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BTS’ ‘Mic Drop’ hits 400 million views, sets Korean record

/ 12:57 PM December 24, 2018

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SEOUL — BTS has left yet another mark in Korea’s music history, as its music video for “Mic Drop (Steve Aoki Remix)” has become its fifth video to surpass 400 million views on YouTube, the most for any artist in the country.

As of 11:09 a.m. Sunday, the remixed version of the megahit had hit the milestone, a little over a year after its initial 2017 November release. As of now, the boy band has five songs with over 400 million views, including “DNA,” “Fire,” “Dope” and “Fake Love.”

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The most-viewed video made by any Korean continues to be Psy’s “Gangnam Style,” with a whopping 3.2 billion views to date.

“Mic Drop (Steve Aoki Remix)” is a remixed version of the song that was originally released in September 2017, off the album “Love Yourself: Her.” The song featuring the popular US DJ peaked at No. 28 on the US Billboard Hot 100.

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