BTS Break Their Own Record As They And TXT Rank In Top 10 Of Billboard Charts

BTS and their fellow labelmates are all ranking high in the Billboard charts.

The Kid LAROI and Justin Bieber‘s “Stay” is staying on top of the Billboard charts, including Hot 100 and both Global charts. It’s officially Justin Bieber’s longest leading hit as an artist. This is specifically its fifth week at No. 1 for Hot 100.

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The Kid LAROI (left) and Justin Bieber (right) | TheKidLAROIVEVO/YouTube

According to MRC Data, for the United States, the radio airplay for “Stay” was up by a lot (23%), and it ultimately drew 63.4 million audience impressions. But streams were down 3%, with 31.7 million U.S. streams. Similarly, downloads were down 4%, with 13,700 downloads sold for the week ending Aug. 26.

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As for our “song of the summer,” BTS’s “Butter” actually went from No. 8 to No. 7 again on the Hot 100 chart in its 14 consecutive weeks in the top 10. It has officially surpassed a previous record held by another BTS hit, “Dynamite,” and is now the longest-running top 10 hit by a Korean act in Hot 100 history.

“Butter” is again leading Digital Song Sales for the 13th week with 68,800 sold. Its sales as up 25%, “sparking the chart’s top Sales Gainer award.” 

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BTS | Big Hit Music

BTS’s “Permission to Dance” is also ranked in the top 5 of this week’s top-selling songs at No. 5, while “Butter” is No. 1.

This week’s top-selling songs:

1. @BTS_twt Butter
2. @walkerhayes Fancy Like
3. @edsheeran Bad Habits
4. @thekidlaroi & @justinbieber Stay
5. @BTS_twt Permission To Dance

— billboard charts (@billboardcharts) August 30, 2021

Additionally, both “Permission to Dance” and “Butter” have ranked on The Global Excluding U.S. chart’s top 10 at No. 8 and No. 9, respectively.

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While BTS dominates digital song sales, TXT is killing it by becoming one of the week’s top-selling albums. Billboard reported that The Chaos Chapter: Freeze re-entered the Billboard 200 chart at No. 8.  It is this week’s second top-selling album, behind Olivia Rodrigo‘s album Sour.

.@TXT_members‘ ‘The Chaos Chapter: Freeze’ re-enters this week’s #Billboard200 chart at No. 8 after a deluxe reissue on Aug. 20.

— billboard charts (@billboardcharts) August 30, 2021

MOAs are incredibly proud of TXT’s accomplishments! The members have all worked hard on an amazing album, so this is a well-deserved achievement.

Back at #2, I’m so proud of @TXT_members!!! Remember, FREEZE IS FOREVER!!!pic.twitter.com/3HNxWDrLUw

— AlessandraMM ⁷💜✙₅ (@AlessandraMM7) August 30, 2021

Likewise, ARMY are excited to see “Butter” continuing to chart high on the music charts. Not to mention, it is back at our lucky number 7 on the Hot 100 chart again!

Queen Butter ain’t going anywhere pic.twitter.com/oBNC2R4Je6

— Imen⁷ ⟭⟬ 🦋🧈 (@BTS21_2019) August 30, 2021

We’re all expecting to see BTS and Megan Thee Stallion‘s remix of “Butter” to be dominating the charts this next week! It’ll be the perfect birthday gift for RM and Jungkook.

butter remix at no1 next week pic.twitter.com/givf4OvHGK

— s⁷✤ (@taesdivinity) August 30, 2021

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