Formed by Big Hit Entertainment they are often referred to as BTS. They were named 25 Most Influential People On The Internet by Time in 2017. They broke a YouTube record previously held by Taylor Swift for most-viewed video within 24 hours with the song "IDOL."
Their first major world tour was called 2015 BTS Live Trilogy Episode II: The Red Bullet. They won the 2017 and 2018 Billboard Music Award for Top Social Artist.