The K-pop boy band BTS creates another world record today. Their song ‘Black Swan‘ breaks Adele’s 5 years old iTunes record. Black Swan reached the No. 1 spot on iTunes in about 103 countries around the globe.
Black Swan was released under BTS’s fourth official music album ‘Map of the Soul: 7 (2020)’. The song was written by RM, August Rigo, Vince Nantes, Clyde Kelly and Pdogg. It was released on January 17, 2020 as the first single by Big Hit Entertainment. The music video of Black Swan hits the internet on March 4, 2020. Watch it here.
In just few months, Black Swan reached at the top of half the countries in the world. The song received critical appreciation for it’s ‘honest and raw‘ lyrics. There’s so much more hidden in that 3 minute song and if you want to understand more about it, watch this video made by Hayden Brock.
The previous record for most No. 1 spots on iTunes was held by English singer Adele, who’s song ‘Hello‘ reached the top spot of iTunes in over 102 countries. BTS tied her record early this morning.
And just moments ago, news broke out that BTS crossed her and cemented themselves as the new record holders. Black Swan is trending on top of several music streaming platforms right now.
Hello and Black Swan are the only songs in the world to reach the No. 1 spot on iTunes in over 100 countries. If you haven’t heard the song, highly recommend it.