BTS Reclaims Top Spot at Billboard Artist 100, Spends for 20th Week Milestone

BTS reclaims the throne on the Billboard Artist 100 chart for a milestone 20th week on the top, they are the first group to attain this mark since the listing’s inception back in 2014.

BTS Reclaims Top Spot at Billboard Artist 100, Spends for 20th Week Milestone
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The world phenomenal group reclaims its throne at no. 1 thanks to the continued success of their singles “Butter” and “Permission to Dance.” Butter spent 9 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 at the top spot back in June, while Permission to Dance dominated a week back in July.

This achievement was also supported by BTS, The Best and Map of the Soul: 7, as the albums dominated the Billboard 200.

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There were only 3 artists, other than BTS, that have spent more time at top spot since the creation of the Artist’s 100 : Taylor Swift for 48 weeks, Drake for 32 weeks and The Weeknd for 22 weeks.

Meanwhile on the Artist 100, Dan + Shay catapulted to no. 7 from no. 35 this week, grabbing the top 10 for the first as their new LP Good Things arrives at no. 2 on the Top Country Albums and no. 6 on the Billboard 200 with 33,000 equivalent album units based on the MRC data.

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Artist 100 determines artist activity across various key metrics of music consumption, blending album, and track sales, radio airplay, streaming and social media fan interaction to generate a weekly multi-dimensional ranking of artist recognition.

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