BTS break another Guinness World Record, this time for an online concert

The group's 'Bang Bang Con: The Live' event set a record thanks to their fans

FILE - This May 1, 2019 file photo shows BTS performing "Boy With Luv" at the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas. The Korean pop band is set to perform on the iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Tour this holiday season. IHeartMedia announced Friday, Sept. 27, 2019, that the 12-city tour kicks off Dec. 1 in Tampa Bay, Florida. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
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Another day, another BTS record. The K-pop boy band set a Guinness World Record with their latest online concert. The event, called Bang Bang Con: The Live, was streamed remotely from a studio in Seoul last month and had the most viewers for a music concert livestream.

"756,000 fans from over 100 countries tuned into the online performance on June 14," said the Guinness World Records website.

According to the group's agency, Bit Hit Entertainment, it was the world's biggest paid online music event in terms of the number of viewers.

The size of the online crowd roughly amounted to the combined audience of 15 stadium concerts, it said.

BTS hold several Guinness World Records titles, including becoming the first K-pop artist to reach No 1 on the US album charts, having the most-viewed YouTube video in 24 hours and hitting No 1 on the iTunes charts in the most countries, surpassing a record set by Adele in 2015.

The band has stepped up its online presence in the time of Covid-19.

In April, BTS postponed the entirety of their highly anticipated Map of the Soul world tour due to the global coronavirus outbreak.

However, fans were treated to a two-day event on YouTube that provided online streams of eight of the band's previous concerts, as well as meet and greet sessions.

The boy band have also launched a series of Korean-language teaching videos to establish a stronger connection with their fans around the world, called Learn Korean with BTS.

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