BTS And Coldplay Send Warm Messages After Hitting Number One On Billboard Hot 100 With “My Universe”

BTS and British rock band Coldplay’s collaboration track “My Universe” has made its way to the top on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart as expected for the week of October 9. According to Billboard, it is the “first collaboration by two lead groups to reach No. 1” in the history of Billboard.

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This was a historic achievement for all involved in the making of “My Universe.” Producer Max Martin tied with George Martin for most No. 1s on Hot 100 as a producer. Meanwhile, it earned BTS their sixth career No. 1 hit and Coldplay their second after “Viva La Vida.”

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From left: Jonny Buckland, Guy Berryman, V, Jungkook, Will Champion, Suga, Chris Martin, RM, Jin, J-Hope, and Jimin. | @BTS_twt/Twitter

With six Hot 100 No. 1s all in just a span of just barely over a year. It is the quickest accumulation since another popular international boy band, The Beatles. They scored their first six hits over a year and two weeks during 1964-66.

With a successful feat for everyone, Coldplay took to social media to share a warm message to everyone who made it possible, BTS and the groups’ fandoms ARMY and Coldplayers. They signed it with their signature, “c, g, w, j & p,” representing the team, lead singer Chris Martin, bassist Guy Berryman, drummer Will Champion, lead guitarist Jonny Buckland, and creative director Phil Harvey.

BTS returned the sentiments with their own message, retweeting Coldplay’s. They sent love and congratulations to Coldplay, ARMY, and Coldplayers. They paid tribute to Coldplay with their own signature of “r, j, s, h, j, j, v” for RM, Jin, Suga, Hoseok (J-Hope), Jimin, Jungkook, and V.

According to Billboard, “‘My Universe’ debuts at No. 1 with 11.5 million U.S. streams, 5.5 million radio airplay audience impressions and 127,000 downloads sold in its first week.” It was the top-selling song of the week. 

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Official cover for Coldplay x BTS “My Universe.” | @coldplay/Twitter

Additionally, Billboard announced that Coldplay and BTS’s “My Universe” charted No. 1 on both Global charts as well for the week of October 9.

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