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BTS Enter Guinness World Records Hall Of Fame: Watch + Listen

Its official!  BTS‘ enters the Guinness World Records Hall Of Fame thanks to the K-pop supergroup’s eye-popping list of 23 records.

According to the world famous ledger:”After breaking countless records throughout 2021, they have also cemented their place in the Guinness World Records Hall of Fame.”

Among the records celebrated by Guinness are:

Most streamed group on Spotify (16.3 billion)

Most streamed track on Spotify in the first 24 hours (“Butter,” 11.04 million)

Most Twitter engagements for a music group

Most viewers for the premiere of a music video on YouTube (for “Butter,”3.9 million, which replaced their previous record for “Dynamite”)

Most weeks at #1 on Billboard’s digital song sales chart (“Dynamite,” 18 weeks)

Most streamed track on Spotify in first 24 hours (“Butter”)

Most viewed YouTube music video in 24 hours (“Butter”, 108,200,000 times)

Most tickets sold for a livestreamed concert (756,000)

Most followed music group on Instagram

Most Nickelodeon Kids Choice awards won by a music group (5)

In a statement about the Korean boy band’s Herculean accomplishment, the Guinness Book of Records said: “Despite their young age, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V and Jungkook have left a mark in the present cultural landscape, breaking free from the limitations of their home market and of a language, South Korean, that remains widely unknown to the international public,” “In fact, through their art, the seven artists are raising awareness around Korean culture and language (which earned them the ambitious 5th class of the Order of Cultural Merit, the Flower Crown).”

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Author: Brad LeBeau

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