14 Nov 2018

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hi, can someone read that please?
maybe not all but as much as you can, okay?
I am not so great at pronunciation(or English at all) so it would be really helpful

I want to introduce to you BTS (aka Bangtan Boys,Bulletproof Boy Scouts, Beyond The Scene, Bangtan Sonyeondan). It's a Korean boyband which consists of RM, Jin, Suga, J-hope, V, Jimin, and Jungkook. They debuted as 7 boys on June 12, 2013 under Big Hit Entertainment with the song No More Dream from 2 Cool 4 Skool album.
BTS first came to prominence after winning Big Hit's "Hit It" auditions in 2010 and 2011, establishing their final lineup in 2012. In the time leading up to their debut album, the group members began engaging with fans through social media outlets like Twitter, video blogs as well as releasing songs via their YouTube page.Prior to joining the group, RM was an established underground artist having released several tracks. Suga was also an established underground rapper, and Jin was a university student. J-Hope had been a member of a street dance team called NEURON and was an active participant in the underground dance scene. Preceding his addition to BTS, Jimin was a student at Busan High School of Arts, but later transferred to Korea Arts High School. Although Jungkookwas in high demand by several talent agencies, he decided to join BTS after hearing RM perform.

The group members also produce, compose, and write their lyrics themselves.💜 The trilogy's final installment, Skool Luv Affair, was released around Valentine's Day in 2014. Later that year, BTS released their full-length debut album, Dark & Wild, featuring the single "Danger." As their fan base grew and international tours sold out, they released The Most Beautiful Moment in Life, Pt. 1in April 2015 and the follow-up, Pt. 2, some months later in November. They embarked on a massive world tour as The Most Beautiful Moment in Life, Pt. 2 topped a record-setting six international music charts, including Billboard's World Albums chart. After four weeks, they set a record as the first K-pop act to achieve such a feat.
The group continued to break records with the release of its sophomore LP, Wings. Released in late 2016, Wings not only became the first BTS effort to debut atop both the Korean album and song charts, but they were the third K-pop act to land in the Canadian Hot 100. However, the album's impact was most apparent on the Billboard charts. The best showing to date for a K-pop act, Wings debuted in the Top 30 of the Billboard 200 -- both their highest U.S. chart debut and most sales to date -- becoming the first K-pop artists with three albums to enter the main album charts (Wings became their sixth Top Three hit -- and second number one -- on the World Albums chart). They also became the first K-pop act to spend four weeks on the charts. Wings continued the artistic and creative growth for the septet, featuring seven solo tracks that showcased the personality of each member. Four months later, BTS re-released the album as You Never Walk Alone. The updated version added four new songs to the original Wings track listing, including the singles "Spring Day" and "Not Today." With their presence in the United States continuing to expand, the group went on to win the Top Social Artist Award at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards. Their fifth EP, Love Yourself: Her, arrived that September and became the first K-pop album to debut in the Billboard 200's Top Ten, entering the chart at number seven.In early 2018, BTS received their first double-platinum certifications in Japan and became the first Korean act to receive two gold certifications in the U.S. That spring, they issued their third Japanese LP, Face Yourself, which featured Japanese versions of tracks from Wings and Love Yourself: Her. The set -- which included just two previously unreleased songs -- debuted just outside the Top 40 on the Billboard 200. The next month, BTS released their third official full-length, Love Yourself: Tear, which included the single "Fake Love." Days later, they returned to the Billboard Music Awards, performing and winning Top Social Artist for the second year in a row. Their Billboard success continued when Love Yourself: Tear soared to the top of the Billboard 200, becoming the first foreign-language chart-topper on the U.S. chart in over a decade. BTSrepeated the feat that summer with the conclusion to the trilogy, Love Yourself: Answer. The chart-topping compilation featured a handful of new tracks, including lead single "Idol," packaged with previously released songs from Her and Tear, as well as some remixes and a Nicki Minaj-assisted version of "Idol."

💜So one day I was running through some stuff on my computer and I saw a picture of BTS with a small caption under it that said 'BTS my life'. I was curious about who they are for someone to say something like that. Of course, I searched about them (even if it wasn't a lot of information because they were rookies then) and it was on August before grammar school. And when I saw that they're musicians, I just checked straight away their music and it was Dope (probably). And I loved it especially that I don't have that attitude (that some people have) that I don't like something just because (for example because they're Asian). And since that moment it actually happened naturally for me to listen their music because I just come back to them again and again and I fall in love more every time.

💜Lots of people (media especially) says that BTS's success resides in great contact with fans. And it's important. They have got social media like Twitter and Facebook but actually a lot of K-pop idols got them. Before being 'famous' they also recorded series (that are still available) of episodes called Bangtan Bomb and they show different things like how BTS prepare for shows or performances, their visit at hotel, some updates or just doing random things. They are also really sweet to fans and always care about them very much. BTS also appear on TV shows but it's only rarely because they were supposed to be known for their music and as musicians (mainly), not from shows or dramas (especially when they were still starting out.)

Protect the youth:

all of korea laughed at bts when they debuted with the mission to represent/protect the youth from prejudice and called them corny but just 5 years later, are speaking at the UN Assembly to launch UNICEF'S new youth campaign.

On October 31, 2017, the K-pop boy band BTS announced its partnership with UNICEF in a campaign to end violence against children. BTS’ LOVE MYSELF campaign is a complementary offshoot of UNICEF’s #ENDViolence campaign, which began in September 2013. The shared goal of LOVE MYSELF and #ENDViolence is to protect the world’s children from violence, exploitation and abuse.
As part of the LOVE MYSELF campaign, BTS has pledged to donate nearly $500,000 to UNICEF’s ENDViolence initiative. In addition to this generous donation, BTS will also contribute three percent of its album sales and 100 percent of its Love Myself merchandise profits to UNICEF over the next two years. These funds will facilitate the creation of UNICEF-supported programs like the Be a Champion for Children Campaign in Kenya, which provides support hotlines for abused children, as well as other resources to prevent violence against children.

BTS’ LOVE MYSELF campaign is a philanthropic exploration of the group’s artistic message. Many of its songs revolve around the struggles of youth and seek to inspire and empower young fans, also known as ARMYs (
a: adorable
m: mc for
y: youth ). The campaign’s name even coordinates with the title of BTS’s newest album, “Love Yourself: Her.”

💜Six months after BTS premiered an eight-episode tour documentarycalled Burn the Stage on YouTube, it looks like they might be getting a feature film of the same name! Proud ARMYs spotted movie posters for Burn The Stage at various theaters across the globe, and now, there’s a page on AMC’s website that advertises the film. While there are no details regarding what it entails, the web page reveals that the film will premiere on Nov. 15 and be an hour and 25 minutes in length. It’s unclear if the rumored Burn the Stagemovie will just be the tour documentary shown on the big screen, or if will be all new footage.

Regardless of what the movie will include, it’s no secret that passionate BTS fans are absolutely thrilled about it. Many are pointing out that if the documentary does come to theaters, it would put the guys in the running for major awards that they may have never had an opportunity to win before, too! “BTS are doing a burn the stage movie? We going [for] Oscar nomination now?” one person wrote. Another added, “BTS will release burn the stage movie in November. We really going Oscars now!”

The original Burn the Stage documentary offered fans an inside look at what went down behind the scenes of the guys’ 2017 Wings tour. Since then, they’ve become worldwide phenomenons, so there would certainly be a lot of possible footage that could be added if the feature film version expands beyond just that.
Their first win was on May 5, 2015 on SBS MTV The Show. Two days later, they won on KBS Music Bank.

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