[OSEN=정지원 기자] Group BIGBANG is continuing their winning streak by not only surpassing 10 million YouTube subscribers but also reaching 100 million views on the MV for G-DRAGON’s solo track, ‘WHO YOU?’.
As of today (10th) at 10 AM, BIGBANG surpassed 10 million YouTube subscribers. Therefore, BIGBANG became qualified for the ‘Diamond Creator Award’. BIGBANG who has over 10 million subscribers will be awarded with the best trophy called the ‘Diamond Creator Award’, also known as the ‘Diamond Play Button’.
YouTube awards trophies when users surpass a certain number of users, which indicates that YouTube recognizes the channel’s presence and influence online. They award Silver for users with over 100 thousand subscribers, Gold for those over 1 million, and a Diamond Play Button for users with over 10 million subscribers.
Despite the fact that all members of BIGBANG except SEUNGRI are currently serving military duties, the group is continuing to grow with the love from the public. The group surpassed 10 million YouTube subscribers as a result, proving not only the group’s global popularity and presence, but also their influential power as artists.
That was not all. The MV for the title song ‘WHO YOU?’ from G-DRAGON’s 2nd solo album reached 100 million views on YouTube the same day, gifting the group wit ‘multiple happy events’.
The song ‘WHO YOU?’ was released on September 2013. The song received steady love from fans for the pat 6 years and eventually surpassed 100 million views, proving G-DRAGON’s competence as a solo artist.
With ‘WHO YOU?’ at over 100 million views, BIGBANG now has 14 MVs with over 100 million views, released aa solo and group acts.
BIGBANG’s ‘FANTASTIC BABY’ and ‘BANG BANG BANG’ has over 300 million views, GD X TAEYANG’s ‘GOOD BOY’ has over 200 million views, while videos for ‘LOSER’, ‘FXXK IT’, ‘Let’s Not Fall In Love’, ‘BAD BOY’, ‘BLUE’, ‘BAE BAE’, ‘SOBER’, and ‘HARU HARU’ has over 100 million views. Solo tracks including G-DRAGON’s ‘CROOKED’, ‘WHO YOU?’, and TAEYANG’s ‘EYES, NOSE, LIPS’ also have over 100 million views.
BIGBANG is gathering attention from the K-Pop industry and fans by surpassing 10 million subscribers on YouTube and adding another MV with over 100 million views under their discography, despite the members’ enlistments. People are paying keen attention on what kind of milestones they will continue to achieve until the group makes comeback as a whole.
2018. 9. 10.