BTS has been chosen by US Weekly as one of the top 15 most influential celebrities on social media!
The list was shared by US Weekly on October 20 to highlight some of the biggest names in global entertainment who are active on social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter. Other celebrities on the list include Beyonce, Justin Bieber, Kim Kardashian, Rihanna, and current and former U.S. presidents Donald Trump and Barack Obama.
The members of BTS were the only Asian act to make the list and US Weekly highlighted some of their achievements related to social media. This included ARMYs [official BTS fan club name] tweeting the hashtag “#BTSBBMAS” over 300 million times and the group winning the Top Social Artist award at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards, winning the Global Award for Influence on Social Media at the Shorty Awards, and topping Billboard’s Social 50 chart for over 30 weeks.
BTS also recently celebrated a new social media milestone this month when they hit 9 million followers on Twitter.
Congratulations to BTS for making the list!
Source: US Weekly via Soompi, BT21