On June 1 (US time), Billboard announced in advance the ranking of the Top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 – a chart that ranks the most popular songs in the US across all music genres and based on data. streams, radio broadcasts, and song sales. BTS’s ‘Butter’ had an excellent debut at No.1 of the Billboard Hot 100 chart for the week to the end of June 5.
Thus, BTS has 4 times reached No.1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and is the first Asian artist to do this. Let’s take a look back at the group’s 4 times reaching No.1 with specific milestones below:
‘Dynamite’ – 3 weeks at No.1 Billboard Hot 100 – First time on September 5, 2020.
‘Savage Love (Laxed – Siren Beat)’ with Jawsh 685 and Jason Derulo – 1 week reached No.1 Billboard Hot 100 – October 17, 2020.
‘Life Goes On’ – 1 week reached No.1 Billboard Hot 100 – December 5, 2020.
‘Butter’ – 1 week at No.1 Billboard Hot 100 (up to now) – June 5, 2021
Upon hearing the news, many Knetizen has share their kind word to the group success. In addition to congratulation and praise, many Knets (including Korean fans) also left very emotional comments. Some people said that they feel good to be able to live in the same era as BTS and see a K-pop group fight for No.1 on the Billboard Hot 100.
I really cried. I didn’t dare to expect too much but they did it!
Wow, I didn’t dare to expect much because this time the opponent was too strong. Congratulations team!!
BTS is undeniably living legends.
BTS is crazy!!! Congratulations, so happy!!
Because I’m a fan of BTS, I burst into tears. It was really hard and difficult this time. Congratulations and thank you to the international fans.
I’m going to McDonald’s tomorrow, I love you!!!!
Do you know how difficult it must be to win this time? Please congratulate them sincerely.
I’m not too young anymore. Just a few years ago, I couldn’t even imagine a Korean singer topping the Billboard Hot 100, and BTS did it four times. BTS is the real treasure of the country. Both BTS and their fan, ARMY, are truly admirable!