BTS has a massive fan base and has recently been working on new music. Butter, their latest track, has gotten a lot of attention and is capturing our hearts.
Billboard reports that “In the week ending May 27, Butter received 32.2 million US streams and 242,800 downloads. In the week ending May 30, it also received 18.1 million radio airplay audience impressions. The song is the 1,125th to reach No. 1 on the Hot 100, and the 54th to do so.” This achievement has elicited a response from the K-Pop group.
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“We released ‘Butter’ to bring an enjoyable song that anyone can enjoy,” they said. “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.” 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Within nine months, they’ll have all four No. 1.
With ‘Butter,’ BTS became the first group in history to have seven No. 1 songs on Billboard’s Digital Song Sales Chart, as well as the greatest digital sales week of 2021. (242,800)
“This records any act’s quickest accumulation of four initial leads since Justin Timberlake a decade and a half ago,” Billboard writes on Twitter. BTS had the fastest four No. 1 singles of any group since the Jackson 5 in 1970.” Butter starts on the Billboard Global 200 with a record-breaking “289.2 MILLION streams,” the biggest ever in the chart’s history, previously held by “Life Goes On” (152.5M).
Butter continues to break records while surprising us. The song debuted at the top of the Billboard Hot 100, as well as the Billboard Global 200 and Billboard Global Excl. US charts. Guinness World Records announced on May 25 that the South Korean band’s new single broke the record for the most concurrent views for a video launch on YouTube, with 3.9 million viewers for its premiere on May 21, 2021. The BTS, on the other hand, have smashed their own records, as it was their song, Dynamite, that previously held the mark.