BTS 1.4 Billion Views

BTS Sets More Than One Record As “Dynamite” Becomes Fastest K-Pop Group MV To Hit 1.4 Billion Views

BTS has just made history by setting more than one new record on YouTube!

On February 24 at approximately 7:30 p.m. KST, BTS’s music video for their smash hit “Dynamite” surpassed 1.4 billion views in record time. The song was originally released on August 21, 2020 at 1 p.m. KST, meaning that it took just over one year, six months, and three days to reach the milestone.

“Dynamite” is now the fastest K-pop group music video ever to hit 1.4 billion views, breaking the previous record of two years, five months, and seven days set by BLACKPINK’s “DDU-DU DDU-DU.”

BTS is also now the only Korean artist to surpass 1.4 billion views with three different music videos: the group recently hit the 1.4 billion mark with both “Boy With Luv” and “DNA.”

Congratulations to BTS!

On February 24 at approximately 8:20 PM KST, “Dynamite” has officially racked up over 1.4 Billion views on YouTube, making their third music video ever to reach the milestone, following “DNA” and “Boy With Luv.” BTS also extend their record as the only Korean male act to have three MVs with over 1.4 billion views on YouTube.

“Dynamite” is the group’s first full English-language single, which was released on August 21, 2020, reaching the milestone one year and six months after its release.

For the second year in a row, BTS have been crowned the IFPI Global Recording Artist of the Year!

Last year, BTS made history as the first Asian act to win the IFPI Global Recording Artist of the Year Award. The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) is a non-profit organization that represents the recording music industry worldwide. Its annual Global Recording Artist of the Year recognizes an act’s worldwide popularity across digital and physical music formats (from streaming to vinyl) and covers their entire collection of work.

On February 24, IFPI announced on their official Twitter account that BTS had taken the No. 1 spot on their 2021 IFPI Global Artist Chart. The rest of the top 10, in order, are Taylor Swift, Adele, Drake, Ed Sheeran, The Weeknd, Billie Eilish, Justin Bieber, SEVENTEEN, and Olivia Rodrigo.

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