Music moments of the year 2021 on Twitter
In 2021, there were several music moments on Twitter that struck a chord. From celebrating K-pop with bands like BTS (@BTS_twt) and BLACKPINK (@BLACKPINK), to lovers of Indian music, who tuned into Spaces by Armaan Malik (@ArmaanMalik22) and A.R. Rahman (@arrahman), among others. Here are the vibe-worthy moments around #OnlyOnTwitter 2021.
Most retweeted tweet in music: BTS’ (@BTS_twt) tweet about Jimin’s new haircut. The group has been leading the K-pop wave in India, and their fans - who proudly call themselves #ARMY - love to talk about them. This year, a Tweet about band member Jimin getting a new haircut had fans going gaga, making it the most retweeted tweet in music conversations in India.
Most liked tweet in music: BTS’ tweet sharing Jimin and Jungkook’s airport looks.
Most Tweeted hashtags in music in 2021: #BTS, #BBMAsTopSocial, #iHeartAwards, #BLACKPINK, #ENHYPEN
Most tweeted-about songs of the year: Butter, a BTS song, which had a nine-week run at the Billboard Hot 100 charts to a Grammy nomination; Permission To Dance, the song BTS performed at the United Nations General Assembly; Dynamite by BTS; My Universe, BTS collaborated with the iconic rock band Coldplay; Don’t Fight The Feeling, by K-pop band EXO.
Most tweeted about music artistes in 2021: BTS, Lata Mangeshkar (@mangeshkarlata), who celebrated her 92nd birthday this year, A.R. Rahman (@arrahman), the maestro kept fans busy and talking throughout the year; Taylor Swift (@taylorswit13), she published a lot of music this year; and Armaan Malik (@ArmaanMalik22), he partnered with K-pop star Eric Nam.