Dynamite, the most up-to-date single by Korean boy band BTS, has smashed YouTube data – and appears established to be the UK’s range just one single this Friday.
The pastel-coloured, dance-major movie was viewed 101.1 million situations in 24 hours after its release final Friday.
That surpasses the past report, established by fellow K-Pop band Blackpink, whose music How You Like That racked up 86.3 million views in 24 hrs in June.
Dynamite is also the initially movie to achieve 100 million sights in 1 working day.
Much more than a few million admirers also tuned in to observe the clip’s reside premiere – almost double the prior history, also held by Blackpink’s How You Like That.
Dynamite is the to start with one from BTS to be sung totally in English, and the band said they preferred it to express “optimistic vibes, electricity, hope, adore, the purity, anything”.
The septet very first teased the movie in July, explaining that they were at this time making ready an album for the second 50 % of the year.
“[We] determined to initial launch a one mainly because we wanted to attain our enthusiasts as shortly as doable. Because of to Covid-19, people close to the globe have been going by hard moments and we preferred to share some constructive electricity with our supporters,” they explained.
The shimmery, pop-disco monitor was written by David Stewart and Jessica Agombar, who most just lately teamed up for the Jonas Brothers’ strike, What a Man Gotta Do.
It has previously topped the iTunes download chart in 104 countries, and could give the band their to start with British isles variety a single solitary this Friday.
Nevertheless, the song has so much failed to crack Spotify’s United kingdom Major 10, which implies the band’s streaming numbers could rely from them when the ultimate figures are compiled.
Dynamite will come 6 months after BTS’s final studio album Map of the Soul: 7, which was launched in February and the band are because of to perform it are living at the MTV VMAs on 30 August.
In the meantime, Blackpink are poised to challenge the band’s YouTube file this Friday, when they release a new single, Ice Product, with US celebrity Selena Gomez.
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