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BTS keep rising as theyre made the official faces of a new LG smartphone

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BTS keep rising as they're made the official faces of a new LG smartphone
BTS are the faces of a new smartphone (Picture: Xavier Collin/Image Press Agency/Splash News)

Thanks to their massive global popularity, K-pop boy band BTS have been signed up as official endorsers of LG Electronics new smartphone G7 ThinQ.

LGE has now announced that it has launched a new smartphone theme showcasing the K-Pop boy band. The theme can be downloaded using the latest LG smartphones.

By downloading the LG Smartworld app, LG phone users can then download the BTS theme pack, which features each member of the idol group.

You can yse photos of Jungkook, RM, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, Jimin or V as wallpaper and get specific colour schemes, icons and graphics .

The BTS package of the LG G7 ThinQ has been gaining popularity among users, said one official of LG Electronics according to Yonhap News, adding that the package is popular from teenagers to people in their 40s.

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Recently, LG Electronics unveiled a BTS ad in Times Square in New York City to congratulate the boy band on their fifth anniversary and promote G7 ThinQ.

Earlier this year BTS won the Top Social Artist award at the Billboard Music Awards for the second consecutive year.

Their global popularity has attracted various companies to hire them as endorsers.

LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 20: Musical group BTS, winners of the Top Social Artist award, attend the 2018 Billboard Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 20, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/BBMA18/WireImage)
BTS are still killin it (Picture: Wire Image /Kevin Mazur)

BTS previously got 900 million won (£613,888) to 1 billion won (£682,098) a year in ad contracts, the Korea Times reported. Now, BTS value is 1.5 times that amount.

BTS are currently the No. 1 pick among advertisers, an industry official said.

The seven-piece group have been on the Billboard 200 chart and Hot 100 for the fourth straight week.

Love Yourself: Tear has been named by Billboard critics as one of the 50 Best Albums of 2018 to date.

MORE: BTS chart on Billboard 200, Hot 100 for fourth straight week

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