BTS has been listed on Time's 100 Most Influential People of the Year. Some of last year’s lineups, including South Korean President Moon Jae-in, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, did not make this year’s list.
BTS was featured in the artist category of Time magazine’s list released on Wednesday (local time). A special tribute from singer-songwriter Halsey states, “For BTS, world domination is just another 8-count in the contemporary dance of life” and even calls the members of the boy group “seven astounding young men who believe that music is stronger than the barriers of language.”
The group has earned about 6 percent of the vote for readers’ choice in the TIME 100 poll, having received the most votes for two consecutive years. Former U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama has won the second-most votes with a vote share of about 3 percent.
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