BTS overtook Adele’s “Hello” to set a new world record.
On July 6, Forbes reported that BTS’s pre-released song “Black Swan” has set a new record by topping the iTunes Top Song charts in 104 countries around the world, passing Adele’s “Hello,” which held the record for nearly five years with 102 countries.
Now, BTS became the number one artist to hold the major iTunes record.
Released in January, “Black Swan” topped the iTunes Top Song charts in 93 countries and set their own all-time best record. Six months later, the song topped the charts in Nepal, Zimbabwe and Cape Verde, setting a milestone in topping 104 countries.
ARMY is celebrating the record on Twitter as well, making “BTS WORLD DOMINATION” the most popular trend in the world on July 6.