Twitter Korea Announces #BTS Hashtags Surpassed 11 Million Times
Kyung Ho Kim, May 20, 2016, 9:35 a.m.
The social media platform Twitter Korea has announced that the hashtag usage for the k pop boy group BTS has surpassed 11 million uses in a week. BTS are not only the first K-Pop group ever to launch the special feature, but are also setting records with immense amounts of hashtag uses. Go Bangtan Boys!
BTS, also kwon as Bangtan Boys, is a seven-member South Korean boy group formed by Big Hit Entertainment. They debuted on June 13, 2013, with the song "No More Dream" from their first album, 2 Cool 4 Skool.
BTS has won several "New Artist of the Year" awards, including those at the 2013 MelOn Music Awards and Golden Disk Awards, and the 2014 Seoul Music Awards. A year after their debut, they received major bonsang awards for Dark & Wild and The Most Beautiful Moment in Life, Part 1. Having performed in Asia, North America, and South America, their outstanding performances won the Best World Performer award in the 2015 Mnet Asian Music Awards.