There is no question that ARMY will be incredibly proud of TIME Magazine‘s latest BTS feature.
The group has been featured in TIME Magainze before, with the magazine calling them “next generation leaders” in 2018…
“The biggest band in the world” in the 2020 issue that also heralded them as TIME Magazine‘s “entertainer of the year.”
And now, in the most recent 2022 feature, TIME Magazine is labeling the unstoppable group as “the princes of global pop.”
The TIME Magazine article discusses BTS’s accolades for having sold-out concerts despite the global pandemic…
No but BTS doing these themed attractions all over Las Vegas off the cusp of their 4 sold out stadium shows and arena live-view during grmmy week is the biggest flex
— chel⁷ (@del_bangtan) March 24, 2022
… the success of “Dynamite,” “Butter,” and “Permission to Dance,” which, according to RM, were intended “to console people and heal their minds…”
… and BTS’s ventures with HYBE‘s development of “Original Story Business.” Which is, essentially, made up of the wide range of BTS-adjacent content that HYBE is regularly releasing.
Such as two collaborations with BTS and Webtoon…
… And “Learn! KOREAN With BTS,” which are products specifically designed for international fans to be able to study the Korean language efficiently.
HYBE’s founder and chairman, Bang Si Hyuk himself, describes BTS as “the king of the K-pop scene for a very long time.” All thanks to the members’ constant passion, dedication, and immense talent.
Through BTS’s ongoing success, “irrevocably [altering] the global music landscape,” TIME Magazine understandably has identified BTS as “establishing themselves as the princes of global pop.”
Which is a title that fans are undoubtedly proud of.
“For BTS, that meant ignoring the limitations placed on earlier K-pop groups and establishing themselves as the princes of global pop.” ㅡ 220330, TIME Magazine pic.twitter.com/53JLJJ4jDy
— BTS Quotes Archive⁷ (@btsqtsarchive) March 30, 2022
— BTS Charts Daily⁷ (@BTSChartsDailyx) March 30, 2022
TIME Magazine truly acknowledges BTS’s contributions to the music and entertainment industry as a whole, and fans can be proud of their part in helping BTS reach such phenomenal levels of success.