BTS, the global phenomenon and one of the most popular K-pop groups in the world, has recently released a new song titled “The Planet” as part of the soundtrack for the Korean animated film Bastions. The song, which features all seven members of the group, including Jin and J-hope who are currently serving in the military, was recorded before their enlistment. The song has topped the iTunes US Song chart, making BTS the only K-pop group to achieve this feat in 2023.
Following the release of the song, fans and netizens have been showing their love and support for BTS, especially for Taehyung, also known as V, who ranked as the most-searched BTS member on Google. Taehyung is no stranger to breaking records and gaining popularity, as he is one of the most influential and admired celebrities in the world today. He has been praised for his unique vocals, charismatic stage presence, versatile acting skills, artistic talents, and stunning visuals.
Taehyung made his debut with BTS in 2013 and has since released three solo songs under their name: “Stigma” in 2016, “Singularity” in 2018, and “Inner Child” in 2020. All of these songs have charted on South Korea’s Gaon Digital Chart and have received critical acclaim. He also participated in the soundtrack for the historical drama Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth in 2016, where he also made his acting debut. He released his first self-composed song, “Scenery”, in 2019, which garnered over 200 million streams on SoundCloud. He also goes by the name of Vante when he showcases his drawing and photography skills.
In 2018, Taehyung and the other members of BTS were awarded the fifth-class Hwagwan Order of Cultural Merit by the President of South Korea for their contribution to Korean culture. In 2020, he released “Sweet Night”, a song for the drama Itaewon Class, which reached number one on iTunes Songs Chart in 119 countries, making him the first and only act in history to achieve this. He also gave a speech at the United Nations General Assembly along with his groupmates. In 2021, he released “Christmas Tree”, a song for the drama Our Beloved Summer, which also topped several charts.
Taehyung is widely recognized as one of the most handsome K-pop idols in the world by various magazines and surveys. He has also been named as one of the most influential people on social media. He currently has 58 million followers on Instagram, making him the most-followed male K-pop idol on the platform.