The BTS ARMY go all out for band’s fifth anniversary by hiring huge ad in Times Square

Today is the fifth anniversary of K-pop sensations BTS after they debuted on 12 June 2013, and fans around the world are marking the milestone with different celebrations.

In New York City, ARMYs (the collective name for BTS fans) have started running display ads in the famous New York Times Square.

The ad started running on the Thomson Reuters’ 11 screens at Times Square located on 7th Avenue at 43rd Street on 11 June and will be displayed for three days until 13 June. 

The 29-second ad will run four times an hour from 6am to 2am and displays the message ‘BTS 5th Anniversary (from) A.R.M.Y’ along with the music video of the boy band’s Fake Love track.

The BTS New York City account explained: ‘The BTS ad plays every hour on the hour, two minutes past the hour, 24 minutes past the hour, and 52 minutes past the hour.

The ad will run until 2am on June 13th. ‘The ad is located on the Thomson Reuters billboard beside the Hard Rock Cafe (43rd St 7th Ave). It plays after the Fenty ad and is 29 seconds in length.’

Congratulations to NY ARMIES for their awesome work in promoting BTS. See the video below!


Here at the K-Pop Warehouse we are celebrating BTS 5 year anniversary with $20 OFF our ARMY BOX for every reader.

Simply use the code '5YEARS' at checkout (on the payment page) to claim $20 OFF the retail price in store.

You can get 20$ off each box so the more you buy, the more you save!

This offer will expire in 3 days - So what are you waiting for ?



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