According tomedia reports, the South Korean men’s group, the Bulletproof Junior Group (BTS), is no longer the holder of youTube’s 24-hour viewing record. It’s no surprise that another band has gone beyond this group, and they come from the same genre. Within 24 hours of being released on the video platform, South Korean women’s group Blackpink’s new single, How You Like That, received more than 82 million hits, surpassing BTS’s 74.6 million hits in the same period.
YouTube is the world’s most popular streaming site, with a number of music videos dating back decades. The service has become a major gathering place for many singles and fans who want to listen to them, so many times some songs get millions of hits on the platform in a matter of hours.
Many musicians have a wide range of records on YouTube, but the 24-hour viewing record is arguably the most coveted. The honor was once again won by a Popular Band of Korea, Variety reported. The combination Blackpink broke BTS’s single-day record of 82.4 million views.
By noon Sunday, June 28, EST, How You Like That had 128 million hits on YouTube, making it the fastest song to hit 100 million and on track to become the new record holder for the group. These achievements highlight the overall popularity of the group and Korean pop music, as well as YouTube’s leading platform for the music streaming industry.