K-pop phenomenon BTS first Korean act to top UK chart | Inquirer Lifestyle
In this picture taken on January 15, 2019, South Korean boy band BTS, also known as the Bangtan Boys, arrive on the red carpet at the 28th Seoul Music Awards in Seoul. - The K-pop phenomenon BTS is estimated to generate nearly 4 billion USD a year for the South Korean economy, but the boyband's seven members will still have to perform nearly two years of military service, in contrast to the likes of Tottenham Hotspurs striker Son Heung-min who had been granted a controversial exemption. (Photo by Jung Yeon-je / AFP) / TO GO WITH AFP STORY SKOREA-DEFENCE-SOCIAL-ENTERTAINMENT,FOCUS BY KANG JIN-KYU

K-pop phenomenon BTS first Korean act to top UK chart