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BTS "Butter" Breaks Massive World Records

Wednesday, May 26th, 2021 7:04pm

By Jude Chukwuemeka

As of 27 April 2021, the music of BTS had been streamed 16.3 billion times on Spotify

According to Guinness World Records, the new single from BTS titled Butter has garnered the most viewers for the premiere of a video on YouTube with 3.9 million concurrent viewers for its premiere on 21 May 2021.

It also broke the record for the most viewers for the premiere of a music video on YouTube. The record was confirmed by YouTube a few days ago.

The BTS group previously held this record with their single "Dynamite", which had 3 million concurrent peak viewers.

24 hours after its release, "Butter" also broke the record for the most-viewed YouTube music video in 24 hours with 108,200,000 views, also breaking the record for the most-viewed YouTube music video in 24 hours by a K-pop group.

On the Guinness World Records website, it was also confirmed that after the single dropped on Spotify it garnered 11,042,335 global streams in just one day, breaking the record for the most streamed track on Spotify in the first 24 hours.

The track beat Ed Sheeran (UK) and Justin Bieber's (USA) track "I Don't Care" by 64,946 streams.

As of 27 April 2021, the music of BTS had been streamed 16.3 billion times on Spotify, breaking the record for the most-streamed act on Spotify (group).

The singles from BTS "Dynamite" (829.7 m) and "Boy with Luv" (642.6 m) are their most-streamed tracks.

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