On September 8, BDS ‘ New single “Dynamite” Reached an incredible milestone and topped the Billboard Hot 100 rankings for the second week in a row. When the song debuted on August 31st, B.D.S. Made history as the only South Korean group to make its debut in the first place.
After the BDS song topped the Hot 100, Jin, Suka, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V, and Jungook held a press conference on September 2nd. PDS members were asked how they were able to reach out The general public in the United States With “Dynamite,” RM gave an intelligent answer.
Why does RM think that PDS ‘song’ Dynamite ‘worked so well?
Since its release, “Dynamite” Breaks YouTube, Spotify and Billboard records. It also became PTS ‘first true radio success in the United States, helping ordinary listeners sing outside the band’s already established fan base.
When asked why the PTS song performed so well with the American public, RM gave a thoughtful and honest answer.
“It’s not an easy question to answer, I think, because it’s not at the top of the Bill 100 charts, it’s not something you can achieve only with the support of the fans,” he said. “It’s our acting, behind the scenes, what we said, what we did, That’s what we showed. ”
He continued, “When you do something, when one does something honestly, it does not always resonate with others. Sometimes we do something, it is not acknowledged or rewarded … I think it is the power of music and the power of performance. “
RM also noted that the English song and disco-pop genre made the song more accessible to ordinary listeners.
“I think ‘Dynamite’ was very familiar because of the language and other elements. The language and disco pop were well known to the American people. It was easy to sing and hum along with. Sometimes, simple messages are actually found. All of these factors make up this record. I dare say that together. ”
What is BTS ‘next target?
At the press conference, PTS members were asked what to achieve next after a song topped the Hot 100.
“We went to the Grammys at the beginning of the year and we did a collaborative performance. Now I want to put a single performance of PTS on the stage at the Grammy Awards,” said Suka. . We need the help of a lot of people. Our goal is to perform on stage at the Grammy Awards. ”
RM said he hopes to be nominated for a PTS later and win a Grammy Award as well.
“The Grammy Awards are something every artist dreams of,” he said. “Of course, we want to perform there as well. We would definitely recommend it. It would be great to get the award. That is the direction we must go. ”
What to expect from the band’s next album
BDS is expected to release a Korean language album later this year. At the end of the press conference, Jim told the media Their future songs are as good as “Dynamite”.
“In the future, I hope you will notice that we are striving to achieve our next goal. At this time we like our song very much, but we also like our next song very much,” he said. “I hope you look forward to it.”