Why is BTS going on a hiatus? | The Sun

BOY band from South Korea, BTS, was formed in 2010 and debuted in 2013 under Big Hit Entertainment.

Over the years, the band has amassed an extensive following and won several awards, but announced in June 2022 that they were going on a “temporary hiatus."

Why is BTS going on a hiatus?

Each year, the members of BTS host their annual FESTA dinner, celebrating their founding.

At the 2022 event, they announced that they were taking a break as aband to pursue solo careers.

“I always thought that BTS was different from other groups, but the problem with K-pop and the whole ‘idol’ system is that they don’t give you time to mature,” RM said, via Deadline.

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“You have to keep producing music and keep doing something.”

Despite the split, the band assured fans that this will only make them stronger.

“We should spend some time apart to learn how to be one again,” J-Hope added.

“I hope you don’t see this as a negative thing, and see it as a healthy plan. BTS will become stronger that way.”

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At the FESTA dinner, the band took the time to reminisce on their journey together, with Suga putting an emphasis on hiatus saying: “It’s not like we’re disbanding.”

Previously BTS took a holiday break in December 2021 to spend time with their families.

How many awards has BTS won?

Since debuting in the music scene, the band has won over 60 awards.

Their first award dates back to 2015 when they won the MTV Europe Music Award for Best Korean Act.

Along with music awards, BTS also holds 25 world records, per Billboard.

In 2020, the band released their first English-language song, titled Dynamite, which broke the YouTube record for the most viewed premiere.

How old are each of the members of BTS?

The South Korean boy band is made up of seven members, who are all in their 20s.

  • J-Hope is 28-years-old, born on February 18, 1994
  • RM is also 27-years-old, born on September 12, 1994
  • Jimin is 26-years-old, born on October 13, 1995
  • Jin is 29-years-old, born on December 4, 1992
  • Suga is 29-years-old, born on March 9, 1993
  • V is 26-years-old, born on December 30, 1995
  • Jungkook, the youngest, is 24-years-old, born on September 1, 1997

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The k-pop band name is an acronym for the Korean phrase Bangtan Sonyeondan which translates to "Bulletproof Boy Scouts."

The band is also known as Bangtan Boys and have adapted their BTS name to also stand for "Beyond The Scene."

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