BTS Gets No.1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with ‘Dynamite’
The Korean superstars Bangtan Sonyeondan (BTS) blasts in the No. 1 spot for Billboard Hot 100 chart with their newest hit song “Dynamite” released on August 21. BTS global huge fans, ARMY, are not only celebrating Jungkook’s birthday on September 1, but they are also happy that the Bangtan Boys got their first-ever Hot 100 chart-topped. The K-Pop kings became the first South Korean artist and only the second Asian to get the highest award since the 1960s on Billboard’s main singles chart in the United States. The only Asian to achieve No. 1 of the Hot 100 back then was Japanese singer Kyu Sakamoto with his song “Sukiyaki” in 1963. The highest-charting South Korean artist before was soloist PSY with his 2012 viral hit “Gangnam Style” which had shaken the world and rose into the No. 2 spot on the Billboard chart.
Denver Nuggets Won Against Utah Jazz on Round 1 — Game 7
The Denver Nuggets swept away the Utah Jazz on their playoff tied series of Round 1 – Game 7. Nuggets took over the play in a thrilling 78-80 scores after the Jazz defense faded on the last quarter of the game. The match between the two teams became loaded with excitement especially for Jamal Murray and Donovan Mitchell show. At the end of the rivalry, NBA fans were touched as Murray helped a heartbroken Mitchell off the floor for a handshake and hug, a show of respect between players who had a memorable battle in the league’s bubble. They traded historic offensive shots for the six games before.
“It was a great battle. I don’t know what else to say. I’m speechless,” Jamal Murray said. Lastly, Denver Nuggets were eager to win along with their advantages. “A lot of teams would have just given in, especially when you consider we’ve been here 57 days away from our families,” Nuggets coach Michael Malone said.