ICYMI: BTS became first Korean artist to get 10M followers on Twitter

Just five years into Twitterdom, BTS has reached the milestone of 10 million followers!

And to make it even better, BTS is the first K-pop group to reach the 10 million mark!


BTS beat out G-Dragon, who formerly held the most Twitter followers among K-Pop idols.

Twitter Korea celebrated the feat by creating a special emoji in the shape of BTS’s fans’ ARMY sign, which perfectly fit the hashtag, “#LoveBTS10M”.

Twitter Korea even visited Big Hit Entertainment to award them with a memorial tablet to commemorate it.

Individual members of BTS tweeted gifs of their reactions as a thank you to the fans who made it all possible.

Jin did his signature kissing face.


J-Hope did a cute heart dance.


RM gave a heartwarming wink.

Suga signaled “I love you”.

Jimin made a surprise appearance.

V killed with his aegyo.

And Jungkook was just his signature self!

Fans are amazed how BTS is heralding in a new kind of influence for K-Pop all over the world!