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BTS Gain Confidence After Billboard Win

2017/05/30 | 787 views | Permalink | Source

BTS pose with their Billboard golden microphone at a press conference in Seoul on Monday.

Boy band BTS stressed the importance of teamwork and strong material at a packed press conference in Seoul on Monday. They were returning home after winning the Top Social Artist award at the Billboard Music Awards in the U.S. last week.

Bangtan Boys became the second Korean act to be honored at the annual event after Psy, who won the Top Streaming Song (Video) award in 2013 for "Gangnam Style".

After the award ceremony in Las Vegas on May 21, BTS traveled to Australia for a concert before flying home. The press conference was attended by more than 300 reporters from Korea, Japan and elsewhere.

The boys said their experience showed that with good content, any act has a chance of finding worldwide recognition through the Internet. As long as they have strong material, a K-pop musician can win an award at the Billboards now and find success, they added. 

Known for their hip-hop-flavored musical style and immaculately executed dance routines, Bangtan Boys are also very active in communicating with fans. Their Twitter account is followed by over 6 million people, while their Facebook page has garnered 4 million likes, and 3.8 million fans follow their Instagram account.

They also shared a few tips for staying connected with fans. Their Twitter account is not run by individual member, but collectively. "The fact that we are a team is important. We upload all the photos and videos from our daily lives as a team", group member Jimin said.

RM, the group's leader and rapper, said, "It was never our goal to shoot straight to the top of the Billboard singles chart. But we have made slow, steady progress, and if we continue to do that, we believe we might well be standing at the top of the Billboard chart one day".

Right after the press conference, they left for Japan for a concert tour that kicks off Tuesday.

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