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Subscriber Account active since. BTS has broken the record for the top hour music debut on YouTube, amassing a staggering BTS surpassed K-pop girl group Blackpink's previous record of ET on Friday evening, but YouTube didn't confirm the official record-breaking number until approximately two days later. The group took the record in with single "Boy With Luv feat. Halsey ," with As of Monday, the video has over million views.
When K-pop stans aren't using their powers of massive online coordination to troll the Trump campaign or flood police hashtags in support of Black Lives Matter, they devote that energy to, well, stanning their favourite K-pop acts. BTS' fandom, known as Armys, sent their beloved seven-piece straight to the top of YouTube trending on Friday when the Korean idol group dropped the video for "Dynamite," their first ever single sung entirely in English. The rainbow-pastel daydream visuals racked up an official count of over million views in the first 24 hours the video was live, YouTube confirmed to Variety on Sunday. We have 4 hours left and YouTube made the hour stats harder for record companies to game by excising paid promotional views from the count in September last year. So if you're struggling to get your week started, consider blasting your ears and eyes with the sunny explosion of YouTube's newest reigning champ, and try and channel the single-minded passion of K-pop fans on release day into whatever you need to get done today. We're using cookies to improve your experience. Find out more. Entertainment Like Follow.
BTS has broken the record for the top hour music debut on YouTube, amassing a staggering BTS surpassed K-pop girl group Blackpink's previous record of ET on Friday evening, but YouTube didn't confirm the official record-breaking number until approximately two days later.