BTS sets YouTube record

BY SAMANTHA COSTANZO
Posted on FEB 05, 2019

The seven-member pop sensation's latest tune about loving yourself was published on August 24 and has more than 100 million views at this writing.

Korean boy band BTS made YouTube history with the music video for their song "Idol," which was viewed 45 million times within the first 24 hours of publishing, according to CNBC.

The seven-member pop sensation's latest tune about loving yourself was published on August 24 and has more than 100 million views at this writing.
"You can't stop me from loving myself," the peppy song blares, as band members dance wildly in colorful outfits.

BTS have taken the United States by storm, becoming the no. 1 most tweeted about musicians in the U.S. in 2017. They were also the most tweeted about musicians in the world that year, amassing 16.1 million Twitter followers.

They appeared at the 2018 Billboard Music Awards to thunderous approval from fans around the world. The band recently released the last album in their Love Yourself series,Love Yourself: Answer,which has been widely praised by the likes of Ed Sheeran, Khalid, and former boy band member Liam Payne.

"I can't stop playing this," Khalid tweeted with a photo of the album cover.

Ed Sheeran congratulated the band in an Instagram story, saying they were about to have an incredible week thanks to their album's debut.

The band's Love Yourself world tour began on August 25 in Seoul, South Korea. Many of their shows -- including stops in Los Angeles, Texas, Canada, Chicago, New York, London, Amsterdam, Berlin, and Paris -- are already sold out