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BTS's 'Save Me' surpasses 500 million views on YouTube

BTS's "Save Me" (2016) surpassed 500 million views on Monday. [BIG HIT ENTERTAINMENT]

BTS's "Save Me" (2016) surpassed 500 million views on Monday. [BIG HIT ENTERTAINMENT]

 
 
BTS's music video for "Save ME" surpassed 500 million views on YouTube Monday afternoon, adding yet another record to a long list, as it also became the band with the most music videos with over 500 million views, according to its agency Big Hit Entertainment.
 
"Save Me," a track off of BTS's special album "Young Forever" (2016) hit the 500-million-view mark at 1:42 p.m., Monday, four years after its release in May 2016. 
 
This marks the ninth music video to surpass 500 million views, including "DNA" (2017), "Boy With Luv" (2019), "Fake Love" (2018), "Fire" (2016), the remix version of "MIC Drop" (2017), "Idol" (2018), "Dope" (2015) and "Blood, Sweat and Tears" (2016). 
 
"Save Me" was written on behalf of young people who are struggling to make their place in reality, expressing the band's desperate need to provide a helping hand through the sentimental melody. 
 
The music video was shot in one take and shows the boy band members dancing on a rainy hillside. 
 
BTS currently has 25 music videos with over 100 million views, while "DNA" recently hit the 1-billion-view mark.
 
BY YOON SO-YEON   [yoon.soyeon@joongang.co.kr]

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