5 times V went viral: As BTS Army celebrates 'Happy Vday', here's a look at how Kim Taehyung won hearts

A birthday ad on Burj Khalifa to a picture on a satellite to celebrate 'Happy Vday', Kim Taehyung’s popularity is absolutely phenomenal

                            5 times V went viral: As BTS Army celebrates 'Happy Vday', here's a look at how Kim Taehyung won hearts
V of BTS (Getty Images)

Happy Kim Taehyung day to you all! As BTS army celebrates the Grammy-nominated group member V’s 25th birthday ‘Vday’, we are reminiscing five times Taehyung went crazy viral for his out of the world visuals with Vcuts and even with fan-made edits.

Before we start the thread, here is some quick information about the global sensation V who holds quite a few world records. BTS' V, 25, has produced ‘Sweet Night’ which broke Adele’s record of having the highest number of iTunes in 100 countries, topping the OST for Netflix series ‘Itaewon Class’ in 117 countries. Taehyung’s another song ‘Inner Child’ from BTS’ Billboard-topping album ‘Map of the soul: 7’ also charted number one on iTunes in more than 82 countries, making him the only soloist in the world to hold that record. 


Kim Taehyung also holds a record of two million streams on Spotify with only two songs and his produced ‘Blue and Grey’ also peaked number 13 at Billboard Hot 100 with 69,000 sales within a week of its release, making it the highest-charting B-side track of BTS, ‘BE’. With Kim Taehyung’s global popularity, he ranked number six in the recent Genius Korea artiste chart.


The impact of Kim Taehyung crossed language barriers as Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the director of WHO, also thanked V for making ‘Blue and Grey’, normalizing talking about depression and for making ‘Snow Flower’ to thank the frontline workers battling Covid-19.


V's popularity on social media is absolutely phenomenal. Be it his ‘Vcut’ photos which reached 1M likes within an hour of posting and make V fans go crazy or when a fan edit caught the attention of many, here are five times Kim Taehyung went viral.

Vcut photos

Every time the 25-year-old ‘Singularity’ crooner posts a picture with the caption ‘Vcut’, the internet breaks down with Vcut trending worldwide. From his recent ‘Esquire’ photoshoots to the ‘Variety’ snaps, Kim Taehyung's Vcuts are a recipe for his fans going wild. Here are some of the most famous Vcuts and the aftermath.




'The guy with the green hair'

Taehyung caught everyone's attention after he was spotted at the 2019 Grammy Red Carpet with mint green hair. Twitter was soon flooded with a sea of users asking who is the guy with the green hair. A user wrote, “Who’s that guy with green hair? He radiates so much energy like he owns the show, wow." While another said, "The dude with the green hair is so f*cking hot. I might start stanning."


The guy with the long coat

BTS performs during Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve With Ryan Seacrest 2020 on December 31, 2019, in New York City (Getty Images)

For the BTS army, the start to 2020 was really special as BTS performed at Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve, singing their hits 'Make It Right' and 'Boy with Luv' at Times Square and Kim Taehyung’s long overcoat with charming visuals sent social media users into absolute frenzy as everyone wondered, ‘who is the guy in the long overcoat?" Here are some of the reactions.


Grammy 2020: 'Guy on the left'

V, Suga, Jin, Jungkook, RM, Jimin, J-Hope of musical group BTS attend the 62nd Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on January 26, 2020, in Los Angeles, California (Getty Images)

Grammy 2020 was the second year for BTS to attend the prestigious award show and they absolutely slayed the red carpet like always. Kim Taehyung rocked his look in an all black ensemble with permed hair and started trending on Twitter with ‘guy on the left’ and ‘Guy in all Black’.


'Dynamite' teaser: 'Guy with the green suit’

2020 has been a record-breaking year for BTS as they peaked at every chart and dominated the global music scene. Their first English single ‘Dynamite’ became their first number one on Billboard Hot 100 and when the teaser of the music video dropped, V's retro avatar with a Gucci green jacket caught the world’s attention. Here’s what some of the users said. "BTS stans, please let me know the name of the guy in the Green suit," one said. Another said, "Okay, I saw the teaser and if a BTS fan sees this please let me know the name of the guy in green suit. I need it for science purposes." Check out some of the reactions below.


For Kim Taehyung fans, the birthday celebrations of the iconic vocalist continue as V has also achieved some first evers with the help of his fans. He was the first Korean idol to get a birthday ad on the Time magazine issue where BTS were also featured as the ‘Entertainer of the year'. He was also the first soloist to get his birthday ad on Burj Khalifa, the World’s tallest building. To top that, a picture of V was also shown on the satellite called Ladybird-1 orbiting the earth, arranged by a fan base called ‘V Pintor’ to celebrate Vday.




Check out 'Snow Flower' here.


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