BTS’ “Dynamite” maintains its No. 1 position on this week’s Digital Song Sales chart for an 18th week with 37,600 copies sold . As a result the song breaks the all-time record for the most weeks spent at No. 1 on the chart which was previously held by Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee’s “Despacito,” featuring Justin Bieber.
“Dynamite” was the best-performing song of September and October 2020 in South Korea, based on digital sales, streaming, and background music (instrumental track) downloads. The song exceeded 250,000 downloads in 2021 and was awarded platinum certification by the Recording Industry Association of Japan (RIAJ) that February.
BjTS currently hold 16 Guinness World records, including the first K-pop act to reach No.1 on the US Artist 100, fastest time to reach one million followers on TikTok and best-selling album (South Korea) and owning fastest selling album in South Korea with their record breaking “Map of the Soul: 7” Album. “Dynamite” alone holds these records, Most simultaneous viewers for a music video on YouTube Premieres, Most viewed YouTube music video in 24 hours by a K-pop group, Most viewed YouTube music video in 24 hours and Most viewed YouTube video in 24 hours. Watch their most viewed music videos in the last 24 hours.
BTS’ “Dynamite” is on a mission of breaking records in its wake, released on 21st August 2020, the song is in its 7th month and yet has been collecting records left right and center without apology. Released by BTS with an intention to soothe listeners during the COVID 19 pandemic, talking about joy and appreciation for the little things that make life valuable, “Dynamite” has become a song to be reckoned with. This week, “Dynamite” remains on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming the first song by a Korean group in history to spend 30 weeks on the chart! and also the 2nd longest run by a Korean act ever at 30 weeks.
BTS abruptly announced that they would be releasing an new all English song later in the year 2020 during one of their VLIVE sessions.
Before BTS’ “Dynamite” was released, ARMY had set ambitious goals for the music premiere on all music platforms, from YouTube, Shazam, Radio, Spotify, Apple Music, iTunes and more. And true to their loyalty and hard work, they achieved and exceeded every goal that they had set for “Dynamite” which started the songs record breaking chart topping achievements up until now.
BTS’s single “Dynamite” has been causing global waves as it has been the song of the year on 2020 winning great awards and charting highly on global charts. The song was even confirmed as having the highest number of concurrent viewers for a premier by Guinness World Records. The song gave BTS their first GRAMMY nomination and performance.