BTS' 'Life Goes On' Launches as Historic No. 1 on Billboard Hot 100 & Billboard 200
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The group BTS (RM, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, Jimin, V, and Jungkook) reached the top of the Billboard main album chart 'Billboard 200' and the main single chart 'Hot 100' with Korean songs.
Billboard posted on the official website on November 30 (local time), "BTS' new album 'BE' released on November 20, the title song 'Life Goes On' was released on the Billboard 'Hot 100'. It has entered the top spot on the latest chart (December 5th)."
According to Billboard, 'Life Goes On' is the first Korean song to be ranked No. 1 in 'Hot 100' in the history of Billboard. The only singers who entered first place at the same time in 'Hot 100' and 'Billboard 200' in the same week as Billboard's history are American Taylor Swift and BTS.
BTS''Dynamite', which was released in the form of a digital single last August, is also a long-term box office. 'Dynamite', the 14th week of release, ranked 14th on the last chart (as of November 28th), and rose 11 places to third on the latest chart.
Accordingly, BTS' agency, Big Hit Entertainment, said, "'Life Goes On' and 'Dynamite', which ranked first and third, respectively, are always thanks to ARMY. "Thank you very much," they said.
BTS won 1st place on the Billboard Hot 100 (as of September 5th) with the single 'Dynamite' released in August. At that time, it did not stop at first on the chart, but also ranked first three times and second four times, including entry.
BTS' second 'Hot 100' top song is a remixed version of 'Savage Love' by American singer Jason Derulo, who participated as a feature. 'Savage Love', released on October 2nd, took first place on the chart as of October 17th.
BTS Scouts are also the first group and the only group to reach the top of the 'Hot 100' with two songs ('Dynamite' and 'Life Goes On') in the history of Billboard.
BTS and Ariana Grande were the only singers who took first place with a total of 3 songs in this year's 'Hot 100'. Earlier, Ariana Grande sang 'Stuck With U' with Justin Bieber in May,'Rain on Me' with Lady Gaga in June, and the new song 'Positions' released in November. S) achieved 1st place.
In addition, BTS became the first group to leave 3 'Hot 100' 1 song within 3 months after 42 years after the business. Visitors won first place with 'How Deep Is Your Love' for three weeks starting from December 24, 1977, and in February 1978, 'Stayin'Alive', the same year. In March, he reached the top with 'Night Fever'.
BTS also achieved a feat of winning first place on Billboard's two main charts with songs and albums filled in Korean.
Earlier, BTS' new album 'BE' entered No.1 on the Billboard main album chart 'Billboard 200'. BTS has reached the top of the chart for the 5th time (LOVE YOURSELF 轉'Tear' ('Tear' before Love Yourself), LOVE YOURSELF 結'Answer' (Love Yourself ``Answer''), 'MAP OF THE SOUL: PERSONA' (Map of the Soul: Persona), 'MAP OF THE SOUL: 7'(Map of the Soul: Seven),'BE').
According to Billboard, BTS is the only group that has won first place in 'Billboard 200' with two albums this year. It is also a group that ranked first in 'Billboard 200' with 5 albums in the shortest time since the Beatles (2 years and 6 months).
'BE' will remain as the 11th non-English-speaking album in history, ranking first in the 'Billboard 200'. Five of these are BTS albums.
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