Fans rejoice as BTS’ Taehyung named among 2023 Entertainment Power Players

BTS' Taehyung

BTS’ Taehyung, known by his stage name V, was honored as one of the “power people” of 2023 by JoyNews24, an economy and entertainment magazine, on October 30, 2023. Every year, the magazine compiles a list titled ‘2023 Entertainment Industry Power People’ to spotlight individuals who have made significant contributions to their respective fields, such as producers, singers, performers, and actors.

This year, nearly 200 industry professionals, including entertainment reporters, filmmakers, television producers, and staff from broadcasting and entertainment companies, participated in a survey conducted by the magazine. Despite BTS taking a hiatus for military service, the group maintained its top position, with V being the only soloist from the group to make the list.

Following the announcement, fans showered praise on V, who is renowned for his solo album LAYOVER, released on September 8, 2023.

“He deserves it”: Taehyung acknowledged as a standout “power person” within two months of his solo debut

BTS’ V, also known as Taehyung, made his solo debut in the Korean music scene with the release of his solo album LAYOVER later in the year. Impressively, within five hours of its release, the singer-songwriter stunned fans by claiming the No. 1 spot on iTunes in multiple countries.

Enthusiastic fans took to social media to express their congratulations, hailing Taehyung as a “GLOBAL STAR” and celebrating his latest achievement.