BTS This Week – Week Ending 08 March 2020

On this week’s show: chart domination continues, surprise video released, and more.

Intro song: Who (feat. BTS) by Lauv (Spotify)

Featured image: Photo by Felipe Belluco on Unsplash

  • Data Drop
  • News
    • 7 dominates the charts, but where’s the radio play?
    • BTS makes IFPI global artist chart
    • Surprise Black Swan video released
    • The show wins continue
    • Collaboration with Lauv released
    • Taehyung to contribute to OST
  • Next Week
  • Last Word: US Tour: hoping for the best but preparing for the worst

Data Drop

BTS’s New Single ‘On’ Debuts As The Bestselling Song In The U.S., Selling Over 85,000 Copies In One Week (Forbes)

BTS Claim Seven Of The Top 10 Bestselling Songs In The U.S. (Forbes)

BTS Is The First Korean Act To Score 10 No. 1s On The World Albums Chart (Forbes)

BTS Owns 21 Of The 25 Spots On The World Digital Song Sales Chart, Including The Entire Top 10 (Forbes)

Fake Love (YouTube)

ON Kinetic Manifesto (YouTube)

We Are Bulletproof Pt 2 (YouTube)

ON Official MV (YouTube)

BTS’s ‘On’ Scores The Seventh-Largest YouTube Debut Ever (Forbes)

Black Swan Official MV (YouTube)

Inner Child (Audio) (YouTube)

00:00 (Zero O’Clock) (Audio) (YouTube)

Friends (Audio) (YouTube)

Louder than Bombs (Audio) (YouTube)

UGH! (Audio) (YouTube)

Mic Drop (YouTube)

Save Me (YouTube)

Spotify UK 200 Weekly

Spotify India 200 Weekly

Map of the Soul: 7 (Spotify)

Map of the Soul: Persona (Spotify)

DNA (Spotify)

Blood Sweat & Tears (Spotify)

Idol (Spotify)

Make It Right ft Lauv (Spotify)

Black Swan (Spotify)

So What (Spotify)

Chicken Noodle Soup ft Becky G (Spotify)

ON (Spotify)

Whalien 52 (Spotify)

ON ft Sia (Spotify)

Moving On (Spotify)

Interlude: Shadow (Spotify)

Outro: Ego (Spotify)

Moon (Spotify)

Inner Child (Spotify)


Seven Reasons Why South Korea’s BTS Is an American Phenomenon (Wall Street Journal)

‘Inner Child’: How the emotional stadium anthem came to life (The Korea Herald)

The Orchard’s Chris Manning on the No.1 BTS album campaign (Music Week)

New BangtanTV Videos

[EPISODE] BTS (방탄소년단) ‘ON’ MV Shooting Sketch

[BANGTAN BOMB] BTS reacts to BTS debut+5 Days – BTS (방탄소년단)

[BANGTAN BOMB] Jin’s selfie time – BTS (방탄소년단)

[BANGTAN BOMB] BTS at CONNECT, BTS in Seoul – BTS (방탄소년단)

[BANGTAN BOMB] ‘ON’ Stage CAM (BTS focus) @ 200305 M COUNTDOWN – BTS (방탄소년단)

[BANGTAN BOMB] BTS ‘ON’ MV reaction – BTS (방탄소년단)

[BANGTAN BOMB] BTS amazed and amused by Galaxy Wall – BTS (방탄소년단)

[BANGTAN BOMB] ‘Black Swan’ Stage CAM (BTS focus) @ 200301 Inkigayo – BTS (방탄소년단)

[BANGTAN BOMB] ‘ON’ Stage CAM (BTS focus) @ 200308 Inkigayo – BTS (방탄소년단)

BTS (방탄소년단) 7-second Interview

[Congratulatory Moving Image] 2020 SUGA day


BTS’s New Album Has Now Hit No. 1 In The Five Largest Music Markets In The World (Forbes)

BTS Achieves Quadruple Crown On Gaon Weekly Charts (Soompi)

BTS’s Chart-Topping ‘Map Of The Soul: 7’ Signals A Changing Of The Guard For Pop Music (Forbes)

BTS just landed an unprecedented spot on the Hot 100 — with virtually no radio play (Vox)

American radio continues to expose themselves by largely ignoring BTS (Hypable)

Taylor Swift Named IFPI Global Recording Artist of 2019 (IFPI)

Taylor Swift, BTS And The Beatles—These Were The 10 Bestselling Artists In The World In 2019 (Forbes)

Black Swan Official MV (YouTube)

BTS Surprise-Drops New Music Video For ‘Black Swan’ (Forbes)

BTS Show Their Theatrical Side In The Choreographed ‘Black Swan’ Video (UPROXX)

BTS’s Surprise ‘Black Swan’ Video Will Give ‘Map Of The Soul: 7’ A Healthy Second-Week Chart Boost (Forbes)

BTS Can’t Be Contained to Just the Stage in Theatrical ‘Black Swan’ Video (MTV News)

BTS Surprised Fans With New “Black Swan” Music Video (Teen Vogue)

BTS MOTS: 7 SK TV Comeback Performances (YouTube)

BTS Scores 4th Win For “ON” On “Show Champion”; Performances By IZ*ONE, PENTAGON, And More (Soompi)

Lauv – Who (feat. BTS) [Official Audio] (YouTube)

Lauv – Who (feat. BTS) (Spotify)

Namjoon and Taehyung’s VLIVE

BTS’s V In Discussion To Sing For OST Of Park Seo Joon’s Drama “Itaewon Class” (Soompi)

Next Week

09 Mar, Mon: Yoongi’s birthday
10 Mar, Tues: Run BTS Ep 95
10 Mar, Tues: BTS This Week 1st Anniversary

Last Word

US Tour: hoping for the best but preparing for the worst

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