BTS broke so many records this year that despite being included in our Celebrity Numbers Feed for the year, they’ve got their very own report!
After calculating V’s recent records with his Instagram account, the South Korean band broke a total of 25 titles in the Guinness Book of Records spanning across music, social media, entertainment and cultural awards.
Most surprisingly, during this year alone, BTS has amassed a whopping 13 records.
They’ve also got a coveted spot in Guinness Book of Records 2022 Hall of Fame.
So grab some snacks and let’s retell it together, Many Records collected by Bangtan Boys in 2021.
The best-selling album in South Korea
As of March 2021, BTS’ seventh album Soul Map: 7 It sold a staggering 4,440,818 copies in South Korea.
record for is beingst-selling album in South Korea Already accessed with Soul Map: Persona, the band’s 2019 EP that has achieved incredible numbers both in the band’s home country and internationally.
Another example of the barrier outperforming itself and hitting its previous record!
Most weeks on US Hot 100 by K-pop song
The boy band’s first English track “Dynamite” spent its 32nd week on Billboard’s Hot 100 for all genres chart, and in 2021 they achieved the title Most weeks on US Hot 100 by K-pop song.
The global score topped the three-week chart (September 5-12 and October 3, 2020).
He then stayed in the top two for seven weeks and followed suit in the top ten for 13 weeks.
After that, “Dynamite” maintained its position on the chart and has remained in the top 50 since its debut on September 5, 2020.
Most weeks at #1 on Billboard’s Digital Song Sales chart
Back in 2020, BTS released “Dynamite,” which beat out Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee and Justin Bieber’s summer hit “Despacito” as the #1 song in most weeks.
As of April 10, 2021, the song from the chart-topping South Korean band has spent 18 non-consecutive weeks at #1 on Billboard’s Digital Song Sales chart.
Thus, “Dynamite” snatched the crown (and the record title) from Fonsi’s No. 1 summer hit for 17 weeks.
Most Streamed Work on Spotify (Collection)
In April 2021, BTS also collected the record for Most Streamed Shows on Spotify (Collection)Achieved by British band Coldplay.
At the time of the announcement, BTS’ music had been streamed 16.3 billion times on Spotify.
The year’s most popular track, “Dynamite”, at the time of writing, has played a staggering 1,888,259,884 times.
It’s no surprise, then, that BTS will be listed in the top three of the world’s most-streamed artists on Spotify in 2021.
A Musical Group Won Most Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards
In March 2021, the South Korean force gathered Score for most Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards won by a music group.
During the event, the band amassed a total of five wins.
BTS shares this record with Fifth Harmony (USA), who took home their fifth award at the 31st edition of the event in 2018.
A special mention is made of “Butter,” BTS’ latest success as it single-handedly grabbed five recordings right after the first hours of its release.
The standard titles that Butter broke are as follows:
- The most streamed track on Spotify in the first 24 hours (11,042,335 streams on the day of its release)
- Most viewers of a music video premiere on YouTube (3,900,000 views)
- Most viewers of a YouTube video premiere (3,900,000 views)
- Most viewed music video on YouTube in 24 hours by K-pop group: It has been viewed 108,200,000 times, which cancels out the previous figure (101,100,000) achieved with the 2020 disco-pop single “Dynamite”.
- Most viewed music video on YouTube in 24 hours (108,200,000 views)
A version that was really smooth as butter!
But BTS recordings are definitely not limited to music.
After breaking records in 2019 for Most Twitter posts for a music group (422228 total number) and Fastest time to reach 1 million followers on TikTok (Just over three hours), in 2021, he broke into the Instagram Instagram barricade.
Most followers on Instagram for a music group
Having amassed the outstanding number of 4,022,226 loyal followers, BTS is Most followed group on Instagram As of April 22, 2021.
The crown has passed from British band One Direction to the Bangtan Boys, as often happens when bands rise to fame or join the podium.
On this occasion, BTS’ ARMY raised their collective voice to let the world know that after taking over Twitter and TikTok, the barrier can count on a massive following on Instagram as well.
Fastest time to reach 1 and 10 million followers on Instagram
Recently in December 2021, a certain member of the band broke records again after the band set their Instagram accounts to the public.
‘V’, the stage name of Kim Taehyung (Republic of Korea), in particular, has begun to amass followers and amass the following records:
- Fastest time to reach 1 million followers on Instagram (check in just 43 minutes).
- Fastest time to reach 10 million followers on Instagram (Verified in just under five hours).
One thing is for sure: BTS is collecting success at every turn.
At the Guinness World Records headquarters, not a single month of 2021 passed without BTS being mentioned at least once.
We are excited to see how many records they will break in 2022!