"It symbolizes young people who are not content with their current reality and instead open the door and move forward to achieve growth"
“New Artist of the Year” at 3 major awards in Korea: Melon Music Awards, Golden Disc Awards and Seoul Music Awards.
First fan meeting.
Second Muster, ZIP CODE: 22920
First time at 1st on the "Social 50" for 210 weeks. Breaking Justin Bieber's record.
1st daesang “Album of The Year” at the Melon Music Awards, with the album Wings.
“Artist of the Year” at MAMA.
"Top Social Artist" at the Billboard Music Awards, becoming the first Korean artist to win a BBMA.
Performing at the American Music Awards, making their live TV debut in the United States, just a day later Guinness World Records revealed that BTS won a spot in their 2018 edition for "having the most Twitter engagements for a group musical”.
In December, BTS was revealed to be the most tweeted about celebrities in 2017, being "liked or retweeted over half a billion times (502 million)" worldwide.
1st certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). 3 days later they received a gold certificate in the USA.
Daesang for “Artist of the Year” at the Korean Music Awards.
1st performance on the BBMA stage, where they took the Top Social Artist award for the second year in a row. With the release of the album "Love Yourself: Tear", in which it broke the group's own previous records, reaching number 7 on the Billboard Hot 100 and 1 on the Billboard 200 chart, having the distinction of being the first non-predominantly English album to be in the first position in more than a decade.
It made headlines for becoming the first Korean pop music group to address the United Nations (UN). The "Love Myself" campaign, launched in partnership with UNICEF, focused on youth violence prevention and global education.
TIME Magazine recognizes the group as “Next Generation Leaders”, Leaders of the Next Generation, elected by readers as Personality of the Year, thus being on the cover of the magazine.
In late 2018, the album Love Yourself: Tear received a 2019 Grammy nomination in the 'Best Recording Package' category, making the boys attend the event for the first time.
To complete the year 2018, they performed the first stadium show in the United States, in New York City at Citi Field.
Daesang "Album of the Year" at MAMA.
With the release of the album Map Of The Soul: Persona, the MV " Boy With Luv " (Feat. Halsey) broke the record for most viewed video in 24 hours and also became the fastest video to reach 100 million views.
Love Yourself Speak Yourself Tour, performed in many renowned stadiums in the music world, such as Wembley Stadium. It was the first kpop group to perform in Saudi Arabia, even with several criticisms over the decision to hold the show, and having the fandom divided due to opinions, it was still a milestone in the history of the boys and in the world for having made it possible to presence of women for the first time in a stadium in Saudi Arabia.
"a mobile video game developed by Takeone Company Corp and published by Netmarble. Players assume the role of manager of BTS, going through various journeys with each of the seven members from 2012, before their debut, to 2019."
2019 was when BTS took the longest vacation since debut, taking a well-deserved break after the grueling comeback period. This vacation generated a vlog made by each member, showing ARMY a little bit of each one's vacation.
1st appearance at the biggest music awards, BTS announced the award for best R&B album.
In August we also had the 3rd BTS movie, "Bring The Soul: The Movie", which accompanied a series of documentaries.
“All kill” daesang at MMA 2019. Meaning they won all the biggest awards of the night.
This was one more achievement for the B-armys, a DVD of the LY SY show in São Paulo!! It was announced at the end of the year, with the release on 12/30.
Also in 2019 BTS was number one among the most played in realtime and daily charts (Melon, Genie, Bugs, Mnet, Naver and Soribada), as well as number one in realtime and Flo's weekly and real-time from iChart.
2020 was marked with 3 albums that broke records and brought several news to ARMY and the music world, both outside and inside kpop.
Performance with Lil Nas X at the Grammy Awards with a remix of " Uptown Road " featuring various artists.
2019 was a year of collabs with western artists, 2020 was marked with several collabs with other Korean artists and solos.
2nd Grammy Awards Appearance
First online show, Bang Bang Con.
" Dynamite " the song that broke records and made history.
2nd game released.
Speech at the UN General Assembly. BTS reinforced the importance of hope and the company of family and friends to face the pandemic.
Event "Map Of The Soul ON:E", online show.
2021 Grammy nomination.