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BTS' 'Dynamite' DOMINATES Blackpink's 'Pink Venom' on charts, fans say, 'history repeating itself'

BTS' 2020 single 'Dynamite' reclaims the Number 1 spot on International charts against Blackink's 'Pink Venom' that was released on August 19
UPDATED AUG 22, 2022
BTS takes over iTunes Worldwide Chart with 'Dynamite' against Blackpink's new single, 'Pink Venom' repeating history from 2020 (Big Hit Music; YG Entertainment)
BTS takes over iTunes Worldwide Chart with 'Dynamite' against Blackpink's new single, 'Pink Venom' repeating history from 2020 (Big Hit Music; YG Entertainment)

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA: BTS may be on a hiatus but ARMYs sure are not, as 'Dynamite', BTS' most successful song in years reclaims its top spot on charts on its second anniversary of release. Back in 2020, BTS released their first ever English single on August 21, 'Dynamite' which recorded 100 million views on YouTube within the first 24 hours of its release. Soon after the release from BTS, Blackpink dropped 'Ice Cream' featuring American pop singer, Selena Gomez which was an international favorite as well. However, it was noticed that BTS' 'Dynamite' dominated charts against Blackpink's 'Ice Cream' and now, history is repeating itself with the girl group's latest single, 'Pink Venom'.

Blackpink released 'Pink Venom' on August 19 and the song is presently the girl group's best release to date. After being on a hiatus for 22 months, Blackpink members returned with 'Pink Venom' which recorded 86+ million YouTube views, ranked Number 1 on the iTunes Top Songs chart in 69 countries, and became the first Korean song to debut at Number 1 in Spotify's Global chart. Despite all the success for Blackpink's new single, it has now been reported that BTS' 2020 hit single 'Dynamite' has reappeared atop the iTunes Worldwide Songs chart on its second anniversary and defeated Blackpink's new single within days. 


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BTS 'Dynamite' dominates iTunes Worldwide charts after two years

On August 21, fans reported that BTS' 'Dynamite' has reclaimed its position on the iTunes Worldwide Songs chart against Blackpink's 'Pink Venom'. 'Pink Venom' debuted on the chart at Number 1 on August 20 and stayed atop the chart for one day as BTS' hit from 2020 replaced the single one day later. Fans celebrating the second anniversary of 'Dynamite' will be glad to hear that aside from 2020 single, BTS has a total of seven group songs and three solo singles in the Top 200 against Blackpink's 'Pink Venom' alone.


Not only that but, despite their hiatus, BTS has reportedly jumped 23 spots to rank at Number 9 on the Global Digital Artist Ranking chart while Blackpink ranked at Number 10 on August 20. The girl group currently ranks at Number 3 on the chart while BTS is at Number 7 as of August 22. 



'Queen Dynamite back at #1'

Fans are now joking that 'Dynamite', the 2020 single from BTS will always be superior to every other K-pop song as it charts after two years of its release against a song that was released less than a week ago. One fan said, "THIS IS WHY WE WILL ALWAYS SAY “BTS PAVED THE WAY." One more fan said, "History repeating itself #2YearswithDynamite." Another fan said, "Queen Dynamite back in #1 after 2 years #2YearswithDynamite."

One fan said, "BTS old songs are re-charting because of queen dynamite’s anniversary." A fan joked, "History will repeat itself Ice cream and Pink venom are victims of the song of the century Dynamite." One fan said, "Dynamite is at #1 on Worldwide iTunes Song Chart once again! It's the 45th day at peak."









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