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방탄가요 (BTS Gayo) is a variety web series by the boy group BTS, it was broadcasted weekly and is offered for free viewing on V LIVE. The series features the members of BTS in teams (or individual) doing activities linked to K-pop.

The first season was aired on August 11, 2015, and every Tuesday in the week, unless an episode of Run BTS! was aired. After a one year break, a second season was aired on January 24, 2017, the production of the show ended on May 16, 2017, after 15 episodes.

The episodes 89–90 and 144 of Run BTS! aired on November 5, 2019; November 12, 2019 and June 29, 2021, it has the BTS Gayo format and name.


Main Cast

  • RM (as Rap Monster) (Episodes 1–15)
  • Jin (Episodes 1–15)
  • SUGA (Episodes 1–15)
  • j-hope (Episodes 1–15)
  • Jimin (Episodes 1–15)
  • V (Episodes 1–15)
  • Jung Kook (Episodes 1–15)

Series overview

Season Episodes Originally aired
First aired Last aired
1 9 August 11, 2015 December 12, 2015
2 6 January 24, 2017 May 16, 2017


Season 1 (2015)

1 Gayo1.png Track 1: Girl Group Dance Quiz
(1회 - 댄스로 말마보는 걸그룹 노래)
August 11, 2015
BTS are divided into two teams to explain the given girls groups song with the dances moves, the most faster team wins and there is a penalty for the team who lose the game. (Watch here)
2 Gayo2.png Track 2: Answer the Right Song by Hearing
(2회 - 정각으로 알아보는 노래 열전)
August 25, 2015
BTS are divided into two teams to hear five modicated songs and they have to write the title, the team with the most right answers win and there is a penalty for the team who lose the game. (Watch here)
3 Gayo3.png Track 3: Re-act Scenes of Dramas with Great OST
(3회 - O.S.T로 알아보는 노래)
September 9, 2015
BTS as four teams had five chances to act the scenes without NG, the team with more NG lose the game and then get a penalty. (Watch here)
4 Gayo4.png Track 4: Bangtan Karaoke
(4회 - 방탄노래방)
September 22, 2015
The members memorize the a song lyrics and they have to sing in turns (they have missions for special changes), if they not finish within 10 tries they get a penalty. (Watch here)
5 Gayo5.png Track 5: Association Quiz by Inference
(5회 -추리로 알아보는 연상퀴즈)
October 6, 2015
As teams, they guess the singer and song acted by the other team, the team with less time on guessing right wins and there is a penalty for the team who lose the game. (Watch here)
6 Gayo6.png Track 6: Fans' Special Vote, BTS Dance Best
(6회 - DANCE BEST5를 맞혀라!)
October 27, 2015
They divided on two teams to decide the worst dancer who will be the MC, after they guess the top 5 dances voted for the fans, the losers have a penalty. (Watch here)
7 Gayo7.png Track 7: Male Singer Quiz
(7회 - 댄스로 알아보는 보이그룹 노래)
November 10, 2015
The teams explain the given male singer songs with dance and body language, the most faster team wins and there is a penalty for the team who lose the game. (Watch here)
8 Gayo8.png Track 8: Learn Trot Songs
(8회 - V의 트로트 교실)
December 8, 2015
V reads trot songs lyrics and the teams have to guess the title and singer, the team with three right answer of five wins and there is a penalty for the team who lose the game. (Watch here)
9 Gayo9.png Track 9: Guess Best 5 of BTS
(9회 - 팬들이 뽑은 BTS 노래 BEST5)
December 12, 2015
They guess the top five songs voted for ARMY, they have three chances, who fails have a penalty. (Watch here)

Season 2 (2017)

10 Gayo10.png Track 10: Guess 2016 BTS Ranking
(2016년 방탄소년단 노래 결산!)
January 24, 2017
They guess the best songs voted for the fans, the one who gives a wrong answer receives a penalty coin, the member with most coins have a penalty. (Watch here)
11 Gayo11.png Track 11: Relay to Draw Pictures of K-pop Songs
(대중가요 릴레이 그림그리기)
February 21, 2017
A individual player reads the song title and draw a picture about it for 15 seconds when pass, the next member of the team continues to draw the picture, if the Answer Man says the answer the team score 1 point, the teams with less points have a penalty. (Watch here)
12 Gayo12.png Track 12: Learn Children's Song from a Variety Show
(버라이어티로 배우는 동요)
April 4, 2017
The members guess the children songs with different games, the member who fail have will buy coffee to all the staff. (Watch here)
13 Gayo13.png Track 13: K-Pop Quiz
(대중가요 방탄 장학퀴즈)
April 25, 2017
The members have differents answering rings and they have to guess the K-pop songs in different games, the member with less right answers have a penalty.(Watch here)
14 Gayo14.png Track 14: Playing Games Related to Great Movies OST
(게임으로 즐기는 명작영화 OST)
May 9, 2017
In teams, they play various games about movies OST, the team with the worst score have a penalty. (Watch here)
15 Gayo15.png Track 15: Self MV Production
(자체 제작 뮤직비디오!)
May 16, 2017
The members pick one song without music video to produce one, it can be however they want but they have divided the production roles to self-manage everything. (Watch here)

Behind the Scenes

Alongside the main episodes, there are also behind the scenes episodes that can only be seen be seen with a BTS Channel Plus subscription. After the BTS Channel Plus was deleted at the beginning of 2020, all of the behind episodes were deleted too.



