28 June 2020: Another golden week for BTS

On this week’s show: The Stay Gold video is released, the trophies keep coming, and more.

Intro song: Fake Love (Spotify)

Featured image: Photo by Sudhith Xavier on Unsplash

  • Data Drop
  • News
    • Stay Gold music video released
    • BTS and BH donate $1 Million to Crew Nation campaign
    • BTS and BH collect more trophies for their bag
    • Vogue Japan unveils BTS article and pictures
    • Mattel releases BTS theme for UNO mobile game
  • Next Week
  • Last Word: Is it time to change strategies?

Data Drop

Run BTS Ep 105 (Weverse)

Learn Korean with BTS Ep 16: Negative prefix: 안 (Weverse)

BT21 Universe 3 Ep 06: Universtar (YouTube)

BTS Controls Half Of The Entire World Albums Chart, A Feat They’re Used To By Now (Forbes)

BTS, Iz*One, Stray Kids, Everglow And Jay Chou: Notable Moves On This Week’s World Songs Chart (Forbes)


Top 25 Albums of 2020 (So Far) (Consequence of Sound)

Top 25 Songs of 2020 (So Far) (Consequence of Sound)

Big Hit Entertainment and Blockbuster Band BTS: K-Pop Goes Global (Harvard Business School)

How millions of K-pop fans became an internet army of social activists (SBS News)

Are K-Pop Fans The New Anonymous? Don’t Count On It. (Forbes)

Simply Selicia: Weverse and Weverse Shop App Guide + Web Version Tutorial (YouTube)

New BangtanTV Videos

[BANGTAN BOMB] Stretching Class – BTS (방탄소년단)

[BANGTAN BOMB] The No No Game – BTS (방탄소년단)

New VLIVE Videos

Watch if you’re bored (Frustration alert part 3!)


Stay Gold official music video (YouTube)

Watch BTS’ Nostalgic Video for ‘Stay Gold’ (Rolling Stone India)

BTS Drops “Stay Gold” Music Video and It’s Guaranteed to Boost Your Mood (E Online)

[ENG SUB] BTS – Stay Gold Live Performance (YouTube)

BTS Donates $1 Million To Live Nation’s Crew Nation Campaign (Forbes)

BTS and Big Hit Entertainment Donate $1 Million to Crew Nation Charity (Variety)

As The World Is Hurting, BTS Is Helping In Perhaps The Most Vital Way—With Money (Forbes)

RIAJ streaming certification database

Belgium 2020 album certification list

BTS post about Weibo Starlight Award (Weibo) – English translation by Bangtan Translations (@BTS_Trans)

UNICEF Korea and BTS for #ENDviolence

방탄소년단X빅히트, 유니세프 인스파이어 어워즈 수상선한 영향력“(공식) (Newsen) – English translation by doolset (@doolsetbangtan)

Pony Chung Innovation Award

Bang Si Hyuk Receives The Pony Chung Innovation Award (Soompi)

BTSが『VOGUE JAPAN8月号に初登場!独占撮影&インタビュー (Teaser video) (Vogue Japan)

BTSの撮影メイキング動画をチェック。 (Behind-the-scenes video) (Vogue Japan)

English translation of Vogue Japan article by chihiro (@kookceptional)

BTS is coming to UNO! Mobile! (YouTube)

BTS Takes Over ‘UNO! Mobile’ for Limited In-Game Event (Hollywood Reporter)

Next Week

29 Jun, Mon: Learn Korean with BTS Ep 17, 9PM KST
30 Jun, Tues: Run BTS Ep 106, 9PM KST

Last Word

Is it time to change strategies?

My Twitter thread


Iram’s blog, Purple Stans

Where You Can Find BTS This Week

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