BTS Shock Fans With Their Unreal Popularity After Making History By Receiving An Exclusive Award
BTS continues to showcase their unrivaled popularity and influence no matter what they do.
Since debuting in 2013, BTS has never failed to release music that has attracted the attention of fans. Although their music has evolved over the years, each album and each song showcases the members’ unreal talent.
Considering the number of songs and albums the group has released, there is always an album for any K-Pop fan, depending on how they feel.
Streaming sites are extremely popular, and in Korea, MelOn is one of the most used, and it’s not surprising that BTS is one of the top artists.
Back in January, BTS gained attention after th
ey made history with the Korean streaming platform MelOn.
The streaming site has levels of certification for the “MelOn Hall,” and depending on how many streams an artist has categorizes artists into tiers…
MelOn has unveiled a new tool on the platform called "MelOn Hall".
MelOn Hall show the number of total streams, as well as the daily streams increase of each artist. It also rank artists based on their total number streams in Diamond, Gold, Silver and Bronze. pic.twitter.com/xIWoEF0JzU
— Kpop Charts (@kchartsmaster) January 26, 2023
Considering BTS’s continuing growing influence and popularity, many ARMYs weren’t surprised when it was announced that BTS had surpassed 10 billion streams, becoming the first artist to do so.
🇰🇷@BTS_twt has received a DIAMOND certification of "Hall of MelOn", for surpassing 10 BILLION streams!
— They are the ONLY artist to achieve this certification. pic.twitter.com/EANxgojOu8
— BTS Charts Daily⁷ (@btschartsdailys) January 26, 2023
Months after the achievement was made, the streaming website Melon officially certified BTS’s dominance with their “Diamond Certification.”
On May 16 (KST), the Twitter platform for Melon shared the achievement again. Along with showing the group’s continued success on the platform (with BTS now having over 12 billion cumulative streams)…
But also the trophy that would be sent to the members.
While they are in achievements in themselves, ARMYs couldn’t stop praising the group because they are the first and only artists to achieve that success and receive the trophy.
Considering how huge it is, it wasn’t surprising that ARMYs were flexing the group’s achievement on social media.
BTS THE FIRST AND ONLY ARTISTS TO BE AWARDED THE “10 BILLIONS STREAMING ARTIST” TROPHY BY MELON pic.twitter.com/vkGIsQomX6
— lea⁷ 🧑🏻🚀 (@seokjinbit) May 16, 2023
bts, the ONLY artist to have 10 billion streaming artist trophy. pic.twitter.com/CpNRuQIium
— tay(tae)⁷ | 🪐ᵃⁿᵍᵉˡ🧚♂️ (@kimgayism) May 16, 2023
BTS GOT A TROPHY TODAY , they are the only idol to have this trophy, the ONLY pic.twitter.com/XojwYyBMdM
— 🪐⁷ 🔍⍤⃝🔎 (@itsyaay1) May 16, 2023
BTS got a trophy from melon for 10 billion stream. BTS is the first and only artist who awarded this trophy!🏆 pic.twitter.com/A15BkeQRmQ
— Bangtan_streamers⁷ (@Bangtan7_Stream) May 16, 2023
For many fans, BTS is the standard bearer in K-Pop, and the fact they made MelOn create a new category of certification and trophy for them.
BTS’s Suga Questions His Influence As An NBA Ambassador, But ARMYs Strongly Disagree
BTS’s Suga Shares Childhood Story Involving His One True Obsession
Fan Steals BTS RM’s Cardboard Cutout From A Store… And Updates ARMY About His “New Life”
“The Jungkook Effect” Strikes Again: The BTS Member Unintentionally Causes Another Item To Sell Out