BTS’ ‘Dynamite’ Explodes In U.K. to Lead Chart Race

BTS’ “Dynamite” is blowing up in the U.K.

The K-pop superstars make an explosive start with “Dynamite,” which notches 1.7 million streams in its first 48 hours, according to the Official Charts Company.

The track leads the Official Chart: First Look, with a lead of 1,700 chart sales on Joel Corry & MNEK’s “Head & Heart,” based on the weekend’s sales and streaming activity.

If it stays put, “Dynamite” would be the boy band’s first No. 1 U.K. single, and their first Top 10 entry.

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“Dynamite” is BTS’ English-language debut, and it’s already a record-breaker.

The accompanying music video counted 101.1 million views on YouTube within 24 hours of its release, for the biggest first-day opening ever on the streaming platform.

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