K-pop superstars BTS continue their meteoric rise. The seven-piece boy band recently reached another milestone. The group will be featured in the famed “Guinness Book of World Records” 2018 edition. BTS had the most Twitter engagements out of any group and were second only to Harry Styles overall.
According to Allkpop, the winner and runners-up are determined by the average number of retweets each artist gets per tweet. The count was taken in May and at that time BTS had an average of 152,112 retweets per tweet. But as Allkpop reported, BTS has now surpassed Harry Styles with an average of 217,283 retweets per tweet and are now the #1 influencers on Twitter.
Besides nabbing the Guinness World Record, the past month has been a big one for BTS. In August the group announced the release date for the first installment in their “Love Yourself” series, Her (Sept. 18), and announced their first North American pre-order for the album. The group’s standout vocalist, Jungkook, also released a cover version of David Guetta’s “2U” featuring Justin Bieber. Check it out here.