BTS’ “Dynamite” Becomes The Fastest Music Video in History To Reach 30 million Likes! Achieving The Milestone in Less Than A Year!

“Remember her? “Dynamite” had become the fastest Music video in YouTube history to surpass 30 million likes becoming the 3rd Most Liked music video in the world with 30.06 million likes so far! “Despacito” by Luis Fonsi featuring Daddy Yankee released January 12, 2017 is the 1st most liked music video with 45.37 million likes while “See You Again” by Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth released April 6, 2015 is the 2nd most liked music video with 35.16 million views. The music video has achieved this before its first anniversary on August 21st 2020

Lest we forget, here are some of “Dynamite’s” impressive records

“Dynamite” debuted at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, becoming BTS’ first number-one single in the United States and making BTS the first all-South Korean act to top the Hot 100. The song sold 265,000 downloads in its first week, marking the biggest pure sales week since Taylor Swift’s “Look What You Made Me Do” (2017). “Dynamite” stayed atop the Hot 100 for three total weeks.

On Spotify, “Dynamite” debuted with 7.778 million streams, marking the biggest opening-day for a song in 2020. Additionally, “Dynamite” peaked at number one on both the Billboard Global 200 and Billboard Global Excl. U.S. charts, topping the latter for three consecutive weeks.

When the video premiered at 12:00AM EST, it garnered over 3 million peak concurrent viewers

It became the fastest YouTube video to reach 10 million views, after only 20 minutes of release, and the most viewed YouTube video in the first 24 hours, earning 101.1 million views and setting three new Guinness World Records.

The music video is the fastest in YouTube history to cross the 200 million mark, in just four days and twelve hours after release, and the fastest by a music group to surpass 400 million views, doing so on September 26, 35 days after release.

It is the fastest music video by both a group and an Asian act to achieve 500 million views—59 days after release—and the fastest by a Korean artist to cross 600 million views, doing so on November 16 in just under 27 days of its exceeding the former milestone.

On December 17, “Dynamite” surpassed 700 million views, achieving the mark in under four months. It became the fastest music video by a Korean group to achieve 800–900 million views, when it crossed the former five months after release in January 2021, and the latter 40 days later.

The video is BTS’ fastest to reach 1 billion views—on April 12, 2021 in just under eight months—and their third, after “DNA” and “Boy with Luv”. It is also the fastest by a Korean artist to do so.


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