BTS’s track “Dynamite” is unstoppable. As if making three records on the Guinness World Records wasn’t enough, the Grammy-nominated song marked two new feats – staying at # 1 on the Digital Song Sales Chart for most weeks and the only K-pop track ever who has spent maximum time on the US Hot 100.
Two. More. BTS. Records.
Dynamite continues to make history almost eight months after it was first published! 👀
✅ Most weeks on the US Hot 100 from a K-pop track
✅ # 1 on the Billboard Digital Song Sales Chart most of the weeks
Congratulations, @bts_twt! 👏
– Guinness World Records (@GWR) April 16, 2021
By April 13, 2020, the Guinness World Records single held the record for most weeks on the US Hot 100 of a K-pop track after spending 32 consecutive weeks in the Top 100. “Dynamite” was number 1 for three weeks (September 5-12 and October 3, 2020) and was in the top 10 for seven weeks and in the top 10 for seven weeks.
“Dynamite” spent 18 weeks at the top of the Billboard Digital Song Sales Chart, breaking the record for most weeks at number 1 on the Billboard Digital Song Sales Chart. Previous titles that BTS earned in the Guinness World Records with “Dynamite” include Most Viewed YouTube Video in 24 Hours, Most Viewed YouTube Music Video in 24 Hours, and Most Viewed YouTube Music Video in 24 Hours from a K- Pop group.
Thanks to “Dynamite”, the South Korean boy band made their Grammy debut at the 63rd edition of the coveted awards. The band was nominated for the best pop duo / best group performance. The group lost to Ariana Grande and Lady Gaga for “Rain on Me”.
The BTS also performed at the Grammys and became one of the highlights of the ceremony. The group began their performance with “Dynamite”, followed by “Savage Love” and “Life Goes On”, part of BTS ‘latest album “BE”, which was released in November 2020.