BTS will stay below their label Big Hit Entertainment via 2026, it was introduced Wednesday (Oct. 17).
The seven members of BTS — RM, Jimin, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, Jungkook and V — have renewed their contracts with Big Hit for one more seven years, extending the present contracts which can be set to run out subsequent 12 months. It will carry the group’s time with the label via 2026, 13 years since their first album, 2 Cool four Skool, was launched in 2013.
In a press release emailed Wednesday, BTS stated, “We respect our mentor, producer [and Big Hit founder] Bang Si-Hyuk who has continued to point out us a imaginative and prescient for our future from even earlier than debut and have helped us kind our perspective of the world and music. With Big Hit Entertainment’s assist, we’ll proceed to attempt to provide our greatest for followers all around the globe.”
“It is our philosophy that we must always cater one of the best to artists who’s reaching an unprecedented international success” Big Hit Entertainment says in a press release. “After the thorough dialogue with seven members of BTS, we determined to resume the contract earlier than the world tour to make sure extra steady, long-term actions.”
Big Hit additionally plans to create a devoted workforce to supply assist and funding in BTS and their profession.
Shortly after the information was introduced, the joy from BTS' ARMY fandom landed the hashtag "7MoreYearsOfBTS" atop Twitter's Worldwide tendencies checklist.
The information comes amid a historic 12 months, with BTS quickly turning into acknowledged across the globe for his or her influence as one among this technology’s most outstanding musical acts. Along with talking on the United Nations and touchdown on the quilt of Time journal’s international version as “Next Generation Leaders,” the group has damaged a number of data and offered out reveals all through the globe whereas spreading a message of self-love and self-actualization.
BTS is presently in Europe as a part of their Love Yourself world tour and just lately made historical past Stateside with a sold-out present at Citi Field on Oct. 6, the first-ever Korean act to carry a solo stadium-sized live performance within the nation. This 12 months has seen the group prime the Billboard 200 twice, first with May's Love Yourself: Tear after which once more with August's Love Yourself: Answer.