BTS ‘Dynamite’ Breaks Psy’s Billboard Hot 100 Record
HAI-Online.com – BTS has broken another record with their hits’Dynamite‘, this time the South Korean boy group managed to surpass the record on the Billboard Hot 100 chart as the longest single perched by a Korean artist.
BTS’s song ‘Dynamite’ has now spent its 32nd week on the Hot 100, surpassing the 31 weeks achieved by Psy in 2013 for his hit song ‘Gangnam Style’.
Launching NME, in the same week, ‘Dynamite’ also became number one longest on Billboard’s Digital Song Sales Chart, topping the charts for 18 consecutive weeks.
Their achievement surpassed that of Luis Fonsi’s ‘Despacito’, who topped the charts 17 times.
Prior to their new milestone, BTS had also broken a number of other Billboard records, including becoming the first K-pop group to ever top the Billboard Hot 100.
Although ‘Dynamite’ was released in August last year, it shows no signs of declining in popularity. BTS songs have continued to be popular and have charted on other Billboard charts, including number six on the Global Chart and number 13 on the Global 200 Chart.
Earlier this week, the group released the music video for their new Japanese single, ‘Film Out’. The single was featured on their Japanese compilation album ‘BTS, The Best’ and the recently aired Japanese film Signal.
In addition, BTS is also known to have recently spoken out against anti-Asian racism. The boy group also remembers their own experiences with racism, which sometimes makes them feel helpless.
“We have endured cursing for no reason and were ridiculed for our performances. We were even asked why Asians speak English, “they said.
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