BTS’ BANG BANG CON reports over 50 million viewers

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, supergroup BTS released their previous concerts for a special streaming event over the weekend – and over 50 million watched!

Titled BANG BANG CON, the concert streaming event took place from 12PM KST (11AM PHT) on April 18 and 19, with four concerts streamed each day on the group’s BANGTANTV YouTube channel and WeVerse app. Fans streaming via the mobile app can sync their ARMY Bomb and have it light up during performances.

| READ ALSO: BTS to stream fan meeting, concert series ‘BANG BANG CON’ on BANGTANTV

According to a report by Naver, BANG BANG CON gathered over 50.59 million views over the weekend, with an average of 2.24 million people watching at the same time. It was also reported that 500,000 ARMY Bombs were connected during the streams.

BANG BANG CON also became a worldwide trending topic during the weekend, with related hashtags used over 6 million times at Twitter and WeVerse.

Bea Mandac
Bea was introduced to the world of Korean culture through Full House, Jewel in the Palace, BoA, and TVXQ. She is also a fan of J-Pop, figure skating, and tennis. When not in her day job, she likes to be alone in her room or in a café with her pen and paper, or a laptop. She co-runs a figure skating blog with fellow KStreet contributor Clara. You can reach her on Twitter.

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