What does BTS mean now? Years ago, the popular K-Pop band added a new meaning to its acronym. BTS did not leave behind the meaning of Bangtan Sonyeondan or Bulletproof Boy Scouts, they added a new reference to their name and the goals of the band, what is behind Behind The Scenes and what is the message that idols want to convey?
As they say, renew or die. The boys of BTS and their agency took the opportunity to grow thanks to the global success of the boy band, taking action and strategizing to reach many more people and enlarge the power of ARMY.
In 2017, in the middle of Bangtan Sonyeondan‘s debut anniversary, Big Hit Entertainment announced the changes to come for singers and rappers, as well as a new acronym in English.
WHAT DOES BTS MEAN? THE STORY AND MESSAGE OF BEYOND THE SCENE
What does BTS mean now? It is still Bulletproof Boys or Bulletproof Boy Scouts, other ways to refer to the group are: Bangtan Boys, Bangtan Sonyeondan, Bulletproof Boy Scouts and Beyond The Scene.
Precisely the latter is an added meaning in English, Beyond The Scene translates as beyond the scene or behind the scenes, in the world of BTS it refers to the youth who open the doors and walk towards their dreams.
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With one more meaning, the agency that represents the Permission To Dance performers released the logo of the doors that are a nod to the union of BTS and ARMY, also in the way that they complement and support each other.
So Beyond The Scene is just an acronym added to BTS for the English version of their name, this without losing the band’s message:
They (BTS) move forward, chasing their dreams instead of getting stuck in reality. The design shows ARMY meeting them thanks to the doors.
HOW IS BTS MORE KNOWN? THE MOST POPULAR NAMES FOR THE BAND
Most of the time, fans, media or netizens refer to the band as BTS. According to Google, other names to talk about the band that are quite popular after their initials are: Bangtan Boys, then Bangtan Sonyeondan and Bulletproof Boy Scouts.