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Posted by yckim124 AKP STAFF Thursday, November 8, 2018

K-pop artists hold 5 spots out of the top 10 for the most viewed MVs in the first 24 hours on YouTube

Psy, (Bangtan Boys) BTS, TWICE, BLACKPINK
K-pop acts are dominating with MV views.

According to an article by Forbes on November 8, K-pop artists occupy half of the top 10 most viewed MVs in the first 24 hours.

This August,BTS' MV for "IDOL" beat Taylor Swift's record and became the most viewed MV in the first 24 hours with 45 million views. Their MV for "Fake Love" also sits at #6 with 35.9 million views.

Black Pink with their MV for the hit song "DDU-DU DDU-DU" is at #4 with 36.2 million views. Psy's "Gentleman" MV comes in at #5 with 36 million views, and TWICE's latest MV for "Yes or Yes" rests at #7 with 31.4 million views.

The full list of top 10 most viewed MVs in the first 24 hours on YouTube can be found below.

1. BTS "IDOL" - 45 million views

2. Taylor Swift "Look What You Made Me Do" - 43.2 million views

3. Eminem "Killshot" - 38.1 million views

4.Black Pink "DDU-DU DDU-DU" - 36.2 million views

5. Psy "Gentlemen - 36 million views

6. BTS "Fake Love" - 35.9 million views

7. TWICE "Yes or Yes" - 31.4 million views

8. Nicky Jam "X (Equis)" - 29.7 million views

9. RedOne "Boom Boom" - 24.1 million views

10. Miley Cyrus "Wrecking Ball" - 22.6 million views
  1. Psy
  2. (Bangtan Boys) BTS
  3. TWICE
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desikyu173 pts Thursday, November 8, 2018 3
Thursday, November 8, 2018

I love kpop, but this whole youtube view thing is such a ridiculous achievement. Non-kpop artists' fans are not obsessively streaming their mvs for imaginary award show points. Those view counts represent actual music interest. So the comparison is just not there.


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walkertexasrange1,242 pts Thursday, November 8, 2018 1
Thursday, November 8, 2018

Kpop fans are bat shit crazy. But then again Steve Jobs said “The ones who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones that do!


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