Wings is the second studio album by BTS. It was released on October 10, 2016 with "Blood, Sweat and Tears" serving as the album's title track. The album was the best-selling album of 2016 in South Korea. As of 2020, the album has sold more than one million copies alone and with the repackaged version You Never Walk Alone selling more than two million copies.
II. Background and Release
On August 31, 2016 Big Hit Entertainment released a statement announcing BTS's third global official fan club concert where they would perform new material for the first time. From September 4 to 13 Big Hit Entertainment released a series of short films for each member to promote the upcoming album. The short films started with Jungkook's "Begin", followed by Jimin's "Lie", V's "Stigma", Suga's "First Love", RM's "Reflection", J-Hope's "Mama", and ended with Jin's "Awake".
|"Intro: Boy Meets Evil" (Solo by J-hope)||Pdogg, J-hope, RM||Pdogg||2:01|
|"피 땀 눈물/Blood, Sweat & Tears"||Pdogg, RM, Suga, J-hope, Hitman Bang, Kim Do-hoon||Pdogg||3:37|
|"Begin" (solo by Jungkook)||Tony Esterly, David Quinones, RM||Tony Esterly||3:49|
|"Lie" (solo by Jimin)||Docskim, Sumin, Hitman Bang, Jimin, Pdogg||Docskim||3:35|
|"Stigma" (solo by V)||Philtre, V, Slow Rabbit, Hitman Bang||Philtre||3:36|
|"First Love" (solo by Suga)||Miss Kay, Suga||Miss Kay, Suga||3:09|
|"Reflection" (solo by RM)||RM, Slow Rabbit||RM, Slow Rabbit||3:53|
|"MAMA" (solo by J-hope)||Primary, Pdogg,J-hope||Primary, Pdogg||3:32|
|"Awake" (solo by Jin||Slow Rabbit, Jin, J-hope, June, Pdogg, RM, Hitman Bang||Slow Rabbit||3:46|
|"Lost" (song by Jungkook, V, Jimin, Jin)||Pdogg, Supreme Boi, Peter Ibsen, Richard Rawson, Lee Paul Williams, RM, June||Pdogg||4:01|
|"Cypher Pt.4" (song by RM, J-hope, Suga)||Chris Stewart, Medor J. Pierre, RM, Suga, J-hope||Chris Stewart, Medor J. Pierre||4:54|
|"Am I Wrong" (Keb' Mo's Am I Wrong's sample)||Keb' Mo', Sam Klempner, James Reynolds, Josh Wilkinson, RM, Supreme Boi, Gaeko, Pdogg, Adora||Keb' Mo', Sam Klempner, James Reynolds, Josh Wilkinson||3:33|
|"21세기 소녀/ 21st Century Girl"||Pdogg, Hitman Bang, RM, Supreme Boi||Pdogg||3:12|
|"둘! 셋! (그래도 좋은 날이 더 많기를)/Two!Three||Slow Rabbit, Pdogg, Hitman Bang, RM, J-hope, Suga||Slow Rabbit, Pdogg||4:32|
|"Interlude: Wings"||Pdogg, Adora, RM, J-hope, Suga||Pdogg||2:24|
IV. Spotify Playlist
VI. Concept Pictures
Wings received mostly positive reviews from critics, for tackling social issues such as mental health and female empowerment.
|2016||Hanteo Awards||Album Award|
|2017||6th Gaon Chart Music Awards||Album of the Year (4th Quarter)|
|...||31st Golden Disk Awards||Disk Bonsang|