U.S. media such as Billboard, MTV, TIME, and VOGUE are dragging their attention to BTS’s new album.
On August 24th (local time), Billboard published an article, titled, “BTS Takes Pride In Their Sense of Self in Vibrant Video for ‘IDOL‘”. When Billboard introduced BTS’s new album and new song “IDOL”, they claimed, “In 2018, BTS is undeniably on top of the music world”. They also added, “The hybrid styles are apparent not only in the video but also the song itself”.
MTV also reported that “BTS Defies Expectations With Anthemic New Single ‘IDOL’”. In their article, they claimed that BTS had started a global festival based on Korean culture, and “BTS, driven by their undeniable creativity, passion, and ARMY of fans, is a movement, and “IDOL” is a thundering call to action — to get up, dance, and to love yourself”.
In addition, many local media including Time, Vogue, and Hollywood Life also showed their interest in the collaboration of the global phenomenal group with Nicki Minaj. There were many feedbacks on BTS’s title song, such as “Superstar BTS has taken a huge leap into the U.S main stream“, “IDOL’s music video is fantastic from beginning to end, and it shows a whole new dimension of sensation, from visual to performance” and “BTS has created a global sensation but they yet to forget their own identity”.
Meanwhile, BTS has just released their repackage album “LOVE YOUSELF: Answer” on August 24th. It has topped iTunes’ “Top Album Chart” in 65 countries, including the U.S., Canada and Japan, while the title song ‘IDOL’ topped the “Top Song Chart” in 66 countries and regions.