BTS becomes the most viewed artist on YouTube with 26.7 billion views

BTS Before Fame
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BTS members have once again left the Army elated with yet another piece of good news. The group has also shared multiple interesting contents with the fans throughout the year. Ever since the Bangtan Boys’ debut on June 13, 2013, the K-pop band has ensured to keep their fans entertained with quality videos that have won hearts like no other. Multiple official YouTube channels partake in building the community on the platform for the popular group.


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BTS promotions

The BTS promotions are mostly led by BANGTAN TV, the behind-the-scenes dealbreaker for the group and their content carrier. Moreover, HYBE Labels is Septet’s official channel for the release of all music videos and comprises the ones released by multiple artists that come under the label, including PLEDIS Entertainment, BIGHIT Music, KOZ Entertainment, Source Music, ADOR, BELIFT, and more. However, there is no doubt that BTS continues to be the biggest contributor to the channels. And now, as mentioned earlier, the Septet brings back a piece of good news by achieving a new milestone.

BTS’ new record


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BTS has become the act with the greatest number of views on YouTube, as recorded on August 12, 2022. The group has amassed a staggering 26.7 billion views across all the official channels and has become the most viewed artist in the history of the platform. With this, the Bangtan Boys have also surpassed Justin Bieber, who now stands at the second position with 26.6 billion views, followed by Ed Sheeran with 26.1 billion. The list also includes Taylor Swift, Katy Perry, Shakira, Eminem, Ozuna, and more.


The Army is currently excited about the return of RUN BTS after a long hiatus of 10 months. Recently, a clip has been shared ahead of the premiere, along with the official teaser that is finally unveiled. The said teaser is titled Run BTS! 2022 Special Episode – Telepathy Part 0. The teaser is sure to make the fans excited about the group’s grand return. At the beginning of the teaser, we can see the seven boys marking the historic day by cheering for themselves with a glass of champagne and shouting out the iconic RUN BTS in style! For the unversed, the new episode is all set to premiere on August 16, 2022.

Immediately after announcing the upcoming episode, the BTS members jammed to their track, also titled RUN BTS, from their latest anthology album Proof that earlier dropped in June this year. From what we can figure is that the said track will be used as the opening for the upcoming season of the show.