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RM | Jin | Suga | J-Hope | Jimin | V | Jungkook
Studio albums Dark & Wild | Wings (You Never Walk Alone) | Love Yourself: Tear | Map of the Soul: 7
Mini albums O!RUL8,2? | Skool Luv Affair (Skool Luv Affair Special Addition) | The Most Beautiful Moment in Life, Part 1 | The Most Beautiful Moment in Life, Part 2 | Love Yourself: Her | Map of the Soul: Persona | BE
Compilation albums The Most Beautiful Moment in Life: Young Forever | Love Yourself: Answer
Anthology album Proof
Single album 2 Cool 4 Skool
Soundtrack album BTS World: Original Soundtrack
Digital singles Danger (Mo-Blue-Mix) (Feat. Thanh) | Come Back Home | FAKE LOVE (Rocking Vibe Mix) | Dream Glow | A Brand New Day | All Night | Make It Right (feat. Lauv) | Make It Right (feat. Lauv) (EDM Remix) | Make It Right (feat. Lauv) (Acoustic Remix)
Mixtapes Agust D | Hope World | Mono | D-2
Collaborations Ashes | Love U Hate U | Bad Girl | Because I'm a Foolish Woman | Song To Make You Smile
Other releases Unofficial songs
Studio albums Wake Up | Youth | Face Yourself | Map of the Soul: 7 ~The Journey~
Compilation albums 2 Cool 4 Skool / O!RUL8,2? | The Best of BTS -Korea Edition- | The Best of BTS -Japan Edition- | BTS, THE BEST
Singles No More Dream | Boy In Luv | Danger | For You | I Need U | Run | Blood Sweat & Tears | MIC Drop/DNA/Crystal Snow | FAKE LOVE/Airplane Pt.2 | Lights/Boy With Luv
Digital singles Stay Gold | Film out
Other releases Unofficial songs
Digital singles Boy In Luv
Digital singles MIC Drop (Steve Aoki Remix) (Feat. Desiigner) | Waste It On Me | Waste It On Me (Slushii Remix) | Waste It On Me (Cheat Codes Remix) | Waste It On Me (W&W Remix) | Waste It On Me (Steve Aoki The Bold Tender Sneeze Remix) | Dynamite | Butter | Permission to Dance | Butter (feat. Megan Thee Stallion)
Collaborations Who (feat. BTS)
Single album Butter
Other releases Unofficial songs
Films Burn The Stage: The Movie | BTS World Tour: Love Yourself in Seoul | Bring The Soul: The Movie | Break The Silence: The Movie
Television Rookie King: Channel Bangtan | BTS China Job | BTS American Hustle Life | BTS GO! | Problematic Men | BTS Comeback Show | BTS Countdown | BTS Variety Chronicles | In the SOOP BTS ver. | Let's BTS | Flower Crew
Web series BTS: Lucky Draw | Run BTS! | BTS Gayo | BTS: Bon Voyage | BT21 Universe | BTS: Burn The Stage | Bring The Soul: Docu-Series | Learn Korean with BTS | Break The Silence: Docu-Series | In the SOOP BTS ver.
Drama series Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth | Hello? Mr.Bangtan
DVDs and Blu-rays BTS Now | BTS Season's Greetings | BTS Memories | BTS Summer Package | BTS Winter Package
Others Bangtan Log | BTS Episode | Bangtan Bomb | BTS Live | Eat Jin | Hope On The Street | Hwagae Market | G.C.F | BigHit Episode | RM no Hangul Hangul | BTS Vacation Log
Concerts BTS Live Trilogy Episode I: BTS Begins (2015) | HAPPY BTS DAY PARTY (2016) | BTS HOME PARTY (2017) | BTS PROM PARTY -RE;VIEW & PRE;VIEW- (2018) | Bang Bang Con The Live (2020) | Map of the Soul ON:E (2020) | PERMISSION TO DANCE ON STAGE (2021)
Tours BTS Live Trilogy Episode II: The Red Bullet (2014) | BTS's First Japan Tour-Wake Up: Open Your Eyes (2015) | BTS Live The Most Beautiful Moment in Life On Stage (2015–2016) | BTS Live Trilogy Episode III: The Wings Tour (2017) | BTS World Tour: Love Yourself (2018–2019) | BTS Map of the Soul Tour (2020)
Musters BTS 1st Fan Meeting: Muster (2014) | BTS 2nd Muster: ZIP CODE : 22920 (2016) | BTS 3rd Muster: ARMY.ZIP + (2016) | BTS 4th Muster: Happy Ever After (2018) | BTS 5th Muster: Magic Shop (2019) | BTS 2021 MUSTER SOWOOZOO (2021)
Fanmeetings BTS Japan Official Fanmeeting Vol.1 (2014) | BTS Japan Official Fanmeeting Vol.2 -Undercover Mission- (2015) | BTS Japan Official Fanmeeting Vol.3 ~Reaching You~ (2016) | BTS Japan Official Fanmeeting Vol.4 ~Happy Ever After~ (2018) | BTS Japan Official Fanmeeting Vol.5: Magic Shop (2019)
Exhibitions Butterfly Dream: BTS Open Media Exhibition | BTS Exhibition: 24/7=Serendipity (Five, Always) | CONNECT, BTS
Others Bang Bang Con
Bibliography Mini books: The Most Beautiful Moment in Life: The Notes

Books: BTS Wings Concept Book | The Most Beautiful Moment in Life: The Notes 1 | We Can Laugh When We're Together | The Most Beautiful Moment in Life: The Notes 2 | Learn! Korean with BTS Book Package | BTS Map of the Soul ON:E Concept Photobook
Webtoons: We On: Be The Shield | The Most Beautiful Moment in Life Pt.0: Save Me | 7FATES: CHAKHO
Web novels: 7FATES: CHAKHO

Games SuperStar BTS | Puzzle Star BT21 | BTS World | LINE Hello BT21 | BTS Universe Story | Rhythm Hive | BTS Island: In the SEOM
Brands Hip Hop Monster | BT21 | TinyTAN