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South Korean boy band BTS arrives for the 64th Annual Grammy Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on April 3, 2022
South Korean boy band BTS arrives for the 64th Annual Grammy Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on April 3, 2022 AFP / ANGELA WEISS

BTS has won the hearts of millions of fans all over the world, not just because of their charm but because of their meaningful music. They never fail to convey a message to the youth about growth, love and overcoming hardships, making them very relatable.

The group has recently announced their hiatus once they finish promotions for “Proof,” their latest album, which was released in June 14. It came as a shock to most fans, but they still received an overwhelming amount of support, as fans expressed that it was a much-needed rest.

If you’re a new Army, while they’re one a break, you can catch up on their previous releases to get to know the group, from their history to their best music. But for fans who have been collecting their albums, here’s your chance to complete all versions before new ones come out.

Check out these BTS albums, in order of release, which you can easily purchase on Amazon.

BTS Albums In Order: Where To Buy Online?

1. 2 Cool 4 Skool
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If you’re new to the BTS fandom, you can get to know them better by starting at the beginning of their career. 2 Cool 4 Skool is their debut single album, released in 2013. It features the single, “No More Dream” that showed their twist to 90’s hip-hop music. This album is filled with conviction and passion as every lyric tells BTS' story of pursuing their dreams.

2. O!RUL8,2?
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O!RUL8,2? (Oh! Are you late, too?) is an album that speaks volumes, especially for teens of this generation who experienced hardships in meeting the standards of modern society. BTS wanted to deliver the message to “find happiness and your own life, before it’s too late.” This mini album was released in 2013 and is available on Amazon for only $23.80. It comes with a poster, photobook, photocard and a special gift for the fans. You’ll definitely want to check this out for the surprise!

3. SKOOL LUV AFFAIR
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With a mission to release music that portrays the reality of life, SKOOL LUV AFFAIR is BTS' take on showing how love blossoms among teens while they’re still in school. It’s part of the “School Trilogy." Hits from this album include “Boy In Luv,” “Just One Day,” “Spine Breaker” and many more.

4. DARK & WILD
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DARK & WILD is BTS' debut studio album released in 2014. The title track is “Danger,” which perfectly represents the message of the album, that love should not be taken for granted. The overall sound of the album is a blend of hip-hop with a punk-rock guitar sound. This album comes with a photocard, photobook and message photocards. It’s also sealed, so you know it’s brand new.

5. The Most Beautiful Moments in Life PT.1
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Through The Most Beautiful Moments in Life PT.1 album, you’ll get to know a different side of BTS, which is far from being boys in school uniforms. It has a more mature message as it’s about youth going into adulthood. What’s best about this album is that all the members worked together in writing the songs, compared to pervious releases where RM, SUGA and J-Hope were the only ones credited. They also scored their first number-one single on a music program, with the hit song, “I Need U.”

6. The Most Beautiful Moments in Life PT. 2
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The Most Beautiful Momets in Life PT. 2 conveys the message that life should be embraced despite being filled with uncertainty. BTS tried to portray in their lyrics that even though life isn’t filled with rainbows and sunshine, you shouldn’t let the fire in you to move forward die down. This album shows BTS' growth not only as individuals in their 20’s but also as artists.

7. YOUNG FOREVER
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It’s the end of the Most Beautiful Moments in Life Era as YOUNG FOREVER is saying goodbye to their journey of discovery. This special album was released in 2015 and includes music from the first and second part of the trilogy, but with alternative mixes and remixes. If you want to complete the trilogy, you should include this in your list.

8. Wings
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Wings is BTS' second full-length studio album, carrying the title track, “Blood Sweat and Tears.” The sound may have a reggae, moombahton and trap vibe, but it doesn’t lack BTS’ signature style. Through this album, the boys dominated the Korean music charts.

9. YOU NEVER WALK ALONE
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YOU NEVER WALK ALONE is one of the most comforting BTS albums with lyrics filled with consolation and hope for the youth. It has definitely warmed the hearts of fans all over the world. One of its most famous tracks is “Spring Day” which was the longest-charting song on the Gaon chart. It wasn’t only about longing, but also the Sewol ferry disaster that happened in Korea three years prior to the song's release.

10. Love Yourself 承 'Her'
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Love Yourself 承 'Her' was a milestone in BTS’ career. It was the first album by a K-Pop act to debut in the Top 10 of the Billboard 200, which is based on sales in the United States. The hit single, “DNA” reached the Top 5 on US iTunes and number 67 on the Hot 100 Billboard. It was also the song they performed in their first US TV performance in the American Music Awards. BTS has started to invade not only the hearts of the youth, but also the international music scene.

11. Love Yourself 轉'Tear'
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BTS’ success doesn’t stop there as Love Yourself 轉'Tear' was nominated in the 61st GRAMMY Awards as Best Recording Package. Despite their loss, it was still a huge breakthrough for KPOP internationally. They still reached the number one spot on the Billboard 200. Hit tracks of this album are “Fake Love” and “The Truth Untold.”

12. Love Yourself 結 'Answer'
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Love Yourself 結 'Answer' is the final chapter of the Love Yourself series that leaves the message of learning to love yourself is where true love starts. It’s a repackaged album so expect to see tracks from their first two releases, ‘Her’ and ‘Tear.’ For only $24, you'll get two CDs, one photobook, photocard, mini book and stickers.

13. Map of The Soul: Persona
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If the song “Boy With Luv” has been stuck in your head but don’t know which album it came from, then the Map of The Soul: Persona is what you’re looking for. It was released in 2020 with music that expressed the joy of the band while trying to release their music to the world. It has seven tracks in total.

14. Map Of The Soul: 7
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Map Of The Soul: 7 is the fourth full-length album featuring the hit singles “ON” and “Black Swan.” The music in this album portrays BTS' journey throughout the years and how they overcame all the hardships and started to find their real selves. This album is the fifth longest running K-pop album in World Albums chart.

15. BE
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BE includes eight tracks, including “Dynamite,” the number one summer hit that has invaded music charts and listening platforms. It’s BTS first-ever English song, which has a warm, lively and joyful vibe that fans certainly enjoy. If you listen to all the songs in the album, you’ll definitely feel mixed emotions, especially with the heartwarming single, “Life Goes On.” The album costs $54.80 but the limited-edition version comes with a CD, photobook, making book, poster, eight photocards, one polaroid card, photo frame and seven postcards.

16. Proof
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Proof is BTS' latest release, which they launched before their hiatus. It claims to be the “core” of BTS’ history and has a total of 48 tracks, including their greatest hits, unreleased songs and three new tracks such as “Yet to Come (The Most Beautiful Moment), “Run BTS” and “For Youth.” You can get to know the members more, as it also has 15 songs of solo or sub-unit tracks, which were handpicked by each member with different stories, thoughts and emotions. This is dedicated to all their ARMY.

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