4:30 pm EDT, October 12, 2019

BTS news roundup: Vacation Vlogs, Saudi Arabia, Jimin’s birthday, and more

BTS was busy this week as they geared up for their first concert in Saudi Arabia, posted lots of content, and got ready to celebrate lovely Jimin’s birthday!

There was a lot to keep up with this week, including Jin, Taehyung, Jimin, and Jungkook’s vacation vlogs, which each had their own unique style.

The Bring The Soul: The Movie commentary package was released on Weverse, which showed BTS reacting to their movie.

Run BTS also made a return this week with an episode that celebrated Hangul and had the members being both competitive and hilarious.

The members also traveled for their concert in Saudi Arabia, which broke their drought on twitter, and then the celebrating for Jimin’s birthday began!

And thatโ€™s just some of what went down this week with BTS! Check out more below:

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Sunday 10/06:

It was announced that BTS has signed on to be the brand model for Kyungnam Pharm!

Bloomberg posted an article about a hedge fund seeing incredible gains after investing in Big Hit!

Monday 10/07:

Hobi posted a silly picture of Jungkook on Weverse!

Jin’s travel vlog was released, which also featured Yoongi on their fishing trip together! An unofficial English sub version can be watched on BANGTANTV:

BTS’ new Tokopedia ad was released!


Agust D (Yoongi’s other stage name) passed 1 million followers on Spotify!

Hoseok charted with “Chicken Noodle Soup”!


Becky G posted her CNS challenge on Tik Tok!

The Golden State Warriors did the CNS challenge!

Bianca Bonnie did an interview with Billboard about her original “Chicken Noodle Soup” and Hoseok’s remake!

Bring The Soul: The Movie commentary package was released on Weverse!

Tuesday 10/08:

RUN BTS! episode 86 was released on V Live and on Weverse!

Hobi posted on Weverse to thank ARMYS for their support on “Chicken Noodle Soup”!

Time released an in-depth interview with Bang PD that’s definitely worth a read!

Bianca Bonnie posted her CNS challenge on Tik Tok!

Wednesday 10/09:

Taehyung’s travel vlog was released, featuring his trip with friends and time with Yeontan! An unofficial English sub version can be watched on Bangtan Subs.

Jin posted on Weverse to celebrate Hangul Day!

BTS left South Korea to fly to Saudi Arabia.

Jin posted on Weverse to let everyone know about his airport look!

Hobi posted an airplane selca on Weverse!

Thursday 10/10:

Jimin’s travel vlog was released, featuring a montage of his trip with friends! An unofficial English sub version can be watched on Bangtan Subs.

Run BTS! episode 86 behind the scenes video was added for channel+ subscribers on V Live!

In an interview, Becky G talked about her collaboration with Hobi: “I will give all the credit to J-Hope on this. He was the one that found me; He had the song; He had been wanting to release it before he had even brought it to me and my team. Being a part of this whole Latin movement, itโ€™s very similar to whatโ€™s happening with K-Pop. Itโ€™s taking over, and itโ€™s a movement that is really showing the world that music is a universal language.”

WINGS anniversary!

Jungkook tweeted after his workout!

Taehyung got bored and went on Weverse, and there’s so many posts that we won’t add them all here, so make sure to head over to the app to check them out!

Jimin went on the app to tease Taehyung too.

Friday 10/11:

Ahead of their show in Saudi Arabia, Hyundai tweeted this picture of the members!

Jungkook’s travel vlog was released, featuring a workout session! An unofficial English sub version can be watched on Bangtan Subs.

BTS backup dancers did the CNS challenge!

BTS’ concert in Saudi Arabia was streamed live on V Live!

The members tweeted after their concert in Saudi Arabia!

Live streaming for the final Love Yourself concerts was announced!

Saturday 10/12:
Happy Birthday Jimin๐Ÿ’œ!

(Editor’s note: Jimin’s birthday is on October 13, but celebrations start at midnight in Korea, which is October 12 internationally!)

Jimin went on V Live to celebrate his birthday with ARMY!

And the rest of the BTS members took to twitter to celebrate/tease Jimin for his birthday!

A new Bangtan Bomb was released, titled “Jacket shooting in the bathroom – BTS.”

The music video for “FAKE LOVE” surpassed 600 million views!

Upcoming BTS dates:

๐Ÿ’œJimin’s Birthday 10/13
๐Ÿ’œRun BTS 10/15
๐Ÿ’œLove Yourself: Speak Yourself Seoul 10/26
๐Ÿ’œLove Yourself: Speak Yourself Seoul 10/27
๐Ÿ’œLove Yourself: Speak Yourself Seoul 10/29
๐Ÿ’œRun BTS 10/29

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