Dynamite, the newest single by Korean boy band BTS, has smashed YouTube information – and seems set to be the UK’s selection a single solitary this Friday.
The pastel-coloured, dance-weighty online video was watched 101.1 million occasions in 24 hours following its launch final Friday.
That surpasses the former report, set by fellow K-Pop band Blackpink, whose track How You Like That racked up 86.3 million sights in 24 hours in June.
Dynamite is also the initial online video to obtain 100 million sights in one particular working day.
A lot more than three million fans also tuned in to view the clip’s stay premiere – nearly double the earlier report, also held by Blackpink’s How You Like That.
Dynamite is the initial solitary from BTS to be sung entirely in English, and the band reported they preferred it to express “positive vibes, power, hope, love, the purity, anything”.
The septet 1st teased the video clip in July, explaining that they ended up at present making ready an album for the 2nd half of the calendar year.
“[We] determined to to start with launch a solitary mainly because we required to reach our lovers as shortly as feasible. Due to Covid-19, people close to the entire world have been going by means of hard moments and we wanted to share some positive strength with our followers,” they said.
The shimmery, pop-disco keep track of was prepared by David Stewart and Jessica Agombar, who most not too long ago teamed up for the Jonas Brothers’ hit, What a Person Gotta Do.
It has now topped the iTunes download chart in 104 international locations, and could give the band their initial British isles amount one one this Friday.
On the other hand, the track has so much failed to split Spotify’s United kingdom Best 10, which suggests the band’s streaming quantities could count in opposition to them when the last figures are compiled.
Dynamite will come six months just after BTS’s final studio album Map of the Soul: 7, which was released in February and the band are due to complete it stay at the MTV VMAs on 30 August.
Meanwhile, Blackpink are poised to challenge the band’s YouTube file this Friday, when they launch a new one, Ice Product, with US celebrity Selena Gomez.
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