BTS has done it again! The global K-pop sensation has surpassed 10 million plays on Anghami.
The seven-piece boy band is the first and only K-pop group to achieve this on MENA’s largest music streaming service.
Fans never fail to show support of their favorite artists. Their loyal fans, ARMY, which stands for Adorable Representative M.C for Youth, in particular Arab ARMYS took to Twitter, hashtagging #ArabArmyWithBTS and #BTS_10_Million_Arab_listeners in celebration of BTS’s achievement.
Arab ARMYs across the MENA region have also created Twitter accounts dedicated to everything BTS with their followers, from sharing the band’s latest news to organizing fan projects.
The Emirates is no stranger to the record-breaking group. BTS’s songs, especially DNA and Mic Drop have been played on Dubai-based radio stations such as Virgin Radio Dubai and Radio 1 UAE.
BTS may have made their breakthrough presence in the American music market but it’s seems they have attracted fans locally and around the MENA region.
2018 may be a big year for K-pop in the Middle East.
Image source: BTS’s official Facebook account.