BTS' 'Blood Sweat & Tears' Reaches 2 Million Likes On Youtube; ARMY Trends BTS Hashtag On Twitter For Billboard Music Awards
BTS is on a roll and no one can stop them. The group, which recently smashed the record set by One Direction on the Billboard Top 50 chart, recently reached another milestone on youtube for their “Blood, Sweat and Tears” MV. This comes seven months after they initially released the video.
While BTS’ other videos are breaking records for the fastest time to reach the most number of views, its “Blood, Sweat and Tears” MV recently marked a different achievement. The video recently reached 2 million likes making it the most liked video on youtube from any K-pop group, SBS Pop Asia reported.
According to a report by Kpopstarz, BTS has also been making waves on Billboard Top 50 charts as it recently surpassed the 21-week record set by both Miley Cyrus and Rihanna on the list. BTS is currently on its 22nd week on the chart and has maintained a strong foothold and on the #1 or #2 position since it entered the list last October.
With its achievement, BTS has become the most successful musical group on the Billboard Chart in terms of most number of weeks as its closest competition, British boy band One Direction only managed to stay on the chart for eight weeks. As it stands, BTS only trails Justin Bieber and Taylor Swift as the artist with the most number of weeks on top of the charts.
It can be recalled that Justin Bieber currently holds the record for 161 weeks on the chart while Taylor Swift impressively stayed on the Billboard Top 50 for 28 weeks. With its pace, BTS stands to tie with Swift’s record in six week’s time if it maintains its momentum.
Meanwhile, BTS’ legion of ARMY fandom has made the first day of voting for the Billboard Music Awards as a show of force, making BTS’ hasthtag trend worldwide. It can be recalled that BTS earned a nomination for Top Social Artist for the BMAs and goes head to head with Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, Selena Gomez and Shawn Mendez for the award, All Kpop reported.