BTS is a South Korean K-pop band consisting of seven members. The band is active since 2013. BTS stands for Bangtan Sonyeondan, which means Bulletproof Boy Scouts. The band is also known as Bangtan Boys, Bangtan Sonyeondan, and Beyond the Scene.
They released their debut single album, 2 Cool 4 Skool on June 12, 2013. They have released six extended plays until now. Map of the Soul: Persona is their sixth studio album, which became the best-selling album in the history of Korean music. They almost sold over fifteen million copies of albums to become the best-selling band of all time in Korea.
Time magazine featured them as Next Generation Leaders and listed them as one of the top 25 most influential people on the internet. They received many awards including four Billboard Music Awards. They have staged many international tours and earned a reputation for their live performances.
The real names of the seven members of BTS:
- Jin - Kim Seokjin
- Suga - Min Yoongi
- J-Hope - Jung Hoseok
- RM - Kim Namjoon
- Jimin - Park Jimin
- V - Kim Taehyung
- Jungkook - Jeon Jungkook