All members of BTS on the red carpet at the American Music Awards

BTS can officially be crowned the most popular group in the world after smashing the record for most streamed male group on Spotify for a second time.

Their music has been streamed a massive 31,960,000,000 times as of 3 March 2023, a number that is nearly double the 16.3 billion streams when they last set the record in April 2021.

The seven-piece band also pip their fellow K-pop phenomenas BLACKPINK, who are the most streamed female group on Spotify with 8,880,030,049 individual streams.

BTS's most streamed song on the platform is "Dynamite" with 1.60 billion streams, followed by "Butter" with 1.08 billion and "Boy with Luv" feat. Halsey at 1.01 billion streams.

Other male bands making up the top five include Coldplay, Imagine Dragons, Maroon 5 and Queen.

Outside of Spotify, BTS have also extended their record for the most Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards blimps won by a music group with seven.

At the awards show in Los Angeles, California, BTS were named Favourite Music Group for the fourth year in a row!


No other act has won the award four years in a row. One Direction and Fifth Harmony had previously won the award for three consecutive years.

As well as these four awards in a row, they have also won Favourite Global Music Star in 2018 and 2021 as well as Favourite Song for "Dynamite" in 2021.

These two latest records are just a few in a long line of accolades for the popular septuplet.

In 2023, they were awarded the following:

  • Most followers on Instagram for a music group
  • Most followers on Twitter for a music group
  • Most followers on TikTok for a music group

They already hold records for the most viewed YouTube music video in 24 hours, most streamed track on Spotify in the first 24 hours and becoming the first K-pop act to reach No.1 on the US albums chart.

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