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China Backs Off From Fight With K-Pop Fans

The PRC proved no match for ARMY. When the K-pop superstar group BTS acknowledged the shared sacrifice of Americans and Koreans as they received the Korea Society’s James A. Van Fleet Award, named after a U.S. general during the Korean War, Chinese social media roiled with outrage, perceiving BTS’s message to be a slight against […]

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BTS Fans Now Have a New Way to Show Their Love: Buying Shares

When shares of K-pop agency Big Hit Entertainment Co. started paring gains on their trading debut, devotees of the world-famous BTS band it manages rushed online to show their support. “I bought Big Hit shares and will keep buying one share after another,” a fan displaying a BTS member as profile photo tweeted on Thursday. […]

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BTS Used To Benefit From Western Pop Stars Featuring On Their Songs. Now The Tables Have Turned.

BTS is now in the business of blocking themselves from the top spot on the Billboard Hot 100.  The Korean pop septet launched to No. 1 on the singles chart this week alongside Jason Derulo and Jawsh 685 with the new “Savage Love (Laxed – Siren Beat)” remixes (one vocal and one instrumental), with their […]

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BTS facing backlash in China for Korean War comment

South Korean boyband BTS is facing a barrage of criticism in China after its leader made remarks about the Korean War, and several big-name brands, including Samsung, have apparently distanced themselves from the K-pop group amid the uproar. The controversy is the latest example of the political landmines lying in wait for big brands in […]

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BTS faces China backlash over Korean war comments

K-pop phenomenon BTS are facing a barrage of criticism in China after the South Korean boyband cited their country’s solidarity with the US stemming from the Korean war. The band’s leader, RM, sparked outrage on social media in China when he cited the “history of pain” shared between South Korea and the US, who fought alongside each other in […]

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BTS Claim The Two Bestselling Songs In The U.S. With ‘Dynamite’ And ‘Savage Love’

Another week, another turn at No. 1 on the Digital Song Sales chart for BTS, who have proven they can sell a song like no one else in the music industry these days. Impressively, the South Korean septet doesn’t just refuse to relent control over the highest rung on the tally this time around, they […]

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BTS in trouble in China over Korean War comments

South Korean K-pop group BTS are facing a backlash in China over comments a member made about the Korean War.   In a speech, the band’s leader, known as RM, mentioned South Korea’s shared “history of pain” with the US over the 1950-53 conflict, in which the two countries fought together. But his remarks have […]

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John Cena gets passionate about his faves BTS and ARMY: ‘They’re not just geeked out fans’

John Cena has been getting passionate about his Billboard chart-topping faves BTS once more as he praised them for the message they send to young people. The actor said that not only is he a fan of the South Korean group’s ‘sick ass’ rappers – RM, Suga and J-Hope, he admires how the seven members […]

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BTS give sweet shout out to Army in HOME performance on Jimmy Fallon – did you spot it?

Probably one of the best tracks on their EP Map Of The Soul: Persona, the group brought it to life inside a swanky house complete with a revolving bedroom. RM, J-Hope, Jimin, V, Jungkook, Suga and Jin were decked out in pyjamas and comfy loungewear for the performance – no man bun from Jungkook this […]

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