The Borneo Post (Sabah)

BTS hit ‘Boy With Luv’ breaks 1.2 billion YouTube views


THE music video for the 2019 BTS hit ‘Boy With Luv (Feat. Halsey)’ has earned more than 1.2 billion views on YouTube in another milestone for the K-pop dynamo, Yonhap news agency reported.

‘Boy With Luv,’ the main track for the seven-piece act’s sixth EP ‘Map of the Soul: Persona,’ hit 1.2 billion views at 9.48am yesterday, according to Big Hit Music, the group’s agency.

The upbeat track, featuring American singer-songwriter Halsey, debuted at No. 8 on Billboard’s main singles chart and stayed on it for eight consecutiv­e weeks.

The EP, which also includes hit track ‘Mikrokosmo­s’ and ‘Make It Right’ featuring British singersong­writer Ed Sheeran, had hit the top spot on Billboard’s main albums chart, making BTS the first group since the Beatles to earn three No. 1s in less than a year.

BTS now has three music videos that have been watched more than a billion times. Its 2018 release ‘DNA’ has earned 1.2 billion views, while Billboardt­opping hit ‘Dynamite’ recently broke 1 billion views.

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