BTS score fourth Billboard Hot 100 number 1 hit with 'Butter,' only group with multiple number 1 debuts

BTS score fourth Billboard Hot 100 number 1 hit with 'Butter,' only group with multiple number 1 debuts

It's official! BTS' new single, 'Butter,' debuts at number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

'Permission To Dance' gives BTS fifth Billboard Hot100 number 1 single, Ed Sheeran's fourth number 1 hit as a songwriter

This marks the group's fourth Billboard Hot 100 number 1 hit in nine months, following their Grammy-nominated single, 'Dynamite,' their first Korean-language song to land the top spot, 'Life Goes On,' and the BTS Remix of 'Savage Love (Laxed-Siren Beat)'. 

According to Billboard, the year's biggest summer anthem garnered 32.2 million U.S. streams and sold 242,800 downloads in its first week of release. The feat makes BTS the fastest group since The Jackson 5 to get four number one hits.

BTS are the only group with the most number 1 debuts in hot 100 history. BTS currently has three (3) number 1 debuts in their career - 'Butter,' 'Dynamite,' and 'Life Goes On.'

'Butter' also tops both Global and Global 200 charts. 

Their latest dance-pop bop broke 5 Guinness World Records on its day of release breaking Spotify streaming numbers and YouTube views previously set by their 2020 hit, 'Dynamite'.

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BTS took to Twitter and Weverse to send their love and thanks to ARMY (fans of BTS), with whom they are celebrating their 8th anniversary this month. "I would like to thank you so much," BTS leader RM writes via Weverse.

BTS are throwing a global listening party to celebrate their latest milestone on 4 June at 12 AM KST/JST (3 June 11 PM PHT/SGT, 12 PM EST).

Watch BTS with their record-breaking single, 'Butter' here:

 


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