The season premiere (episode 57) of “Run! BTS”, BTS’s variety show was uploaded to Korean streaming platform vlive on the 1st of January and it is already the most viewed episode ever!
'Run @BTS_twt!' EP.57 is now the most viewed episode of the series within just 3 days of release.
EP.58 will be aired next Tuesday, 9PM KST:https://t.co/5rqXMDAHn1
— worldwideBTS 🌎 (@btsanalytics) January 4, 2019
It is currently sitting at 8,650,000+ views on vlive which ranks it as the most viewed episode of all time.
The previous record was held by episode 31 of the series which was released over a year ago. That episode currently sits at 8,610,000+ views. You can watch that iconic episode below:
The fact that episode 57 got that many views in just 3 days proves how large ARMY has grown recently.
This is further evidenced by other metrics, such as twitter statistics:
📊 BTS' Twitter metrics comparison 2017 vs. 2018
We had an amazing year on Twitter and continue to rule this platform 😎
— BTS: Bring The Stats (@bts_geek_stats) January 3, 2019
📊 ibighit & bangtantv subscribers over the years
In 2018, both ibighit & bangtantv more than doubled their subscribers! @BTS_twt had an amazing year on YouTube.
— BTS: Bring The Stats (@bts_geek_stats) January 2, 2019
… and sales!
BTS ARMY continues to grow at an unfathomable pace and will most likely continue to do so as the boys keep showcasing their immense talent.