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CNN says BTS shaped the 2010s

Jan 03,2020
BTS was included on CNN’s “10 artists who transformed music this decade” list, recognizing the group’s recent impact.

“In short, this group has brought K-pop to the mainstream,” the article reads.

“And because their rise happened pretty late in the decade, it could signify a larger stream of K-pop into the American consciousness in the 2020s.”

The article cites the group’s biggest feats, including reaching No. 1 on the Billboard charts in 2018 with their album “Love Yourself: Tear,” followed by “Love Yourself: Answer” (2018) and “Map of the Soul: Persona” (2019).

The list also includes Beyonce, Solange, Taylor Swift, Lady Gaga, Drake, Frank Ocean, Kendrick Lamar, Metro Boomin and Kanye West.

By Yoon So-yeon