BTS’ Permission to Dance Official music video makes a new record with 600 million views

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The BTS members have once again proven their dominance in the music industry by shattering records with their hit songs, “Permission to Dance” and “Butter.” These two tracks, known for their infectious beats and captivating lyrics, have now added new feathers to the Bangtan Boys’ cap.

Butter’s Astonishing 900 Million Views

BTS’s second English single, “Butter,” has achieved a remarkable milestone by amassing an astounding 900 million views on YouTube. This achievement places it in the prestigious 900 Million Views club, joining the ranks of the group’s other popular songs such as “DNA,” “Boy With Luv,” “MIC Drop (Steve Aoki Remix),” “Fake Love,” “IDOL,” “Blood Sweat and Tears,” and “Dynamite.”

BTS (방탄소년단) 'Butter' Official MV

When Was Butter Released?

Released on May 21, 2021, “Butter” instantly captured the hearts of fans around the world with its irresistible energy. It set multiple records, including the title for the most viewed YouTube music video by a K-pop group within the first 24 hours of release. Additionally, the song’s YouTube premiere attracted an unprecedented number of viewers, and it also claimed the throne as the most streamed track on Spotify during its initial 24 hours.

Permission to Dance Makes New Record

Adding to their achievements, BTS’s song “Permission to Dance” has achieved a remarkable feat by surpassing 600 million views on its YouTube music video. On August 14 KST, the song proudly joined BTS’s impressive lineup of music videos, including hits like “Butter,” “Dynamite,” “DNA,” “Fire,” “Blood Sweat and Tears,” “Fake Love,” “MIC Drop (Steve Aoki Remix),” “Save Me,” “IDOL,” “Dope,” and “Boy With Luv.”

BTS (방탄소년단) 'Permission to Dance' Official MV

Released on July 9, 2021, “Permission to Dance” not only captured fans’ hearts but also brought a message of positivity and inclusion through its choreography incorporating sign language. The song’s accomplishments extend beyond its view count. It debuted at number 1 on the Billboard Global 200 chart, marking the group’s fifth song to achieve this honor. Moreover, the song secured the top spot on the coveted Billboard Hot 100 chart. Impressively, it achieved sales of approximately 140,000 copies during its debut week, serving as a beacon of hope and harmony during the challenging times of the pandemic.

BTS’ Long Journey

BTS’s reign as record-breakers continues with their songs “Butter” and “Permission to Dance,” achieving remarkable milestones. As these tracks continue to capture the hearts of fans worldwide, BTS’s influence in the music industry remains as powerful as ever. Their ability to not only produce chart-topping hits but also spread messages of positivity and unity solidifies their place as global icons in both music and inspiration.