BTS' new song 'Permission to Dance' tops iTunes charts in 92 countries
Supergroup BTS swept more than 90 regional iTunes charts with their new song "Permission to Dance," the group's agency said on Saturday.
The upbeat number, released at 1 p.m. Friday, debuted at No. 1 on the iTunes Top Charts in 92 countries and regions. including the United States, Canada, Germany, Italy and Japan, according to Big Hit Music.
The music video for the song released simultaneously proved to be a hit with 10 million views on YouTube in 39 minutes of release. So far, it has been viewed over 64 million times as of 10:20 AM on Saturday.
"Permission to Dance," which was included on the actual album along with the Billboard chart-topping hit "Butter," was a dance-pop song written with British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran.
BTS' Jimin said that this song is a song that everyone will enjoy.
“It's not a great song. It's a song that everyone can enjoy easily,” he said on an online talk show called "A Butterful Getaway with BTS" that aired on South Korean internet platform Naver on Friday.
“It's a message that everyone should dance freely even if they're having a hard day in real life.” (Yonhap)
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