BTS now owns a music video with 1.8B YouTube views


BTS’ MV for hit song “Dynamite” exceeds 1.8 billion views! First record for themselves

The music video for BTS’s digital single “Dynamite,” which was released simultaneously worldwide on August 21, 2020, surpassed 1.8 billion views on YouTube at around 3:06 a.m. This is the first record of 1.8 billion views for the singer.

The song is a bright and light disco-pop genre song, a “healing song” that contains BTS’s hopeful message to the world. The lyrics express the importance of life and the specialness of life in the smallest moments of everyday life, and the song received much attention as the first English song released since their debut.

The music video is a lively concept that utilizes the fun atmosphere of the melody and lyrics, and captures them enjoying their spare time. The energetic atmosphere of the music video offers a glimpse into their daily lives, with a gorgeous backdrop and dynamic group dance at the end of the video.

With the song, BTS became the first K-pop singers to reach No. 1 on the U.S. Billboard’s main singles chart, the HOT 100. With this song, they became the first Korean singers to be nominated for a Grammy Award, one of the three major music awards in the U.S., and also set a major record by receiving a Diamond certification (over 500 million views) from the Recording Industry Association of Japan in the fastest time in history.

They have a total of 39 music videos with over 500 million views, including “Dynamite.