BTS breaks 300 million on Japan's Oricon chart with 'Dynamite'
BTS became the first foreign act to break 300 million aggregate streams as recorded by Japan’s Oricon with “Dynamite,” Oricon said on Wednesday.
“Dynamite” was streamed 306.5 million times through April 25.
According to Oricon, this is the third song to break 300 million on the Japanese music chart’s weekly chart and the first foreign act to do so. It is also the fastest to hit that level.
The first song to break 300 million on Oricon’s weekly streaming chart was “Pretender” (2019) by Official Hige Dandism, followed by Yoasobi’s “Yoruni Kakeru” (2019).
“Dynamite” was No. 3 on Oricon’s weekly stream ranking and has been in the top 10 for 36 consecutive weeks.
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