BTS Army Is Statistically The Most Powerful Fandom

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For years, Beliebers stood above all other fan armies on social media. For six years straight beginning in 2011, Justin Bieber topped the likes of Taylor Swift, One Direction, Selena Gomez and more to win the Top Social Artist Award at the Billboard Music Awards, one of the two fan-voted awards at the annual show.

But 2017 marked a noted departure when a seven-member boy band from South Korea shook things up, becoming the first K-pop group to reach the top 10 of theBillboard200 Chart. BTS and their fans -- the BTS ARMY -- deftly ended Bieber's six-year streak to win the Top Social Artist Award at the Billboard Music Awards to the tune of more than 300 million votes worldwide. (Fans voted by tweeting the hashtag #BTSBBMAs.)

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