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BTS (Hangul: 방탄소년단; RR: Bangtan Sonyeondan), also called the Bangtan Boys, is a seven member South Korean boy band. They were formed by Big Hit Entertainment in 2013. BTS has won several awards for their song No More Dream. Their first album called Dark & Wild was made in 2014. In 2015, the BTS album called The Most Beautiful Moment in Life, Part 2 was on the U.S. Billboard 200.
The Leader of South Korea wrote a letter to BTS thanking them for being sincere and reaching many cultures.
In 2015, BTS donated 7,187 kilograms (15,845 lb) of rice to charity.
BTS worked together with UNICEF to sponsor a campaign called #ENDviolence on November 1, 2017. The campaign’s initiative is to raise awareness of violence against children and to help support young victims of abuse.
In support of the #ENDviolence movement, BTS launched their own campaign called LOVE MYSELF to spread the message: “Find love in myself, embrace people and society in a larger sense with love.” BTS and its label, Big Hit Entertainment donated 500 million KRW, which is approximately 430,000 USD. Portion of their physical album sales and 100% of the income from the official LOVE MYSELF merchandise were donated to the cause. As of December 6, 2018, the LOVE MYSELF campaign raised over 1.5 million USD.They are still ongoing an musical series or album " persona " and they are ranked top in South Korean music branch
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- "シングル「血、汗、涙」を5月10日にリリース！". BTS Universal Music Japan Page. Universal Music LLC, Japan. March 23, 2017. Archived from the original on March 24, 2017. Retrieved March 24, 2017.
- Friedman, Roger (August 25, 2018). "Crazy Rich Asians: South Korean Boy Band BTS First US Release Explodes Gangnam Style, Swamps iTunes Singles, Album Charts". Showbiz411. Retrieved August 25, 2018.
- "South Korean President Moon Jae-in Congratulates BTS on First No. 1 Album". Billboard. Retrieved May 31, 2018.
- Kim, Yu-jin (December 22, 2015). "BTS donates 7 tons of rice for charity". The Korea Herald. Retrieved August 11, 2018.