On July 31 KST, K-Pop Radar's monthly charts for the most viewed K-Pop music videos on the video-streaming platform Youtube have been updated to reflect the data that were gathered for the preceding month. From BTS' "Permission to Dance" to NCT Dream's "Hello Future," these K-Pop music videos garnered the most views July 2021!
BTS' 'Permission to Dance' is the Most Viewed K-Pop Music Video for the Month of July 2021
Once again topping the list as the most viewed K-pop music video for the month of July is none other than BTS and their new single, "Permission to Dance"!
According to K-Pop Radar, "Permission to Dance," which was released back on July 9, had garnered a total of 221,299,402 views on Youtube for the month of July alone.
Their new release, which is a collaboration with British singer and songwriter, Ed Sheeran, topped numerous charts worldwide, including Billboard's Hot 100, where they became the first-ever group to replace themselves as No.1 on the said chart.
"Permission to Dance" isn't the only most viewed music video of BTS for the month. Taking the second and third place on K-Pop Radar is "Butter" and "Dynamite," respectively.
According to K-Pop Radar, "Butter," BTS' second English single released on May 21, had gained a total of 81,985,354 new views, bringing their total views to 488,463,862 for the month of June.
As for "Dynamite," the seven-member group's first English single released almost a year ago on August 21, 2020, has accumulated 45,120,861 new views this month, bringing their total views to an impressive 1,192,849,303 on Youtube.
NCT DREAM's 'Hello Future' is the Fourth Most Viewed K-Pop Music Video for the Month of July 2021
Snagging the fourth spot as the most viewed K-Pop music video is NCT DREAM's title track for their first-ever repackaged album of the same name, "Hello Future."
"Hello Future" was released back on June 28, and since then, has garnered a total of 39,175,789 new views on Youtube for the month of July. This brings their total Youtube views to 57,107,560.
With the release of "Hello Future," NCT DREAM was able to achieve a new milestone of being a "triple million seller" following their first full album, "Hot Sauce," which sold over two million copies alone, and "Hello Future" selling more than 1.19 million album copies back on July 7.
This means that it only took the seven-member group a total of 10 days to reach this milestone.
Not only that, but this also marks NCT DREAM as the youngest group in the K-Pop industry to gain the title of "triple million seller," with their oldest member, Mark, at 21 years old, and their youngest member, Jisung, being 19 years old.
These are the Top 15 Most Viewed K-Pop Music Videos for July 2021:
*views gained in July
1. BTS - "Permission to Dance" (+221,299,402)
2. BTS - "Butter" (+81,985,354)
3. BTS - "Dynamite" (+45,120,861)
4. NCT DREAM - "Hello Future" (+39,175,789)
5. PSY - "Gangnam Style" (+32,203,749)
6. BTS feat. Desiigner - "MIC Drop (Steve Aoki Remix) (+30,808,997)
7. BTS feat. Halsey - "Boy With Luv" (+30,436,254)
8. TWICE - "Alcohol-Free" (+29,461,635)
9. BLACKPINK - "DDU-DU DDU-DU" (+28,326,637)
10. LOONA - "PTT (Paint The Town)" (+26,237,374)
11. BLACKPINK - "Kill This Love" (+24,220,857)
12. BLACKPINK - "How You Like That" (+23,907,435)
13. BTS - "IDOL" (+21,775,722)
14. BLACKPINK - "BOOMBAYAH" (+21,481,372)
15. aespa - "Next Level" (+19,974,026)
Did your favorite K-Pop artist make it in the top 15?
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Written by Robyn Joan