BTS “Dynamite” hits No. 30 debut high on Billboard’s radio airplay chart

2020.08.25 11:58:26

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[Photo by Big Hit Entertainment]

K-pop superstar BTS’s new song “Dynamite” zoomed to No. 30 on Billboard`s Pop Songs radio airplay chart, marking the boyband’s highest debut rank on the list.

Released last Friday, Dynamite started on Pop Songs with 2,301 plays on its first three days, surpassing the record set by its previous song “Boy With Luv,” which began at No. 35 on the chart with 1,230 plays in April 2019.

Billboard said Dynamite was “blowing up,” with the septet making its “grandest entrance yet” on the Pop Songs radio airplay chart.

The bright disco-pop track is an all-English song by the Korean boyband to help it gain broader appeal with the global audience.

[Photo by Big Hit Entertainment]이미지 확대

[Photo by Big Hit Entertainment]

BTS had previous hits that also landed on the chart’s top 40 upon release. The two 2018 songs “MIC Drop” and “Fake Love” debuted at 37th and 38th, respectively. “Make It Right” placed 39th when it first came out in 2019.

Eyes are now on Dynamite’s entry ranking on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart next week. The Billboard Hot 100 is the premier singles chart in America, measuring the week’s most popular songs based on airplays, album sales and streams.

BTS in February had hit a No. 4 high on the Hot 100 with the release of “On,” the lead track of its last album “Map of the Soul: 7.”

Billboard expected Dynamite to debut on the Hot 100 chart dated Sept. 5, following its first full tracking week for all metrics.

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