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1. BTS are made up of seven members!

BTS are made up of seven members! They are JIN, SUGA, J-HOPE, RM, V, JIMIN, and JUNG KOOK.

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2. BTS stands for Bangtan Sonyeondan

BTS stands for Bangtan Sonyeondan, which is Korean for ‘Bulletproof Boy Scouts’ – interesting! Apparently the ‘Bulletproof’ refers to blocking out negative comments.

3. The music video for their song, DNA, is the second most commented on YouTube video of ALL TIME!

The music video for DNA is the second most commented on YouTube video of ALL TIME! It has over 6.3 MILLION comments! On average, it would take 262,5000 hours to read EVERY COMMENT! That’s 10937.5 days, 359.5 months, or 30 YEARS! Wow.

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4. RM’s name stands for ‘Rap Monster’

Member RM’s name stands for ‘Rap Monster’. He even has a dog called Rap Mon!

5. In 2018, their album Love Yourself: Tear became the first Korean pop album to land the number one spot on the Billboard 200.

In 2018, their album Love Yourself: Tear became the first Korean pop album to land the number one spot on the Billboard 200!

6. Fans of BTS are called the ARMY!

Fans who support BTS are called the ARMY, which is an acronym for Adorable Representative M.C. for Youth! Are you part of the BTS ARMY?

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7. BTS have the World Record for Most Twitter engagements (average retweets)

BTS set the World record for Most Twitter engagements (average retweets). Set in April 2019, the band averaged 422,228 engagements!

8. BTS ALSO have the World Record for Fastest time to reach one million followers on TikTok!

BTS ALSO have the World Record for Fastest time to reach one million followers on TikTok! The fastest time to reach one million followers on TikTok is 3 hr 31 min, and was achieved by BTS, on 25 September 2019.

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9. BTS are the first K-pop act to receive a Grammy nomination

BTS are the first K-pop act to receive a Grammy nomination! The group was nominated for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance for their single Dynamite at the Grammys 2021. However, they lost the award to Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande.

10. BTS almost weren’t called BTS!

It’s hard to imagine, but BTS almost weren’t called BTS! The group almost went by the names Big Kidz or Young Nation!

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