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BTS is Guinness World Record holder for 2018

/ 01:28 PM November 22, 2017

BTS. Image: Big Hit Entertainment

K-pop group Bangtan Sonyeondan (BTS) has just made history with their United States TV debut performance, and the flood of milestones has yet to slow down as the group scored a spot in the Guinness World Record 2018 edition, for having the most Twitter engagement for a musical group, the New Straits Times reports.

In a tweet, the Guinness World Record first congratulated the group on their successful AMA stage performance and proceeded to tell the fans the good news.

Screengrab of Guinness World Record’s tweet

The group sits with 152,112 retweets under One Direction member Harry Styles who had 180,607 retweets.

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However, according to website Social Blade (a site that ranks the top 10 Twitter accounts according to overall engagement), the group is currently at the top of the list with 252,231 average retweets and 634,246 likes per tweet.

Screengrab from Social Blade’s website

Other BTS-related accounts included in the list are @bts_love_myself, @bts_bighit and @BigHitEnt.

Aside from BTS, Korean boy group EXO (@weareoneEXO) is also included in Social Blades’ top 10 Twitter accounts according to engagement. The group placed fourth.

Along with this milestone, BTS also has the most Twitter followers for a K-pop group, as of this writing, with 10.3 million followers. JB

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