyuan
(12/1/19) Nagoya
(13/1/19) Nagoya
(19/1/19) Singapore
(16/2/19) Fukuoka
(17/2/19) Fukuoka
(20/3/19) Hong Kong
(21/3/19) Hong Kong
(23/3/19) Hong Kong
(24/3/19) Hong Kong
(6/4/19) Bangkok
(7/4/19) Bangkok

The Wings World Tour

(18/2/17) Seoul
(19/2/17) Seoul
(11/3/17) Santiago
(12/3/17) Santiago
(19/3/17) Sao Paulo
(20/3/17) Sao Paulo
(23/3/17) Newark
(24/3/17) Newark
(29/3/17) Rosemont
(1/4/17) Anaheim
(2/4/17) Anaheim
(22/4/17) Bangkok
(23/4/17) Bangkok
(29/4/17) Jakarta
(6/5/17) Pasay
(7/5/17) Pasay
(13/5/17) Hong Kong
(14/5/17) Hong Kong
(26/5/17) Sydney
(30/5/17) Osaka
(31/5/17) Osaka
(1/6/17) Osaka
(7/6/17) Hiroshima
(14/6/17) Nagoya
(15/6/17) Nagoya
(20/6/17) Saitama
(21/6/17) Saitama
(22/6/17) Saitama
(24/6/17) Fukuoka
(25/6/17) Fukuoka
(1/7/17) Sapporo
(2/7/17) Sapporo
(14/10/17) Osaka
(15/10/17) Osaka
(21/10/17) Taipei
(22/10/17) Taipei
(4/11/17) Macau
(8/12/17) Seoul
(9/12/17) Seoul
(10/12/17) Seoul

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Millions of listeners, sold-out stadiums, and beautiful music, the members of BTS are some of the most successful and talented stars of our lifetime. For more on the members, their music, and more, keep reading here:

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