BTS’s 'Dynamite' music video surpasses 600 million YouTube views

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BTS’s 'Dynamite' music video surpasses 600 million YouTube views

A promotional image celebrates the 600-million-YouTube-view milestone reached on Tuesday by the K-pop boy band BTS's official music video for its latest single "Dynamite." [BIG HIT ENTERTAINMENT]

A promotional image celebrates the 600-million-YouTube-view milestone reached on Tuesday by the K-pop boy band BTS's official music video for its latest single "Dynamite." [BIG HIT ENTERTAINMENT]

 
BTS’s official music video for its latest single "Dynamite" surpassed 600 million views on YouTube Tuesday, the band’s agency announced on the same day.
 
According to its agency Big Hit Entertainment, the music video hit the threshold Tuesday around midnight, less than three months since the music video was uploaded on YouTube on Aug. 21.
 
"Dynamite" has now become BTS's ninth music video to surpass 600 million views, followed by "DNA" (2017), "Boy With Luv" (2019), "Fake Love" (2018) and "Idol" (2018).
 
Released on Aug. 21, it topped the U.S. Billboard's Hot 100 singles chart three times and continued its long-term success by remaining in the top 10 until the 11th week of its release.
 
The music video for "Dynamite" garnered 101 million views in the first 24 hours of its release, making it the most-viewed YouTube music video in 24 hours.
 
 
BY KIM YEON-AH   [kim.yeonah@joongang.co.kr]

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