21 June 2020: BTS stays golden in Japan

On this week’s show: Stay Gold is golden on the charts, lyrics become art, and more.

Intro song: Stay Gold (Spotify)

Featured image: Photo by Mattia Serrani on Unsplash

  • Data Drop
  • News
    • Stay Gold drops as BTS makes Japanese chart history
    • Map of the Soul 7 – The Journey available on international retail sites
    • Big Hit announces graphic lyrics books
    • TV drama “Blue Sky” about BU to film soon
    • Bang PD, The Orchard included in Billboard 2020 Indie Power Players List
  • Next Week
  • Last Word: Don’t interact with antis

Data Drop

Run BTS Ep 104 (Weverse)

Learn Korean with BTS Ep 14: I Eat Food (Weverse)

Learn Korean with BTS Ep 15: Happy Birthday (Weverse)

BT21 UNIVERSE 3 ANIMATION EP.05 – KOYA and the ‘E-mail’ (YouTube)

Chart Links

BTS’s ‘Map Of The Soul: 7’ Is The Fourth-Longest-Charting Korean Album In U.S. History (Forbes)

BTS Has Two Albums Approaching 100 Weeks On The World Chart—Which One Will Get There First? (Forbes)

BTS’s ‘Map Of The Soul: 7’ Is Already One Of The Longest-Charting Korean Albums In Canadian History (Forbes)

BTS Beats Their Own Record For The Third-Longest-Charting Album In Canadian History (Forbes)

The 50 Best Albums of 2020 So Far: BTS, Map of the Soul: 7 (Rolling Stone)

Agust D (Feat. MAX) – Burn It (VFX CLIP) (YouTube)


More than 150 BTS-related Worldwide Twitter Trends Created in May 2020 (Research BTS @ Medium)

[BTS BANG BANG CON The Live] Photo Sketch (Facebook)

BTS Just Proved That Paid Livestreaming Is Here to Stay (Rolling Stone)

BTS’ Virtual Concert “Bang Bang Con” Proved Their Biggest Strength Is Their Connection With Their Fans (Buzzfeed)

New BangtanTV Videos

200616 JIMIN (+ENG)

[BANGTAN BOMB] BTS Does Impressions – BTS (방탄소년단)

[GRAPHIC LYRICS] 함께라면 웃을 있다 Official Trailer

New VLIVE Videos

오늘은 김밥 요리사

오늘은 내가 진짜 김밥 요리사


Stay Gold (Spotify)

English lyrics (Genius)

BTS Release Japanese Single ‘Stay Gold’ After Making Sales History In The Market (Forbes)

BTS’ “Stay Gold” Quickly Reaches #1 On US iTunes Song Sales Chart, New Bob Dylan Hits #1 On Album Sales Chart (Headline Planet)

Where to pre-order Map of the Soul 7 – The Journey:

[GRAPHIC LYRICS] 함께라면 웃을 있다 Official Trailer (YouTube)

Drama Based On BTS Universe Begins Production + Reportedly Casting Rookie Actors For The 7 Leads (Soompi)

BTS producer Bang Si-hyuk makes Billboard’s ‘2020 Indie Power Players’ list (The Korea Herald)

Revealed: Billboard’s 2020 Indie Power Players (Billboard)

Next Week

22 Jun, Mon: Learn Korean with BTS Ep 16, 9PM KST
22 Jun, Mon: BTS on TBS’ CDTV Live, 7PM JST/KST
23 Jun, Tues: Run BTS Ep 105, 9PM KST
27 Jun, Sat: BTS feature in VOGUE Japan released

Last Word

Don’t interact with antis

Where You Can Find BTS This Week

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