South Korean K-pop band BTS has been breaking every record ever since they dropped their much-awaited English single Dynamite. While the song became a worldwide sensation as soon as it hit the internet, BTS’ Dynamite now holds the record for the most-viewed YouTube video in 24 hours. A whopping 101.1 million to be exact.
The song was released on their official YouTube channel on Friday and began trending almost instantly. Forbes quoted a YouTube spokesperson as saying, “We can confirm that BTS (방탄소년단) ‘Dynamite’ Official MV set a new all-time 24hr record, surpassing 100M views with 101.1m views in the first 24 hours.”
A report by Variety also states that BTS’ Dynamite currently holds the record for the highest premiere viewership on YouTube which was double the number of live-audience as the previous record-holding video.
In the song “BTS sings of joy and confidence, treasuring the little things in life that make life truly valuable and special. The song aims to bring a new surge of much-needed ‘energy’ to reinvigorate the global community in the midst of COVID-19,” reported Variety.
Meanwhile, the BTS boys had earlier surprised fans with the announcement of their fourth theatrical film – ‘Break The Silence: The Movie’. The movie is scheduled for release in September this year. ‘Break The Silence’ is set to hit the theatres in more than 70 countries starting from September 10.
The film is slated for release in India, America, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, and other 40 countries on September 24 while Korea, United Kingdom, Japan, Spain, Russia, Italy, France, Thailand, and some other territories will get the film in their theatres on September 10.
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