BTS′ Arrival in Taiwan Makes Headlines
BTS′ hallyu group status was demonstrated once again through their arrival in Taiwan.
Taiwan′s TTV and other local media outlets shined the spotlight on BTS, who visited Taiwan for the recording of A Red & White Lunar New Year Special on January 8.
A Red & White Lunar New Year Special is a New Year′s program that features appearances by Taiwan′s top celebrities and boasts the highest viewer ratings every year.
TTV covered the news of BTS′ arrival in Taiwan, displaying their interest in the group. TTV stated, "80 percent of the 12,000 audience members at the Taipei Arena on January 9, the day of the show, were BTS fans. They stood in line all through the night since three days before the show."
Four daily newspapers in Taiwan, Apple Daily, United Daily News, Liberty Times and China Times, reported on BTS′ participation in A Red & White Lunar New Year Special.
Meanwhile, BTS entered the Billboard 200 at number 171 with The Most Beautiful Moment in Life Pt. 2 in November of last year as well as ranked number one and two on the iTunes Charts in European and Asian countries, including France, Finland, Vietnam and Malaysia, demonstrating their hallyu idol status.
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