BTS’ “IDOL” Debuts At #1 On Global YouTube Music Videos Chart

“IDOL” was the world’s most-watched music video this week.

BTS - IDOL | Big Hit Entertanment

BTS’ “IDOL” predictably debuts atop this week’s Global YouTube Music Videos Chart.

According to YouTube, the official “IDOL” music video received 112 million global views during the August 24-30 tracking period. The count easily yields a #1 debut on the global chart.

Maroon 5’s “Girls Like You (featuring Cardi B),” last week’s leader, falls to #2 with 59.1 million views.

Becky G & Natti Natasha’s “Sin Pijama” also falls one place, in its case moving from #3 to #2. It received another 37.0 million views this week.

Ozuna x Manuel Turizo’s “Vaina Loca” holds at #4 with 35.0 million views, while a global view count of 34.0 million keeps Flow La Movie’s “Te Bote” Remix at #5.

Written by Brian Cantor

Brian Cantor is the editor-in-chief for Headline Planet. He has been a leading reporter in the music, movie, television and sporting spaces since 2002.

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