[Munhwa News MHN reporter Choi Ji-young / translated by Roh Pooleun] The most interesting part of K-POP music video is the fancy visual images. Which music videos have hit billion views on Youtube?
BLACKPINK is the first and only K-POP group with a record of 1.1 billion views. The official music video of 'DDU-DU DDU-DU', which was released in June 2018, has exceeded 1.1 billion views and proved the global popularity of BLACKPINK with over 2 million comments. In addition, 'BOOMBAYAH' recorded 0.8 billion, 'Kill This Love' and 'AS IF IT'S YOUR LAST' recorded 0.7 billion.
BTS is also showing high views. The music video of 'ON' hit 90 million views in three weeks and is expected to hit 0.1 billion very soon. 'DNA' (0.9 billion), 'Poems for small things' (0.7 billion), 'FAKE' LOVE '(0.6 billion),' IDOL '(0.6 billion),' Blood Sweat Tears' (0.5 billion), as well as the solo songs of members have got 100 millions of views.
In addition, the popularity of many global K-POP groups such as EXO and Red Velvet has been proven by music video views.
BBoom BBoom - LOVE SCENARIO
TWICE has hit high views on Youtube as well. 'TT' hit 0.5 billion, 'LIKEY' 0.4 billion, 'CHEER UP' 0.3 billion, 'What is Love' 0.3 billion, 'Like OOH-AHH' 0.3 billion, 'Heart Shaker' 0.3 billion.
K-POP girl group MOMOLAND's 'BBoom BBoom' has hit 0.4 billion views. 'BBoom BBooom' became popular because of the ear-catching melody and easy dances. The later released 'BAAM' has hit 0.18 billion views.
'LOVE SCENARIO' which made boy group IKON the chart-killer has hit 0.37 billion views.
K-POP roookie ITZY AND TXT(TOMORROW X TOGETHER) has hit 0.18 billion views, 0.1 billion views each on 'DALLA DALLA' and 'CROWN'.
K-POP M/V with the highest views-BLACKPINK, BTS, MOMOLAND, ITZY, TXT
The signature of K-POP music videos...visual images