BTS – Commencement Speech
BTS – 작은 것들을 위한 시(Boy With Luv) + 봄날 (Spring Day) + 소우주(Mikrokosmos)
Youtube Originals,BANGTAN TV
Updated June 5 KST:
YouTube Postpones 2020 Graduation Event Including #BTS, The Obamas, #LadyGaga , And #Beyoncé Due to George Floyd Memorial
Variety has reported that YouTube’s “Dear Class of 2020” event has been postponed to June 7 at noon PT (June 8, 4 a.m. KST).
The event was originally planned for June 6, however YouTube has rescheduled it in observance of a memorial service celebrating the life of George Floyd being held that day in North Carolina.
The lineup of commencement speakers now also includes Beyoncé.
Performers include BTS; Chloe x Halle; CNCO; Lizzo & the New York Philharmonic; Maluma; Katy Perry; Megan Thee Stallion; a performance of “Beautiful Day” produced by Finneas featuring Leon Bridges, Camila Cabello, Noah Cyrus, Ty Dolla $ign, Cynthia Erivo, Khalid, Tove Lo, Coldplay’s Chris Martin, and Ben Platt; and a performance of “Still I Rise” featuring Madison Calley, Misty Copeland, Naya Lovell, Janelle Monáe, Shonda Rhimes, Tracee Ellis Ross, Kelly Rowland, and Yara Shahidi.
BTS’s “DNA” has just made YouTube history!
On June 1 at approximately 2:19 a.m. KST, BTS’s music video for “DNA” hit the 1 billion mark on YouTube, making it the first Korean boy group music video ever to achieve the feat.
The only other Korean music videos to have reached the milestone on YouTube to date are PSY’s “Gangnam Style,” PSY’s “Gentleman,” and BLACKPINK’s “DDU-DU DDU-DU.”
BTS originally released “DNA” on September 18, 2017 at 6 p.m. KST, meaning that it took the video just over two years, eight months, and 13 days to surpass 1 billion views.
Congratulations to BTS on their achievement!
Watch the colorful music video for “DNA” again below: