BTS ‘MIC Drop’ remix clip reaches 1 billion YouTube views – Manila bulletin

BTS with Steve Aoki in 2017 (Twitter)

K-pop idol group BTS added another feat when their music video “MIC Drop (Steve Aoki Remix)” garnered a billion views on YouTube.

“MIC Drop (Steve Aoki Remix)” hit the milestone on July 26, three years and eight months after the clip went live on November 24, 2017.

This is the fourth BTS clip on YouTube to garner a billion views after “DNA”, “Boy With Luv” starring Halsey and “Dynamite”.

“DNA,” released on September 18, 2017, hit the billion mark on June 1, 2020, or after two years and eight months, making BTS the first K-pop boy group to have a music video with a billion views.

“Boy With Luv” followed suit on October 24, 2020, 18 months after it was uploaded to YouTube on April 12, 2019.

“Dynamite” garnered a billion views on April 12 of this year, nearly eight months since its YouTube release on August 21, 2020.

Currently, BTS has five music videos from YouTube’s 10 most watched MVs in the first 24 hours of its release.

Their latest music video “Permission to Dance”, released on July 9, garnered 72.3 million views in its debut.

Here are the new top 10 most viewed clips in the first 24 hours, according to YouTube:

1. BTS – Official MV “Butter” – 108.2 million

2. BTS – Official MV “Dynamite” – 101.1 million

3. BLACKPINK – “‘How You Like It” M / V – 86.3 million views

4. BLACKPINK – “Ice Cream (with Selena Gomez)” MV – 79.08 million

5. BTS – Exploit “Boy With Luv”. Halsey MV – 74.6 million

6. BTS – MV “Permission to Dance” – 72.3 million

7. BTS – “Life goes on” – 71.6 million

8. Taylor Swift – “ME! “- 65 million

9. BLACKPINK – “Lovesick Girls” – 61.4 million

10. BLACKPINK – “Kill This Love” – ​​56.7 million



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