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BTS’ ‘DNA’ music video surpasses 200 million views

Rumy Doo

The Korea Herald/Asia News Network

 /  Mon, December 18, 2017  /  12:01 pm

Trailblazing K-pop boy band BTS has set yet another record in K-pop history.

The music video for the group’s song “DNA” has surpassed 200 million views on YouTube in three months since its Sept. 18 release.

It is the quickest a K-pop music video has surpassed 200 million views.

BTS now has under its belt four videos that have surpassed the 200 million mark, including those for “Fire,” “Blood, Sweat & Tears” and “Dope.”

Read also: BTS’ ‘DNA’ enters Billboard’s 100 Best Songs of 2017

Seven of its music videos have surpassed 100 million views on YouTube -- “Save Me,” “Not Today,” “Danger,” “I Need U,” “Boy In Luv,” “Spring Day” and “War of Hormone.”

The seven-member K-pop act has been making a global impact as a pop icon, smashing records and setting milestone achievements.

BTS became the first Korean act to enter Billboard’s year-end “Top 10 Artists” list and set a new record in Japan’s Oricon Charts as well. 

This article appeared on The Korea Herald newspaper website, which is a member of Asia News Network and a media partner of The Jakarta Post