26 July 2020: A new single is coming

On this week’s show: A new single is coming, The Journey makes chart history, and more.

Intro song: Mic Drop (Steve Aoki Remix) (Spotify)

Featured image: Photo by Gabriel Barletta on Unsplash

  • Data Drop
  • News
    • New Single Announced
    • BTS to Headline iHeart Radio Music Festival
    • Map of the Soul: 7 – The Journey Rules the Charts
    • Yoongi Featured on Max’s Upcoming Album
    • BTS Officially Sets New World Record
    • Rolling Stone Includes BTS In Greatest Boy Band Songs List
    • Mysterious New Show Coming?
    • Time Magazine Special Is Epically Bad
  • Next Week
  • Last Word: Et tu, Forbes?

Data Drop

Run BTS Ep 109 (Weverse)

Learn Korean with BTS Ep 20: You Look Good (Weverse)

BT21 Universe 3 Ep 08 – Birth of BT21 Baby (YouTube)

[BT21] Official Supporters Name (YouTube)

BTS Rules Top 3 of World Albums Chart, Thanks to ‘Map of the Soul: 7 – The Journey’ Debut (Billboard)


Your Eyes Tell: BTS’s tribute to the star-crossed, the confused, and the uncertain (worldwideBTS @ Medium)

Is BTS World Music? (Alapadma)

V is #1 (Lainey Gossip)

BTS and the iHeartRadio Music Festival (Lainey Gossip)

That’s Not How The Fandom Works: Answering The Bizarre Delusion That Powers K-Industry & Fandom Expectations Regarding Their (Desperate) Anticipation of BTS’s Hiatus (ODIE @ Twitter)

New BangtanTV Videos

[EPISODE] BTS (방탄소년단) @ 2019 iHR Jingle Ball

[BANGTAN BOMB] There’s a Dog on the Set with BTS! – BTS (방탄소년단)

New VLIVE Videos

FM <지진정의 R.A.D.I.O 라디오> (Audio)


Big Hit announces new single (Weverse)

BTS Confirm New English Single For August Ahead Of Upcoming Album (Forbes)

BTS to Debut New English-Language Single in August (Variety)

Smeraldo Books Twitter account

BTS, Coldplay, Migos, Miley Cyrus Among iHeartRadio Music Festival Performers: How the Show Will Go On (Variety)

Bryan Patrick Byrne thread about BTS & iHeart Radio (Twitter)

BTS Now Has The Bestselling Album Of 2020 In The United States, South Korea, Japan And Worldwide (Forbes)

BTS Is The First Artist To Have Two Songs Top The iTunes Chart In 100 Countries (Forbes)

MAX confirms collaboration with Yoongi (Twitter)

MAX Talks Working With BTS’s Suga On His Solo Mixtape: ‘It Was A Beautiful And Organic Process’ (Forbes)

Guinness Book of World Records: Most viewers for a music concert live stream

75 Greatest Boy Band Songs of All Time (Rolling Stone)

“In the SOOP” discovery (Twitter)

BTS fans say an upcoming Time bookazine once again shows the ways that the K-pop act is misrepresented in American media (Insider)

BTS Proved They Are Not a Fad — So Why Are They Still Treated Like One? (Showbiz CheatSheet)

Next Week

27 Jul, Mon: BTS to perform on Fuji TV’s Love Music show, 12:30AM JST/KST
27 Jul, Mon: Learn Korean with BTS Ep 20, 9PM KST
28 Jul, Tues: Run BTS Ep 110, 9PM KST
29 Jul, Wed: BTS to perform on Tokopedia show Waktu Indonesia Belanja, 8PM WIB/10PM KST

Last Word

Et tu, Forbes?

What Went Wrong With BTS’s New Album? (Forbes)

BTS Has Now Charted Double-Digit Albums In Canada, A First Among Korean Artists (Forbes)

BTS This Week Listener Survey

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