Three new Guinness World Records have been set by BTS!
BTS has established new marks on social media sites such as Instagram, TikTok, and Twitter in the last month.
BTS had 60,151,959 Instagram followers as of February 2022, making them the most popular music group on the platform. BTS previously held the record, which they first broke in April 2021 after achieving over 40,220,226 followers.
When the participants formed individual accounts in December 2021, the group continued to set records. V set global records for the fastest times to reach 1 million and 10 million Instagram followers in just over 5 hours.
Their popularity has spread to TikTok, where BTS' official account has 45.7 million followers, with the number growing every day. This number of followers positions them as the most popular music group on TikTok, as well as No. 16 among the platform's overall most popular accounts.
BTS is also the most followed music group on Twitter, with 44,167,059 followers, which comes as no surprise (at the time of writing). One Direction, who garnered over 31.7 million followers in 2017, set the previous record.
The group does not only have a huge following on Twitter, but they also hold a number of other world records. BTS and its ARMY set records for the most Twitter engagements (average retweets) for a music group (which they have broken four times) and the most Twitter engagements (average retweets) for a single artist on April 29, 2019. (average retweets).
BTS now has a total of 28 world records, and in September 2021, they were entered into the Guinness World Records Hall of Fame for their achievements.