BTS: The story behind the biggest band in the world

They've earned a new record on the Hot 100 and a new fan in John Cena

Stars Insider

06/04/21 | StarsInsider


BTS is the biggest musical group in the world, no question. The seven-man boy band are based in South Korea, but have taken over the world since their formation in 2013. Singles like 'Fire' and 'Fake Love' have been streamed billions of times, and have sat atop of charts around the world. What's more, their influence goes beyond music, with huge contributions to South Korea's economy and global image.

Their single 'Dynamite' has just become the longest charting song by a Korean act in Billboard Hot 100 history, having spent 32 weeks on the chart. This past year especially, amid a global racial reckoning and a pandemic, they've released new music, set new records, and deepened bonds with their international fanbase, called ARMY. Now they can even count famed wrestler John Cena as one of their fans, as he credits them for his latest endeavor... 

Click on to find out more about this incredible group.


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