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K-pop boy band BTS smashes most-viewed 24-hour debut record on YouTube with new song

BTS Photograph:( AFP )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Apr 18, 2019, 07.38 PM (IST)

Now that the tussle between Pewdiepie and T-Series is finally over as the former conceded defeat, there’s something that Korean-pop boy band BTS is upto.

BTS took YouTube by storm after they broke a multitude of streaming records, with the release of their new ‘Boy with Luv’ music video featuring Halsey. It is the second track on their comeback album ‘Map of the Soul: Persona’ for 2019. They broke the record by becoming the most-viewed-video on YouTube in 24 hours after its debut on Friday afternoon. 

YouTube Music confirmed the news on their official Twitter handle.  

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BTS managed to beat female K-pop group BLACKPINK, whose ‘Kill This Love’ video amounted the same number of views in two days and 14 hours (around 62 hours) earlier last week. Apart from this, BTS also became the first K-pop to perform at Saturday Night Live in America.

This is the song we are talking about: