BTS is constant to smash information with “Boy With Luv,” which is now the most-viewed 24-hour debut in YouTube historical past.
Ahead of the group’s comeback performance on “Saturday Night Live” on April 13, YouTube Music confirmed by way of Twitter that whereas the official numbers hadn’t but been tallied, “Boy With Luv” had damaged the report.
Yes, we’re nonetheless operating the numbers, however we will verify that #BoyWithLuv (ft. @Halsey) is now *formally* the most-viewed 24 hour debut in @YouTube historical past!! Congratulations @bts_bighit ? Enjoy @nbcsnl tonight! pic.twitter.com/xC8vHs27Nu
— YouTube Music (@youtubemusic) April 14, 2019
April 15, Billboard reported that BTS’s 24-hour view rely for “Boy With Luv” was confirmed by YouTube as 74.6 million, breaking the previous record of 56.7 million held by BLACKPINK’s “Kill This Love,” launched simply earlier this month, by almost 18 million.
The report holder earlier than BLACKPINK was Ariana Grande along with her breakup anthem “thank u, subsequent,” which dropped final November and made its 24-hour debut with 55.four million views.
YouTube defined the delay in verifying the 24-hour views, saying, “To confirm that views are actual and correct, YouTube might quickly decelerate, freeze, or alter the view rely, in addition to discard low-quality playbacks.”
BTS has maintained their record-breaking streak effectively previous the 24-hour mark with the view rely persevering with to soar and setting new information at every milestone. The music video presently stands at 136 million.
Meanwhile, BTS is headed to the 2019 Billboard Music Awards subsequent, the place they’re nominated for 2 awards, Top Duo/Group and Top Social Artist. The group can be set to hit the stage with Halsey for a efficiency of “Boy With Luv” on the ceremony, which airs stay on May 1 at eight p.m. ET.
Watch “Boy With Luv” beneath, and congratulations to BTS!
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