Widely popular group BTS are excelling in their stupendous career. Known to have a massive fan following, their social media presence is very strong and every other post on Twitter reaches 1 million likes in just a few hours. Now, BTS member V has broken major Twitter records with his latest selfies.
Earlier this week, V, real name Kim Taehyung, took to Twitter to share two mirror selfies whilst seated on a chair getting his hair and makeup done for a shoot.
Hi Army???? pic.twitter.com/ZwsS0sbL2j
— 방탄소년단 (@BTS_twt) August 16, 2020
Flaunting his new brown hair colour and looking absolutely breathtaking, V broke the record for ‘the fastest tweet of an Artist’ to reach 2 million likes in just 9 hours and 52 minutes.’ He was trending on Twitter worldwide in 40 countries for his new pictures and well, those photos were swoon-worthy.
.@BTS_twt Taehyung broke the record for the fastest tweet of an Artist to reach 2 MILLION likes! (9 hours and 52 minutes) pic.twitter.com/m6CjYvS6Z2
— 방탄소년단 Publicity™⁷ (@BTSPublicity) August 16, 2020
The tweet surpassed 1 million retweets in just 23 hours & 9 Minutes that him the first artist in Twitter history to achieve this milestone.
Fastest tweets to reach 1M likes on Twitter overall:
1. Harry Styles – 1h 1 min
2. #BTS – 1h 11 min
3. #TAEHYUNG – 1h 29 min
4. Hoseok – 1h 36 min
5. Jimin – 1h 42 min
— BTS V PRESS (@KTH_PRESS) August 16, 2020
The said tweet has also become the 3rd fastest tweet to reach the milestone of 1 million. The first position is held by Harry Styles followed by BTS in the second spot, V in third, J-Hope on fourth, and Jimin in the fifth place.
Adding to that, his individual promotional picture for their upcoming single ‘Dynamite’ surpassed 5 million likes on Instagram making him the first Korean Male Artist to achieve this milestone in just 48 hours.
Fastest Tweet by Artist to reach 2M likes – 9h 52 mins
3rd Fastest Tweet to reach 1M likes – 1h 29 mins
Fastest Korean Male artist to reach 5M likes in Instagram – 48 hrs
Continuously in weibo star list, #4 in Super Topic Rank of Top Japanese & Korean Stars pic.twitter.com/JhB4uhRhf9
— ????????????????????????????????⁷????ₛₙ ¹¹⁶ ¹⁰⁴ ₘₒₒₙ (@dantevanterism) August 16, 2020
On the work front, BTS released three teaser images along with a music video teaser for their upcoming single ‘DYNAMITE’. The teaser seems to be an ode to different eras of popular music. The official music video will release on August 21 at 1 pm KST (9:30 am IST) and the second one will drop on August 25 at 12 am KST (August 24 – 8:30 pm IST).