Filipinos emerged as the second biggest audience listening to Grammy-nominated K-pop idol group BTS on Spotify.
BTS are celebrating their ninth anniversary today, June 13, since their debut in 2013 and they released their anthology album “Proof” on June 10.
To mark the release of the album, Spotify came up with the microsite #SpotifyPurpleU devoted to BTS.
According to Spotify, “Yet To Come (The Most Beautiful Moment),” the lead single of “Proof,” recorded the “highest first-day streams with over 7.17M streams.”
Twitter account Chart Data posted that “@BTS_twt’s ‘Yet To Come’ earns the biggest single debut for a Korean song in Spotify history. #YetToCome.”
Among the most streaming countries of BTS on Spotify, the US ranked first followed by the Philippines, Japan, Indonesia, Mexico, Brazil, India, UK, Canada and Germany.
On Spotify, BTS earned 25.8 billion streams with 35 million monthly listeners and 50 million followers worldwide as of May 25 this year.
BTS also became the first artist from Asia and the first K-pop artist to join the Spotify Billions Club with “Dynamite.”
Spotify also added that the “This is BTS” playlist has 6.5 million followers more than any other “This Is” playlist on the platform. BTS became the third most-streamed artist on Spotify in 2021.
BTS’ most streamed songs on Spotify are “Dynamite,” “Butter,” “Boy With Luv,” “My Universe” and “Fake Love.”
Meanwhile, #SpotifyPurpleU has exclusive band content and messages from the members.
“The site also gives fans the chance to create personalized #MyBTSProof share cards based on their favorite songs, which they can then post to social media to celebrate with ARMY members around the world,” according to Spotify.