Aug 8, 2017
The New York Times, one of the most prestigious newspapers in America, presented 50 detailed fan maps of 'What Music Do Americans Love the Most?'
On the list, K-pop boy group BTS ranked #44.
The New York Times has created a map which contours music fandom and culture in the United States using YouTube's geo-coded streaming data.
Also, they have looked at the 50 artists from Billboards Top 100 that were most watched on YouTube in the United States from January 2016 to April 2017. BTS made #44, and is an only artist from Asia. #1 is hip-hop artist Future, and #2 is Rihanna. After BTS, #45 is Lady Gaga.