BTS’ “Lights” Music Video Surpasses 100 Million Views

“Lights” is BTS’ single for their fourth Japanese-language studio album, Map of the Soul: 7 ~ The Journey ~ released in 2020. It was the sixth best-selling single of 2019 in Japan and received a million certification from the Recording Industry Association of Japan (RIAJ) only a month after its release, making BTS the first male foreign artist to achieve this. The single album was later awarded as one of the top five singles of the year at the 2020 Japan Gold Disc Awards.

It was the first time the band attained the certification since their debut. On July 3, 2019, pre-orders for the single crossed 1,000,000 copies, marking the first time a Korean artist achieved a million shipments for a single in Japan, and breaking a 24-year-old record previously held solely by Celine Dion, with her 1995 single “To Love You More”

“Lights” debuted at number one on the US World Digital Songs chart on the issue date of July 20, 2019, becoming the band’s 14th number one on the chart.

“Lights” music video now joins “Make It Right ft. Lauv,” “AGUST D” “Dope,” “Fire,” “Blood Sweat & Tears,” “Boy in Luv,” “Save Me,” “Not Today,” “Spring Day,” “DNA,” “Danger,” “I Need U,” “War of Hormone,” “MIC Drop (Steve Aoki Remix),” “Daechwita” “Fake Love,” “IDOL,” “Just One Day,” “We Are Bulletproof Pt. 2,” “Run,” “Boy With Luv,” “No More Dream,” “Airplane Pt. 2 (Japanese version),” “ON (Kinetic Manifesto Film : Come Prima),” “ON,” “IDOL (feat. Nicki Minaj),” “Black Swan,” “Stay Gold,” “Dynamite,” “Life Goes On,” “Dynamite” B-Side,” as BTS music videos with over 100 million views.

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