Global sensation BTS took the digital world by storm after all seven members simultaneously opened their personal Instagram accounts on December 6.
Upon joining, RM, Jin, Suga, J-hope, Jimin, V, and Jungkook instantly garnered millions of followers on the social networking platform, with their very first IG posts accumulating millions of likes.
And now, BTS member V, or Kim Taehyung, has broken two Guiness World Records, as announced by the prestigious organization that keeps note of record-breaking achievements.
According to their news report that was published on the Guiness World Records website, “V in particular led the charge in terms of follower count, breaking the record for the fastest time to reach 1 million followers on Instagram in just 43 minutes.”
The article added, “The quick work of the ARMY led to his followers jumping up to 10 million after just 4 hours 52 minutes, breaking the record for the fastest time to reach 10 million followers on Instagram.
A phenomenal group, BTS has long been breaking records, entering the Guiness World Records Hall of Fame last September 2021, following an astonishing 23 record-breaking titles.
For instance, their 2021 hit song “Butter” was able to attain five records, including having the “most viewers for the premiere of a music video on YouTube” with 3,900,000 peak concurrent viewers for the song’s official music video, and having the “most viewed YouTube music video in 24 hours” as the MV was viewed 108,200,000 times in just one day.
Aside from “Butter,” BTS is also behind other record-breaking hits like “Boy With Luv,” “Fake Love,” and “Dynamite,” just to name a few.