BTS RETURNS TO #1 ON BILLBOARD HOT 100 WITH “BUTTER”
SEOUL – September 7, 2021 – Pop icons BTS’ “Butter” is back to #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
“Butter” first debuted at the top spot and kept the tally for seven consecutive weeks. Then the septet replaced themselves with “Permission to Dance” that took the #1 spot for one week, after which “Butter” reclaimed the highest position of the chart for two consecutive weeks. The song now boasts an impressive record of ten week-long reigns as the biggest song in the U.S. “Butter” has also topped the Songs of Summer chart for eleven weeks in a row, reaffirming its indisputable title as the summer anthem of 2021.
BTS recently released the explosive remix of “Butter” featuring Megan Thee Stallion in celebration of the massive response the song received all around the world. Whilst the original version put forth the distinctive personality of BTS, the latest version adds more flavor with the rap verses from Megan Thee Stallion.
BTS, an acronym of Bangtan Sonyeondan or “Beyond the Scene,” is a GRAMMY-nominated South Korean group that has been capturing the hearts of millions of fans globally since its debut in June 2013. The members of BTS are RM, Jin, SUGA, j-hope, Jimin, V, and Jung Kook. Gaining recognition for their authentic and self-produced music, top-notch performances, and the way they interact with their fans, BTS has established themselves as 21st-century pop icons breaking countless world records. While imparting a positive influence through activities such as the LOVE MYSELF campaign and the UN ‘Speak Yourself’ speech, the band has mobilized millions of fans across the world (named ARMY), collected five No.1 Billboard Hot 100 singles in less than a year, performed multiple sold-out stadium shows across the world, and was named TIME’s Entertainer of the Year 2020. BTS has been nominated for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance for the 63rd GRAMMY Awards and recognized with numerous prestigious awards like the Billboard Music Awards, American Music Awards, and MTV Video Music Awards.
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