K-pop phenomenon BTS has once again proven they are professionals at breaking records. They are the first band to top iTunes worldwide (103 countries) since Adele managed the feat with her hit "Hello".
The British songstress held the record for nearly five years.
The fact that BTS— ⟬⟭ Ninong Kookie ⁷ ⟭⟬ (@tanniekosmossss) July 6, 2020
- BROKE 22 YEARS OLD RECORD BY THE BEATLES
- BROKE 24 YEARS OLD RECORD BY CELINE
- BROKE 36 YEARS OLD RECORD BY MICHAEL JACKSON
- BROKE 5 YEARS OLD RECORD BY ADELE
It shows that
BTS PAVED THE WAY
BTS WORLD DOMINATION
BTS LEGENDS @BTS_twt✨#DidOurThing pic.twitter.com/JE9NtVQufa
The Army (the fandom's official name) immediately started to trend related hashtags worldwide, conquering social media sites as they often do.
Black swan a song of an artist and his passion! This beautiful meaningful song broke the record of number of #1 on iTunes 😭 BTS will be so proud and Happy! The boys Deserve it— Heartman Jin⁷💜❤️🌙⁸⁰|| Moon at #1 on US 🇺🇲 (@Ak_moonjinbts) July 6, 2020
BTS WORLD DOMINATION! @BTS_twt#BlackSwan104 #BTSiTunesRecord #DidOurThing pic.twitter.com/KrDDI56HL1
The tune "Black Swan" from BTS's latest album "Map of the Soul:7" was released on the 17th of January and was highly praised by critics for its honest confession of BTS as artists about the fear of losing passion for their music. The whole concept was inspired by the 2010 movie "Black Swan".
The fandom praises their talented favs for making history again.
black swan is the 7th track on mots7, which broke the itunes #1 record in the 7th month of the 7th year of bts’s career......— 𝘮⁷ (@outrorih) July 6, 2020
BTS and Black Swan did that. BTS world domination.pic.twitter.com/Vd9cIe2EM6— jo⁷🍒 (@yellbts) July 6, 2020
Another day of ARMY setting goals & breaking records 🌎 (PST)— Research BTS 🔍 ⁷ (@ResearchBTS) July 6, 2020
See them taking part in streaming parties [💙] and then shouting BTS WORLD DOMINATION as "Black Swan" breaks the record for the track w/ the most iTunes No #1's in history [💜] @BTS_twt#BlackSwan103 #BTSiTunesRecord pic.twitter.com/8wlAPKsSkx