On August 21 at 12pm KST, BTS‘s “Dynamite” officially turned one year old! Considering how crazy things have been since the pandemic began, the release of “Dynamite” became a shining beacon of hope for so many ARMYs around the world.
So, let’s take a trip down memory lane and look back at some of BTS’s most iconic “Dynamite” performances:
10. The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon – 23.1 Million Views
Last September, Jimmy Fallon shocked everyone by inviting BTS as guests not just for one episode, but an entire week of fun! During that time, BTS got to sing “IDOL”, “HOME”, “Black Swan”, “Mikrokosmos” and topped it all off with “Dynamite” on the last day.
9. 2020 iHeartRadio Music Festival – 25.1 Million Views
Who could forget the BANGTAN BOMB where everyone got to see close-up views of BTS on a hollywood-esque set for the iHeartRadio Music Festival? V and Suga even had matching clothes for the occasion!
8. CDTV Live! Live! Christmas Special – 32.5 Million Views
While the best Christmas gift ever may just be BTS wrapped up with a pretty bow under the tree, ARMYs received the second best option when they did a holiday version of “Dynamite” for the CDTV Live! Live! Christmas Special!
7. The Late Late Show With James Corden – 34 Million Views
Nobody could believe it when BTS’s team somehow managed to recreate the entire set of The Late Late Show With James Corden just to make it feel like they were actually there! Still, we’re hoping to see a real reunion with Papa Mochi and Baby Mochi as soon as possible.
6. 63rd GRAMMY Awards Show – 37.8 Million
BTS made history on the night of the 63rd GRAMMY Awards Show, becoming the first K-Pop group ever to perform their own song for the ceremony! They definitely established themselves as music industry legends in front of the entire world.
5. Tiny Desk (Home) Concert – 38.9 Million Views
In collaboration with NPR Music, BTS had their very own Tiny Desk Concert with a whole band behind them as they sang “Dynamite” first, along with “Save Me” and “Spring Day”!
4. Good Morning America – 48.6 Million Views
Everything about BTS’s Good Morning America “Dynamite” performance was absolutely immaculate. The gorgeous lighting? The aesthetic fits? The heavenly vocals? Chef’s kiss!
3. FNS MUSIC FESTIVAL – 52.1 Million Views
One of BTS’s biggest flexes has to be doing an entire performance of “Dynamite” in matching suits with a mini art museum displaying their own paintings! Everything about it screams “fancy”!
2. 2020 MTV VMAs – 56 Million
BTS totally knocked this “Dynamite” performance out of the park, and their four wins from the night including ‘Best Group’ only made it that much sweeter!
1. America’s Got Talent – 74.5 Million Views
BTS came through with an incredible “Dynamite” video in a beautifully lit amusement park for their guest performance on America’s Got Talent, making sure everyone knew just how talented they are!
Which version of “Dynamite” is your favorite?