BTS broke a new record! On May 26, Apple Music announced that BTS would debut their new weekly series, titled “BTS Radio: Past & Present,” on Apple Music 1. The limited series will see BTS reveal their journey to stardom while reminiscing and throwing a a look. look back on their career which ended nearly nine years ago.
The first episode aired on May 28, and on May 29 (local time / 02:31 AM May 30 IST), Apple Music announced that the group had broken a new record with the same! The streaming service took to Twitter to announce that the first episode of the new limited series featuring BTS had more listeners tuning in than any other show on the platform this year.
Apple Music wrote, “BTS ARMY you made it! [BTS] broke the record for biggest show of the year with their first episode of “BTS Radio” on Apple Music 1. Check out the Tweet below:
‘BTS Radio: Past and Present’ is a three-part series, which will air its next two episodes on June 3 and 10 at 6 a.m. PDT (6:30 p.m. IST). The characteristics of the show BTS select songs that have special meaning to them personally from their discography, while sharing stories about what shaped them into the band they are today.
RM shared the broadcast with Apple Music, saying, “We wanted to use this radio show to celebrate nine years of BTS with you and our ARMY all over the world. Every episode is dedicated to you,” he continued, “and we wanted to share the BTS songs that help tell our story.
The first episode saw BTS explain their debut through songs that inspired their sound and style of music. Episode two will see BTS pick out some of ARMYs favorite songs, while episode three will revolve around how BTS became global musical sensations.
BTS’s upcoming anthology album, “Proof,” will be released on June 10, ahead of the group’s ninth anniversary on June 13.
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