“IDOL” is taking the media world by storm. The song is the third most watched video (and the most watched music video) in 24 hours for a reason, after all. “IDOL” showcases more than just BTS’ record-breaking and award-winning vocals and rap; the choreography pairs well with the song and gives “IDOL” a life of its own.
Following “IDOL’s” release, BTS member J-Hope posted on the BTS twitter account a video of the “IDOL” challenge, an issue challenging others to attempt the “IDOL” choreography for themselves. The “IDOL” challenge runs in a similar vein to the “BASE LINE” challenge that circulated around back in July. While the “BASE LINE” challenge was first spurred by BTS fan, the “IDOL” challenge is the opposite; though there were ideas of an “IDOL” challenge before, J-Hope was the first to make a great big push for one.
A Twitter moment detailing the challenge was highlighted on the Twitter explore page.
The BTS member is known in part for his great and extensive dancing capability. J-Hope periodically releases dance videos on the BTS twitter account and gave his own take on the “In My Feelings” challenge. His “In My Feelings” video is the ninth most-liked tweet on Twitter. Of the fifty most-liked tweets of all time, BTS has twenty-two of them, beating out second place former U.S. President Barack Obama who has twenty-one.
“IDOL” is a part of the setlist for BTS’ ongoing world tour.