BTS is also the first group in history with multiple No 1 debuts on Billboard's Hot 100 list, with Life Goes On and their first English single, Dynamite
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'Life Goes On', the first track from BTS' new studio album BE, "aims to deliver a message of healing in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic," says Big Hit Entertainment.
K-Pop band BTS discuss their first English single Dynamite, recent virtual concert Map of the Soul ON:E
BTS' two and a half-hour-long concert saw the septet perform 23 songs, including their multiple award-winning 'ON', 'Dionysus', 'Black Swan', and the Billboard Hot 100 chart-topper, 'Dynamite', their first full-fledged English language single.
BigHit Entertainment said the concert is an attempt to appease BTS fans since offline shows of the band were cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak.
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BTS' experience continues to expose the entrenched fissures around race, language and national origin in a music industry which purports to be global.
The development comes days after BTS won all four categories in which they were nominated at the MTV VMAs for their anthem 'On'.
The creative contributors to BTS' Dynamite are David Stewart and Jessica Agombar who are known for Jonas Brothers' 'What A Man Gotta Do' track