Friday, June 23, 2017
[NEWS] BIGBANG’s “FANTASTIC BABY” surpassed 300 million views… “Unrivalled”
The music video of group BIGBANG’s “FANTASTIC BABY” has surpassed 300 million views on YouTube.
As of June 22 at 8:20PM, the music video of “FANTASTIC BABY” recorded 300,000,090 views on YouTube, to prove BIGBANG’s never-ending popularity.
Today (June 23) at 8AM, YG Entertainment unveiled a celebratory poster that congratulates the 300 million views mark achieved by the video of “FANTASTIC BABY”, on the company’s official blog.
The music video of “FANTASTIC BABY” released on March 6 in 2012 reached 100 million views on March 27 in 2014, 200 million views on January 26 in 2016, and then now 300 million in one year and five months from then, on June 22, 2017.
BIGBANG had surpassed 200 million views on YouTube for the second time for a Korean artist with the video of “FANTASTIC BABY”, following PSY. Now that the video has surpassed 300 million views, BIGBANG became the Korean idol group who has the music video of the biggest number of views on YouTube.
The music video of “FANTASTIC BABY” included in BIGBANG’s fifth mini-album “ALIVE” was directed by director Seo Hyun-seung who has worked on the music videos of numerous hit songs of BIGBANG and 2NE1. The video of “FANTASTIC BABY” is still enjoying great popularity with its exciting beat and dynamic dance.
BIGBANG has now become the Korean artist with the largest number of music videos that surpassed 100 million views, with the 300 million views mark of “FANTASTIC BABY”, the 200 million views mark of “BANG BANG BANG”, and the 100 million views of “BAD BOY”, “LOSER”, “BLUE”, “LET’S NOT FALL IN LOVE”, GD&TAEYANG’s “GOOD BOY”, and G-DRAGON’s solo song “CROOKED”.
In addition, as the music video of “FXXK IT” released last year has reached 98 million views and is expected to reach 100 million views soon, the record set by BIGBANG will be unbreakable for quite some time from now.
In the meantime, BIGBANG’s G-DRAGON recently released his new solo album “KWON JI YONG” and is carrying out solo world tour “ACT III, M.O.T.T.E”. TAEYANG will also actively perform as a solo artist, holding his first stadium tour in Japan “SOL JAPAN STADIUM LIVE 2017”.
Source: YG Entertainment(OSEN)