BTS’ “DNA” Music Video Surpassed 1.2 Billion Views

BTS’ music video ”DNA” surpassed 1.2 billion views on YouTube!

“DNA” is the title song for BTS’ album “LOVE YOURSELF ζ‰Ώ’Her’ released on 18th September 2017 exceeded the 1.2 billion views on February 11th. “DNA” was the first BTS music video to reach 1 billion views on You Tube and has been on a steady rise, adding 100 million views in about 4 months after recording the impressive 1.1 billion views mark. “DNA” became the first-place winner on various South Korean weekly music programs. The song won a total of 10 music show awards including a “triple crown” (three consecutive wins) on both Music Bank and Inkigayo. The song also achieved five consecutive Melon Weekly Popularity Awards due to its substantial success on digital platforms.

Billboard included “DNA” in their lists of greatest boy band songs of all time and 100 best songs of 2017. The song received several accolades, most notably Best Music Video at the 2017 Melon Music Awards and a nomination for Song of the Year at both at the 15th Korean Music Awards and the 19th Mnet Asian Music Awards.

On January 15, 2018, the single album received double platinum certification from the Recording Industry Association of Japan (RIAJ), denoting shipments of 500,000 copies, making BTS the only foreign artist to achieve this for a single released in 2017. In April 2020, “DNA” received a silver streaming certification from the RIAJ for 30 million digital streams.

BTS was the first Korean singer to set a record with their single “DNA”, entering the US Billboard main single charts Hot 100 at no. 67 and stayed there for 4 weeks in a row and the main album Billboard 200 chart simultaneously. “LOVE YOURSELF ‘Her’ album also stayed on ‘Billboard 200’ for 6 weeks in a row.

BTS has a total of 29 billion hit music videos including “DNA,” 1.2 billion views, “Boy With Luv (Feat. Halsey)” 1.1 billion views, more than 800 million views videos include “FAKE LOVE,” “MIC Drop’ remix,” “IDOL”, and “Dynamite” , Videos with more than 600 million views; “FIRE”, “Blood Sweat & Tears”, “Dick”, 500 million views; “Save ME”, more than 400 million views; “Not Today”, and more than 300 million views; “Spring Day”, “ON’ Kinetic Manifest Film,” “War of Hormone,” more than 200 million views each, “I NEED U,” ON’, “Black Swan’, “Life Goes On’ and ‘Danger’ with 100 million views each, ‘Only one day’, “We are bulletproof PT.2,” “RUN,” “Serendipity,” “Singularity,” “No More Dream,” “IDOL (Feat. Nicki Minaj)”, “Dynamite’ B-side,” and “Dynamite’ (Choreography ver.).”

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