Hitmakers: David Stewart on BTS' Dynamite

Sarah Thomas

I’d had a hit with the Jonas Brothers [What A Man Gotta Do] and that was what opened up the door for this song. At the start of lockdown, my manager, Neil Jacobson, was talking to Ron Perry [chairman & CEO of Columbia Records], because we knew that BTS were looking for their first English [language] single. A lot of my peers – people who are far bigger than I am – were also trying to get the cut; it ...

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