Bangtan Boys is a famous name in the world of music in South Korea. Bangtan Boys is a boy music band from South Korea and it consists of seven boys. This band is popularly known as BTS. This celebrated music band was formed in 2010 and from 2013 they started performing. BTS is an acronym for ‘Bangtan Sonyeondan’ which in English language means ‘Bulletproof Boy Scouts’. In Japan where this band is very popular it’s known as ‘Bōdan Shōnendan’. Bangtan Boys has earned the reputation of being the biggest boy band in the world.
Detais On The Bangtan Boys Band Members
The band consists of seven members namely RM, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, Jimin, V and Jungkook. RM who is the leader of the band is a rapper. He is aged 24. RM is the only member in the Bangtan Boys who can converse in English. RM also gave a speech in the UN general Assembly supporting youth empowerment.
Suga is another rapper for the Bangtan Boys who is aged 25. He is the producer for the band. This rapper is very popular and well known for his rapid fire rhymes.
J-Hope is rapper and dancer for the Bangtan Boys. He is aged 24. He was first recognized as a dancer. At a later stage he improved his skill set and added rapping and songwriting as his areas of expertise.
Jimin is another singer and dancer of the Bangtan Boys aged 22. People are attracted to him for his unique sharp dance moves.
Another singer in the Bangtan Boys is Jin. He is 25 years old. For his handsome looks his fans have given him the nickname “Worldwide Handsome.”
V is the R & B singer for Bangtan Boys. This 22 year old singer’s smooth vocals are a hit among the audience.
Jungkook is another talented member of Bangtan Boys. He is 21 years old. In the band he is nicknamed as “Golden Maknae” for his amazing onstage singing skills. He is one of the leading vocalists of the band.
Career Progress of The Bangtan Boys
The period between 2010-2014 was the formative years for Bangtan Boys. 2 Cool 4 Skool was the first album of this band which was released in the year 2013. “No More Dream” was the lead single. It was not a huge success. Next they released the Japanese version of the “No More Dream” and released it into the Japanese market thus making their foray into this country. The band next released more albums in the Japanese and the Korean market. After this they also made music tours all over Asia. The band had quite a few stopovers in U.S.A. 2015 for KCON music festival. During 2014–2015 the Bangtan Boys attained moderate success. Between 2015–2016 the band made their foray into the mainstream and made huge commercial success. It was only after 2016 that their international presence really became a formidable one. 2017 was the year which saw Bangtan Boys expand internationally and making international collaborations. Bangtan Boys’ release of their music videos Wings EP and DNA were huge hits breaking many records. Featuring in the Billboard Top Social Artist chart was another creditable achievement of Bangtan Boys. Bangtan Boys topped the chart for a record 95 weeks. The Band’s presence in the U.S market grew post their appearance in the Billboard Music Awards appearance in 2017 which was followed by their publicity tour that featured talk shows. 2018 saw Bangtan Boys attaining worldwide recognition. In 2019 the band started their stadium world tour named ‘Map of the Soul: Persona’. In the same year the band also released their very popular mobile game BTS World. 2020 saw Bangtan Boys release their studio album ‘Map of the Soul: 7’ which is in Korean Language.
Bangtan Boys Artistic Influence
According to Bangtan Boys, Charlie Puth, Justin Bieber, Eminem, Kanye West, Seo Taiji and Boys, Nas, Drake, Post Malone, Danger and Queen are some their musical inspirations.
Bangtan Boys Awards And Recognitions
Bangtan Boys have won 61 awards and 115 nominations which include the likes of Billboard Awards, Asia Artist awards and Japan Gold Disc Awards.
Bangtan Boys Net Worth
The combined net worth of Bangtan Boys is estimated to be around $50 million.
Bangtan Boys Members Ages And Body Measurements
The tallest member of the band is RM- 5 feet 11 inches and the shortest member is Jimin- 5 feet 8 inches. The oldest and second oldest members of the group are Jin (26) and Suga (25) respectively. And the youngest member is Jungkook (21).