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BTS' unmatched success on the Billboard charts!

BTS has been smoothly rising on the Billboard charts since their debut. The band has made the Hot 100 and Billboard 200 charts its playground. In less than a year, they became the first group to ever have four No.1 hits on Hot 100. With their catchy songs, they have left their mark on history. Is the band on their way to becoming one of the most successful artists on Billboard? Keep reading to find out if they are!

  • BTS is a South Korean band that debuted in 2013 under Big Hit Entertainment with the members: RM, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, Jimin, V and Jungkook.
  • In 2015, the band debuted on the Billboard 200, at No. 171 from 'The Most Beautiful Moment in Life, Part 2'.
  • 'Dynamite', their first English song, gave them their first No.1 at the Billboard Hot 100.

BTS' unmatched success on the Billboard charts

BTS at the Billboard Music Awards in 2017

BTS' success on the Billboard charts wasn't achieved overnight; they have slowly been rising on the Billboard charts since 2014. Skool Luv Affair, was the band's first album to make an appearance on the World Album chart, hitting No. 3. Today, they have made their way to the top of the charts with 4 No.1 hits on the Hot 100 chart, 5 No.1 hits on the Billboard 200 chart and also they have spent 210 weeks at No.1 on the Social 50 chart. According to Billboard, 'Among groups, BTS has landed its first four No. 1s the fastest since the Jackson 5 in 1970.'

Top Social Artists

BTS posing with their Top Social Artist award in 2019

Not only have BTS topped the Social 50 chart, but they also have won the Top Social Artists Award 5 years in a row, breaking Justin Beiber's winning streak. In May 2021, the band brought home the Billboard Top Duo Group Award and the Top Selling Award with their song, 'Dynamite'.

Success of Butter

BTS at Butter press conference

The band's latest song, 'Butter', officially debuted at No.1 on June 5, 2021, making it the 4th time they have landed a spot on the No. 1 position on the chart in less than a year. It achieved this due to solid streaming figures, astonishing sales sum and spectacular debut at radio. According to Billboard, the song earned 32.2 million U.S. streams in its first seven days of availability, making it the most significant selling song of the year and has sold 242,800 downloads. It also attracted 18.1 million radio airplay audience impressions across the U.S.

BTS' footprint in Billboard history

BTS performing 'Boy With Luv' at Billboard Music Award

The band has made history on Billboard. They are now the first group to have four No.1 debuts on Billboard Hot 100. BTS also hold the title of being the seventh artist in history to have #1 hits on Billboard Hot 100 in less than a year. They haven't reached their peak yet, the band has consistently been climbing up the charts, and their future looks extremely promising. BTS is definitely making a mark on Billboard's history!

We are immensely proud of the band for its countless achievements. Let us know what you think BTS's future on the Billboard charts is going to look like in the comments below!

Watch their top 5 achievements below!

                          

 

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