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K-Pop Band BTS is TIME’s 2020 Entertainer of the Year

K-Pop Band BTS is TIME magazine’s Entertainer of the Year 2020.Its high time for the South Korean music industry that a K-Pop group is being recognized worldwide.

BTS has changed the face of international music and fandom and adding more to it TIMEmagazine named the South Korean group its 2020 Entertainer of the Year.

“In an alternate universe where COVID-19 didn’t exist, BTS’s 2020 would likely have looked much like the years that came before”, writes TIME about BTS.

“From propelling their label to a $7.5 billion IPO valuation to inspiring fans to match their $1 million donations to Black Lives Matter, BTS is a case study in music-industry dominance through human connection”, says TIME about the K-pop sensation.

“The group got its start in 2010 after K-pop mastermind and Big Hit Entertainment founder Bang Si-hyuk recruited RM, 26, from Seoul’s underground rap scene. He was soon joined by Jin, 28; Suga, 27; J-Hope, 26; Jimin, 25; V, 24; and Jung Kook, 23, selected for their dancing, rapping, and singing talents”, it added.

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