[MHN Jung Halim reporter] Group BTS has their music video for 'IDOL' reach 800 million views.
On December 3rd, agency Big Hit Entertainment stated that the music video for 'IDOL' surpassed 800 million views at 6 p.m. KST the previous day.
This is the fifth BTS music video to reach 800 million views, following 'DNA', 'Boy With Luv', 'Fake Love', and the remix of 'MIC Drop'.
The music video for 'IDOL' is distinctive for using visually surreal yet coheisve elements, drawing influence from South African and Korean dances, as well as a emotionally affected cinematography that uses flashy colors.
BTS also showed off a performance of 'IDOL' on 'The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon', where they performed in front of Gyeongbokgung Palace.
The single hit No. 11 on the Billboard 'Hot 100', No. 21 on the British 'Official Charts', showing its decent rankings in the American and British market.
BTS 'IDOL' music video reaches 800 million views... 5th one for the group
Released August 2018, BTS 'IDOL' reaches 800 million views