BTS are back with another major hit!
'Permission To Dance' gives BTS fifth Billboard Hot100 number 1 single, Ed Sheeran's fourth number 1 hit as a songwriter
The global pop group just released their newest song 'Permission To Dance' and in true BTS fashion, the track has broken over 10 million views in less than an hour of its release. This comes as one of the group's fastest music videos to reach the milestone.
The music video also is the second-fastest music video to surpass 1 million likes on YouTube, following 'Butter'.
.@BTS_twt's #PermissiontoDance becomes the second fastest music video in history to surpass 1 million likes on YouTube, behind the group's "Butter" (14 minutes before premiere).— chart data (@chartdata) July 9, 2021
Released today (09/07) on ARMY's 8th anniversary, the cheery pop song was released as part of the 'Butter' CD release, which also dropped today (09/07) at 1 PM KST (11 AM JKT, 12 PM PHT/SGT). The CD comes in two sets, Cream and Peaches.
BTS' 'Butter,' 'Permission To Dance,' and 'Dynamite' now hold the top 3 biggest Spotify counter debuts of all time
'Permission To Dance' joins the group's record-breaking hits, 'Butter'and 'Dynamite', both of which broke over 10 million views in just minutes of its debut. The former, which was released last May, is currently one of BTS' best-performing tracks having clocked in over 108.2 million views on YouTube within its first 24 hours and has spent six consecutive weeks atop Billboard's Hot 100 chart. The two tracks also make up the top two selling downloads in the US.
'Permission To Dance' was co-written by Ed Sheeran and Snow Patrol's Johnny McDaid, alongside 'Butter' collaborators Steve Mac, Steve Kirk, and Jenna Andrews. The pop song comes as the latest collaboration between BTS and Sheeran, who previously worked together on the group's 2019 track 'Make It Right'.
Following the release of the new summer track, ARMY took to social media to share their excitement and support for the group and their new single. Check how some fans are reacting below.
#PermissiontoDance is finally out. Its so beautiful 😭 sooo full of hope and love. Best gift ever 😭 its such a happy song but im in tears 😭 what are your thoughts?— BANGTAN INDIA ⁷ 🇮🇳 (@BangtanINDIA) July 9, 2021
The MV is so beautiful 🥺. The last part seems like they are crew and staff members. 🥳🤩https://t.co/EQskprWCNT pic.twitter.com/TgYhJ7un8B
i thought butter seokjin was the wrecker until ptd seokjin in exposed chest in white polo dancing with that smile came out #PermissiontoDance pic.twitter.com/hNjBoBdmCb— julia 🧡💛🧈(busy: exams) (@armyarchives_) July 9, 2021
This part is so healing for a reason 🥺🤍 sope's verses always hits different— jungkookie ⁷ (@JkookJae) July 9, 2021
I kennat!!! I’m still crying cause of happiness in my heart. Another piece of art and love from our boys!!! I love youuu all I’m so proud for the new official mv!!! @BTS_twt #PermissiontoDance pic.twitter.com/BMJ17S8PV3— Dr. 모치 ⁷🧈 (@a_JIMIN_moto) July 9, 2021
THIS MV IS EVERYTHING. SO CUTE AND FUN. I AM IN LOVE😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭#PermissiontoDance #BTS #방탄소년단 #BTSARMY @BTS_twt pic.twitter.com/HcqwI1EdH6— BTS_UPDATES⁷ 🧈🏖 (@BTSupdate_7) July 9, 2021