BTS and Big Hit Entertainment expressed their strong pride in the groups fanbase at the post-Billboard Press Conference.
BTS recently held their post-Billboard press conference in Seoul, and there they shared their thoughts after receiving the Top Social Media Artist Award at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards.
Big Hit Entertainment insiders revealed that their achievement in the Billboard Music Awards helped them grasp the true popularity of BTS, and that it gave them some insight as to how an artists popularity on social media can determine their overall popularity in America.
This award is a very future-oriented award. The extent of an artists popularity on various SNS platforms can act as a measure of how popular they are in the American music industry.
— Big Hit Entertainment insider
When asked about BTSs fanbase, ARMY, Big Hit Entertainment insiders praised their loyalty and dedication to the group, and revealed that Billboard even compared the sheer force of ARMYs to that of The Beatles fans during the 1960s.
[ARMY] has strong firepower and loyalty. Billboard even compared their screams to that of The Beatles fans in the 1960s.
They further revealed that foreign media has been showing increased interest in BTS, especially because of the fans interactions with BTS on various social media platforms, as well as the growing potential market value of K-Pop.
[Foreign media is interested in BTS because] theyre focusing on BTSs ability to represent Asia and K-pops potential market value. BTSs social media accounts and their fans have an incredible worldwide influence.
Source: Xports News and Focus