[MHN Lee Jisuk / translated by Roh Pooleun] BTS earned the 'greatest band' reputation by sweeping Billboard charts!
According to Billboard on December 3, BTS made the top in Billboard's Year-end Charts, including 'Top Artist Du/Group', 'Billboard 200 Artist Duo/Group', 'Digital Song Sales Artist', 'Social 50 Artist', 'World Album Artist', 'World Album', and 'Digital Song Sales'.
BTS is the first Korean singer to land no.1 on Billboard 'Hot 100.' On today's chart(Dec 5 KST), BTS's latest song 'Life Goes On' was still firm on no.1, making milestone record in 62-year-history of Billboard. BTS, the worldwide record-making K-pop band, is showing off their influence in 2020 Year-end Charts.
Their name was ranked no.2 on 'Hot 100 Artist Du/Group', no.2 on 'Top Sales Artist' and 'Independent Artist', no.18 on 'Billboard 200 Artist', and no.42 on 'Hot 100 Artist.'
Their digital single 'Dynamite' and fourth LP 'MAP OF THE SOUL : 7' were successful, as well. 'Dynamite' landed no.1 on 'Digital Song Sales' , no.38 on 'Hot 100 Song', no.50 on 'On Demand Streaming Song' and 'MAP OF THE SOUL : 7' landed no.1 on 'World Album', no.2 on 'Independent Album' and 'Tastemaker Album', no.3 on 'Top Album Sales' and 'Top Current Album Sales', and no.20 on 'Billboard 200 Album.'
Billboard explained, "BTS won the honor of becoming the number one in 'Top Artist Duo/Group' year-end chart 2020 for the first time. They won no.1 on 'Billboard 200' with their LP 'MAP OF THE SOUL : 7' in March earlier this year, and the album title song 'ON' climbed up to no.4 on 'Hot 100' the same week, rewriting their own history. BTS even wrote history in K-pop history in September with their song 'Dynamite' that maintained no.1 notch in 'Hot 100' chart for three weeks. During year-end tally weeks, their song 'Savage Love(Laxed-Siren Beat)' has also won no.1 on 'Hot 100' chart."
Billboard added that, "BTS is the record maker by staying no.1 on Billboard's 'Social 50 Chart' for the longest length of time in history. They have conquered the top notch of the chart ever since July 29, 2017, never coming down."
BTS's label Big Hit Entertainment won reputation from the chart as well. They were honored the 'World Album Label' and 'World Album Imprint' as no.1, 'Independent Imprint' as no.2 and 'Independent Label' as no.3.
Billboard ranks songs, albums, and artists that were the most popular during the year, during the year-end season each year. The 2020 year-end chart was based on data from November 23, 2019 to November 14, 2020.
BTS swept year-end Billboard Charts 2020, earns the greatest honor of all