BTS becomes first group to cross 50 million followers on Spotify
BTS’ anthology album ‘Proof’ releases on June 10, 2022.
On May 30, BTS created Spotify history by becoming the first group to ever cross 50 million followers on the global music streaming platform! As of writing, the group has 50,027,480 followers and 34,825,373 monthly listeners on Spotify. As BTS had hit the 10 million mark on Spotify in April 2019, this means that the group has gained 40 million followers more in the span of just over three years. With this, BTS also extends their own record of the being most followed Asian Act and Group in Spotify history.
Meanwhile, ‘Spotify K-Pop’, the platform’s dedicated section for Korean pop music, unveiled more exciting things in store, leading up to BTS’ anthology album ‘Proof’, which drops on June 10. The section’s Twitter account announced on May 30 at 9:30 am IST, that more ‘This Is BTS’ clips will be dropping on June 3 (available to watch on Spotify), for ‘Map of the Soul’ series and ‘Butter’.
Following this, something called ‘BTS Film Teaser’ will drop on June 4, with ‘BTS Film Launch’ scheduled for June 9, along with more playlist clips, this time for ‘Proof’. Check out the full Comeback Calendar, below:
BTS is presently gearing up for the release of their anthology album ‘Proof’. While announcing the release, the group’s agency BIGHIT MUSIC shared, “The BTS anthology album that embodies the history of BTS will be released as they begin a new chapter as an artist that has been active for nine years to look back on their past endeavors.”
Further, “The anthology album "Proof" that consists of three CDs includes many different tracks - including three all-new tracks - that reflect the thoughts and ideas of the members on the past, present and future of BTS.”
Congratulations to BTS!