Ahead of BTS comeback on 24 August, the boy band celebrated a milestone when their own YouTube channel Bangtan TV got 10 million subscribers.
According to YouTube, the channel was created on 12 December 2012 and first garnered 1 million subscribers by November 2015.
BTS garnered 10 million subscribers in six years and YouTube bestowed them the Diamond Award for the feat.
Bangtan TV accumulated 2.5 billion views as of 18 August and is one of the Top 20 viewed artists in 2018, YouTube added. In 2018, 94 percent of the views of the BTS channel came from overseas.
YouTube said from 18 January to 18 August 2018, the top 10 countries with most views of Bangtan TV are the US, Vietnam, Japan, Mexico, Indonesia, South Korea, Brazil, Philippines, Thailand and Argentina.
The top 10 cities with most views are Jakarta, Indonesia; Bangkok, Thailand; Seoul, South Korea; Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; Lima, Peru; Hanoi, Vietnam; Quezon City, Philippines; Santiago, Chile; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; and Surabaya, Indonesia.
In addition, the top five most watched music videos of BTS are Fake Love, DNA, MIC Drop (Steve Aoki Remix), Fire and Dope.
Meanwhile, BTS continued their streak on Billboard 200 when their album Love Yourself: Tear placed 84th, their 13th consecutive placing on the chart. Their previous album Love Yourself: Her placed 169th on the chart.
BTS revealed the artwork and tracklist for their upcoming album Love Yourself: Answer, the final installment of the Love Yourself trilogy.
The new album will have seven new tracks: Trivia: Just Dance, Trivia: Love, Trivia: Seesaw, Epiphany, Im Fine, IDOL, and Answer : Love Myself.
BTS will begin their new world tour this week in Seoul. They will perform in the UK for the first time on 9 and 10 October at Londons The O2.
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