On June 1 native time, Billboard formally introduced that BTS’s newest single “Butter” had entered Billboard’s well-known Hot 100 chart—its weekly rating of the preferred songs within the United States—at No. 1.
As “Dynamite,” “Life Goes On,” and “Butter” all debuted at No. 1 on the chart, BTS has now turn out to be the primary group in historical past to have three songs enter Billboard’s Hot 100 at No. 1. According to Billboard, no different group has a couple of. The solely artists who’ve debuted greater than three songs at No. 1 on the Hot 100 are Ariana Grande (5), Justin Bieber (4), and Drake (4).
Notably, it took BTS simply 9 months to rack up their first 4 No. 1s on the Hot 100, making them the quickest artist to attain the feat since Justin Timberlake in 2006-2007. Among teams, they’re the quickest to land their first 4 No. 1s on the chart for the reason that Jackson 5 in 1970.
“Butter” additionally debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s Digital Song Sales chart (which measures digital gross sales within the United States) this week, making them the primary group in historical past ever to prime the chart with seven totally different songs.
According to MRC Data (previously Nielsen Music), “Butter” earned a complete of 32.2 million U.S. streams and offered 242,800 downloads within the week ending on May 27. The tune additionally garnered 18.1 million radio airplay viewers impressions within the week ending on May 30.
Additionally, “Butter” debuted at No. 1 on each Billboard’s Global 200 and Global Excl. U.S. charts, reaching the very best weekly worldwide streams and gross sales since Billboard first launched the charts final yr. The two charts rank songs based mostly on streaming and gross sales information from greater than 200 territories.
The new single additionally entered Billboard’s Streaming Songs chart at No. Four and Radio Songs chart at No. 39, making it the group’s highest debut on the latter chart after “Dynamite” (which entered the chart at No. 49 and peaked at No. 10 final yr).
Congratulations to BTS on their historic achievements!
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