CNN names BTS among 10 international artists who have transformed the world of music over the past 10 years
CNN has recognized the impact of BTS on the past decade.
This January 1, CNN indeed published an article entitled "The 10 artists who transformed the world of music during the 2010s".
In the article, CNN then listed 10 artists including Beyoncé, Kendrick Lamar, Frank Ocean, Lady Gaga, Drake, Metro Boomin, Taylor Swift, Solange, Kanye West, as well as BTS.
To explain the choice of placing BTS on this list, CNN commented, "Maybe you have never heard a BTS song. Maybe you’re one of their biggest fans. Anyway, no one can deny their impact. "
CNN also added: “This group has made K-POP mainstream. And because their huge success came quite late in the decade, it could mean a larger influx of K-POPs into the American collective consciousness in the 2020s. ”