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"DNA" is a song by BTS. It was released on September 18, 2017, serves as the title track and appears as the second track for their fifth mini album Love Yourself: Her and as the fourth track of CD A in their second compilation album Love Yourself: Answer. A remixed version was released on August 24, 2018 and serves as the seventh track of CD B from their second compilation album.

This song has a Japanese version featured in their eighth Japanese single "MIC Drop/DNA/Crystal Snow" and in their third Japanese studio album Face Yourself. It also appears at the for their fourth Japanese compilation album BTS, THE BEST.

The song also appears as the eleventh track on CD1 of their first anthology album Proof.


Awards and nominations

Music program awards

Song Program Date
"DNA" The Show (SBS MTV) September 26, 2017
Show Champion (MBC Music) September 27, 2017
M Countdown (Mnet) September 28, 2017
October 5, 2017
Music Bank (KBS) September 29, 2017
October 6, 2017
October 13, 2017
Inkigayo (SBS) October 1, 2017
October 8, 2017
October 15, 2017




  • This song became the very first K-pop song to be featured on Spotify's 'Global Top 50', which is a list decided from songs streamed from across the world, debuting at #50. BTS is the first k-pop artist to ever be featured on this playlist.
  • On October 2, 2017, at 5:00am (BST), DNA was played on BBC Radio 1.
  • The music video hit 100 million views on Youtube on October 12, 2017.
  • The special stage of DNA from Gayo Daechukje, which is also known as the Pedal 2 LA Mix, was included in the Compilation album Love Yourself 'Answer'.
  • DNA is also the first Korean group music video to hit 350 million, 400 million, 450 million, 500 million, 550 million, 600 million and recently, 700 million views on YouTube.


For more DNA Records: List of Records Set and Broken.
  • Fastest K-pop group video to reach 10 million views, 8 hours, beating BLACKPINK's record for "As If It’s Your Last", by 17 hours. Until FAKE LOVE was released.
  • Most views for a K-pop group video within 24 hours, 20,975,068 views, beating BLACKPINK's record for "As If It’s Your Last", with 13,316,290 views. Until FAKE LOVE was released.
  • On 19 September 2018, 366 days after its release, DNA, BTS' most viewed video, became the first K-Pop group MV to reach 500 million views.
  • On 9 January 2019, 477 days after its release, DNA, BTS' most viewed video, became the first K-Pop group MV to reach 600 million views.
  • On 14 April 2019, DNA is the first K-Pop boy group MV, as well as BTS' most viewed MV to reach 700 million views.



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