A day after bagging four MTV Video Music awards, Korean singing band, BTS becomes the first Korean band to reach the top spot on the chart of Billboard Hot 100 in the United States with the release of ‘Dynamite’.
Dynamite is the first song of the band completely in English. Just in one week, Dynamite hit 33.9 million US streams with 300,000 units sold.
On Aug 21, BTS had broken the record of the most views in 24 hours on YouTube with their new video song ‘Dynamite’ amassing 101.1 million views.
Earlier this record was held by K-pop girl group Blackpink’s ‘How You Like That’ in June 2020 with 86.3 million views in 24 hours.
During a press conference, the BTS said that releasing the song Dynamite was not in their plan, however then they wanted to share the energy of the song with their fans as early as possible.