CNN says BTS shaped the 2010sBTS 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