On March 7, 2018, BTS’s music video “DNA” broke TWICE’s music video “TT”’s record of reaching 300 million views in the fastest time for a K-pop group. Reaching 300 million views in only 5 months and 16 days compared to TWICE’s record of 13 months and 28 days, BTS has also accumulated over 4.5 million likes.
Released on September 18, 2017, the music video also holds the record for the highest amount of views in the first 24 hours for a K-pop group. “DNA” has not only shown to be successful on YouTube but also entered Billboard’s Hot 100, a first for BTS, and remained on the charts for four weeks. The song has also won the Best Music award in the 2017 Melon Music Awards. BTS’ “DNA” was also nominated for the Mnet Asian Music Award for Song of the Year and the Mnet Asian Music Award for Best Dance Performance – Male Group.
There’s no denying that “DNA” is a record-breaking song!