Something curious has happened in the top songs that are listened right now in the United States. An Asian band is there! For the first time ever, BTS released a song in English called Dynamite and broke all the records! The squad became famous after they released their first song, ‘2 Cool for Skool’ in 2013. Read below to find out more!
1. Their recent song ‘Dynamite’ made history by being the first-ever Asian song to be ranked number 1 on the US Billboard Top 100
In less than a month, they got over 300.000.000 views on YouTube!We are happy to see more Asian representation on US charts, as music is therapeutic for everyone!
2. Only one member from the band, RM, knows how to speak English
He learned the language by watching the famous TV show ‘Friends’. He first watched the show with Korean subtitles. The Rap Monster loved it so much that he re-watched it in English. It’s amazing to know how our favorite season ‘Friends’ has built a linguistic connection with people worldwide!
3. The impact of their popularity can be seen by the fact that 800,000 people visit Korea every year because of BTS
It has given a great boost to their tourism industry and has opened the world to know more about Korean food and culture.