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How BTS Made History With the First Korean-Language No. 1

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      How BTS Made History With the First Korean-Language No. 1

      “Life Goes On” broke the language barrier—but there are still other obstacles holding them back.
      By CHRIS MOLANPHY Slate Dec 3

      …The BTS Law is one of two huge gifts Jin and his BTS bandmates received this week. The other was a No. 1 hit in America, their third in just three months. That’s a Beatles-level pace of chart-topping—literally (I’ll get to the records BTS is setting in a moment). And this No. 1 is possibly the septet’s most momentous: their first U.S. chart-topper sung almost fully in Korean. Actually, it’s the first No. 1 on Billboard’s Hot 100 in Korean, period, in history. This has been the dream of both the group and its impassioned BTS A.R.M.Y. fan base for years: Americans embracing the world’s biggest K-pop act without any translation required….

      https://slate.com/culture/2020/12/bts-life-goes-on-hot-100-korean-number-1.html

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