BTS creates history yet again as they replace Butter at No.1 on Billboard Hot 100 with Permission to Dance
BTS boys RM, Suga, J-Hope, Jin, Jimin, V and JungKook are only making the ARMY more and more proud of them as their songs break and make new records every day. It was only last week that the BTS ARMY was celebrating Butter ruling the charts and securing the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 charts for seven weeks straight. But now, BTS has replaced themselves on the Billboard Hot 100 as Permission to Dance has taken over the No. 1 spot. Permission To Dance is their third English single after Butter and Dynamite and PTD is also been co-written by Ed Sheeran. The Perfect hitmaker had also co-written the BTS song Make It Right.
As per a report by Billboard, Permission To Dance ‘drew 15.9 million U.S. streams and 1.1 million radio airplay audience impressions and sold 140,100 downloads (via its original and instrumental digital versions, each on sale for 69 cents) in the week ending July 15, according to MRC Data.’ Well, we can say for sure that Yoongi was right so ‘What Yoongi wants, Yoongi gets’, there’s no other way.
The #Hot100 top 10 (chart dated July 24, 2021)
— billboard charts (@billboardcharts) July 19, 2021
Talking about Permission to Dance in a statement, BTS said, “#PermissionToDance spreads the message that you don’t need permission to dance to your heart’s content, dedicated to anyone who is having a bad day or is discouraged in the face of reality. Words of encouragement overflow upon a bouncy rhythm that gives energy to get up on your feet and dance again. The performance sheds spotlight on #BTS ’ energetic charms. The dance moves are easy to emulate so that anyone can effortlessly dance along to the free-spirited yet familiar BTS style choreography. The energy is transmitted throughout the music video as well. Oozing radiant vibes from start to finish, the music video for “Permission to Dance” is like a breeze of fresh energy, showcasing the seven members dancing with everybody else.”