It seems like every day BTS finds a new reason to celebrate, as they reach a new high, reach a historic milestone on a chart somewhere in the world, or prove their immense popularity in another way, today. (September 8) is no different. South Korean superstars see one of their most successful music videos finally peak, as fans continue to watch the download nonstop, despite it being out for years and delivering. dozens of new songs since then.
BTS’s “Fake Love” music video just hit one billion views on YouTube, which remains a milestone that only the most beloved clips can come close to. There are now over 250 music-related visuals that have reached this high sum, but when you consider that there are millions and millions of clips on the platform, so it is still only a tiny fraction that has accumulated at least a billion clicks.
âFake Loveâ is BTS’s fifth music video to reach a billion views on YouTube. He joins “Boy With Luv” with Halsey, “DNA”, “Dynamite” and “Mic Drop” with Steve Aoki, all of whom have exceeded that number before.
BTS made history in 2018 when they released âFake Love,â when the song became their first top 10 on the Hot 100. The song served as the first single from their third album. Love yourself: tear, which became their first No. 1 on the Billboard 200. Since then, the track has remained a fan favorite, and it’s clear their millions of followers haven’t stopped watching for over three years since the arrival of the visual.
BTS are already one of the most successful groups on YouTube, and every day they get bigger and bigger on the world’s most visited video hosting site. The band’s official channel, BANGTANTV, has so far amassed more than 57 million subscribers, making it the site’s third-highest-subscribed page of musicians (behind Justin Bieber and Blackpink). Their clips on this channel have racked up 12.5 billion views, not to mention their actual music videos. These treatments are hosted on their label’s page, Hybe Labels, which now has over 61 million subscribers and over 19 billion pieces, though the channel features many artists outside of BTS.