BTS becomes the first Korean group to achieve this massive feat with their song Dynamite
BTS including members RM, Suga, Jin, Jimin, Jungkook, V and J-Hope have added another feather to their hat. Their versatile discography is something fans around the world resonate with and find solace in. However, with Dynamite, their first English song, the global superstars have been breaking records after records. It’s going to be almost a year to Dynamite and the song has already achieved many feats including recording one billion streams on Spotify. You read it right! With this, BTS has become the first Korean group to achieve this milestone. Remember, BTS paved the way!
Spotify, in fact, even welcomed BTS to its Billions Club, after the juggernaut ‘dynamic’ hit Dynamite surpassed a billion streams. Dynamite was released on August 21 and received a thunderous response. Apart from other feats, the song also earned a number one ranking on Billboard Hot 100 for BTS and broke many YouTube and Guinness World Records before, of course, Butter taking it over, most recently.
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In other news, The President of South Korea, Moon Jae In, has appointed BTS as the ‘Special Presidential Envoy for Future Generations and Culture’. Following this, the group is confirmed to attend the United Nations General Assembly that will be taking place in September this year in New York. This will mark BTS’ third appearance at the United Nations. The official announcement by the spokesperson read, “BTS will attend the 76th session of the U.N. GA in Sept and other major int’l conferences to deliver a message of comfort and hope to young people worldwide. BTS also plans to facilitate diversity, environment, and equality around the world.”
Well, well, this indeed a huge feat for the group, that celebrated its 8th anniversary recently. They also released their latest single Permission To Dance, becoming the first group in the decade to replace their own song at Number 1 for Billboard Hot 100.