India's Rap King Badshah Dethrones Taylor Swift And BTS On YouTube Most-Watch Music Video In 24 Hours

Mina Muzumdar |Jul 12, 2019

Rapper-singer Badshah broke Taylor Swift and Korea famous boyband BTS record in YouTube to become the singer who has most watched music video within 24 hours.

With more than 75 million views within 24 hours, the latest single of the King of rap Badshah dethroned Taylor Swift and Korean famous boyband BTS to become the most watched video on YouTube within one day. Badshah's Paagal now made it to Top 3 trendings on YouTube with 82 million views.

Sony Music India then proudly announced on Twitter, wrote: "Rolling in millions like a true @Its_Badshah ! #Paagal breaks world record on #YouTube, crosses 75 million + views in just 24 hours!"

Previously, the record was held by Taylor Swift with single Me! and BTS's song Boy with Luv. Earlier, they are artists who crossed 60,000,000 views on the platform within 24 since their music was released. Now Badshah's song not only set a global viral fever but also become the smash hit in his career.

"This song was made with the focus of taking music from india across borders and my fans helped me achieve my dream," Badshah said.


While Badshah is basking the success of his song, director Marlon Pena is also celebrating the song's achievement. Meanwhile, fans have their own way to celebrate the occasion. A Twitter user wrote: "An Indian music video is gonna break @BTS_twt record for most views in 24 hours and I don’t what I should be proud; Being an Indian or Being an army. #Paagal #badshah" while another commented: "#Badshah #Paagal Hai makes all of India proud, Hats off @Its_Badshah ! This video is now the most viewed video in 24 hours globally on youtube with 75 million views, earlier Taylor Swift & Arianna Grande held this record."
Also, Karan Johar was among the first Bollywood celebrities to send a congratulation to the hitmaker, tweeted: "And he’s done it again!!! The supremely talented @Its_Badshah has dropped yet another single that is going to make us all #Paagal and it’s also called #Paagal !!!"


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