BTS, also known as Bangtan Boys, Bangtan Sonyeondan, Bulletproof Boy Scouts, and Beyond the Scene, is a South Korean musical band. The group was founded in 2013 by Big Hit Entertainment. The music genres BTS covers include pop music, K-pop, hip-hop, R&B, and EDM.
BTS comprises seven key members: Kim Seok-jin, J-Hope, Jimin (singer), Jungkook, Suga (rapper), RM (rapper), and V (singer). Bang Si-Hyuk, the founder of Big Hit Entertainment, is also a key figure associated with the group.
BTS competes with various other bands and artists in the music industry, such as Miss A, Kara, Big Bang (Band), Got7, 2PM, Red Velvet, Black Pink, Twice, EXO, Super Junior, Girls' Generation, and TVXQ.
Throughout their career, the group has received numerous awards, including Asia Artist Awards, American Music Awards, Brit Awards, Bravo Otto Awards, Anugerah Bintang Popular Berita Harian, APAN Music Awards, Billboard Music Awards, The Asian Awards, EDaily Culture Awards, BBC Radio1 Teen Awards, The Fact Music Awards, People's Choice Awards, GAFFA Awards (Sweden), Gaon Chart Music Awards, Genie Music Awards, Global Awards, Golden Disc Awards, Japan Record Awards, Japan Gold Disc Awards, Korean Music Awards, IFPI Awards, KOMCA Awards, iHeartRadio Music Awards, LOS40 Music Awards, Melon Music Awards, MTV Europe Music Awards, Meus Prêmios Nick, Myx Music Awards, Nickelodeon Argentina Kids' Choice Awards, MTV Video Music Awards, MTV Movie & TV Award, MTV Millennial Awards Brazil, Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards, NME Awards, Seoul Music Awards, Rockbjörnen, Nickelodeon Colombia Kids' Choice Awards, Radio Disney Music Awards, Nickelodeon Mexico Kids' Choice Awards, NRJ Music Awards, Spotify Awards, Teen Choice Awards, V Live Awards, V Chart Awards, Shorty Awards, Space Shower Music Awards, Variety's Hitmakers Awards, Soompi Awards, TeleHit Awards, The WSJ Innovator Awards, Guinness World Records, Hwagwan Order of Cultural Merit, 2020 Forbes 30 Under 30, iF Product Design Awards, Korean Broadcasting Awards, and Korea Popular Music Awards.