V, RM, Jīn, J-Hope, Jimin, Jungkook, and Suga continued their record-breaking spree, by clocking a billion views in just over 7 months of its release on the video streaming site. The song released online on August 21, 2020 and hit the major milestone on April 12, 2021.
BTS Dynamite’ also holds the YouTube record for the most viewed music videos in the first 24 hours of release. The official music video crossed an awesome 101.1 million views in 24 hours of its release, making it number one on the list of all-time highest views on the site.
It’s not the first music video of the year 2020 that hit a billion views on YouTube. Few YouTube videos have 1 billion views like Rapper Future’s track ‘Life Is Good’ featuring Drake, which released on January 10, 2020, is currently on its way to the 2 billion views mark with over 1.84 billion views on YouTube.
‘Dynamite’ is the latest release to BTS’ list of songs with over 1 billion views on YouTube. ‘DNA’ and ‘Boy with Luv (Feat. Halsey)’ make the boys into the great billion views club. BTS songs are getting hits day by day and entering into the club of most-viewed YouTube video songs.
The BTS fans got #DynamiteTo1B trending on social media soon after the official music video crossed the 950 million mark on YouTube.
BTS got nominated for their first Grammy Award for song “DYNAMITE”, which they lost to Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande’s ‘Rain On Me. The boys went on to win several other awards, including the recent iHeartRadio award is up for a Brit award.
Meanwhile, In the latest addition to BTS, the band has announced that the Major ‘Bang Bang’ Con is returning in 2021 as a virtual event. Apropos Social Media announcement by BTS, the event is scheduled to take place on April 17 at 3 p.m. KST on their official YouTube channel ‘BANGTANTV.
‘BTS’ recently released a new official music video ‘Film Out,’ a collaboration with J-pop band Back Number that appears as the ending theme in the new Japanese film ‘Signal: Long-Term Unsolved Case Investigation Team’. This track will be included on the septet’s next Japanese-language album, ‘BTS, The Best’, which is scheduled for release on June 16.
As BTS is dropping hits, every time it is up for audiences, let’s see how it goes in 2021. We can expect more great hits from BTS soon to tap our feet.