Due to this of the originate of BTS’s feel-honest proper, disco-infused summer season single “Dynamite” final August, the group has made it an almost weekly behavior of setting new records on the Billboard charts. The tune turned into the group’s first-ever No. 1 single on the Sizzling 100 chart (and the boys promptly threw a event to possess an even time), however the next accolades it is garnered since its originate — including hitting the stop of both the Billboard Global 200 and Billboard Global Excl. U.S charts — possess solidified BTS’s space amongst the absolute top echelons of pop tradition.
And, as existence goes on, the Bangtan Boys discontinue a success. On Monday (April 5), “Dynamite” any other time added two new spectacular titles to BTS’s ever-rising list of achievements: they turned into no longer handiest the longest-charting Korean artist on the Sizzling 100, but additionally broke the myth for longest no 1 single in Digital Tune Sales chart historical previous too.
After 32 weeks on the Sizzling 100 chart, the group has officially turn into the longest-charting Korean artist in the chart’s historical previous with “Dynamite.” Up till this week, the outdated myth of 31 weeks on the Sizzling 100 had been held by Psy’s iconic single “Gangnam Vogue,” which cinched the myth in 2013 and held it for the final seven years.
On the same day, it was published that “Dynamite” had also hit 18 weeks at No. 1 on the Digital Tune Sales chart and possess turn into the longest-held No. 1 in that chart’s historical previous, too. The tune surpasses Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee’s 2017 hit “Despacito” featuring Justin Bieber, which previously held the title for 17 weeks.
Earlier this week, BTS shared their excitement alongside Justin Bieber and Demi Lovato after it was announced that their leisure firm, HYBE (previously identified as Mountainous Hit Leisure), would bewitch Scooter Braun’s Ithaca Holdings. “We’re so contented to encounter so many artists that we love and esteem turn into half of this family,” chief RM stated. “It feels relish the realm is getting more connected and even smaller.”
With HYBE’s most usual world acquisition and passion in BTS spreading even extra internationally — especially after their stellar performance at the 2021 Grammys final month — the group continues to gentle up tune charts across the globe with a keenness, fashion, and “quite funk and soul.”