Boy With Luv by BTS will touch a new milestone by becoming the third song to reach 1 billion listens on Spotify. The beautiful track is now just 10 million streams away from setting the record, and it has already surpassed 990,379,276 streams on Spotify.
we did a dynamite re-comeback now it’s time to bring back 2019 feelings with boy with luv to 1 billion pic.twitter.com/faM7M64Uov— BTS Trend Songs⁷ (@BTSTrendSongs) January 30, 2023
Some More Details about the track, ‘Boy With Luv’ by BTS
BTS, a K-pop band, released the song “Boy with Luv” as the lead single off their sixth extended play, Map of the Soul: Persona. It features American singer Halsey. On April 12, 2019, Big Hit Entertainment published it.
Over 74.6 million people saw the song’s music video on its first release day, making it the most-watched internet music video in 24 hours. The RIAA granted the song a Platinum certification in June. Up to “Dynamite,” “Boy with Luv” held the record for the song with the most South Korean music show victories after the 2000s with 21 wins.
The National Syndicate of Recording industry Publishing revealed on December 26 that BTS’s renowned single “Boy With Luv” (2019) had given an official gold certification in France.
Following “Dynamite” and “Butter,” “Boy With Luv” is now BTS’ third single to receive a gold certification in France.
Below, you can see the vibrant music video for the song.
The full music video, directed by Lumpens’ Yong-Seok Choi, was made public on April 12. With 3 million likes in 2 hours and 74.6 million views in 24 hours following its release, it broke the records for both the fastest-liked and fastest-viewed YouTube videos.
It averaged about 860 views per second, making it the most-watched YouTube video. In around one day and ten hours, it became the quickest YouTube video to gain 100 million views.
A second version of the music video, named “ARMY With Luv,” honoring the band’s ARMY fanbase, was made available by BigHit on April 26. The enormous “LOVE” sign appeared atop a building while the band dances in the original got changed to one that spelled “ARMY.”
The video included footage of the band not seen in the original version and additional scenes with Halsey. It was ranked as South Korea’s most popular music video of the year on YouTube in December 2019. The band’s second music video to attain 1 billion views did so in October 2020, 18 months after its debut.