Korean pop band BTS has won several prestigious tags in the past. The band was also nominated for Grammys 2021, however, they couldn’t win and lost to Ariana Grande.
This time the band has become the first Korean group in music history to spend 30 weeks on the Hot 100 charts with their hit summer 2020 track ‘Dynamite’.
According to reports, ‘Dynamite’ extended its record as the 2nd longest run by a Korean act ever by remaining on this week’s Hot 100 charts. RM, Jimin, Jungkook, Jin, V, J-Hope and Suga need 1 more week on the charts to tie the record and 2 weeks to officially break it and take the number 1 spot.
BTS’ ‘Dynamite’ comes in second with Pinkfong’s ‘Baby Shark’ at number three. Psy also features on the 4th spot with ‘Gentlemen’ that ruled the charts for 15 weeks and BTS round up the list with ‘MIC Drop’ taking the fifth spot with a total of 10 weeks on the charts.
Earlier this month, Dynamite officially gained a spot in the Guinness World Records and earned the title of ‘Most simultaneous viewers for a music video on YouTube Premieres’ after its MV premiere was watched by over 3 million concurrent viewers.
BTS band includes seven memebers- RM, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, Jimin, V, and Jungkook.