BTS time and time again prove their legend status by breaking records. Last week, they broke multiple records as they charted at No. 1 on Billboard Hot 100 charts for the fifth consecutive week. Now, they have remained at No. 1 for the sixth week in a row, extending its record as the longest-running No. 1 debut recorded by a single group in Hot 100 history!
With 100 million U.S. streams, despite being down 11%, “Butter” remained at the top of Billboard Hot 100. Meanwhile, according to MRC Data, in the week ending July 1, sales were up 20% as they sold 153,600, including downloads, vinyl, cassettes, etc., making it the top-selling song. In the week ending July 4, radio airplay was up 2% as they gained 28.3 million audience impressions.
Congratulations, @bts_bighit @bts_twt !
Topping the HOT 100 chart for the 6th consecutive week with #BTS_Butter!#방탄소년단 의 음악에 보내주시는 꾸준한 관심과 사랑에 진심으로 감사드립니다!
Thank you for your continued support and love #BTSARMY https://t.co/ZGBaHhLXAH
— BIGHIT MUSIC (@BIGHIT_MUSIC) July 6, 2021
Since Billboard’s official announcement, ARMYs have been expressing their excitement for BTS’s achievement on Twitter.
— k s j g⁷ ♐️ (@kimseokjingifs) July 6, 2021
— yas⁷ (@taestythic) July 6, 2021
Many recall Suga saying that he believes “Butter” will last at least six weeks on top of Billboard Hot 100 in a recent live broadcast, once again proving “What Yoongi wants Yoongi gets!”
what yoongi wants yoongi gets 😁 pic.twitter.com/wrTbD80NM5
— hourly yoongi (@hourIyng) July 6, 2021
yoongi said we can last till 6 weeks because next permission to dance will carry the baton!🥰 all according to the plan. pic.twitter.com/aRg9HAhWmK
— tata mic 🏖️ᴾᵀᴰ (@itstatamic) July 6, 2021
— yana⁷ (@cheekthies) July 6, 2021
On Twitter, BTS expressed their gratitude with a heartfelt message for ARMY.
🎉Billboard #Hot100 No.1 x 6🎉
아미 여러분과 같이 역사를 쓰고 있는 #BTS_Butter
6주 동안 무한한 사랑 보내주셔서 감사합니다!
— BTS_official (@bts_bighit) July 6, 2021
We wouldn’t be surprised to see “Butter” remain No. 1 next week too!