BTS now holds 28 Guinness World Records, earning them a spot in their Hall of Fame in September 2021!
South Korean megahit group BTS has gone ahead and added some more records to their name and made their achievement bag heavier than ever. The septet has earned 3 more Guinness World Records for their massive fan following on various social media platforms.
The group currently has 60.5 million followers on Instagram making them the most followed group on the platform. They have exceeded their own record after breaking it the first time in April 2017 with over 40.2 million at the time. The group is also super famous on the small video platform TikTok where it has amassed over 45.7 million followers. They also happen to be the 16th most-followed account on the platform. Their 3rd one according to the Guinness World Records’ latest update is their follower count on Twitter, which stands at 44.3 million for their personal account, run by the seven members of the group.
BTS member V secured two of his own records in just five hours. In December 2021, V notched the record for the fastest time to reach 1 million followers on Instagram, which was just 43 minutes. In 4 hours and 52 minutes, he earned the record for the fastest time to reach 10 million followers on the platform.
BTS are no strangers to Guinness World Records, as they hold more than 25 titles under their belts — including a number of records on Billboard‘s charts.
Most recently, “Butter” spent 18 weeks in the No. 1 position on Billboard‘s Digital Singles chart, tying their own single “Dynamite” for most weeks on the chart. As of Dec. 13, 2021, BTS now has the most cumulative weeks at No. on the chart, beating out Taylor Swift.
Also, BTS’ sultry track ‘Blood Sweat & Tears’ has officially become their 9th song to earn a Silver certificate by the British Phonographic Industry (BPI).