“Not Today” is BTS’ single for their 2017 album “You Never Walk Alone” which was a repackage of their second studio album, Wings released back in 2016. The song was written by “Hitman” Bang, RM, Supreme Boi, June, and Pdogg. . It was released on February 20, 2017. “Not Today” is a hip hop song and the track’s lyrics address themes of injustice, corruption and anti-establishment. “Not Today” peaked at number six on South Korea’s Gaon Digital Chart and reached number one on the US Billboard World Digital Songs chart. The song also charted at number 23 on the Billboard Japan Hot 100 and number 77 on the Canadian Hot 100.
The music video was an instant success on YouTube, garnering over 13 million views in 24 hours, becoming the fastest K-pop video to surpass 10 million views at the time. It was the third most viewed K-pop music video of 2017 on YouTube. As of May 2020, the video has over 400 million views. A choreography version of the video was released on February 27, 2017.
BTS promoted the song with televised live performances on various South Korean music programs, including M! Countdown, Music Bank, and Inkigayo. It was also included on the set lists of the band’s The Wings Tour (2017) and Love Yourself: Speak Yourself World Tour (2019).
The song was recently certified Silver in the UK!
Watch the MV below
When the single was announced by Big Hit
Fans celebrating the anniversary