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“Dynamite” Explodes With 1 Billion Streams on Spotify

Posted in News on July 22, 2021
Pictured are BMI songwriters David Stewart and Jessica Agombar.
Pictured are BMI songwriters David Stewart and Jessica Agombar.

BMI award-winning songwriters Jessica Agombar and David Stewart’s song “Dynamite,” recorded by superstar act BTS, has blown up the charts, surpassing 1 billion streams on Spotify since its release in August, 2020 – an amazing feat that typically takes years to accomplish. As the Korean band’s first English single, “Dynamite” simultaneously held the #1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100, the Global 200 and the Global Excl. US charts after its release, which according to Billboard, is the first time a song has ruled all three of the charts simultaneously. And once on the charts, it spent 47 weeks there, becoming the first song to hit #1 a record three times. To see how Stewart deconstructs the incredibly popular hit that has also won many other record-breaking accolades, click here. Congratulations to both Agombar and Stewart on a job well done!