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This is a deeper take a look at the coronation of “Life Goes On,” launched Nov. 20 on BigHit Leisure/Columbia Information as a part of BTS’ new album Be, which opens at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart. The tune is the 1,114th No. 1 within the Sizzling 100’s historical past.
Streams, gross sales & airplay: “Life Goes On” drew 14.9 million U.S. streams and offered 150,000 within the week ending Nov. 26, in line with Nielsen Music/MRC Information. It additionally earned 410,000 radio airplay viewers impressions within the week ending Nov. 29 (with KJYO Oklahoma Metropolis, Oklahoma, the lone reporter to play it double-digit instances: 13).
(Breaking down the tune’s first-week gross sales, it offered over 129,000 digital downloads and 20,000 bodily singles. The digital obtain was sale-priced to 69 cents, whereas a cassette single offered for $6.98 and a vinyl single went for $7.98.)
BTS’ third Sizzling 100 No. 1 in 3 months: “Life Goes On” is BTS’ third Sizzling 100 No. 1, all in a span of three months. Its launch atop the Dec. 5-dated chart follows “Dynamite,” which started atop the Sept. 5 survey and led for 3 complete weeks, and Jawsh 685 and Jason Derulo’s “Savage Love (Laxed – Siren Beat),” which, helped by BTS remixes, topped the Oct. 17 chart.
Masking a span of precisely three months (Sept. 5-Dec. 5-dated charts), BTS scores the quickest accumulation of three Sizzling 100 No. 1s in over 42 years, for the reason that Bee Gees tripled up over two months and three weeks, with a trio of singles from the Saturday Night time Fever soundtrack: “How Deep Is Your Love” (three weeks at No. 1, starting Dec. 24, 1977); “Stayin’ Alive” (4, Feb. 4, 1978); and “Night time Fever” (eight, March 18, 1978).
BTS has landed its first three No. 1s extra rapidly than any act since The Beatles, whose first three leaders, “I Wish to Maintain Your Hand,” “She Loves You” and “Cannot Purchase Me Love,” hit No. 1 over a span of simply two months and three days (Feb. 1-April 4, 1964).
BTS is the second act with three Sizzling 100 No. 1s in 2020, following Ariana Grande, who has led with “Caught With U” (with Bieber; Could 23); “Rain on Me” (with Girl Gaga; June 6); and “Positions” (Nov. 7). BTS is the primary act of greater than two members with three songs to spend their first weeks every at No. 1 in the identical yr since, once more, trio the Bee Gees, who despatched three hits to No. 1 in 1979: “Too A lot Heaven,” “Tragedy” and “Love You Inside Out.”
First duo/group with 2 No. 1 Sizzling 100 debuts: BTS is the primary duo or group with two No. 1 Sizzling 100 debuts, as “Life Goes On” follows “Dynamite” in having premiered on the summit.
“Life Goes On” is the 46th single overall to start at No. 1 on the Hot 100. It is the 11th to do so in 2020 (all since April), almost triple the earlier report for essentially the most in a single yr, as 4 songs entered at No. 1 in each 1995 and 2018.
First predominantly non-English-language No. 1 debut: “Life Goes On” is the primary tune sung in a non-English language to open atop the Sizzling 100.
The primary Sizzling 100 No. 1 within the Sizzling 100’s historical past sung predominantly in Korean, it is the primary No. 1 sung principally in a language apart from English since Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee’s predominantly Spanish-language “Despacito” (that includes Bieber), which reigned for 16 weeks in 2017. Earlier than “Despacito,” no such tune had topped the Sizzling 100 since Los Del Rio’s “Macarena (Bayside Boys Combine),” which dominated for 14 weeks in 1996. Earlier than that, Los Lobos’ all-Spanish-language cowl of Ritchie Valens’ “La Bamba” led in 1987.
nineteenth No. 1 of 2020: “Life Goes On” is the nineteenth tune to ascend to No. 1 on the Sizzling 100 for the primary time in 2020. This yr marks the best complete of songs incomes their first weeks on high since 19 additionally did in 2006 (and essentially the most by the primary chart week of December since Nielsen Music/MRC Information-based data started fueling the chart in November 1991).
“Dynamite” again in high 5: “Dynamite,” on BTS’ album Be, rebounds from No. 14 to No. 3 on the Sizzling 100. Amongst acts of greater than two members, BTS is the primary to say two spots within the Sizzling 100’s high three, or high 5, concurrently since The Black Eyed Peas, which doubled for 5 weeks in June-July 2009 with “Growth Growth Pow” and “I Gotta Feeling.”
24kGoldn’s “Temper,” that includes Iann Dior, drops to No. 2 on the Sizzling 100 after 5 nonconsecutive weeks at No. 1, with 87.3 million in airplay attain (up 2%), because it leads the Radio Songs chart for a fifth week, 21.9 million streams (down 2%) and seven,000 offered (down 13%). It tops the multi-metric Hot Rock & Alternative Songs and Hot Alternative Songs charts for a 14th week every and Hot Rap Songs for a seventh body (with all three charts utilizing the identical methodology because the Sizzling 100).
Ariana Grande’s “Positions” slips 3-4 on the Sizzling 100, after it led the Nov. 7-dated chart upon its debut. It costs 14-9 on Radio Songs (47.9 million, up 27%), the place it turns into her 14th high 10; courting to her first week within the tier (June 7, 2014), with “Drawback,” that includes Iggy Azalea, she ties Bieber for essentially the most high 10s in that span.
Gabby Barrett’s “I Hope,” that includes Charlie Puth, dips 4-5 on the Sizzling 100, after reaching No. 3, because it dominates the multi-metric Hot Country Songs chart for an 18th week, and Bieber’s “Holy,” that includes Probability the Rapper, retains at No. 6 on the Sizzling 100, after debuting at its No. 3 excessive.
Drake’s “Giggle Now Cry Later,” that includes Lil Durk, descends 5-7 on the Sizzling 100, after debuting at its No. 2 peak, and notches a fifth week atop the multi-metric Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart (the place it marks Drake’s record-setting 21st No. 1).
Shawn Mendes and Justin Bieber’s “Monster” enters the Sizzling 100 at No. 8, with 19.1 million streams, 14.4 million in airplay viewers and 17,000 offered. It begins at No. 5 on Streaming Songs and No. 7 on Digital Music Gross sales. (The tune offered 15,000 downloads and a couple of,000 CD singles, with three CD variations obtainable for $3 every: one with a canopy displaying each Mendes and Bieber and one every displaying solely Mendes and Bieber, respectively.)
Mendes earns his sixth Sizzling 100 high 10 and Bieber provides his twenty first.
The Weeknd’s “Blinding Lights” retreats 7-9 on the Sizzling 100, after spending 4 weeks at No. 1. It banks a record-extending forty first week within the high 10, whereas ruling the multi-metric Hot R&B Songs chart for a record-furthering thirty seventh week.
Rounding out the Sizzling 100’s high 10, Web Cash and Gunna’s “Lemonade,” that includes Don Toliver and NAV, slips 8-10, after rising to No. 6.
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