BTS performs Dynamite during the 2020 MTV Video Music Awards. Photo: MTV via APBTS performs Dynamite during the 2020 MTV Video Music Awards. Photo: MTV via AP
BTS performs Dynamite during the 2020 MTV Video Music Awards. Photo: MTV via AP

How BTS conquered America’s Billboard Hot 100 chart with Dynamite – but could the K-pop boy band have done it without singing in English?

RM, Jin, Suga, J-hope, Jimin, V and Jungkook already hit No 4 this year with On – the last single from album Map of the Soul: 7 – now by channelling the disco revival, The Weeknd and Lady Gaga the boy band became the first South Korean act to top America’s main singles chart

Topic |   Music
BTS performs Dynamite during the 2020 MTV Video Music Awards. Photo: MTV via APBTS performs Dynamite during the 2020 MTV Video Music Awards. Photo: MTV via AP
BTS performs Dynamite during the 2020 MTV Video Music Awards. Photo: MTV via AP
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