BTS, has topped the Billboard Hot 100 singles charts in the United States on Monday, becoming the first Korean pop act to debut at No. 1. They are the most popular K-Pop band. According to Nielsen Music data,their new song ‘Dynamite‘, the first all-English language single from the seven-member boy band, notched 33.9 million U.S. streams and 300,000 sales in its first week.
They have scored the biggest digital sales week in nearly three years since Taylor Swift’s ‘Look What You Made Me Do’ in September 2017. The scoring at the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart combines U.S. streaming, radio airplay and sales data.
The band is a seven-member South Korean boy band that began formation in 2010 and debuted in 2013 under Big Hit Entertainment. In 2013, their debut single album became the first US billboard 200 entries with songs like the Most beautiful in life, Part 2 in 2015 and the most beautiful moment in life; Young forever (2016)
Their growth can be compared with the Beatles which was the fastest group to grow to earn four number one albums in less than two years. BTS has become the best-selling artist in South Korean history and have sold over 200 million albums on the Gaon Music Chart.