5 BTS Music Videos That Surpass 450 Million YouTube Views
BTS’ worldwide influence is best reflected through one thing: their stellar YouTube track record.
One of BTS’ many accolades is that they are the only Korean boy group to garner 450 million views on not one, but FIVE music videos. Before BTS embarks on another exploration with Map of the Soul: Persona, let us celebrate this phenomenal milestone by taking a look back at all the music videos that have reached such massive amount of views!
“DNA” marked the beginning of BTS’ domination on the charts. This catchy bop from Love Yourself 承 Her rose to prominence on Spotify’s global charts, and topping the iTunes charts across 73 countries. “DNA” being the first BTS song to garner 450 million views may not even come as a surprise. Upon its release, it quickly garnered views and broke long-standing records on YouTube.
“DNA” garnered 450 million views on August 2018, making it the first music video by a Korean act to do so. As of writing, the video currently has 687 million views.
True to its name, this second video showcased the boys’ intense skill. “Fire” was choreographed by Keone Madrid, and described by critics as “the guys whipping out their most intense choreography to date.” This single’s success was reflected in its performance worldwide: the song topped Billboard’s World Digital Songs Chart upon its release, and jumped to the fourth spot on Billboard’s Twitter Top Tracks.
“Fire” garnered 450 million views on November 2018. As of writing, the video has 529 million views.
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BTS truly took over the world in 2018, and the success of “Fake Love” is the only testament you need to prove it. Love Yourself 轉 Tear‘s title track was Spotify’s most streamed song of 2018. Upon its release, “Fake Love” landed within the Top 10 of Billboard’s Hot 100 charts, and topped the Digital Sales chart.
“Fake Love” garnered 450 million views on February 2019. As of writing, the video has garnered 490 million views.
MIC Drop (Steve Aoki Remix)
If you are still unconvinced by BTS’ influence around the world, maybe this track will change your mind. This collaboration between BTS and producer Steve Aoki truly took the world by storm. The song debuted on Billboard’s Hot 100 upon its release, and stayed there for ten weeks. The “MIC Drop” remix also dominated worldwide iTunes charts, and topped Fuse’s “The 20 Best Songs of 2017“.
“MIC Drop” garnered 450 million views on March 2019. As of writing, the video has 467 million views.
To wrap up this list, let us take a look at the latest music video to achieve this milestone! Upon its release, “Dope” landed within the Gaon Chart‘s top 50 songs, and climbed up to the third spot on Billboard’s Hot 100 charts. “Dope” was featured on The Most Beautiful Moment in Life, Part 1 and its reissue, The Most Beautiful Moment in Life: Young Forever.
“Dope” has just officially garnered 450 million views on April 6, 6 PM KST.