Plus 5 other things that have us SHOOK about BTS' new album!
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19 Sep 2017 - 10:35 AM  UPDATED 19 Sep 2017 - 11:21 AM

BTS released their highly-anticipated album Love Yourself 'Her' only last night, but it has quickly racked up an incredible amount of attention from critics and fans from around the world.

Since the boys are racking up achievements and other noteworthy mentions left, right, and centre, we've decided to make things easier for ARMYs by compiling all the big BTS stories into one convenient place!

So without further ado, here are five things and achievements about BTS' new album that has us SHOOK!

6. The "DNA" MV is already shattering YouTube view records

In a matter of hours, BTS' new MV "DNA" has managed to shatter the 10 million view mark for a K-pop group MV, doing so in just 8 hours!

At this rate, many more YouTube records are about to be broken by BTS!

5. They were inspired by Barack Obama

Former U.S president Barack Obama made headlines at last year's White House Correspondents Dinner when he dropped his microphone at the end of his memorable speech, and this moment gave BTS a burst of inspiration for one of their songs.

Rap Monster explained that Obama's mic drop moment lead to the creation of their new track "Mic Drop," which is about BTS' ambitions and their swag.

4. They collaborated with The Chainsmokers (and want to work with them again)!

Headlines were made when it was announced that BTS were collaborating with renowned DJ/production duo The Chainsmokers on a new song, which resulted in "Best Of Me."

As a cherry on top for fans, this awesome partnership will likely continue on for the foreseeable future because Rap Monster has said that BTS wants to work with The Chainsmokers again!

3. They've hit the top 5 on the U.S iTunes singles chart with "DNA"

Not only is "DNA" racking up the views, but it has already made history by charting at No.4 on the U.S iTunes singles chart, making BTS the first K-pop group to chart that high!

2. They've topped 73 iTunes album charts around the world (and counting)!

It's not just "DNA" that's doing really well on the iTunes charts! BTS' new album Love Yourself 'Her' is garnering an incredible reception around the world, managing to top a whopping 73 iTunes album charts (and counting!)

1. They're already getting air time in the U.S and Canada!

It's not just Korean airwaves that is getting dominated by BTS; U.S and Canada radio stations are jumping on the bandwagon and playing the boys' new songs! 


 

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