BTS creates history as Butter earns them their third solo No. 1 debut on Billboard Hot 100 chart

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South Korea-based worldwide popular group BTS has been soaring high and high with every release of theirs. Their latest summer song Butter has already broken several records in the first two weeks of its release. Be it setting new records at the Guinness World Records to shattering YouTube Premiere and Spotify records, BTS has been literally been living their lyrics ‘Let me show you ’cause talk is cheap.’ On Tuesday night (IST), BTS made history again after earning their third solo No 1 debut on Billboard Hot 100 chart and fourth overall after (Dynamite’, ‘Savage Love (Laxed Siren Beat)’ and ‘Life Goes On).

As soon as Billboard Hot 100 chart was released, the news broke the internet. BTS thanked and expressed their gratitude towards fans by sharing a group picture of themselves. What followed was a laughter riot for fans as one of the members Kim Taehung aka V first posted a solo BTS video of himself dancing to Butter and then later deleted it followed by Kim Namjoon aka RM pulling his leg. The entire exchange of the boys on their Twitter handle left the ARMY in splits. Meanwhile, according to Billboard, “Butter’ earned 32.2 million U.S. streams and sold 242,800 downloads in the week ending May 27. It also attracted 18.1 million radio airplay audience impressions in the week ending May 30. The song is the 1,125th No. 1 in Hot 100 history, and the 54th to debut at No. 1.”

With this achievement, BTS is the first act in history to clinch these feats. What makes them invincible is that the septet achieved all their four no 1s within 9 months. According to Billboard, BTS is amongst the few groups who earned the fastest first four No.1s since Jackson 5 in the 1970s. Thanking their fans for the support, BTS released a video message. “We released ‘Butter’ to bring a fun song that anyone can enjoy. We’re happy and honored that the song reached No.1 on the Billboard Hot 100 again. We wouldn’t have gotten our fourth chart-topping song without everyone’s love and support. Thank You for enjoying ‘Butter’ and we will keep working hard to deliver refreshing and passionate music,” the OT7 said.

Among other records, Guinness World Records confirmed that BTS’s new single Butter broke the record for the most concurrent viewers for the YouTube premiere on May 21. They broke their own record for their last single Dynamite with this, going on to prove that it is obviously, BTS VS BTS now.

The global pop stars gave their debut performance for Butter at Billboard Music Awards 2021. On another note, the good news came as BTS kickstarted BTS Festa celebrations to mark their 8th anniversary to be celebrated on June 13.

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