BTS member V, aka Kim Taehyung, has surpassed yet another milestone. He has now become the first and only person to have 20 million likes on an Instagram post. The World Music Award shared the news on their official Twitter handle. This is the first time that an Asian artist has received so many likes on a post. With this achievement, Taehyung joins global artists such as Ariana Grande, Billie Eilish, Tom Holland and Zendaya.
Check out the Tweet here:
#BTS #KimTaehyung is the 1st and Only Asian ever to surpass 20M likes in Instagram History, becoming the Most Liked Asian in the world on the platform!💪🥇🌏💥2️⃣0️⃣Ⓜ️❤️👑💜https://t.co/Qw3ahaXELf pic.twitter.com/tlfhVColTj
— World Music Awards (@WORLDMUSICAWARD) June 22, 2022
Taehyung’s post of his pet dog Yeontan has recieved so much love that the post has surpasses 20 millions likes. V has now achieved a new world record on Instagram and has been added to Wikipedia’s list of the ‘Top Most-Like Instagram Posts’ worldwide.
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On December 6th, 2021, the Bangtan world lost all it’s calm when all BTS members made their Instagram accounts. The record-breaking BTS has been making history on Instagram as well since then. This isn’t the first time that BTS has broken records on Instagram. According to the Guinness World Record, Kim Taehyung became the fastest person to gain one million Instagram followers in just 43 minutes as he launched his account. Four hours later on the same day, he became the first person to reach 10 million followers in record time. The handsome man also holds the record of becoming the fastest person to reach 40 million followers on Instagram in just 135 days.
Another widely loved member, BTS’s youngest, Jeon Jungkook broke the Guinness World Record as his Instagram post amassed one million likes in just two minutes.
BTS has been keeping their Armies updated with their life happenings through their personal Instagram accounts. Now that the band is focusing on individual projects, fans all over the world are greatly looking forward to how Bangtan’s Chapter 2 unfolds.