Take a Closer Look at BTS’ Style in the ‘DNA’ Era

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Meet the Global Phenomenon, Korean Boy-group BTS!

BTS, a Korean boy-group from Big Hit Entertainment, made their debut in 2013. Each year, the group has become more and more popular, and has received many awards both domestic and internationally.

Consider 2017, for example. Attending one of the biggest awards in America, the Billboard Music Awards, after releasing the album of Love Yourself: Her, BTS broke records for entering the Billboard charts with such a high ranking. They’ve also been invited to be guests on some popular American shows, such as Ellen and Jimmy Kimmel Live, and made their debut at the American Music Awards. This year, BTS was the first Korean artist or group that attended the Grammy Awards. What an impressive achievement.

One of the songs from Love Yourself: Her, DNA, became a huge hit not only in Korea but around the world, earning the group even more awards. Today we’re going to talk about BTS in their golden era, DNA. Without any further do, let’s get into the topic.



DNA is a BTS song from the album Love Yourself: Her, which was released back in 2017. Like their previous album, Wings, LY: Her has 4 versions, and each of the albums was called L,O,V, and E.

For the music video, BTS used a bright theme with lot of color in it, unlike their past music videos, they also used a lot of CGI (Computer Generated Imaginary) for some effects for the background of the DNA music video. Not only that, their style from head to toe was also different for each member, especially Taehyung’s hair!

Take a look at their teasers and music video, below:

Teaser 1

Teaser 2

Music Video

Before we start looking at their head to toe style in the DNA era, let’s check out BTS’s achievements for DNA, awards, chart positions, and anything.

Weekly Charts (2017)

Peak Position in each country

  • Australia (ARIA): 99th
  • Canada (Canadian Hot 100): 47th
  • France (SNEP): 76th
  • Finland Download (Suomen Virallinen Latauslista): 10th
  • Japan Hot 100 (Billboard): 5th
  • Malaysia (RIM): 6th
  • New Zealand Heatseeker (RMNZ): 2nd
  • Philippines (Philippines Hot 100): 8th
  • Philippines (K-Pop Top 5): 1st
  • Scotland (OCC): 63rd
  • Slovakia (Singles Digital Top 100): 92nd
  • South Korea (Gaon): 2nd
  • South Korea (Hot 100): 1st
  • Sweden Heatseeker (Sverigetopplistan): 2nd
  • UK Independent Singles: 12th
  • UK Singles (OCC): 90th
  • Uruguay (Monitor Latino): 12th
  • US Billboard Hot 100: 67th
  • US World Digital Chart (Billboard): 1st

Yearly Charts

  • Chart 2017: South Korea (Gaon Singles Charts) – 13th Position
  • Chart 2018: Billboard Japan Hot 100 – 24th Position
    South Korea (Gaon Singles Charts) – 22nd Position


Year-end Lists

Crtic/Publication List Rank
10 Magazine The 10 Must Listen To Korean Artist Of 2018 N/A
Billboard The 100 Greatest Boy Band Songs All The Times: Critics Picks

Billboard 100 Best Songs of 2017: Critics Picks

Idolator The Best K-Pop Songs Of 2017 4



2017: Melon Music Awards: – Best Dance (Nominated)
– Best Music Video (Won)
Mnet Asian Music Awards: – Mwave Global Fan’s Choice (Nominated)
– Best Dance Performance – Male Group (Nominated)
– Qoo10 Song of the Year (Nominated)

2018: 15th Korean Music Awards: – Song of the Year (Nominated)
– Best Pop Song (Nominated)
13th Radio Disney Music Awards: – Best Song That Makes You Smile (Won)
Annual Soompi Awards: – Song of the Year (Won)
– Fuse Video of the Year (Won)
– Best Choreography (Won)

Music Programs Wins

  • The Show (SBS MTV): September 26, 2017
  • Show Champion (MBC Music): September 27, 2017
  • M Countdown (Mnet): September 28, 2017
    – October 5, 2017
  • Music Bank (KBS): September 29, 2017
    – October 6, 2017
    – October 13, 2017
  • Inkigayo (SBS): – October 1, 2017
    – October 8, 2017
    – October 15, 2017

Melon Popularity Awards

  • Weekly Popularity Awards: – October 2, 2017
    – October 9, 2017
    – October 16, 2017
    – October 23, 2017
    – October 30, 2017