For those who are new to BTS, here is a brief explanation. BTS is probably the most famous K-Pop group in the world formed at Hybe labels is under contract. Since their beginnings in the K-pop world in 2013, the band’s popularity has steadily grown thanks to their efforts. Today, the so-called “fandom ARMY” by BTS millions of people (from the youngest to the elderly), enough that all concerts are regularly sold out.
The most popular BTS music videos at a glance
Here you can find the most watched music videos of the K-Pop group BTS, sorted by release date.
“Save Me”, from the album The Most Beautiful Moment In Life: Young Forever , which was released on May 15, 2016, is one of BTS’ first famous songs. Today has the music video 641.084.896 Views on YouTube.
BTS’ second song sung in English only, “Butter” references pop music icons (Micheal Jackson and Usher) and is a fun and upbeat song. It was released on May 21, 2020 as part of the album butter. With 677.903.526 Views on YouTube, it is one of the most viewed BTS videos.
BTS has “butter” on the American Music Awardsthe Billboard Music Awards and Global citizen listed.
BTS’ “Dope” was released on June 23, 2015 and can 697.338. 000 Views on YouTube (1kchannel). The song contributed a lot to their success in Korea, although back then, after the release of “Run”, BTS and “I Need U” were already a little known.
This music is aimed at the media, who accuse the new generations of not making an effort in Korea. BTS uses various expressions to reassure the media overwhelmed youth and older generations.
“Fire”, also from the album The Most Beautiful Moment In Life: Young Forever and released May 1, 2016, has it on the BTS Entertainments Company Youtube channel Hybe labels to 288.954.955 Call and on 1k YouTube channel even too 720.707.130 calls done.
The song aims to encourage youth to live without regrets and full of dreams. This music is in line with BTS’ aim to represent and defend youth.
“Blood Sweat & Tears”
The BTS song “Blood Sweat & Tears“ from the album “WINGS”, which was released on October 6th, 2016, has to date 835.697.340 Views reached among the BTS videos.
It’s not the most viewed music video, but it marked a crucial turning point in the band’s career with more aesthetic appeal. The song “Blood Sweat & Tears” reflects the sacrifices BTS made to achieve their goals.
The music video “Fake Love” by BTS has reached more than a billion views on YouTube today, it currently is 1,062,565,996. The song was released on May 18, 2018. With this song, BTS are at the Billboard Music Awards 2018 performed and have one for it Top Social Artist-Received nomination.
As the name suggests, the song “Fake Love” is about a fake love that a person may have believed in without having any real meaning. “I grew a flower that cannot bloom in a dream that cannot come true,” it says.
“Idol”, released August 24, 2018, is a very energetic song, and charts today 1.068.112.213 Views on the Hybe labels-Youtube channel.
“Idol” is a BTS song directed against the haters. BTS repeats the sentence “you can’t stop me loving myself” several times. Fans have also hypothesized the music video’s aesthetic. The members process prejudices against the band and K-Pop:
- “There are too many members and they all look the same” = BTS duplicate themselves hundreds of times
- “K-pop is fake and plastic” = BTS create inhumanly large, obviously fake versions of themselves
- ‘They are too Korean’ = BTS dance in hanboks (Korean traditional clothing)
“Mic Drop (Steve Aoki Remix)”
BTS and DJ Steve Aoki’s collaboration on the “Mic Drop” remix (released November 24, 2017) debuted on YouTube today 220.127.116.116 views reached. “Mic Drop” revolves around the BTS success and is aimed at haters. The singers claim they have a lot of success to make their critics doubt.
“Dynamite” an 80’s themed song and the first English song by BTS. It was on the Hybe labels-YouTube channel released and scored to date 1.370.657.398 views. Thanks to its success, BTS has presented “Dynamite” in various late night shows as usual, but also at America’s Got Talent 2020the 63rd GRAMMY Awards Show and the 2020 iHeart Radio Music festival.
The BTS video for the song “DNA”, with which BTS participated in the AMAs (American Music Awards) for the first time, has today on YouTube 1.402.335.783 views.
The lyrics of the song are about a boy who loves a girl. It expresses a sense of purpose between two lovers. The song is sung from the boy’s perspective, expressing his infatuation with it.
“Boy With Luv (feat. Halsey)”
“Boy With Luv feat. Halsey” from the album Map Of The Soul: Persona is also one of the most viewed BTS videos. It was released on April 12, 2019 and has to date 1. 444.759.169 views achieved.
“BWL” is about the love that a boy has for a girl. Boy With Luv is about finding joy and love in the little things in life. It was also this music that brought BTS to the 2019 BBMAs.
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Sources: YouTube, own research