BTS Celebrates Spotify Billion Streams Plaque With New Mukbang-Like Video

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BTS can make people fall in love with them harder than before.

The rise of BTS in the K-pop music industry proved that all K-pop groups – whether they came from the Big Three or not – have the chance to conquer the international music stage. As the K-pop supergroup continues to grow ahead of their 10th debut anniversary, they also garner more recognitions and awards.

So far, they received 654 nominations from different local and international award-giving bodies. They won 457 of which – making them the most awarded K-pop group in history.

This year, they already have over 30 nominations and won most of them. Among the recognitions include Korean Music Awards’ Musician of the Year, KOMCA Awards’ Song of the Year, Japan Gold Disc Awards’ Song of the Year by Streaming, and Golden Disc Awards’ Best Album, to name a few.

Most recently, they officially got a plaque that recognized the mark only Dynamite has reached so far.

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BTS Celebrates By Having a Meal Together!

Last year, Dynamite officially received 1 billion streams on Spotify. It became the first song by a Korean artist to reach the milestone on the music streaming platform.

Months after getting the award, they received an official plaque from the platform that commemorates the song’s achievement. On Tuesday, BTS followed an unofficial tradition to celebrate the breakthrough.

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All members – RM, Suga, V, Jin, Jimin, J-Hope, and Jungkook – sat down to consume bibimbap in front of their fans! The same celebration was previously done by award-winning artists like Drake, Joe Jonas, and Halsey.

BTS released the song – their first English song – in August 2020. The group dropped Dynamite in pursuit of comforting their fans amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The same song led to the band gaining their first Grammy Nomination for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance, making them the first K-pop act to become part of the prestigious ceremony.

BTS Jungkook Brings Home Recognition, Too!

Aside from the group achievement, BTS member Jungkook also set a new record with his solo, stay Alive.

As of press time, the song became the first song by a Korean male soloist to spend 31 days on Global Spotify’s list. The song is followed by music that also featured other BTS members.

V’s Christmas Tree ranked second. Meanwhile, Max ft Suga’s Blueberry Eyes, JuiceWrld ft. Suga’s Girl of My Dreams, and IU ft. Suga’s Eight completed the top five.

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