S.Korean band BTS break YouTube viewership record


BTS has just made history.

South Korean boy band BTS’ official music video for ”IDOL’ now holds the record for biggest music video debut in YouTube history, earning over 45 million views in its first 24 hours.  The previous record holder is Taylor Swift’s official music video for “Look What You Made Me Do” which had 43.2 million views in 24 hours after its debut on 24 August 2017.

This is the second time a pop artist from South Korea has broken the YouTube record. In 2013, South Korean singer and rapper Psy made the world record with his song “Gentleman,” which had 36 million views in its first 24 hours of its debut.



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