From BTS IDOL dethroned Taylor Swift Look what you made me do music video as the most-viewed music video on YouTube in its first 24 hours, the record for most-viewed K-pop music video in the first 24 hours became a major achievement.
Previously, there was no record or interest in measuring how many views a K-pop music video would receive in the first 24 hours. However, it is now one of the most anticipated records that fans are trying to reach for their favorite K-pop group.
BTS are the defending champions who hold the record for the two most-viewed music videos on YouTube, with both dynamite and Butter garnering over 100 million views in a single day.
Let’s take a look at the music videos that hold the record for the most views in the first 24 hours in 2022.
pink venom, Still to come and more: 8 K-pop music videos that racked up the most views in 24 hours (as of September 2022)
8) AFTER – I hope
The first member to venture out after BTS’s second chapter was announced was j-hope. He releases his single, AFTERon July 1 and the clip racked up 17.1 million views in the first 24 hours.
It was the first time the BTS member added rock elements to his song and was praised by critics for his flawless musical sense.
seven) 0.0 – N Mixx
JYP Entertainment’s New Girl Group Released Music Video For Their Debut Single 0.0 on February 22 and received over 19.8 million views in a single day. It was an incredible feat achieved by the group of rookies, despite the intense criticism of the song.
6) Girls -Aespa
K-pop girl group Aespa released their album Girls and the title track of the same name on July 8. The clip of Girls garnered 23.9 million views on YouTube in one day, making it their second most viewed music video in 24 hours after their iconic song Next level.
5) Rhythm box – NCT DREAM
K-pop group NCT DREAM, consisting of the youngest members of NCT, released their song Rhythm box on May 30 and received over 27.2 million views in just 24 hours. It quickly became SM’s fourth most-watched music video in 24 hours, surpassing that of NCT 127. Sticker.
4) that – PSY product. and feat. BTS’s SUGA
PSY collaborated with BTS’ SUGA to produce and feature in their song that which was released on April 29. The song was the product of two legends meeting and SUGA’s appearance in the music video helped it reach 28.4 million views in just one day. The song is an earworm that has taken over South Korea.
3) Glitch mode – NCT DREAM
NCT DREAM made their second appearance on the list of most viewed music videos in the first 24 hours of 2022 with their song glitch mode, which was released on May 30. The song garnered over 30.2 million views in one day, breaking the record set by their previous song Rhythm box.
2) Still to come -BTS
Still to come was the title track of BTS’s anthology album Evidence. The music video for the song was released on June 10, three days before BTS’s ninth birthday as a gift to fans, and it garnered over 48.9 million views in one day.
The song is a slow, melodic ballad that takes us through BTS’ musical journey that spans more than a decade.
1) pink venom – BLACK PINK
Before the release of their album NE ROSEBLACKPINK released a pre-single titled pink venom August 19. The K-pop music video garnered over 90.4 million views in a single day, taking the top spot on the 2022 releases list.
The song features the same strong visuals and intense choreography that characterizes all BLACKPINK songs, making it a fan favorite.
Although the next quarter is full of new K-pop releases, with BTS on hiatus, it’s highly unlikely anyone can dethrone BLACKPINK from the top spot.