BTS’s “Dynamite” Music Video is officially “Most Simultaneous Viewed Music Video On YouTube Premieres”
Guinness World Records announced on 16th March that they’ve now confirmed that “Dynamite” has earned the title of “Most simultaneous viewers for a music video on YouTube Premieres” after its Music Video premiere was watched by over 3 million concurrent viewers.
BTS’ “Dynamite” was released on August 21, 2020, and according to YouTube’s official numbers, the Music Video garnered 101.1 million views in the 24 hours, breaking YouTube’s history.
The records that Guinness World Records had already confirmed back in September for “Dynamite’s” Music Video were; “Most viewed YouTube video in 24 hours,” “Most viewed YouTube music video in 24 hours,” and “Most viewed YouTube music video in 24 hours by a K-pop group.”
BTS’ first title for “Most Simultaneous Viewers For A Music Video On YouTube Premieres belonged to their music video “ON” which had 1.54 million viewers when the Music Video was released back on 27th February 2020.
The revelation comes out today 16th March, several months after “Dynamite’s” release because Guineas World Records stated that they were waiting on confirmation from YouTube regarding the record for most viewers on a YouTube premiere.
“Dynamite” has had several magnificent stages where BTS showcased different styles, stage sets and music beats.
BTS first performed “Dynamite” at the 2020 MTV Video Music Awards on August 30, 2020. They followed that up with a performance on the Today Show on September 10, during America’s Got Talent on September 16, and as the closing act at the iHeartRadio Music Festival on September 18, 2020.
BTS made their first ever appearance on NPR’s Tiny Desk Concerts on September 21 and also opened their three-song set with “Dynamite”. BTS had a week long stint on NBC’s The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon that began on September 28. BTS presented a pre-recorded performance of “Dynamite” that featured both Jimmy Fallon and the Roots.
They performed the chart topping song from Terminal 2 of Incheon International Airport for the 2020 Billboard Music Awards in October, and then at the Seoul Olympic Stadium for the 2020 American Music Awards in November, and more performances followed on MTV Unplugged, until they performed at The 2021 GRAMMYS