BTS' "Dynamite" is back at #1 on the United World Chart for an 8th week!

Posted on November 15, 2020


BTS's "Dynamite" is back at #1 on the World United chart for an 8th incredible week! Only Cardi B & Megan Thee Stallion's "WAP", BTS' own Remix of Jason Derulo & Jawsh685's "Savage Love" and Ariana Grande's smash hit "Positions" has managed to replace "Dynamite" for 1 week atop the global chart since its release on August 21st! It's the band's first english language bop and their most successful single to date! It is the 1st song in 2020 to sell over 1 million downloads and and had the biggest global sales debut of 2020 and the biggest debut of 2020 on Global Spotify with 7.778 million first-day streams, surpassing Taylor Swift's 7.742 million streams of "Cardigan"! "Dynamite" has over 337 million streams on Spotify so far! The catchy song topped the new Billboard Global 200 for 3 weeks and is No. 4 this week on the chart. BTS is the only act along with Ariana Grande and Justin Bieber to score multiple hits in the Top 5 of the Billboard Global 200 since its inception! "Dynamite" held atop the new Billboard Global Excl. U.S. chart for 5 weeks and is #3 this week. "Dynamite" also made history when it topped the US Hot 100 for 3 weeks and held in the US Hot 100 Top 10 for 9 weeks. The Song is #16 this week and holds in the US Top 20 for an 11th week. "Dynamite" has therefore now become BTS's longest-running song on the Hot 100, setting a new record for tracks by all-South Korean groups. The previous record was the 10 weeks achieved by BTS's 2017 "MIC Drop" remix. The song has also topped the US Digital Song Sales chart for 10 weeks. "Dynamite" sold 265,000 downloads in the US in its 1st week, the biggest pure sales week since Taylor Swift's "Look What You Made Me Do" launched with 353,000 downloads in 2017! "Dynamite" is the band's first single to debut at #1 on the Hot 100 in the United States making BTS the first all-South Korean act to top the chart. BTS is also the first Asian act to chart a No. 1 song in America since #KyuSakamoto with "Sukiyaki" (1963). "Dynamite" scored the biggest sales week of the year in the US with 300,000 units, surpassing the The Weeknd's record with "Blinding Lights". "Dynamite" is the 20th song in Billboard history to spend its 1st two weeks atop the Hot 100 since the chart began in 1958! "Dynamite" is also the 1st song to top the Billboard Hot 100, the Billboard Global 200 and the Billboard Global Excl. US simultaneously! It's #9 on the Billboard's Pop Songs radio airplay chart for a 2nd week, the highest chart position ever for a South Korean act, surpassing the No. 10 peak reached by PSY's "Gangnam Style" in October 2012! The Song has sold 1.1 million certified sales units in the US so far! "Dynamite" debuted at #1 on the Gaon Digital, Streaming, Download & BGM Charts in Korea, after scoring their first Perfect All Kill, and is back #1 on both the Gaon Digital and Streaming charts for a 9th non consecutive week! The song was #1 on the Gaon Download chart for 6 non consecutive weeks! "Dynamite" debuted at #3 on the Official UK chart and held 9 weeks in the Top 20, and 10 weeks in the Top 40, at #21 this week! It has already been certified BRIT Silver by the BPI for sales of 200.000 units! This is BTS's 2nd single to be certified silver in the UK after "Boy With Luv" ft. Halsey in February 2020. "Dynamite" has also peaked at #1 in Colombia, Hungary, Israel, Latvia, Lithuania, Malaysia, Mexico, Peru, Scotland & Singapore, at #2 in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Estonia, Japan, the UAE, Venezuela and on the Rolling Stone Top 100 in the US! "Dynamite" has also reached #3 in Russia, #4 in New Zealand & Switzerland, #5 in Uruguay, #6 in Guatemala, Ireland & Panama, #7 in Belgium (Flanders), Bolivia & Slovakia, #8 in Germany & the Netherlands, #9 in Austria, Costa Rica & the Czech Republic and #10 in Argentina & Greece! The Song has so far peaked at #12 in El Salvador, Lebanon & Malta, #13 in Finland, #17 in Croatia, #18 in France & Poland, #19 in Sweden, #20 in Iceland & Norway, #26 in Denmark & Italy, #38 in Spain, #47 in Romania and #51 in Paraguay! The "Dynamite" MV, directed by #YongSeokChoi scored the biggest debut of All time on YouTube with over 3 million concurrent viewers, and is the most viewed video of All Time in its first 24 hours with 101.1 million hits, breaking 3 Guinness World Records ie. Most Viewed YouTube Video In 24 Hours, Most Viewed YouTube Music Video In 24 Hours + Most Viewed YouTube Music Video In 24 Hours By A K-Pop Group! "Dynamite" is the fastest video to reach 100 and 200 million views, and the fastest Group video and Korean Artist video to reach 300 and 400 Million views! It's the fastest Korean Artist video and Group video of All Time to reach 500Million views and the fastest Korean Artist MV to reach 550 million! The video has already over 589 million views so far and over 21 million likes! It is the 6th most liked video of All Time on YouTube!

Now back to the rest of the Top 10 on the United World Chart. 24KGoldn's ft. Iann Dior lifts one spot to a new peak at #2 with already 435 million streams on Spotify while last week's chart topper, Ariana Grande, dips 1-3 with her global smash hit "Positions".

New entry for Bad Bunny's "Dakiti" ft. Jhay Cortez while former Number One, Jason DeRulo and Jawsh685's "Savage Love (Laxed Siren Beat" dips 4-5 after previously topping the chart for 5 non consecutive weeks.

The Weeknd's "Blinding Lights" dips 5-6 this week after previously topping the chart for 17 weeks, the most ever for an artist in 2017. "Blinding Lights" has now surpassed 1.59 Billion streams on Spotify!

Meanwhile Justin Bieber's "Holy" ft. Chance The Rapper dips 6-7 after debuting at #3 and Harry Styles' "Watermelon Sugar" dips 7-8 after peaking at #3 on the chart. "Watermelon Sugar" has already over 842 Million streams on Spotify!

Internet Money's "Lemonade" holds at #9 after peaking at #8 two weeks ago and Maluma's Hawái holds at #10 after peaking at 4! The Song was a huge streaming hit in Latin America with already over 383 million streams on Spotify!

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