BTS, have smashed Youtube’s record for the most views amass in the first 24 hours of release. Their single “Boy With Luv,” featuring American pop star Halsey.
Boy With Luv had received just over 78 million views, as per the Youtube. This song wrecked the previous record, set by K-pop girl group Blackppink’s ‘Kill this love’ which got 56.7 million views in its first 24 hours. In order to overcome Ariana Grande’s ‘thank u,next.’
Further, the video got a mind-boggling 2 million comments in the first 24 hours of the release.
As of early Saturday, “Boy With Luv” had been the No. 2 trending video worldwide on YouTube. Behind the first trailer for Disney’s star wars: the rise of skywalker.
BTS are going to perform ‘Boys with Luv’ on April 13 episode of NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” hosted by Emma Stone.
According to Variety‘s review of BTS new album, “Map of the soul: Persona” released Friday. Halsey’s vocals capture “the giddiness of being in love, while the lyrics address the relationship the group has with its ARMY: ‘I’m flying high in the sky with the two wings you gave me,’ with the wings referencing the title of their second album.”
Further, BTS is an abbreviation of “Bangtan Sonyeondan” (방탄소년단), which literally translates to “bulletproof boy scouts.”